Turn up the volume & beat the heat! Live music to keep you dancing to end of August!
Sunday, August 20th
The Boom Boom Boys will be performing at the Hoodna Bar (Abarbanel 13) with a very special guest – the band’s original bass player Yehuda Itzhak Halevy (just in from Madrid). Originals & covers, Rhythm & Blues – great dance music & so much fun!!! Admission FREE! Check the facebook event for updates.
Blues & Booz – Led Zeppelin Concept Night featuring Danny Shoshan – soloist of The Churchills (one of the first Israeli rock bands, active 1965 – mid 70s)! All happening at Pasaz (94 Allenby), doors open at 22:00, admission 10 NIS. Show will be followed by the traditional blues jam – if you want to perform, sign up on the Blues & Booz page. Check the facebook event for updates.
Wednesday, August 23rd
RPS Surfers will be performing at Kuli Alma (Mikve Israel 10)! Music from their recently released album Harake Gang – a tribute to the Tel Aviv bikers of the 60s. Special guests: Ella Daniel (The Betty Bears) and Eylon (The Crotches), as well as VJ Zohar Dvir & DJ Schoolmaster with pre & post show sets. Doors open at 21:30, show at 22:00 ish. Check for updates on the facebook event. Admission FREE!
The radiant Ester Rada launches her new album Different Eyes at the Barby! Special guests: Gilad Kahana, SHUZ, Lucille Crew. Doors open at 20:30, show starts an hour+ later. Tickets are 85 NIS in advance – get them here. Check the facebook event for updates.
Saturday, August 26th
The one & only Tamar Eisenman – terrific musician, composer & music producer is in Israel for one performance only – at the Barby (52 Kibbutz Galuyot)! Doors open at 20:30, show begins around an hour+ later. Tickets are 75 NIS – get them here. Check for updates on the facebook event.
Tzad Gimel will be performing at the new Bar Gyiora (Ibn Gvirol 30, basement). Indie folk-rock – mellow vocals & subversive social critique. Doors open at 19:45, show starts at 20:45. Tickets are 35 NIS in advance/45 NIS at the door – get them here. Check for updates on the facebook event.
Gili Yalo will be performing at the Abraham Hostel (Levontin 21), celebrating the release of his new single Selam. Special guests Peled, and Uri Kinrot (Boom Pam), with Sefi Zisling on trumpet, Yonatan Albalak – guitar, Noam Havkin – keyboard, Ben Aylon – drums, Amir Sadot – bass. Doors open at 21:00. Tickets are 60 NIS in advance – get them here. Check the facebook event for updates.
Sunday, August 27th
Playground – mind-blowing improv – music & dance at The Zone (Harechev 13)! Musicians: Ron Almog, Yonatan Albalak, Arthur Krasnobaev, Itamar Gross, Gershon Waisefirer & Dancers: Inbal Shahar, Gavriel Spitzer, Korina Fraiman, Avi Mazliah & Ofir Yannai! Lighting design by Liran Itzhak. Doors open at 21:00, show at 22:00. Tickets are 40 NIS in advance/50 NIS at the door – get them here. Check for updates on the facebook event.
Russell Rodberg will be performing at the Abraham Hostel (Levontin 21) – Neil Young & Friends, the songs of Neil Young, Van Morrison, Steve Miller Band CCR, Stones, & Dylan. Doors open at 21:00, admission FREE! Check for updates on the facebook event.
Tuesday, August 29th
Cut Out Club will be performing at Kuli Alma (Mikve Israel 10)! A super-group of talents with a great sound – Nitzan Horesh – vocals, guitar; Shay Roth – synth, vocals; Ben Golan – guitar, vocals; Doron Talmon – vocals, percussion; Roy Bar Yehuda – sax, flute; Yaron Sarel – bass; Itay Manber – drums. Doors open at 21:30, show around 22:30. Admission FREE! Check the facebook event for updates.
Wednesday, August 30th
Hoodna Orchestra featuring Demisu Belete at the Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat /! Ethiopian singer and poet Belete wrote the lyrics to Hoodna’s single Yelben, a song of love and yearning with a seductive beat, recorded with vocalist Tesfaye Negatu, who immigrated to Israel at the age of 15. Following that long-distance collaboration, the band began working with Belete on their new single Alem, released August 18th. The Hoodna Orchestra: Composer & musical director Ilan Smilan – Electric Guitar, Tomer Zuk – Keyboards, Amir Sadot – Bass Guitar, Elad Gellert – Baritone Saxophone, Eylon Tushiner – Tenor Saxophone, Rom Shani – Alto Saxophone, Uri Selinger- Trombone, Itamar Ben-Yakir – Trumpet, Shahar Ber – Percussion, Rani Birenbaum – Percussion, Raz Eytan – Percussion, Matan Asayag – Drums. The performance will begin just after midnight on Wednesday. Tickets are 95 NIS, with discounts available – information and online ticket orders via this link.