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February 1, 2018

NY Klezmer Series: Josh Waletzky w/Deborah Strauss, Brooklyn, NYC, 1 Feb 2018

NY Klezmer Series: Josh Waletzky w/Deborah Strauss

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018, 6:30 PM - 11 PM
Jalopy Theatre and School of Music
315 Columbia St,
Brooklyn, New York 11231

Klezmer Instrumental Music Workshop led by Jake Shulman-Ment: 6:30pm-8:00 $25 per class,
Concerts & Dance Parties begin at 8:30pm - $15
Jam Session follows Concert 10-11:00ish
Full night pass - $35 (includes Workshop, Concert & Jam Session)

718-395-3214 www.Jalopy.biz
Concert $15 Workshop $25 Full Night Pass $35 includes Jam

Part of the New York Klezmer Series
Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/135156777282719/

Andy Statman Trio, NYC, 1 Feb 2018

Andy StatmanAndy Statman Trio

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018, 8pm
The Charles Street Synagogue
53 Charles St @ West 4th St,
Greenwich Village,
Manhattan, NYC

Facebook: www.facebook.com/The.Andy.Statman.Trio/

Reading: Yiddish King Lear, NYC, 1 Feb 2018

The Yiddish King Lear, by Jacob Gordin
a Reading

January 30th and February 1st 2018 at 8pm.
The Orensanz Foundation,
172 Norfolk Street,
New York, NY

Beth Kaplan, great-granddaughter of Jacob Gordin and author of
“Finding the Jewish Shakespeare - The Life and Legacy of Jacob
Gordin” will be attending both performances and will be talking after the

Tickets: yiddishkinglear.bpt.me or 1.800.838.3006
Tickets are from $10 to $36.

February 2, 2018

French violonist and singer Eleonore Biezunski, NYC, 20 Feb 2018

French violonist and singer Eleonore Biezunski

Feb 20 2018 at 7pm
376 9th St,
Brooklyn, NY 11215

$10 suggested donation

French violonist and singer Eleonore Biezunski has been exploring the Yiddish traditions of the old and new world for quite some time now – both as a musician and as a archivist for YIVO. For this new project, she will be joined by Lauren Brody (vocals, accordion).

David Chevan/Bassology, Southington, CT, 2 Feb 2018

David Chevan/Bassology

Fri, Feb 2, 8-10pm
Smokin with Chris
59 W. Center St.,
Southington, CT

More info

February 3, 2018

Jewlia Eisenberg: Art is My Weapon — The Radical Musical Life of Lin Jaldati, Los Angeles, CA, 3 Feb 2018

West Coast Premiere: Art is My Weapon — The Radical Musical Life of Lin Jaldati
Inspiring cabaret showcasing the life and work of Dutch-Jewish anti-fascist performer Lin Jaldati, performed by Jewlia Eisenberg

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 7:30pm
Genghis Cohen
740 N Fairfax Ave,
Los Angeles 90046

Tix/More info

Metropolitan Klezmer, Scottsdale, AZ, 3 Feb 2018

band photoMetropolitan Klezmer

Sat., Feb 3, 8pm
7380 E. 2nd St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

All ages welcome
Presented by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Box Office: (480) 499-TKTS (8587)

February 4, 2018

Yiddish song workshop/concert w/Jeanette Lewicki, Davis, CA, 4 Feb 2018

FREE! Yiddish song workshop & concert with Jeanette Lewicki.
Sunday Feb 4, 2018, 2-5pm
Cong. Bet Haverim
1715 Anderson Road
Davis, CA.

Eccentric, dramatic, accordion-powered songs about love, justice, crime & potatoes. Plus dance music! Song workshop at 2, concert at 4.

Come to either or both! Please register for the workshop so we can provide enough materials. You can hear Jeanette's music at www.madamlevitsky.com and register at

Alicia Svigals "Beregovski Suite" CD release, NYC, 4 Feb 2018

Alicia SvigalsAlicia Svigals and Uli Geissendoerfer, with Iliya Magalnyk.

Sun, Feb 4, 2018, 7pm
Joe's Pub
25 Lafayette St,
New York, New York 10003

Tix/more info
Music on Soundcloud

February 5, 2018

Nurit Galron, New York City, 5 Feb 2018

Israeli singer, Nurit Galron

Mon, Feb 5, 2018, 8pm
City Winery
NEW YORK, NY, 10013

Tix/More info

February 6, 2018

Nurit Galron, Boston, MA, 6 Feb 2018

Israeli singer, Nurit Galron

Tue, Feb 6, 2018, 8pm (doors open 6pm)
City Winery, Boston
80 Beverly Street at One Canal
Boston, MA 02114

Tix/More info

February 9, 2018

Flying Bulgars 30th Anniv., Toronto, Canada, 9 Feb 2018

band in concertThe Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band

Mon, Feb 3, 2018, 8:30pm
Hugh's Room
2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Canada

More info/tix

Afro-Semitic Experience, Springfield, MA, 9 Feb 2018

publicity photoThe Afro-Semitic Experience

Fri, Feb 9, 2018, 7:30pm
Sinai Temple,
1000 Dickinson St.
Springfield, MA

We're teaming up with our old friend, cantor Martin Levson for a special Friday night service with some new music, some interesting arrangements, and our sermon in song. If you haven't been to one of our services you're in for a treat, they're not your typical Sabbath service, I can assure you.

More info

February 12, 2018

Federmentsh - Lider fun Yidishland, Höhenkirchen-Siegertsbrunn, Germany, 12 Feb 2018

Andrea PancurFedermentsh—Lider fun Yidishland
Andrea Pancur (singen) mit Christian Dawid (Klarinette); Bartek Stanczyk (Akkordeon); Hansjörg Gehring (Kontrabass)

Dienstag, Feb 12, 2018, 19:30 UHR
Katholisches Pfarrzentrum,
Schulstr. 11,
85635 Höhenkirchen-Siegertsbrunn, Germany

Am Faschingsdienstag gibt's ein völlig unfaschingliches Konzert:
Klezmer und jiddische Lieder. Ich habe Zeitgenössisches im Gepäck und auch den ein oder anderen Klassiker.

February 20, 2018

Big Galut(e), Syracuse, NY, 20 Feb 2018

Goldenberg Cultural Series presents Big Galut(e)

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018, 7 pm
Temple Concord,
910 Madison St
Syracuse, NY

Winner of the Simcha Prize at the 2017 International Jewish Music Festival in Amsterdam, Big Galut(e) has been described as 'soulful and unselfconsciously poignant', 'jubilant', 'a real treat for open minds', and 'a serious band with lousy American humor'. In Syracuse, Big Galut(e) will perform music that lives on the borderland between klezmer and classical, by composers such as Mahler, Shostakovich, Musorgsky, and Brahms.

More info: www.templeconcord.org/monthly-calendar/cultural-series

February 21, 2018

"The Eternal Kurt Weill," class by Neil Levin, YIVO, NYC, begins 21 Feb 2018

The Eternal Kurt Weill: His Road from Jewish to American Music and Back
Six-session class taught by Neil Levin, Anne E. Leibowitz Visiting Professor-in-Residence in Music

Begins Feb 21, 2018, 6pm – 8pm
15 W. 16th St.,

Register/More info

Much of Kurt Weill’s theatrical, operatic, film, and concert music is widely familiar. It continues to fascinate in its sui generis juxtapositions of styles and often seeming artistic contradictions. Less known, however, are consciously incorporated musical reflections of his pride in Jewish heritage, his Jewish persona, his early exposure to cantorial and other synagogue melos, his related inner conflicts, and his ultimate dedication to Jewish causes. This course will explore general European as well as Jewish/Judaic influences on his aggregate oeuvre. It will consider exemplary, religiously impartial, as well as deliberately Jewishly-related works in their political, historical, cultural, and social contexts, while highlighting his evocations of Hebrew poetry, traditional liturgical melodies and chants, and Jewish folk motifs....

Big Galut(e), Ithaca, NY, 21 Feb 2018

Big Galut(e) performs "The Tale of Monish"

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, 7:30 pm
Cornell University
Barnes Hall
Ithaca, NY

More info: events.cornell.edu/event/monish

A Story of Talmud and Temptation in the Shtetl
Brought to Life in Music and Dance
Inspired by I.L.Peretz
Choreography by Colby Thomas
Sponsored by the Cornell Jewish Studies Program and Department of Music

February 22, 2018

Big Galut(e), Albany, NY, 22 Feb 2018

Big Galut(e)

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018, 7:30 pm
University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave,
Albany, NY 12222

tel: 518-442-3995

More info: www.albany.org/event/the-big-galut(e)/24594/

Winner of the Simcha Prize at the 2017 International Jewish Music Festival in Amsterdam, Big Galut(e) has been described as 'soulful and unselfconsciously poignant', 'jubilant', 'a real treat for open minds', and 'a serious band with lousy American humor'.Big Galut(e) performs a unique repertoire of Jewish music spanning five continents and six centuries.

February 25, 2018

Klezmer und Klezmertänze, München, Germany, 25 Feb 2018

Klezmer und Klezmertänze

Du spielst bereits seit einiger Zeit Klezmer und möchtest wissen, was denn genau zwischen Tänzer*innen und Musiker*innen passiert, wenn getanzt wird? Dich interessiert wie Du die Tänze begleiten kannst und möchtest dazu die passende Schritte lernen? Dann ist dieser Kurs perfekt für Dich!
Gemeinsam mit dem Akkordeonisten Bartek Stanczyk werden wir erkunden wie Tanz und Musik interagieren.
Bitte zum Tanzen geeignete Schuhe mitnehmen.

Friedensstr. 18a (direkt beim Hinterausgang vom Ostbahnhof),
81671 München

Anmeldung: direkt bei mir andreapancur@aol.com, bitte Instrument angeben
Kursgebühr: 40 €