Fresh on the heels of their first Grammy nomination for their innovative
collaboration with the Woody Guthrie archives, The Klezmatics will perform
two shows at Manhattan S.O.B. on January 21st.
The Klezmatics with special guests Susan McKeown and Boo Reiners
Double bill with Hugh Masekela
Showcasing songs from Wonder Wheel, Woody Guthrie Happy
Joyous Hanukkah, and the Klezmatics 20-year career.
Sunday, January 21st
1st show- Doors: 6:30pm Hugh Masekela: 7:15pm – The Klezmatics: 8:15pm
2nd show- Doors: 9:30pm The Klezmatics: 10pm – Hugh Masekela: 11pm
Where: S.O.B. 200 Varick Street, NYC
Info and tickets: www.klezmatics.com
The band’s partnership with the Woody Guthrie Archives has yielded two
acclaimed albums, ‘Wonder Wheel – Lyrics by Woody Guthrie’ and ‘Woody
Guthrie’s Happy Joyous Hanukkah,’ both released by the Jewish Music
Group, and spawned a remarkable run of praise, with raves in print ranging from
4 star reviews in Blender to an “A” in the Village Voice, as well as
segments on NPR’s All Things Considered and Fresh Air
The Klezmatics – hailed for an adventurous sound that melds world music, =
American traditions, and the rich tapestry of Yiddish culture – have =
received a nomination in the Best Contemporary World Music category for =
‘Wonder Wheel.’ Awards ceremony February 11.