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May 6, 2016

Rio Nido, Minneapolis, MN, 6 May 2016

Minnesota jazz legends (and one of KlezmerShack proprietor Ari Davidow's favorite bands) Rio Nido
Tzadik recording artist Tim Sparks' early band returns

Friday, May 6, 7 PM, 9 PM
Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Mall,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

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May 9, 2016

Workshop & Concert: Songs of the Steppes and the Shtetl with Polina Shepherd, NYC, 9 May 2016

Workshop & Concert: Songs of the Steppes and the Shtetl with Polina Shepherd

Mon, May 9, 7:30 PM
Third Life Studio
33 Union Sq
Somerville, MA

Tix available online

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May 11, 2016

THE WANDERERs – די װאָגלערס – sТРАННИКИ, NYC, 11 May 2016

THE WANDERERs – די װאָגלערס – sТРАННИКИ
Polina Shepherd and Psoy Korolenko

Wed, May 11, 2016, 8pm
Downhouse Lounge
250 Avenue X
Brooklyn, NY

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May 12, 2016

Metropolitan Klezmer, Middletown, CT, 12 May 2016

band photoMetropolitan Klezmer

May 12, 2016, 7pm
Russell Library
123 Broad Street
Middletown, CT 06457
Tel: 860-347-2528

Klezwoods CD release, Somerville, MA, 12 May 2016

Toy Monkey—14 original compositions by 7 of the 10 band members—the first full length album by Klezwoods to feature ALL originals inspired by the Klezmer, Eastern European, North African and Middle Eastern music traditions.

Thursday, May 12th, 7:30pm doors
Davis Sq. Theatre (Davis Sq.)
255 Elm St.
Somerville, MA 02144

8pm-first set (Toy Monkey album)
9pm-second set (Hora dance set with dance leader)



May 14, 2016

A Besere Velt & The Klezmatics, Brookline, MA, 14 May 2016

Daughters: Journeys to a Better World"
The Klezmatics with A Besere Velt, the Yiddish Chorus of Boston Workmen's Circle

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Temple Ohabei Shalom
1187 Beacon St
Brookline, MA

Tickets range from $25-$118. Purchase at or by calling the Brown Paper Tickets Box Office at 1-800-838-3006.

In his timeless contribution to literature and Jewish culture, Sholem Aleichem captured a poignantly rebellious spirit in the stories of Tevye and his daughters. Immortalized in "Fiddler on the Roof," these young women represent a new generation of free thinkers, grappling with tradition to pursue their dreams. Join us as we imagine, with loving and bittersweet humor, how Tevye's daughters, and subsequent generations, forge a proud new tradition of social activism as revolutionaries, union leaders, Freedom Riders, Wall Street Occupiers, feminists, and militant millennials.

May 15, 2016

South Coast Simcha Band, Anaheim, CA, 15 May 2016

The South Coast Simcha Band

Sunday, May 15, 2016, 2pm
Temple Beth Emet
1770 W. Cerritos Ave
Anaheim, CA

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The Klezmatics, Poughkeepsie, NY, 15 May 2016

imagesThe Klezmatics

Sunday, May 15, 2016, 5pm
Poughkeepsie Day School
James Earl Jones Theatre
260 Boradman Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY

Tix: $25/Advances; $40/door; $20 Students
Further info: 845-232-1029

Sponsored by Congregation Shir Chadash.

Di Kavene Kapelye w/Christina Crowder, Albuquerque, NM, 15 May 2016

Di Kavene Kapelye w/Christina Crowder

May 15, 2016, 6pm
House concert
Albuquerque, NM
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May 26, 2016

Hankus Netsky & Eden MacAdam-Somer, Somerville, MA, 26 May 2016

Hankus Netsky & Eden MacAdam-Somer

Thursday, May 26th, 7:00pm
Burren Backroom Series
247 Elm St.
Somerville, MA

A multi-instrumentalist, composer, and ethomusicologist, Hankus Netsky is founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band. He has composed extensively for film, theater, and television, and has collaborated closely with such artists as Itzhak Perlman, Robin Williams, Joel Grey, Theodore Bikel, and Robert Brustein. In 2013, the Jewish Forward named him "One of the fifty most influential Jews in America" for his work in spearheading the resurgence of traditional Eastern European Jewish music.

Eden MacAdam-Somer recently released her first solo album "My First Love Story" and maintains an active international recording career with such bands as Notorious Folk, the Sail Away Ladies, and the Klezmer Conservatory Band. Eden also
makes frequent visits to Kabul, Afghanistan, where she works with young Afghan musicians as guest faculty member at the Afghanistan National Institute of Musicand collaborates with local artists.



June 7, 2016

Isle of Klezbos, NYC, 7 June 2016

band photo by Angela JimenezIsle of Klezbos

June 7, 2016, 7pm
Joe's Pub
425 Lafayette St.,

June 10, 2016

The Klezmatics, Bethlehem, NH, 10 June 2016

imagesThe Klezmatics

Fri, June 10, 2016, 8pm
The Colonial Theatre
Main Street,
Bethlehem, NH 03574

Event Line (603) 869-3422

June 11, 2016

The Klezmatics, Rockland, ME, 11 June 2016

imagesThe Klezmatics

Sat, June 11, 2016, 7:30pm
The Strand Theatre
345 Main Street,
Rockland, ME

Event Line (207) 594-0070

July 9, 2016

The Klezmatics + Charming Hostess @ Yerba Buena Fest, San Francisco, CA, 9 Jul 2016

imagesThe Klezmatics and Charming Hostess

Sat, July 9, 2016, 1:00pm
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens
773 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA

Event Line (207) 415-543-1718

July 15, 2016

Heartland Klezmorim, E. Lansing, MI 15 Jul 2016

Heartland KlezmorimHeartland Klezmorim

Fri, Jul 15, 7-9pm
E. Lansing Summer Concert Series
E. Lansing, MI


July 16, 2016

The Klezmatics @ YidStock, Amherst, MA, 16 Jul 2016

imagesThe Klezmatics Thirtieth Anniversary Show

Sat, July 16, 2016, 8:00pm
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA


Event Line (207) 415-543-1718

August 8, 2016

Klezmer String Workshop w/Jake Shulman-Ment, NYC, 8-12 Aug 2016

Brooklyn Fiddle: Klezmer String Workshop w/Jake Shulman-Ment

Aug 8-Aug 12, 2016, 10am - 4:30pm
Kensington, Brooklyn

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October 1, 2016

Heartland Klezmorim @ Old Town Oktoberfest, Lansing, MI 1 Oct 2016

Heartland KlezmorimHeartland Klezmorim

Old Town Oktoberfest, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Old Town,
Lansing, MI
There will be an admission price for this event.