Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra Thursday 12 November 2020 21:15 Boisdale of Canary Wharf Restaurant

Most beautiful and uplifting songs from the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s and originals in the same classic style.
 
Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra: An exclusive London's monthly residency!

"Thanks for playing at my birthday party. You were amazing, the music was brilliant and you are all very talented. I enjoyed myself singing with you" Madonna (for her birthday party in Cannes France)

"I love your music, you were absolutely fabulous, you made the evening" Annie Lennox (NYE at the Wolseley)

In his flagship project, Benoit directs an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians in a manner reminiscent of Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Charles Trenet at the very height of their popularity. His authentic vocal renditions of French chanson, Swing, Jive, Russian folk, Charleston, Latin American dance music have captivated audiences across the UK and all over Europe, Russia and the Far East. Benoit's successful tours in Italy, France, Belgium, Croatia, Russia and Japan are testament to the orchestra's dazzling mix of high-energy multi-instrumental virtuosity and effortless melody, guaranteed to have audiences on their feet and in each others' arms. 

The Orchestra are the hottest live outfit for all those who revel in the nostalgia and elegance of a bygone era, with a repertoire consisting of the most beautiful and uplifting songs from the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s and originals in the same classic style.

The Orchestra, in their latest incarnation, features a talented troupe of musicians - drummer, double bassist, pianist, tenor saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, all providing backing vocals, fronted by Benoit on rhythm guitar and lead vocals - and sometimes special guests the famous dancers & flapper girls The Bees Knees. The incredible 3 part horn section is their secret weapon and key to delivering a rich and exciting sound. Countless tunes have been sourced and arranged for the this 7 piece ensemble and new material is added on a regular basis to pleese their following. The Orchestra have surely become London's hottest live outfit for all those who revel in the nostalgia and elegance of a bygone era.

AFTER SHOW DJ – Tue & Wed till 12am • Thu till 1am • Fri & Sat till 2am

ABOUT THE VENUE

Jools Holland is Boisdale’s Patron of Music presenting the very best in jazz, blues and soul and occasionally rock’n’roll. Described as “London’s No 1 jazz venue” by Tatler Magazine, Boisdale of Canary Wharf is a two-floor venue overlooking the fountains of Cabot Square, which comprises an award-winning restaurant, four private dining rooms, The Oyster Bar & Grill, Terrace, the world’s most extensive whiskey bar (over 1000 malt whiskeys!)

The food offering ranges from an excellent value bar menu with a wonderful selection of burgers starting at £10.75and an A La carte menu celebrating great British ingredients with flair and imagination. The dry-aged Aberdeenshire steaks are simply amazing! You can also enjoy fabulous cocktails, a good selection of real ales, and draft lagers as well as an outstanding wine list with over 200 bins.

Please select the tickets required.

Description Price Quantity
info   Special Offer - Live Music & Dinner £49.50
info   VIP - Live Music & Dinner £124.50
info   Premium - Live Music & Dinner £89.50
info   Standard - Live Music & Dinner £79.50
info   Window - Live Music & Dinner £59.50
info   Show Only - Live Music £15.00

Boisdale of Canary Wharf Restaurant - Cabot Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT