With the help of The Gadjo Collective, The Road to Django celebrates the birthday of legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt and takes you on a musical journey through the evolution of jazz. The warm sounds of Reinhardt will be performed by a twelve-piece band of brilliant local musicians who will turn the stage into a vibrant party, with local dancers adding to the lively atmosphere. Prepare yourself for an electrifying evening of musical discovery.
Reinhardt’s unique, mystical style will appeal to lovers of today’s indie and folk music. Hear how Reinhardt’s riffs and scales have influenced multiple genres like heavy metal, jazz, and rock. If you’re a fan of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, or other celebrations of indie music, you won’t want to miss this.