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ORCHESTER PRAZEVICA at Chevy Chase Ballroom, Washington, DC

  • Chevy Chase Ballroom 5207 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20015 (map)

9-11pm, $10

Resistance is futile! High energy dance music drawing on the tradition of Eastern European Czardas and Gypsy Swing, but widely influenced by jazz and blues. Under the direction of Slovak born and raised guitarist and singer Tomáš Drgoň this band delivers an honest, authentic and entertaining mix of folklore, jazz and dance music suitable for everything from upscale clubs to dives, jazz festivals to mosh pits, arts receptions to underground galleries. Orchester Praževica has performed at several prestigious stages including theAtlas Performing Arts Center in Washington DC, Patterson Theater in Baltimore, The Drom in NYC, and shared stage with the Hungarian Gypsy folk supergroup Parno Graszt, the Romanian Gypsy brass legends Fanfare CiocarliaBoban and Marko Markovic Orchestra, the frantic DC outfit Black Masala, and other greats on the "not so mainstream" music scene. We're delighted to present Orchester Praževica for your swing dance pleasure!