Following the success of two
award-winning albums, FIVE O'CLOCK SHADOW and CASH LANDING
(lush orchestral and swinging big band renditions of
contemporary pop classics) Frank Bennett's unmistakable
talent, personality and panache have led him to become one of
the most popular and sought after entertainers in Australia
today, performing for audiences in excess of 100.000.
Multi-ARIA nominee Frank Bennett has sold over 40,000 albums
with EMI / CAPITOL and UNIVERSAL / MERCURY records and hosted
the FOX Network's retro video television show VINYL REVIVAL
for over four years.
Frank cameoed in the much loved Australian film THE DISH and has appeared
on every major Australian television variety show including
HEY HEY IT'S SATURDAY, IN MELBOURNE TONIGHT, Bert Newton's
GOOD MORNING AUSTRALIA, SALE OF THE CENTURY, THE MIDDAY SHOW,
the ABC's cutting edge youth cult programme RECOVERY, THE
FOOTY SHOW, Libby Gorr's MCFEAST, AUSTRALIA'S FUNNIEST HOME
VIDEO SHOW, THE PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS, Maynard's PLANET F X,
THE ABC SPORTS AWARDS, E NEWS and many others.
In 1997 Frank was invited to officially open the prestigious
SHOWROOM of Sydney's STAR CITY CASINO with Tom Jones and
subsequently performed twenty-eight concerts there in the
first month with his eighteen-piece band 'The Sydney All
In 1998 Frank Bennett opened in Sydney and Melbourne for the
great Burt Bacharach on his Australian tour.
Frank has performed for four Australian Prime Ministers, the
mayors of Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, eminent leaders of
business and industry, numerous charities and wowed audiences
from Mandurah to The Whitsundays, Broome to Bondi Adelaide to
Auckland. Frank also performed for Senator Natasha Stott
Despoja's 2001 campaign launch, Councillor Frank Sartor's
Millennium Dinner, the opening of Paul Keating Park in
Bankstown and sang at Channel 7's Olympic bid celebrations. In
2003 Frank was invited to open the Sydney Opera Houses' 30th
birthday with a big band rendition of the Australian national
Frank's concert performances include
the popular CAROLS IN THE DOMAIN,
the SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE 30th birthday celebrations,
THE AUSTRALIA DAY COUNCIL celebrations in Sydney Hyde Park,
SYDNEY CABARET CONVENTION,
POPS IN THE PARK with the great Tommy Tycho and the West
Australian Symphony Orchestra,
BRISBANE CITY RIVER FESTIVAL,
KANGAROO POINT JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL,
COTTESLOE ARTS FESTIVAL,
THE FUR BALL,
Millenium NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATIONS for The city of Perth
THE NATIONAL PRESS GALLERY MIDWINTER BALL
and numerous S.C.G pre-match performances for the SYDNEY
SWANS, to name just a few.
Frank Bennett recommends a 5-6 piece band for smaller functions,
or the big band for larger groups, balls and gala dinners.
Feel free to call and discuss your function.