Pearl Django at the Union City Market

A fundraiser for early childhood music, featuring hot club jazz by world-renowned Pearl Django!

Indulge your senses in an extraordinary fusion of jazz and culinary artistry at the Union City Marina on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 6:30 pm!

With a performance history spanning nearly 30 years, this is Pearl Django’s third time partnering with Great Bend, and as our audiences have found, the band members are as charming as the music. Their signature style is marked by pristine and dexterous string work, the colors of Bal Musette backed by the steady pulse of rhythm guitar and an unmistakable swing that delights audiences of all musical sensibilities. The group has performed at festivals, dances, and night spots throughout the U.S. and abroad including the prestigious Festival Django Reinhardt in Samois sur Seine, and has also been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

In the enchanting canalside setting of the Hook and Fork overlooking the Olympic Mountains, guests will enjoy a four-course curated chef’s dinner provided by the Alderbrook Resort culinary team before being immersed in the captivating textures and melodies of this romantic and exciting brand of acoustic jazz by one of the most highly regarded Hot Club style groups working today.

This intimate evening with Pearl Django is the first of a two-part summer jazz series to benefit the Great Bend Center for Music and raise funds for its leading edge early learning program which uses music to build kindergarten readiness, setting students up for a lifetime of success.

Grab your tickets now for a night you won’t want to miss!

About Pearl Django and Hot Club Jazz:

Think about the concept of “French romance” and images of 1920s Paris likely spring to mind: charming streets filled with cafés and pastry shops with the sound of a lone accordion playing a lilting melody in the background.

Now spice that accordion up just a bit by adding a violin, soft electric guitar, a string bass and some swinging rhythms, and you have something that’s not only the perfect soundtrack for everything from a gathering of friends to a first date; but something you can dance to as well.

That’s Hot Club Jazz: it raises the temperature and boosts the flavor of an evening without changing the mood or ever getting carried away. It’s the very essence of smart, sexy and sophisticated, and we’re really lucky to have the best Hot Club group in the country right here in the Pacific Northwest.

A regular headliner at Dimitrios’ Jazz Alley, Pearl Django has performed at festivals, dances and nightspots around the world (including the prestigious Festival Django Reinhardt in Samois sur Seine) and have even been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

And this July, they’re coming to Mason County.

Seating is limited — grab your tickets today!

Your ticket includes a 4-course curated Chef’s Dinner by the Alderbrook Resort culinary team!

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