A tropical musical explosion is set to go off Saturday November 9 as Rufino and the Coconuts launch their debut album Centroturist taking audiences on a wild island-jungle quest at Spotted Mallard.
Inspired by classic surf and Caribbean music, with a touch of 80s post-punk, smooth jungle disco and a pinch of B-Grade thriller soundtracks, the rocksteady rhythms on Centroturist promise tropical bone-shaking good times.
The Coconuts are one of the most dynamic and entertaining live acts in Australia combining theatrical concepts with a wild energetic rock show and an 8-piece band to stir you up onto the dancefloor. With humour, exhilaration, celebration and a pervasive mood of jungle intrigue, Rufino and the Coconuts are the fullest and finest of live experiences.
Sailing on a raft of sixties guitars, seventies synthesisers and a crate of souvenir-junk percussion, Centroturist is entertaining and ridiculously wry, telling the stories of Caribbean dentists, jungle misadventures, cray fishing and near-death love affairs, all delivered with a bone rattling backbeat.