Feature Act available for hire, based in New South Wales
4-time ARIA nominee Frank Bennett has sold over 50,000 albums with EMI Capitol and Polygram/Mecury Records .
With the success of two award winning albums, 'Five O'clock Shadow' and 'Cash Landing', lush orchestral renditions of contemporary pop classics, Franks' talent, personality and stage presence have led him to become one of the most popular and sought after entertainers in Australia, performing for audiences in excess of 100.000.
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 Stars'. In 1998 Frank Bennett opened in Sydney and Melbourne for the great Burt Bacharach on his Australian tour. Frank performed a big band swing rendition of the national anthem for the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Opera House.
In 2006 Frank was the star of the Darling Harbour Jazz festival for almost 200,000 people. Frank also hosted his own cable TV show 'Vinyl Revival' which ran for 4 years on the Fox networks TV1.
Frank made a cameo appearance 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 Recovery, The Footy Show, Libby Gorr's McFeast, Australia's Funniest Home Video Show, Australian Idol and Mornings with Kerri-Anne.
Frank's concert performances include the popular CAROLS IN THE DOMAIN, THE AUSTRALIA DAY COUNCIL celebrations in Hyde Park, THE 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, PERTH CITY NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATIONS, THE NATIONAL PRESS GALLERY MIDWINTER BALL and numerous S.C.G pre-match performances for the SYDNEY SWANS, to name just a few.
What that all gets down to is the simple fact that Frank Bennett has one incredible voice! In 2007 Frank toured playing saxophone with Oz music legends Daddy Cool on their triumphant reunion tour with the Beach Boys.