Espirit de Django et Stephane Festival with the Django Festival All-Stars joined by George Cole and Eurocana (7PM)
Sunday, June 11, 2017, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm)

with special guest Amati Schmitt

$18 adv / $22 door*

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June 11 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

2017 Espirit de Django et Stephane Festival Workshops, 4:00-5:00 pm, FREE with festival admission


The Django Festival All-Stars are here to celebrate the lasting influence of guitarist Django Reinhardt, violinist Stephane Grappeli, and their Quintette du Hot Club de France. Featuring Samson Schmitt, Amati Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, Pierre Blanchard, Doudou Cuillerier, and Antonio Licusati, they’re joined by George Cole and Eurocana.



Samson Schmitt - guitar

Amati Schmitt - guitar

Ludovic Beier - accordion

Pierre Blanchard - violin

Doudou Cuillerier - guitar

Antonio Licusati - bass







Beginning at 6:00 pm - Pre-concert live entertainment in the Freight lobby

w/ The Kids' Hot Club of Berkeley


The Kid's Hot Club of Berkeley features Andrew Osborn of Rambling Minors, Miles and Teo Quale of Rambling Minors and Crying Uncle. ANDREW OSBORN (age 14) has played (and soloed on the main stage at the Father's Day Bluegrass Festival and represented California's Kids on Bluegrass at the annual IBMA World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, North Carolina. MILES QUALE and TEO Quale have also performed at CBA's Father's Day Bluegrass Festival and the Berkeley Bluegrass Festival. They've toured with The Bee Eaters and were featured on NPR's The California Report. Miles (age 13) and Teo (age 10) are also state and national champions in fiddle and mandolin. 



visit the George Cole website

visit the Django Birdland website

visit the Crying Uncle Facebook page

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