DjangoFest Northwest nearing

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018 4:02pm
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Whidbey Island Center for the Art in Langley will present the 18th annual DjangoFest Northwest Sept. 19-23.

The artist visas have been cleared, flights booked and tickets are selling.

DjangoFest Northwest, the granddaddy of Gypsy Jazz festivals in the United States, will bring a lineup of top-tier jazz musicians from across the globe to perform, teach and celebrate the music of legendary composer and guitarist Django Reinhardt.

DjangoFest Northwest favorite Tcha Limberger returns to headline the festival with special guests Duved Dunayevsky, Dave Kelbie and Simon Planting.

The five-day festival also features world-class performers from the United States, Canada, Europe and South America, including: Cyrille Aimee, Adrien Moignard Trio with Mathieu Chatelain and Jeremie Arranger, Gonzalo Bergara Quartet, Bina Coquet Trio, The Bills, Evan Price with Jason Vieaux, Black Market Trust, Brishen, Henry Acker Trio, Hot Club of Troy, Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Eric Vanderbilt-Matthews and his All Stars and DjangoFest Saga Award recipient Sara L’Abriola and her Trio.

For tickets, visit the official festival website at

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