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Carrboro Django Reinhardt Festival! January 17-19, 2020  


We are very excited to announce the 3rd Annual Carrboro Django Reinhardt Festival, January 17-19, 2020, at Cat's Cradle Back Room, The Station, and Tandem Restaurant, all within a short walk in downtown Carrboro, NC.    

Onyx Club Boys w/Tony Williamson will be performing on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at Cat's Cradle Back Room at 9pm. 

Opening band David DiGiuseppe & Robbie Link will play Parisian Waltzes from 8-8:30pm, with a Lindy (Swing) Dance workshop by Richard Badu & Susan Jean from 8:30-9pm to get you ready to boogie all night!   
All ticketed events sold through 'em now, as all events sold out last year!  

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3rd Annual Carrboro Django Reinhardt Festival Schedule  

Friday, January 17, 2020    

7:30 - 11pm = Opening night party and jam at The Station in Carrboro.   
Meet and greet, viewing of Gypsy Jazz Documentary “Django Legacy”, and open acoustic jam session.   
Free, no ticketing, tips accepted to support festival.    

Saturday, January 18, 2020    

***all workshops are open to ages 12+, must be fairly proficient at your instrument, but no experience in the style is necessary.  

11am - 12:30pm = Workshop #1 = Gabriel Pelli violin workshop.  

11am - 12:30pm = Workshop #2 = Dave Smith guitar workshop.   

2 - 3:30pm = Workshop #3 = Tony Williamson mandolin workshop.   
2 - 3:30pm = Workshop #4 = Daniel Hall rhythm workshop, open to all instruments including drums.    

4-5pm = Talk by luthier Craig Bumgarner on the history of Gypsy Jazz style guitars, chance to play Craig's amazing guitars, free.   

8 - 8:30pm = David DiGiuseppe & Robbie Link opening band  

8:30 - 9pm = Richard Badu & Susan Jean, Lindy (Swing) Dance workshop  

9 - 10:30pm = Onyx Club Boys w/Tony Williamson show. Standing/dancing room, limited seating.    

Sunday, January 19, 2020    

12:30 - 2pm = Workshop #5 = Ultrafaux band workshop for guitar, bass, and any other acoustic instrument.   

12:30 - 2pm = Workshop #6 = Jason Anick violin workshop.   

4:30 - 6:30pm = Ultrafaux w/Jason Anick show, mostly seated, short intermission  

7 - 10:30pm = After-Party at Tandem Restaurant in Carr Mill Mall, Carrboro.  Come relax, have some food and drink, and jam acoustically.  No ticket required. 

Enthusiastic workshops, fun jams, and two SOLD OUT concerts over two days of Carrboro Reinhardt Festival.  THANK YOU!

Rhythm Future Quartet 2019 -photos by Logan Valleroy

Onyx Club Boys 2019 -photos by Brian Mullins