Craig Reeves, Doug Wright, Marcel Rodeka & their band THE OXO CUBANS have shared the stage with a variety of iconic national and international performers including Queen, The Bellamy Brothers, Tom T Hall, Johnny Ray, Max Merritt, Rob Guest, Brian Cadd, Ricky Scaggs, Midge Marsden, Jimmy Barnes, Joan Armatrading, Mother Goose, Emmy Lou Harris, The Dave Hole Blues Band, Blood Sweat & Tears, Tammy Wynette, The Flying Burrito Brothers and Sir Bob Geldof.
Based in Dunedin New Zealand since 1993, the Oxos brand of dynamic entertainment and quality musicianship covers a wide range of musical styles that is enjoyed by appreciative music fans from all parts of the planet.
Over the past 23 years, Oxo musicians have been an integral part of the Dunedin arts community. They are long-standing performing members of Musical Theatre Dunedin,, The Southern Sinfonia, The Fortune Professional Theatre, Calder Prescott’s Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra, The Dunedin Festival of the Arts, the University of Otago Contemporary Music Faculty and the award winning St Kilda Brass.
The band has established a strong bond with Dunedin and southern New Zealand through numerous performances for community organisations including The Otago Community Hospice, The Life Education Trust, The Southland M.S. Society, Youth First, The Cancer Society, the Volunteer Fire Service, The Dunedin Santa Parade Trust and the Otago Rescue Helicopter.
It could be the core Oxo Trio playing a café gig or house party or the Oxo 4, 5, or 6 piece "Big Combo" packing the dance-floor at a wedding reception. The 16-piece Oxo Country Rock Roadshow playing the Rodeo Circuit or the Oxo Classic Rhythm & Blues Big Band headlining a music festival, civic concert or corporate event.
An Oxo Cubans performance guarantees the audience a great time of excellent music and lively entertainment.
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