Schedule & Tickets
Washington Jewish Music Festival

May 3    Abraham, Inc.
May 10  Hadag Nahash
May 11  Shabbat in Song
May 12  Balagan Boogaloo with Diwon and Kosha Dillz
May 14  Roberto Rodriguez and the Cuban Jewish All Stars
May 15  Basya Schechter: Songs of Wonder
May 16  Yael Meyer
May 17  DeLeon
May 18  ShirLaLa Family Shabbat Service and Dinner
  Family Friendly
May 19  Moshav
May 20  Peter Himmelman  Family Friendly
            Schmekel 
May 21  The Yellow Ticket with Alicia Svigals

 Abraham, Inc.

Thursday, May 3, 8:00 pm
The Music Center at Strathmore

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
$25

A masterly mash-up of klezmer, funk and hip-hop, this unique ensemble heralds a time when boundaries are eroding, mutual respect is presumed, and musical traditions co-exist without concession or appropriation. more info...

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 Hadag Nahash

Thursday, May 10, 8:00 pm
The Fillmore Silver Spring
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD
$20; $16 Group Rate (10+)

Hadag Nahash combines funky hip-hop grooves with flavors of rock, reggae and Middle Eastern music. more info...

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 Shabbat in Song


Various Times
All around DC


Join local congregations for a Shabbat in Song. This community-wide celebration of Shabbat and music will highlight musical services and events around Washington, DC. more info...

           
 Balagan Boogaloo with Diwon and Kosha Dillz



Saturday, May 12, 10:00 pm
Eden
1716 I Street NW

$10 in advance and before 11:00 pm ($20 after 11:00 pm)

Party to a unique mix of Israeli hip-hop, bhangra, baile funk, radio remixes, 80s freestyle and a live performance by Israeli-American emcee and rapper Kosha Dillz. more info...

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 Roberto Rodriguez and the Cuban Jewish All Stars


Monday, May 14, 7:00 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
$18; $15 Discounted Member, Senior, Student

Roberto Rodriguez is a true innovator whose artistic vision synthesizes Cuban and Jewish music into an entirely new creation that breathes joy and melancholy. more info...

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 Basya Schechter: Songs of Wonder

Tuesday, May 15, 7:30 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
$15; $12 Discounted Member, Senior, Student

The newest project from Pharaoh’s Daughter’s Basya Schechter sets the Yiddish poetry of the civil rights activist and Jewish philosopher Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel to music. more info...

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 Yael Meyer



Wednesday, May 16, 8:00 pm
Sixth & I

600 I Street NW
$15 in advance, $18 at the door

Yael Meyer crafts unpretentious indie pop songs of incredible complexity. This Chilean Jewish songwriter offers a unique blend of indie folk and lounge electronica. more info...

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 DeLeon



Thursday, May 17, 7:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD
$15; $12 Discounted Member

DeLeon celebrates hip Jewish culture with high-energy, sometimes quirky, deeply passionate indie rock, infused with the mysterious and entrancing cadences of the Sephardic tradition. more info...

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 ShirLaLa Family Shabbat Service and Dinner  Family Friendly


Friday, May 18, 6:00 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
Service: Free, Dinner: Adults $15, Children $7.50 (advance reservation required)

Dynamic performer and music educator Shira Klein travels across the globe sharing her love of Jewish life and prayer with children and families of all ages. more info...

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 Moshav



Saturday, May 19, 10:00 pm
Adas Israel Congregation
2850 Quebec Street NW
$18; $15 Discounted Member, Senior, Student

Raised in a musical village in the hills between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Moshav founders Yehuda and David grew up on the sounds of Dylan, Van Morrison and Neil Young. more info...

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 Peter Himmelman  Family Friendly



Sunday, May 20, 4:00 pm
Ohev Sholom-The National Synagogue
1600 Jonquil Street NW
$10, $25 Family Ticket

Join us for a joyous Jerusalem Day family celebration with a concert by rocker Peter Himmelman followed by a barbeque dinner and bounce house for the kids! more info...

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 Schmekel



Sunday, May 20, 7:00 pm
Chief Ike's Mambo Room
1725 Columbia Road NW
$15; $12 Discounted Member, Senior, Student

Schmekel is Brooklyn's only 100% transgender, 100% Jewish, schtick-rock sensation! more info...

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 The Yellow Ticket with Alicia Svigals



Monday, May 21, 7:30 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
$15; $12 Discounted Member, Senior, Student

Alicia Svigals premieres an original score to the silent Pola Negri film The Yellow Ticket (1918). The score was commissioned by the Washington Jewish Music Festival. more info...

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Presented by the Washington DC Jewish Community Center's Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts. The Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation is the major sponsor of the Washington Jewish Music Festival.

Washington DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW at Q Street
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 518-9400

CONTACT: info@wjmf.org

MUSIC HOTLINE: (202) 777-3251

DIRECTOR: Lili Kalish Gersch, (202) 777-3254

PRESS CONTACT: Rabinowitz/Dorf Comunications

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