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16th Annual Django Reinhardt Festival

Three nights of Film, Food, Music, & French Ambiance

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ARTS FIFTH AVENUE proudly presents their 16th annual DJANGO REINHARDT FESTIVAL: FW 2019 - three nights of Film, Food, Music & French Ambiance celebrating The Life and Legacy of Gypsy guitar genius, DJANGO REINHARDT (1910-1953.) This Festival remains the ONLY annual festival in the Southwest.  We also offer Guitar Clinics in the Django-style on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Ticket price includes a “taste” of Country French cuisine, other concessions available by donation. Click on the link above to purchase tickets, or for more information or to make reservations, please call 817-923-9500.

 

2019 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY/JANUARY 25 - Doors Open at 6:30 pm.

7:00 pm:           Documentary film & a taste of French cuisine.

8:00 pm:           Music by THE JITTERBUG VIPERS from Austin, Texas

 

SATURDAY/JANUARY 26 - Doors Open at 6:30 pm.

7:00 pm:           Documentary film & a taste of French cuisine.

8:00 pm:           Music by GYPSY MOON (Austin)

                         MARCELO BERESTOVOY’S GROUPE DE MUSIQUE (Dallas)

 

SUNDAY/JANUARY 27: Doors open at 5:30 pm.

6:00 pm            Documentary film & a taste of French cuisine.           

7:00 pm            Music by KIM PLATKO’S MANOUCHE  (DFW)

                         LA POMPE ( Dallas)

 

FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE GYPSY GUITAR CLINICS ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY AFTERNOON - COST $15-25, AND A GYPSY JAZZ JAM - FREE OPEN TO GYPSY JAZZ PLAYERS. CLASS SIZE WILL BE LIMITED - CALL NOW TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE IN CLASS - STUDENTS MUST BRING THEIR OWN GUITARS.

 

CLASSES

Saturday: 

2:00 - 3:30 pm. Cost $25 for this 1-1/2 hour class.

Contemporary Gypsy Styles with Marcelo Berestovoy. Learn a song that you can play during the Gypsy Jazz Jam at 4pm.

2:00 – 3:00 pm. Cost $15 for this 1 hour class.

Gypsy Jazz Technique with Ray Sriro. “Hot Licks demonstrating common passages used in contemporary Gypsy Jazz Tunes

4:00 pm... GYPSY JAZZ JAM - FREE - open to all Gypsy Jazz Players

Sunday:

3:00-4:30 pm. This class $25 and $5 off admission to the evening's performance

Gypsy Chords & Rhythms - All Levels with Kim Platko.

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