Music for (almost) every day of the week… Midnight East recommends:
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.
MONDAY, MARCH 26TH
Maytal Michaeli at Tmuna (8 Soncino) with songs from her debut album I am a Project! Doors open at 21:30, show at 22:15. Tickets are 40 NIS in advance/60 NIS at the door – order online via this link.Check the facebook event for updates.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28TH
Ronald Reggae and the Inhalers will be launching his new clip Jamaican Rhapsody at The Zone (13 HaRechev)! Onstage: Ronald – guitar and lead vocals, Yair Tzabari – drums and vocals, Shay Hamani – bass, Amit Sagie – guitar and vocals, Arthur Krasnobaev – trumpet and vibes, Yaron Ouzana – trombone, Matan Maman – trombone, Tomer George Cohen – saxophone, Idan K – percussion, Sound & DJ – Yossi Fine. Doors open at 21:00, show at 22:30. Tickets are 40 in advance/50 NIS at the door – order online via this link. Check for updates on the facebook event.
SATURDAY, MARCH 31ST
Kolot Me Africa at TEDER (9 Jaffa Road)! On the program: SeneGambia Vibez with Ben Aylon, Ian Aylon and Yair Hashahar (link to music) ; the Makbel Band from Eritrea (link to music) ; Darfur Star – traditional music of the region, with Egyptian influences (link to music); Kolot Me Africa DJ set before & after – Adam Rotbard, Shira Shiwa Shvadron & Ofir Blum. Doors open at 16:00, admission free. Check for updates on the facebook event.
SUNDAY, APRIL 1ST
Music against deportation at the Bascula (72 HaRakevet)! Women and men, Israelis and asylum seekers, will be performing voluntarily, Demanding Israeli government to stop deportation immediately and create a responsible solution for both asylum seekers and residents of southern Tel Aviv neighborhoods. Performing:
Hachatser Ha’Achorit- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soAS_I2ZhNc
Rotem Bar Or- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFmSRwCNeP8
System Ali –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N94SThV4E90
Yonatan Shapira- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6eJSIZnZ-0
Abdush & Eli- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl4ztaYz2bk&feature=youtu.be
Michael Greilsammer- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_C-aGeOO3g
Nila from Darfur- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdR9547sNYQ
The Great Machine- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g7F2Dob76o
The Djamchid Sisters- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5vUEkJLy2Q
Chura Band- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FBPefamD9c
Cholot Theater- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZQ-qp0AFE0
And other surprises to come…Doors open at 19:00, admission free. Check for updates on the facebook event.
Geshem at The Cuckoo’s Nest (Noam 3)! Geshem – Shuzin – keys, voice; Yonatan Albalak – guitar, synth, voice; Aviv Cohen (Sol Monk) – drums will be hosting: Keren Dun (Buttering Trio), Jenny Penkin, Alon Lotringer. Doors open at 21:00, tickets are 30 NIS. Check for updates on the facebook event.