The brochure is in the mail. The Facebook and email notices have gone out. It is time to get psyched for the second annual Boston Jewish Music Festival, bringing two weeks of great music to Greater Boston March 6-20.
With 18 events, 25 community partners, and over 250 singers and musicians playing for you, this year’s Festival is quite an overview of the latest in Jewish music. From hip hop to the Hasidic, from a live soundtrack to a classic Yiddish silent movie to four unique Kabbalat Shabbat programs, from a dance party with Joe Jackson’s and Paul Simon’s Latin percussionist to a moving multi-media commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
Here’s the schedule.
Sunday, March 6
1:00 pm Maurice Sendak’s Pincus and The Pig, Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton
4:00 pm The Cloth From Which We Are Cut, Temple Israel of Boston
Wednesday, March 9
8:00 pm Yasmin Levy – Somerville Theater
Thursday, March 10
8:00 pm Yemen Blues – Somerville Theater
Sunday, March 13
2:00 pm Totally Bernstein, Sanders Theater, Cambridge
3:00 pm The Israel Folk Dance Festival , Kresge Auditorium, MIT
7:30 pm Neshama Carlebach with the Green Pastiues Baptist Church Choir, Temple Emanuel, Newton
Monday, March 14
7:30 pm Jewish Luck With One Ring Zero , Regent Theater, Arlington
Tuesday, March 15
7:30 pm Kol B’Seder and Friends , Rashi School, Dedham
Wednesday, March 16
7:30 pm A Showcase of Soviet Talent , Makor Center/Temple Bnai Moshe, Brighton
Thursday, March 17
8:00 pm SoCalled and Klezwoods, Veronique, Brookline
Saturday, March 19
8:00 pm Roberto Juan Rodriguez and his Cuban Jewish Jazz Allstars , Acacia at Indian Meadow Country Club, Westborough
Sunday, March 20
8:00 pm Finding Harmony, The Best of A Capella , Gann Academy, Waltham
For complete information, for tickets, to donate, or to volunteer, please visit bostonjewishmusicfestival.org.