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Thu, Aug 11


Wild Eye Pub

Ultrafaux Ensemble/Hot Club of Baltimore at Wild Eye!

These musicians can handle the complexities and breakneck speeds of Roma swing, but what makes Ultrafaux really special is that they play original music. --TOM COLE, PACIFICA RADIO, NPR

Registration is Closed - there may be tix left at door. Call 446-6668.
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Ultrafaux Ensemble/Hot Club of Baltimore at Wild Eye!
Ultrafaux Ensemble/Hot Club of Baltimore at Wild Eye!

Time & Location

Aug 11, 2022, 6:30 PM

Wild Eye Pub, 535 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945, USA

About the event

"One evening with Ultrafaux & Hot Club of Baltimore demonstrates why jazz has been so irresistible to listeners all over the world."


Ultrafaux Ensemble crosses the boundaries between style and genre, performing original music inspired by Gypsy swing, be-bop, Balkan music, Bluegrass,  swing, funk, blues, choro, and musette. The group has thrilled audiences at top music festivals and concert halls all over the world both as a trio and as a larger ensemble featuring top guest musicians from the jazz, bluegrass, folk, classical, and world music scenes.

Ultrafaux has been featured at Festival Django Reinhardt in France, Django By The Sea, Django-A-Gogo, Napa Valley Jazz Society, The Kennedy Center, Midwest Gypsy Swingfest, Charm City Django Jazz Fest, Django Birthday Festival, Charm City Bluegrass Festival, The Djangoary Soiree, IMT Folk Series, Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival, International Folk Alliance 2020, and Valhalla Boathouse Theater to name a few.

The core ensemble for this special evening includes:

Michael Joseph Harris - lead guitar; 

Ross Howe - rhythm guitar; 

Dexter Williams - upright bass

Additionally, they'll feature world class violinist Evan Price, from Hot Club of San Francisco.


This crew will perform inspired arrangements of the Django Reinhardt repertoire, French waltzes, and Trad Jazz. The ensemble boasts a variety of configurations including an instrumental trio of two guitars and upright bass, a classic quintet with violin, a late 40's instrumentation adding piano, drums, and horns, and a Django Big Band, which emulates the sound of the early 50's when Reinhardt performed with Duke Ellington. 


Wild Eye Pub offers freshly crafted food from local and organic sources, and a full bar with regional brews, wines and spirits, in a comfy supper club, with an easy vibe.

Pub has parking. Plus, find 40 free public spaces at the corners of Mill & McCourtney, just a 2-minute walk.

For this event, doors open 30 min in advance - call for details. Keep your seats for the entire event. Thank you for supporting live performing artists!

This event is presented on our shady creekside stage, supper club style. Tableside dining and beverage service is offered throughout the event. The creek breeze cools off in the evening: layers are recommended, and we have fresh blankets to share.

Questions? 530-446-6668 or


  • Hot Club of Baltimore 8/11

    Limited advance $15 tickets for reserved seating. (Day of show and at door, tickets are $18) ***NO NEED TO PRINT!*** Your purchase puts your name on our guest list at the door. Questions? Call 530-446-6668

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  • Copy of Hot Club of Baltimore

    Day of show tickets are $18 for reserved seating ***NO NEED TO PRINT!*** Your purchase puts your name on our guest list at the door. Questions? Call 530-446-6668

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