New Groups

The Other Europeans 1st USA & Canada Tour

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: .


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 –; $10 advance, $12 day
of show.…


medieval musiciansSefarad in Israel
Avi Avital, Mandolin, Bari Moscovitz-Seidelman, Guitar, and Silvia Corsi, Actress, come together as Sefarad, a program that “combines unique musical arrangements of Ladino songs and ancient Sephardic Jewish Romances…”