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Make a weekend of this Gypsy Festival
A gypsy festival? Yes, this has to be something out of the ordinary, so read on...
On the March long weekend, Drakesbrook Fine Wines will host a two-day event at their picturesque winery in the heart of Waroona. It will take place on 2nd and 3rd March 2019, from 10.00 am to 11.00 pm. Drakesbrook Wines is at lot 22, Prince Road, Waroona.
Each of the two days presents a gypsy-themed Django festival village with daytime entertainment and two evening gypsy jazz concerts over both days. As you roam through the village, you will experience daytime entertainment,
The Drakesbrook WA Gypsy Jazz Fest evening concerts will be on from 5:45 pm and showcase a fantastic international line-up of world-renowned and national gypsy jazz artists including guitar legend Hank B Marvin, Robin Nolan, Nunzio Mondia, Gary Taylor and other artists.
Drakesbrook Fine Wines, Citrus Marketing & Promotion and MTM Music will be the presenters of the WA Gypsy Jazz Music Fest.
Hank Marvin is a guitarist and at this event, he will be joined not only by Nunzio Mondia and Gary Taylor but also other friends. The theme for this two-day festival will be 'sizzling sounds of swing' and they will be performing on both evenings.
There will also be a lot of daytime entertainment and attractions such as market stalls, pop-up markets, Gypsy-themed stands, children's fun events, kiosks and delicious local food, wine and beverage stalls.
Relax and chill out after a day in the Gypsy village to the delightful sounds of stunning Gypsy jazz music that will improve your mood, make you happy, and possibly even tempt you to dance!
Gypsy Jazz Festivals are actually found all over the world including Paris, Brazil, the UK, Hong Kong, Nepal, Germany, and Belgium. It is now Australia's turn to host this event!
Tickets will cost $55 and this is a bargain for what you will get - you can buy your tickets here.
Each day you could commence the day with a walk through the large gypsy jazz village surrounding the beautiful Drakesbrook Winery lake. Here you will come across the pop-up markets where you will find trinkets and general stalls. You will also come across the food tents, trailers and vans, VIP tents, marquee bars and musician gazebos.
Jazz music will be on all day long at the winery Lake Deck with some surprise gypsy jazz musicians, swing dancers and more!
Both days will wind up into an evening with gypsy jazz concerts by the lake, where you can once again partake of delicious foods with great wines or beer - picnic style. The lanterns and lake lights will be glowing in beautiful surroundings as the sun sets behind the hills at the stunning Drakesbrook Winery.