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Jewish/Israel - MUSIC [clear filter]
Saturday, May 26
 

6:15pm PDT

The Moody Jews of Boise
Klezmer, Ladino, Jewish Jazz

Performers
TM

The Moody Jews of Boise

The Moody Jews of Boise play high-energy klezmer (Eastern European), Jewish-American jazz, Sephardic (Middle Eastern and Spanish) and Israeli tunes. Audience favorites at events like Deli Days: Idaho’s Jewish Festival, World Village Festival, and Hyde Park street fair, the Moody... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:15pm - 6:45pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage: Sponsored by Western WA Toyota Dealers 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

11:00am PDT

Hora Tzigane Klezmer Ensemble
Klezmer in the Moment

Performers
HT

Hora Tzigane Klezmer Ensemble

Martin Morgenbesser, Accordion & Melodica: A native New Yorker, Martin grew up with the sound of old-time Yiddish music, aka Klezmer, ringing in his ears. They're still ringing.Andrew Ehrlich, Violin: From Canada to America, Andrew has traveled the road of the peripatetic musician... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
Bagley Wright Theatre Sponsored by KUOW 155 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

11:45am PDT

Kesselgarden
Jewish Klezmer Music

Performers
K

Kesselgarden

Kesselgarden has been performing in the PNW since 2003. We play Klezmer music, the instrumental Jewish folk music of Eastern Europe. Our music originates mostly from Ukraine, Romania, Moldova and Poland and we are particularly fond of the Klezmer music of the late 19th and early 20th... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Bagley Wright Theatre Sponsored by KUOW 155 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

12:30pm PDT

Frank Krasnowsky
Yiddish stories in song.

Performers
FK

Frank Krasnowsky

Frank Krasnowsky is returning to Folklife after being absent from the stage for approximately 15 years. Formerly one half of the well-loved duo Chutzpah, Frank is a living library of Jewish folk songs. He sings in Yiddish & Ladino, weaving in English translations, many of which he... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:30pm - 1:00pm PDT
Bagley Wright Theatre Sponsored by KUOW 155 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Let's All Sing Favorite Yiddish Songs
With Harvey Niebulski

Performers
LA

Let's All Sing Favorite Yiddish Songs

Sing beloved favorite songs along with us in the Yiddish language. All songs will be taught. Words for all songs (in transliteration) will be provided. We will sample the treasure trove of Yiddish songs recorded by the Theodore Bikel.


Sunday May 27, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm PDT
Cornish Courtyard 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

1:15pm PDT

The Klez Katz
Klezmer Mit a Spritz!

Performers
TK

The Klez Katz

The Klez Katz are dedicated to the preservation and encouragement of the rich musical heritage of the Yiddish diaspora. Their repertoire encompasses freilach, bulgar, sher, terkishe, khosidl, theater music, folk songs and even the odd klezmer-influenced jazz tune, performed on tenor... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 1:15pm - 1:45pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

Klezmer & Yiddish Jam 101
With Harvey Niebulski

Performers
KA

Klezmer & Yiddish Jam 101

With Harvey Niebulski


Monday May 28, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
Boeing Green 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:15pm PDT

Malke and the Boychiks
Old-fashioned Klezmer with Verve

Performers
MA

Malke and the Boychiks

Malke and the Boychiks is composed of four experienced klezmer musicians with an exquisite taste for the best material from the heyday of the genre in the 1920s and 30s. Trumpeter Peter Lippman founded the first klezmer band in Seattle, back in 1980: the Mazel Tov Klezmer Band in... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 4:15pm - 4:45pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage: Sponsored by Western WA Toyota Dealers 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109