The series will be hosted by the Hot Club of Philadelphia, with Weavers Way Co-op as it’s Primary Sponsor.
Barry Wahrhaftig, the founder and guitarist for the Hot Club of Philadelphia, is organizing the series,
which will take place at the Venetian Club in Chestnut Hill.
The first show will feature critically-acclaimed guitarist STEPHANE WREMBEL and his band, Saturday, July 30th at 8:30 P.M. Stephane is an unbelievable guitarist/composer,heavily influenced by Gypsy Jazz great Django Reinhardt. Stephane a native of France, learned the style from the Gypsy players sitting around campfires in Fontainbleau. He has been called ‘a revelation’ by Rolling Stone Magazine and his music is featured in Woody Allen’s award winning 2012 film‘Midnight in Paris.’
The concert series which will run for about a year, will spotlight groups such as the Boston based Rhythm Future Quartet, and
Joscho Stephan, a German, virtuoso guitarist. Wahrhaftig, a long-time Co-op member said; ‘we are thrilled to have Weavers Way as our primary sponsor, it was a natural fit.’ So many members and workers at the Co-op are fans of my band, and my goal with the series is to build community in a grass-roots fashion.’
‘Plus we will be raising awareness for Weavers Way and it’s community programs, [now called ‘Food Moxie’]. We will be contributing a percentage of the ticket price for the Moxie Programs at specific shows.’
Tickets for Wrembel‘s show are $22.00 in advance, for non WWC Members, (15% off for WWC members).
The show will take place in the upstairs Ballroom of the Venetian Club,located at 8030 Germantown Ave
Tickets may be purchased at http://stephane–wrembel.