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Upcoming Shows

08/03/16
(Wednesday)
12—1pm
Music at Noon
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 13th & N Streets, Sacramento, CA
Music at Noon is a series of free concerts every Wednesday at Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Sacramento.
musicatnoon.org
08/21/16
(Sunday)
1—4:30pm
Modesto Traditional Jazz Society
Clarion Inn, 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto, CA
Hot Club Faux Gitane plays for the Modesto Traditional Jazz Society's monthly gathering. We'll play three sets (1, 2:30, and 4pm), interspersed with jam sessions.
modestojazz.com
08/26/16
(Friday)
7pm
Barkin' Dog
940 11th Street, Modesto, CA
All ages, no cover!
barkindoggrill.org
09/30/16
(Friday)
7pm
Sacramento State
Capistrano Concert Hall, Sacramento State, Sacramento, CA
Hot Club Faux Gitane plays a concert at Sacramento State's School of Music.
More Info
10/21/16
(Friday)
8pm
Gallo Center for the Arts
1000 I St., Modesto, CA
After dazzling two Gallo audiences last year as the opening act for Jay Leno, Hot Club Faux Gitane is back with their own show!
Tickets and Concert Info

About the Band

Hot Club Faux Gitane* is an acoustic swing band from Modesto, California that plays in the Gypsy jazz tradition of Django Reinhardt and his Quintette du Hot Club de France. HCFG includes the rhythm/lead guitars and acoustic bass typical of the style, but add mandolin, bassoon, clarinet, and the occasional melodica and C-melody saxophone. They also augment the standard Gypsy repertoire with original compositions, jazz standards, and even Latin tunes. The band's unique blend of instruments and music adds new vitality and freshness to an old favorite genre.

*Roughly translated, our name means "Hot Club of the Fake Gypsies." Yes, we know it's not proper French.

John Ady

John Ady
bass

Billy Gay

Billy Gay
guitar/melodica

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson
guitar

Dave Wells

Dave Wells
bassoon/clarinet/C-melody sax

Gary Williams

Gary Williams
mandolin/clarinet

Booking/Contact

Hot Club Faux Gitane is available for all manner of concerts, private and public events, weddings, etc. If you're interested in booking the band, please drop us a line: info@fauxgitane.com