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Montana Manouche ~ Gypsy Jazz Quartet

We are based in Bozeman, Montana. We have a passion for playing swinging instrumental music in the style of Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France.  Our sound is joyful and elegant, and is enjoyed by folks of all ages. Please click on the "Music", "Weddings" and "Videos" tabs to hear and see live samples of our music.

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Previous events

Rialto Theater (Montana Manouche trio)

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10 W. Main, Bozeman, MT

We'll be playing in the Burn Box Bar at the Rialto, without a sound system. No cover.

3rd Annual Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration

Story Mansion, 811 S. Willson Ave., Bozeman

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE at Cactus Records! We hope you'll join us in celebrating the extraordinary life and music of Django Reinhardt, born in January, 1910. (Which just happens to be the same year the Story Mansion was built!) This year The Coyote Gypsies will kick off the celebration, playing a set of the European folk music that influenced the young Django. You'll hear lots of Django compositions and learn about his amazing life. And you're going to love the swing dance demonstration performed by two couples from the MSU Swing Cats! Birthday cake, delicious Rockford coffee, and other beverages will be served at intermission.

Dec16

Private Event

Dec2

"A Story Of Swing" Winter Dance

Story Mansion, 811 S. Willson Ave., Bozeman, MT

6-7 PM Basic swing dance lesson in Lindy Hop
7-8 PM Dancing to recorded music
8-9 PM Dancing to Montana Manouche
9-10 Dancing to recorded music
All community members welcome, no experience or partner required. A professional photographer will be present, and vintage outfits are encouraged.

Big Sky Gypsy Jazz Festival

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Yellowstone Valley Brewing Company (2123 B 1st Avenue North), Nova Center for the Performing Arts (2317 Montana Avenue), Billings, MT

The first annual Big Sky Gypsy Jazz Festival is here! Two days of gypsy jazz in the Magic City. Months of planning and prepartion have gone into this and we are SO excited! Make sure you thank the generous donors who made this whole thing possible: Hansen Music, Home2 Suites Billings, Crowley Fleck, and Bill Lamdin!

Weekend passes go onsale 9/20/2017 at Discontent Billings or online by emailing: bigskygypsyjazzfestival@gmail.com Tickets are limited and will sell out fast! Act fast to make sure you get a seat! Festival schedule: Friday Nov 3: 6pm: Festival Kick-off party at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.! sets by Night Blooming Jasmine (Missoula) and Montana Manouche (Bozeman). Cost is $10 to attend just the Friday event (the festival pass includes the Friday show) and the venue holds about 300 folks. LOTS OF ROOM FOR SWING DANCING!!! Saturday Nov 4: 5pm, NOVA Center for the Performing Arts Route 66 (WY), Cottonwood Club (Helena), Rimrock Hotclub (Billings), and Big Sky Hot Club. 9-midnight: Walkers American Grill and Tapas Bar hosts after-hours jam session.

Pearl Django House Concert

Bozeman, MT

Call or text 406-539-2203. The event is sold out, but we have a waiting list, so if anyone cancels, we'll let you know.