Melding flamenco, rumba, salsa and pop to the tune of 20 million albums sold, the Grammy Award-winning hit-makers behind “Bamboléo” celebrate in their very own blistering tradition – taking audiences back to the south of France with flamenco guitars and booming Spanish vocals. The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ingersoll Auto of Danbury World Music Series present The Gipsy Kings on Tuesday, June 27 at 8 pm. Before the show, ticket holders can enjoy wine tasting compliments of Benziger Family Winery. From playing on the streets of Cannes to the hedonistic heights of St. Tropez, the band has broken down world music barriers as one of the rare groups to climb both the U.S. and world music charts. Featured in the likes of “The Big Lebowski”, “Toy Story 3” and “Glee,” the band has embraced western classics by Bob Marley, the Doobie Brothers and The Eagles with globe-hopping grace, while also incorporating dramatic cues from Brazilian and Caribbean culture. Now bringing the party back to the United States, The Gipsy Kings will raise the roof with dance-ready furor, returning to its groundbreaking eponymous album and the nomadic spirit that has led it to its latest, “Savor Flamenco” – giving audiences the “deep shout at the heart of our community.”
Make it a great night out with dinner and a show! Visit Washington Prime in Georgetown (19 Main Street, Georgetown) and get a free glass of wine or beer with your entreé when you show your ticket! Ticket holders can alsostop by Nature’s Temptations (32 Prospect Street, Ridgefield) and enjoy a free smoothie with any purchase in the month of June when you show your ticket! The Gipsy Kings are a featured artist of media sponsor 90.7fm WFUV. For tickets ($110 Orchestra, $90 Mezz/Balc), call the box office at 203-438-5795, or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT.