Cam Neufeld and the Gadjo Collective present The Rd to Django

Capitol Theatre, Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton AB

Come celebrate the birthday of Django Reinhardt! Cam Neufeld and the Gadjo Collective present the 7th annual “Road to Django“ a show that celebrates the life of Django Reinhardt and the music of the Roma. It was put together after Cam Neufeld attended Django fest in Samois France in 2010 that celebrated Django’s 100th birthday.

That same year Cam traveled to India to explore the roots of Roma music continuing through the Balkans , Spain and France studying and composing music. Since then Cam has made several more trips to India, Turkey and the Balkans continuing playing and researching music of the Roma. Many compositions used in this show were written while traveling. The Road to Django features twelve local musicians and four dancers Following the Roma trail from India through Persia, Turkey, the Balkans, and Spain, ending with the hotclub jazz of Django Reinhardt, this show will take you on a musical journey through exotic lands to the swing era of the Quintet of the Hotclub of France!