2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Cairo Knife Fight

Saturday, March 21
1:00AM - 1:50AM

214C E 6th St


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Cairo Knife Fight is Nick Gaffaney, a man who has drummed his way around the place for many of New Zealand’s leading songwriters, and a revolving cast of some of New Zealand's finest performers.

Forming as a duo in 2009 Cairo Knife Fight try to redefine what two musicians can create live with Nick combining the responsibilities of playing drums, keyboard bass, creating live loops and lead vocals with seemingly limitless guitar soundscapes and incendiary riffs.

In short order the band shot to the attention of the public after gaining a standing ovation from a packed Opera House in Wellington following their support set for UK act Gomez in late 2009 and being hand picked by Them Crooked Vultures to open for their New Zealand tour in early 2010

July 2010 saw CKF release their self-titled EP. The first single ‘This is Love’ was included on the NZ Radio Hit Disk for mid 2010 seeing it rated as one of the songs of the ye...

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