Live Music Calendar

Sunday, August 13th Blues & Booz at Pasaz (Allenby 94)! Blues Jam! Doors open at 22:00, admission 10 NIS. If you want to perform, sign up on the Blues & Booz fb page, or at the jam before 12:30am. Bring your own instruments 😊 Check for updates on the facebook event. Monday, August 14th The taste of “more” at Levontin 7 – each singer will perform 3 songs, leaving the audience wanting more… Onstage: Daniel Rubin, Shiran Said, Lior Holtzer, Hagar Enosh. Doors open at 20:00, show at 20:30. Admission 10 NIS. Check for updates on the facebook event.     Tuesday, August 15th Quarter to Africa at The Zone (HaRechev 13)!  Doors open at 20:30, show at 22:00. 360° of fun – the band will be performing on the floor of The Zone, in the midst of the audience. Dance, dance, dance! Early bird discount tickets are 60 NIS – get them here. Regular ticket price 80 NIS. Check for updates on the facebook event.     Yossi Fine & Ben Aylon at TEDER (9 Jaffa Road)! Part II of the Blue Desert trilogy with Dabke! Yossi Fine – guitar, Ben Aylon – drums, Lior Romano – keys. Special guests: Mohammed Koskosi – mijwiz master (wind instrument with two reed tubes that produces a sound similar to a flute); Fadel Kandeel – darbuka master, and Yosef Hassasna will lead the dabke dancing! Show at 21:00, admission FREE! Check for updates on the facebook event.        Thursday, August 17th Bint El Funk Soul & Hip Hop night at Pasaz (94 Allenby)! Bring on the Yemenite Funk! Click “going” on the event – free admission until 22:00, 30 NIS after 22:00. Regular admission: 40 NIS. Doors open at 21:00. Check for updates on the facebook event.   Friday, August 18th The Betty Bears Album Launch at the Abraham Hostel (Levontin 21)! Blues, swing & Dixieland by the amazing vocalist Ella Daniel & 7 terrific musicians: Evyatar Hermesh- Double Bass, Matan Ben Daviv- Guitar & Banjo, Oded Levi- Drums, Dor Zehavi- Piano, Avior Rokah- Trumpet, Amitai Mann- Clarinet, Bar Tal- Trombone. Special guest: Uzi Ramirez! Tickets are 60 NIS in advance – get them here. Check for updates on the facebook event.     Saturday, August 19th Liveup #1 at the Abraham Hostel (Levontin 21)! 19:30 Reiner & Shoot, 20:30 Totemo, 21:30 Ouzo Bazooka, 22:45 Kutiman. Doors open at 19:00, advance tickets 90 NIS – get them here. Check for updates on the facebook event.     Wednesday, August 23rd The radiant Ester Rada launches her new album Different Eyes at the Barby  (52 Kibbutz Galuyot)! 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.     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!     Keren Tannenbaum at Levontin 7! Doors open at 20:00, admission 40 NIS. Vocalist/violinist with original music. 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.     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, to be 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. Link to facebook event here.   Wednesday, September 13th ANNA RF will be launching their new single at the Abraham Hostel (Levontin 21)! ANNA RF make my heart dance & set my mind on fire! Doors open at 20:30, show at 21:30, tickets are 60 NIS – get them here. Check the facebook event for updates.     Thursday, October 19, 2017 InDNegev – an amazing three-day music festival in the desert! Great vibes!!! Terrific lineup: Bigfoot, Luna Abu Nassar, Sefi Zisling & Kutiman, Lucille Crew, Tiny Fingers, ANNA RF, Less Acrobats, OSOG, Antigona Rex, The Angelcy, Ester Rada, Yehu Yaron hosting Eran Tsur, The Betty Bears, BEMET, Rockfour… and many, many, more!!! In InDNegev you can hear the heartbeat of the Israeli music scene in all its different voices: Arabic, English, Amharic, Russian, Persian, Hebrew, and instrumental; rock, rap, psychedelia, electronica, punk, folk, and jazz; loud, lyric, tender and tough. InDNegev is bliss, an immersive experience of music, a three-day temporary community in the desert. (read the full review of InDNegev 2016 here) October 19 – 21, 2017. The festival will sell out, so it’s very recommended to order your tickets soon! InDNegev website, facebook event page.