A band called “The Other Europeans” is offering a series of concerts on a tour through the Northeast and Canada this summer. For those that love klezmer or roma music, it’s a “must” concert for the summer. They will be at: Aug 15-22, Klezkanada; Aug 25-26, National Yiddish Book Center (Amherst, MA); Aug 27-29, American Folk Festival (Bangor, ME); Aug 31, Johnny D’s (Boston, MA); Sep 1, Montreal Jewish Music Festival; Sep 4-6, Ashkenaz (Toronto). To learn more about the band and see concert details: http://other-europeans-band.eu/7-0-Tourdates.htsml .
A new London based klezmer band has put up their website and are ready to play. The band are five young musicians from the Royal Academy of Music. They have some audio clips to give you an idea of their style.
Shpatzirin is a new organization in NYC devoted to new Jewish music. It’s created a series of events raising awareness of Jewish culture and the avante garde. Thursday, June 10th @ 7:00PM – “Hip-Hip Machers”
Roosevelt Park-Hester St. between Chrystie St. & Forsyth St.
– B/D to Grand; or 6 to Canal; or J/Z to Bowery
Performances by Akil Dasan and Vanessa Hidary, followed by a screening
of Joey Garfield’s “Breath Control: A History of the Human Beatbox”
VERY IMPORTANT: check the website for last minute site changes!
Matisyahu: Thurs, June 17th @ Southpaw
125 5th Avenue, Park Slope Brooklyn, 18+, 8PM doors
Matisyahu brings it back to Brooklyn Thurs, June 17th with Dub is a
Weapon. Tickets on sale now – www.ticketweb.com; $10 advance, $12 day
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A 6-member klezmer group in Budapest led by Laszlo Szirtes. Laszlo arranges the klezmer and Yiddish music. The website is in Hungarian. It is kept current with dates and places of gigs and performances, and with photos of the group, and contact information. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org