The Rogue Folk Club presents
April in Paris: 5th Annual Gypsy Jazz Festival






3214 West 10th Ave, Kitsilano

Accessible All ages

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Download the Festival Program Guide (PDF)

Friday April 29

7:15pm - Swing Dance Workshop. Learn the basic moves. This workshop is FREE, and is recommended for increased enjoyment of the festival. In the Hall.

Saturday April 30

5pm - Gypsy Jazz Rhythm Workshop led by Don Ogilvie, renowned rhythm king of Roma Swing Ensemble. $30. Small Community Room.

6pm - Gypsy Lead Guitar Workshop led by Budge Schachte of Van Django. $30. Small Community Room.

Workshop fees are paid directly to the Workshop Leader. Please bring your own instruments.

Sunday May 1

2pm - Pas Manouche c'est Louche - A Workshop with Christine Tassan et les Imposteures. $30. Large Community Room, downstairs beneath the Hall.

3pm - Gypsy Lead Guitar Workshop led by Marc Atkinson $30. Small Community Room, downstairs at the back of the hall. Entry is via the back door off the lane.

4pm - Introduction To Gypsy Jazz Workshop led by John Jorgenson $30. Large Community Room. A rare chance to learn from THE master!

4:15pm - Gypsy fiddle workshop with Roma Swing's Lache Cercel in the Small Community Room. Cost $30 for one hour. Bring your fiddle, and learn from a celebrated master teacher from Romania.