Get your finest feathers and vintage wears for a night of Vintage Dixieland inspired music, dancing and general merriment with The Old Married Couple and The Slipdixies
The Old Married Couple were plucked from the 1920s Jazz/Vaudeville crowd, transported to the 1960s folk/country/blues scene and finally made their way to the early 21st Century Indie Music arena. Perhaps they have settled down somewhere within the same city limits as Pokey Lafarge and The Ditty Bops while listening to Cole Porter on the gramophone. vintage in style and sound. The Old Married Couple combine a witty songwriting style with a distinctive kazoo filled music. Taking cues from Jazz, Music Hall and cabaret legends like George Formby, Bette Midler, Marie Lloyd and Cole Porter, The Old Married Couple are spreading Toots and Hoots across crepes at Open Studio.
Based in Melbourne, Australia, The Slipdixies are a band of musicians inspired by early jazz and blues music of the twenties and thirties. Their repertoire ranges from hot driving rhythms to laid back blues. The Slipdixies play old favourites as well as lesser known forgotten treasures of a bygone era. Creating the sounds of early New Orleans music with a mild modern twist.