« Metropolitan Klezmer, W. Nyack, NY, 13 Dec 2017 | Main | Eastern European Jam Session, London, UK, 14 Dec 2017 »

Book of J, Boston, MA, 14 Dec 2017

band photoThe Book Of J

Thursday Dec 14th / 6 pm doors - 7 pm show
The Burren
247 Elm Street, Davis Square,
Somerville, MA 02144

More info/Tix

Book of J is engaged in new psalmody, drawing from the rich biblical commentary of Black and White American traditional music, Yiddish songs of ghosts and police violence, and piyutim (paraliturgical songs) with a queer bent. Expect old-time religion, radical politics, angels and demons, workers and bosses, diasporic languages, erotic longing, close-text reading, hard times resolved and destiny fulfilled. Also, singing along is good. Book of J is Jewlia Eisenberg (Charming Hostess) and Jeremiah Lockwood (Sway Machinery). Here’s more on the elements of our tight braid...

Sponsored by the Jewish Arts Collaborative

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)