Monthly Archives: July 2008

Walt Mahovlich+Steven Greenman in Cambridge, MA

Walt Mahovlich+Steven Greenman
The Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge St.,
Cambridge, MA (Inman Square)
August 4, 7pm, $10

Please welcome Walt Mahovlich (clarinet), frequently here in the Boston area and a
regular at Balkan Night. Steven Greenman (violin) was featured at the Lowell folk
festival last year with his band, Stempenyu’s Dream. Together, they are on fire.
They also comprise two fifths of the great Cleveland Eastern European music band,
Harmonia; and are original members of the international Klezmer band, Budowitz.
Having them appear and perform together is a Boston-area first. Let’s make them feel
welcome. And do come to enjoy some amazing music.


PHARAOHS DAUGHTER at Summer On the Hudson


Summer On the Hudson, one of New York City s largest free summer festivals,
continues its eighth season with a summer of unique contemporary music events at
Riverside Park South. Summer On The Hudson is an Annual Arts and Cultural Festival
in Riverside Park South Presented by The New York City Department Of Parks &

Contact Information for all events: Telephone 311, or (212) 408-0219, or visit, or

Music Events:

Date: Sundays, July 13 to August 24
Event: Acoustic Sundays
Time: 7:00pm 9:00pm
Location: Pier I, Riverside Park South, Manhattan.
Description: Enjoy spectacular sunsets over the Hudson as you listen to some of New
York s best jazz, R&B, and world music. Sponsored by Riverside South Properties.…

Middle Eastern Music and Dance Retreat

Imagine – a week long, all day and all night, music and dance with
master musicians and dancers in a magical red wood forest:

August 17 – 24, 2008

Middle Eastern Music and Dance Retreat
Omar Faruk Tekbilek
Yuval Ron
Naser Musa
Souhail Caspar
Dror Sinai
and many more world music artists of Middle Eastern music and dance.

Location: Mendocino, CA
Registration and more information:

Alicia live at Battery Park

Alicia Svigals’ Klezmer Fiddle Express at River to River Festival
Alicia’s band, with pianist Marilyn Lerner, bassist Brian Glassman
and drummer Grant Smith, closes out the Emma Lazarus Birthday
Celebration, a Yiddish/klezmer concert presented by the Workmen’s
Circle/Arbeter-Ring as part of Yiddishfest 2008. Also on the
bill: Pharaoh’s Daughter and the Three Yiddish Divas.

Time: 7:00pm
Date: July 16, 2008
Location: Battery Park
Price: Free
Phone: 212.683.7816

Click here for more info

Concert to Welcome Sderot Children to Boston

Join Shaloh House at an exciting concert by “Oneg Shemesh”
of the famous Moshav Band of Israel.
Tuesday, July 8th at 4:00 p.m.
Shaloh House Auditorium
29 Chestnut Hill Ave. (2nd floor )
Brighton, MA 02135

Delicious Refreshments

Join us in warmly welcoming these
children to Shaloh House’s summer camp.
Interact with them, and let them experience first-hand our
Ahavat Yisrael for these brave children.
You’ll be glad you came.
For more information, please call 617-787-2200

Klezperanto in Boston

Klezperanto’s back in Boston in an exciting double bill with The Wiyos

SUNDAY JULY 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the STUART STREET PLAYHOUSE, corner of Charles and Stuart Streets in the heart of Boston’s theater district, with very special guests, THE WIYOS, “Vaudevillian Ragtime-Blues and Hillbilly Swing”

You can read all about them at where you can see pictures, check out their tour schedule and press stuff, and hear samples, but it’s even BETTER to see this amazing ensemble LIVE!

Price: $15.00 in advance, $20.00 day of concert

To purchase tickets online visit Tele-Charge Online
To purchase tickets by phone call 800-447-7400*
*Service fees may apply
To purchase tickets in person visit the Stuart Street Playhouse Box Office 200 Stuart Street (in the Radisson Hotel Boston).…

Concert klezmer pour les 10 ans de l’Atelier Romand de Langues Bibliques


Concert klezmer pour les 10 ans de l’Atelier Romand de Langues Bibliques

Samedi 5 juillet 2008 – 20h30 Cret-Berard (Puidoux, VD, CH)

Un large repertoire de musique klezmer, yiddish et sefarades, avec des
chants dont certains peuvent etre repris en chour.

Le groupe HOTEGEZUGT (”cause toujours” en yiddish) se forme et se deforme
depuis 1996 grace — des musiciens qui se passionnent pour les diverses
musiques juives. Il perpetue la tradition sans la figer et metisse le
klezmer avec les musiques d’aujourd’hui.

Entre : 20.- (etudiants, chomeurs, AVS : 10.-)
Informations et reservations: tl. 0041 21 946 03 60 ou
Acces en voiture: par Puidoux-Village (sortie d’autoroute no 13: Chexbres)
En train: Gare de Puidoux-Chexbres. Cret-Berard vient vous chercher sur
demande !

Rona Kenan Workshop

Rona Kenan Workshop
“An intimate session of music and talk.”
This event is planned to start at 6:00 pm on Jul 8, 2008 at SOAS.

an Israeli Singer/Songwriter on Tuesday 8th July (6 – 9pm) in a workshop all about her songs and the Israeli music scene. Plus there will be a jam afterwards so bring your instruments. Singer Songwriters all welcome!

Room G3, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG