Bucks Live! Presents Gypsy Guitarist Joscho Stephan and his Trio
Young German musician brings his swing style to the Zlock Performing Arts Center Thursday, September 12
Bucks County Community College, which has been bringing renowned musical performers to the region for more than 50 years, proudly launches the fall series of Bucks Live! events with the Joscho Stephan Trio at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12.
Stephan’s roots lie in Gypsy Swing music, the style pioneered in the 1930s by the legendary jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. He’ll be joined on stage by bassist Dylan Taylor, a mainstay of the greater Philadelphia jazz scene, and local jazz guitarist Barry Wahrhaftig, the founder of the Hot Club of Philadelphia.
The concert takes place in the newly renovated Kevin and Sima Zlock Performing Arts Center, located inside the Gateway Center building on campus at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown. Parking is free. The theater is equipped with audio-loop technology for the hearing impaired.
Tickets are $15 general admission, and free for Bucks County Community College students with current ID. In addition, a limited number of VIP tickets are available for $25, which includes a preconcert reception. Beginning at 6 p.m., the VIP reception includes light hors d’oeuvres, and two glasses of wine or beer. VIP ticketholders must be age 21 or older. Tickets can be purchased at www.bucks.edu/tickets or at the door. For group sales, call 215-968-8469.
Joscho Stephan is part of the Bucks Live! series of innovative programs to inform, inspire, and enrich the life of greater Bucks County, brought to you by Bucks County Community College’s Cultural Affairs Committee. Forthcoming musical events include a Buddhist Monk Cultural Showcase September 19, Emmet Cohen featuring Jimmy Cobb October 4, and Rebecca Robbins October 18.
To learn more about concerts, movies, lectures, poetry readings, plays and other events, visit www.bucks.edu/live or call 215-968-8087.