THE BONGO BROTHERS are a theatrical music comic act performing for family audiences. Through musical theatre and intimate story telling, join Mongo the musical maestro and his hilarious baby brother Bongo! Together, they create a recipe for disaster!
The Bongo Brothers have created two musical-theatre productions, Quest for the Ultimate Rhythm & Surf Safari.
They have released three studio albums, Cactus (2005), recorded in Mexico City, where the Bongo Brothers were artists in residence, Surf Safari (2010) and Quest for the Ultimate Rhythm (2019). Playing over a thousand shows to over 150,000 children, The Bongos' have carved out a name for themselves, playing at Fun4KidsFestival, Queenscliff Music Festival, Chapel Off Chapel and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. The Bongo Brothers have toured Bwazan, Mali, West Africa training with master drummers. “The Wiggles for funky parents. After nearly a decade dazzling kids and parents with their infectious grooves, The Bongo Brothers have created a tight, hysterical piece of musical comedy and wild percussion that doesn’t lag for a second”- The Age, Melbourne