BIO

*****************************************************************ONYX CLUB BOYS is an acoustic string band (violin, guitar, upright bass, and drums) rooted in Django Reinhardt’s Gypsy Jazz sounds of 1930's Paris, and Stuff Smith's New York City Swing.  However, being from 21st Century North Carolina, their diverse influences take the music beyond borders. It's a trip around the world, which will make you swoon, tap your feet, and realize how universally similar music really is.

"The cool dexterity of their playing binds together the broad catalog"  
- Grayson Currin, music editor Indy Week, NC 

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The band just released their new album, “Million Color Vision” in 2018.  It features catchy originals along with a few classics, and was carefully crafted and recorded over the last few years.  Available from CD Baby, iTunes, and live shows. 

Appearances have included Shakori Hills Festival, Festival for the Eno, Haw River Ballroom, Cat's Cradle, Raleigh First Night, Artsplosure, NC Museum of Art, WUNC’s Back Porch Music at American Tobacco Campus Durham, Carrboro Django Reinhardt Festival, National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and many more. 

Members have played in bands such as The Squirrel Nut Zippers, The Old Ceremony, Dialli Cissokho and Kaira Ba, and the Paperhand Puppet Intervention band. 

100% genuine!  No backing tracks necessary!  Curiously exotic, yet pleasantly familiar!
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Contact us for more information and booking requests.