Ryde Gypsy Jazz Festival finishes this weekend

Sol Grimshaw

The sounds of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli are on the Island until Sunday (May 19). The UK’s leading Gypsy Jazz musicians are at the Island’s first Ryde Gypsy Jazz Festival, organised by Monkton Arts at various venues around Ryde.

Step into the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grappelli as they come to life in a celebration of music, art and culture.

Join them for an unforgettable experience that transcends borders and generations. The festival brings together local and international acclaimed musicians, each a maestro in their own right, to pay homage to the spirit of Gypsy Jazz.

For information on the various venues and musicians playing this weekend, visit iw.observer/gypsyjazzfestival.

Email monktonarts@gmail.com for more information.