Revel in Indian Culture. Direct from Jaipur, India, THE DHOAD GYPSIES OF RAJESTHAN bring a mesmerizing show of music, dance and fire eating in a boisterous, colorful and joyful affirmation of Indian culture to the Sondheim stage. Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan, have been the guardians of authentic traditional music and dance for more than seven generations and are known as the genuine cultural ambassadors of Rajasthan, delighting audiences at 1,000 concerts in 85 countries over the last 14 years.
Rajasthan music is respected for its emotion and unparalleled rhythmic speed and complexity. Evoking a trance-like state for the audience and performer alike, the Dhoad Gypsies embark on a rapturous journey with love, peace and honor at the center of their lyrical message. Passionate and haunting, the group's legendary stamina on stage combines sweeping scales and vocals, a traditional Gypsy Rajasthan dancer and stunts by the group's resident fakir - blended together to create a truly unforgettable experience.
From a rich musical legacy that spans seven generations, four brothers from the esteemed musical tribe caste of Rajasthan are at the center of the group.
The company has performed, most notably at Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebration in London, for the honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, the former President of France, François Hollande and at the birthday party of Mick Jagger.