Home / Entertainment / Arts/ Gala Swing Quartet to perform at Galle Face Hotel as part of French Spring Festival

Gala Swing Quartet to perform at Galle Face Hotel as part of French Spring Festival


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Friday, 17 June 2016 00:00

Facebook

65

The Galle Face Hotel has announced that renowned gypsy jazz band Gala Swing Quartet who is on tour to Sri Lanka as part of the annual French Spring Festival will perform at the Galle Face Hotel on 24 June at 7 p.m.

The Gala Swing Quartet comprises four young French musicians from Aix-en-Provence in the South of France; Alexis Desmarais (guitar), AlexandreFlorentiny (acoustic bass), Gaspard Doussière (violin) and Tom Valdman (guitar). Accustomed to playing in the streets as well as in concert halls, the band entertains their fans with a blend of original compositions and arrangements of jazz hits standards by Stéphane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt, but also with a touch of funk and a touch of groove.

The hotel also announced that on the day, the buffet at the Verandah restaurant at the Galle Face Hotel will be priced at a special concessionary rate of Rs. 2,500 net in celebration of this performance.

 


Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Is Sri Lanka under the dominance of a powerful cabal?

Saturday, 15 June 2019

There is a saying that “A fish rots from the head”. That is the expression used when a country’s leadership is seen as responsible for violence and unethical behaviour of its supporters and the citizens in general - agitating the majority commu


Behind the scenes

Saturday, 15 June 2019

We see and hear many things happening on the stage. Some we only hear about and do not see. More things are happening without being seen clearly. An observation with extensive view and survey will be the only means of bringing to light the true natur


My way or the Huawei: global battle for 5G dominance and its impact on Sri Lanka

Friday, 14 June 2019

The ongoing battle between the US and the Chinese tech giant Huawei is escalating due to both parties’ eagerness to dominate 5G technology, the next major global technological revolution. It will define the future of the World Wide Web, creating a


Plunder of public property by rulers

Friday, 14 June 2019

While the failure to build the modern nation has been the prime factor that had caused the wretchedness of Sri Lanka, plundering of public property by rulers when they are under their custody can be considered the next vital factor that had exacerbat


Columnists More