The Hippo Brothers 

Originated from a shared passion for raw soul, early funk, latin jazz and boogaloo, these seven musicians earned their spurs in bands like Juicebox, New Cool Collective, Rude Rich & High Notes, Bongomatic, and performed at all the hot dutch festivals and clubs.

With the presence of tenor sax, trumpet, Hammond organ and piano, guitar, bass, drums and percussion, these gentleman will enter the stage with some ultimate grooves, often supporting a wonderful soul singer on their live shows .

Ontstaan uit een gezamenlijke passie voor rauwe soul, vroege funk en latin jazz boogaloo, betreed deze zeven-koppige band bestaande uit de ritme sectie (bas, drums en gitaar), Hammond orgel, percussie en een blazers sectie enthousiast het podium om op hun ultieme grooves ten gehore te brengen.

De heren hebben hun sporen verdiend in bands als Juicebox, The New Cool Collective, Rude Rich & The Highnotes en Bongomatik en worden tijdens live concerten vaak versterkt door een rhythm soul & blues zangeres of zanger.

The Hippo Brothers ft. Miss Beulah

Miss Beulah is considered as the Dutch Sharon Jones with her soulful voice and energetic performance. The Hippo Brothers featuring Miss Beulah have released ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately’, a Janet Jackson cover in a groovy new sound package ! "The little diva with the big voice!"


'I Can't Wait' performed live at Blues aan de Zaan.

 The Hippo Brothers - Soul Stomp

Original dance groover recorded live at the Hippo Studios Amsterdam:

Photo's from our show at podium Slachthuis Haarlem (november 2021) by Arthur Gort. 



The Hippo Brothers ft. Yuli Minguel

 This energetic soul singer from Rotterdam is known from  several tv shows (The Voice, X-factor and the first Idols) and will be joining The Hippo Brothers for several live shows and recordings. 

Watch the video of Yuli Minguel live at the Aprilfeesten Nieuwmarkt Amsterdam:


Bookings The Hippo Brothers

Would you like to have The Hippo Brothers perform at your festival/party or event, please fill out our booking form: