Music for (almost) every day of the week… Midnight East recommends:
SUNDAY, MARCH 18TH
MONDAY, MARCH 19TH
Ronen Green – full band performance at Levontin 7! Ronen Green – vocals, guitar, harmonica; Shani Shavit – vocals & bass; Adi Rotem – electric guitar; Stav Lipitz – drums. Doors open at tickets are 40 NIS in advance/50 NIS at the door – order online via this link. Check for updates on the facebook event.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20TH
Les Dynamites album release show at TEDER (9 Jaffa Road)! Opening will be the RPS Surfers & special guests Uzi Ramirez (Ramirez Brothers) and Itamar Pinchi (Monte Fiori). Doors open at 20:00, show begins later. Admission free. Check the facebook event for updates.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21ST
Ladies First Festival – a night of music, dance, poetry at Levontin 7 ! Performers include: Dana Berger, Aya Korem, Gal de Paz and Omer Goshen, Ruth Dolores Weiss, Echo, Michal Lotan, Ella Greenbaum and more… It’s an evening of creative women in support of Turning the Tables, an NGO that provides economic and professional empowerment to women who exit the cycle of sex traffic and prostitution. Doors open at 20:00. Tickets are 50 NIS in advance/60 NIS at the door – order online via this link. Check for updates on the facebook event.
FRIDAY, MARCH 23RD
The Israel Jazz Orchestra at The Zone (13 HaRechev)! Celebrating the release of their 5th album, Nine Tales One Story, the orchestra will host a series of concerts with guest musicians who took part in the recordings. The album includes 9 new compositions, each by a different composer, reflecting the diversity of contemporary jazz. This concert’s guest – Hanan Ben Ari. Musicians: Avi Lebovich Yair Slutzki Yaron Ouzana – trombones; Arthur Krasnobaev Yuval Peleg – trumpets; Alon Farber Tal Varon Yehonatan Cohen Yuval Tabachnik – saxophones; Nitzan Bar – guitar; Tomer Bar – keyboards; Mickey Warshai – bass; Ron Almog – drums; guest Hanan Ben Ari. Afternoon concert, doors open at 14:00. Tickets are 60 NIS in advance/70 NIS at the door, and a combined ticket for the series is 150 NIS – order online via this link. Check the facebook event for updates.
SUNDAY, MARCH 25TH
Blues & Booz are celebrating their 5th anniversary! The Sunday night tradition of a blues jam with originals, covers, so many really cool guests over the past 5 years, as well as lots of whiskey, means that there’s a lot to celebrate! It’s all happening at the Barby (52 Kibbutz Galuyot) on Sunday (of course!), March 25, 2018! On stage will be the Blues & Booz house band: Dor Nagar – vocals, Sharon Levy – guitar, Shay Hamani – bass, Nimrod Shemesh – harmonica, Eran Porat – drums. There’s an exciting lineup of special guests: Itzhak Klepter – founding member of The Churchills (1965 – 1967) and Kaveret (1973 – 1976), landmarks in Israeli rock history; Geva Alon – blues/folk/rock singer-songwriter; Maor Cohen – soloist & founding member of Zikney Zfat; Gal de Paz – singer-songwriter, leader of The Paz Band & vocalist with Lucille; Peter Roth – member of Monica Sex, released a solo album & joint album with Arik Einstein; Lazer Lloyd – blues/rock guitar & original blues; Roy Young – rhythm & blues vocalist, has toured with Marvin Gaye, Al Green; Ofer Amichai – blues/folk/rock singer-songwriter, leader of Twin Tree Grove; Omri Skop – guitarist who’s collaborated with many singers & bands.
Doors open at 20:30, show will begin an hour+ later. Early bird tickets are 105 NIS, regular price 125 NIS in advance/145 NIS at the door, and may be ordered online via this link. Check for updates on the facebook event.