Live Music Calendar
Put some music in your week! Midnight East music recommendations!
Wednesday, April 26th
Sound Ports TLV hosting Turkish Psychedelic group Baba Zula & Berry Sakharof at the Abraham Hostel! Doors open at 20:00. Tickets are 123 NIS in advance – get them here. Check the facebook event for updates.
Tal Cohen Shalev is back in Israel for one performance at Bar Giora (4 Bar Giora – corner of Dizengof)! With some wonderful musicians: Maytal Michaeli, Itay Mazilo, and Tomer Zuk (Hoodna Orchestra, Boom Boom Boys). Doors open at 20:00, show starts later… Check the facebook event for updates.
A-WA at the Barby! The happening Yemenite electro-groove trio is celebrating: their debut album Habib Galbi (produced by Balkan Beat Box’s Tomer Yosef) has gone gold! Special guest at the concert – HaDag Nachash! Doors open at 20:30, show around 22:00. Tickets are 85 NIS in advance/100 NIS at the door – get them here. Check the facebook event for updates.
International Beyoncé Day at Pasaz (94 Allenby)! Doors open at 22:00, admission free until 23:00, after 23:00 it’s 30 NIS. Check for updates on the facebook event.
Friday, April 28th
Saturday, April 29th
Psoy Korolenko & The Israelifts at The Zone! CD release party with his new ensemble the Israelifts (Gershon Leizerson, Yaniv Taichman, Eli Preminger, Regev Baruch) – “Equine, Canine, Soldier, Whore” – songs of Jewish soldiers from the Soviet Union and Czarist Russia, all in Yiddish, all in new contemporary arrangements. More mayhem – Psoy & Oy Division, Psoy & Krutogolov (bass & saw), Psoy solo piano & vocals – awesome klezmer mania in English, Russian, Yiddish & Hebrew! Doors open at 21:30, tickets are 90 NIS – get them here. Check the facebook event for updates.
Tuesday, May 2nd
Saturday, May 6th
RPS Surfers launch their new album Harake Gang at the Abraham Hostel (21 Levontin). Terrific lineup – opening will be Uzi Navon and Tel Aviv Girls. Special guests include: Uri Brauner Kinrot (Boom Pam & Ouzo Bazooka), Liron Amram, Uzi Ramirez, Nitzan Horesh (Electra & Cut Out Club, & Daniela Milo (Beta Zinq). DJ sets – Markey Funk & Ofer Tal (Schoolmaster) and on the sound – Uri Wertheim (Mixmonster). Doors open at 19:00. Tickets are 50 NIS in advance, 120 NIS with album – get them here. Check for updates on the facebook event.
Tuesday, May 9th
Music from the Blue Desert – Yossi Fine & Ben Aylon at The Zone (13 HaRechev). Doors open at 21:30. Tickets are 50 NIS in advance/60 NIS at the door – get them here. Check the facebook event for updates.
Wednesday, May 10th
Didge 2 Didge – Israel Digeridoo Gathering & Contest at Beit Liba (1 Migdal, Neve Tzedek). The competition winner will receive a ticket to France to participate in the international competition. Last year’s winner, Aborigiman took second place in France! Doors open at 20:00, competition begins at 21:00. Tickets: audience 33 NIS, audience + donation 54 NIS, participant 107 NIS– link to ticket purchase here. Check the facebook event for updates.
Thursday, May 11th
Reggae singer-songwriter Al Campbell performing in Israel for the first time at The Zone (13 HaRechev), backed by My Lord Sound! Opening for Al Campbell will be Easy Rider, after-party with Bless & Mercy. Rock Steady, Roots Reggae & Rub a Dub. Doors open at 21:00, show at 22:00. Early bird tickets (limited amount) 60 NIS! Get them here. Tickets are 70 NIS in advance/80 NIS at the door. Check the facebook event for updates.
Thursday, May 18th
Yearot Menashe Music Festival – May 18 – 20 – Three days of music in one of the most serene and beautiful places in Israel, just around the corner from Armageddon, in the hills of Menashe. Among this year’s performers: Eviatar Banai with his new album, Noam Banai performing with his father Meir Banai’s band, The Buttering Trio with Ester Rada; Gilad Kahana with MALOX; Orphaned Land with a special guest (their only performance in Israel this year); Yael Deckelbaum and the Women’s Peace Ensemble! And so many more… Tickets are 370 NIS full price, you can still get early bird tickets at 300 NIS (while available) – get them here. Single day tickets are also available. Full lineup and all the information is on the website, more info and updates on the facebook event.
Shai Tsabari and the Mediterranean Groove All Stars at the Abraham Hostel (21 Levontin). Shai Tsabari sings so true, with a voice that reaches out for miles around, beyond all genres. It doesn’t matter what kind of music you like, to hear Shai Tsabari is to love him. (Read more & photos here) Doors open at 20:30, show at 22:00. Tickets are 75 NIS in advance/85 at the door – get them here. Check for updates on the facebook event.
Monday, May 22nd
Wednesday, May 24th
HaHatzer HaAhorit – The Backyard at the Barby – 360° performance! Seated performance, doors open at 20:30, show begins 1 hour + after. Tickets are 95 NIS in advance/115 NIS at the door – get them here. Check for updates on the facebook event.