The band first emerged in 1985 from the rich Rhythm and Blues scene that was concentrated on the fringe of inner city Sydney. The Hippos have played extensively throughout Australia, honing their musicianship and interplay, and producing the tight, muscular delivery that is the hallmark of their style..
The Hippos regularly feature at various Blues Festivals having performed at
the Australian Blues Music Festival in 1997, 2000, 2003 and 2006. They also performed at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz in
The band has released four albums all displaying their distinctive sense of humour.
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