2013 Schedule & Tickets
Washington Jewish Music Festival 

April 28  Noa
May 1    Mika Karni and Kol Dodi
May 2    The Maccabeats
May 2    Sarah Aroeste and Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird
May 3    Shabbat in Song
May 4    A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff by Alicia Jo Rabins
May 5    WJMF in the Park
May 6    Defiant Requiem
May 7   
Frank London's Klezmer Brass All-Stars' Klezmer-Bhangra Extravaganza
May 8    The Big Broadway Sing-Along!
May 9    Joshua Nelson 
May 11  Shai Wosner

Noa

Sunday, April 28, 7:30 pm
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center

7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD
$38; $32 Discounted Member, Student, Senior; $100 VIP (includes private reception and priority seating)

Celebrated Israeli artist Noa (Achinoam Nini) will kick off the 2013 Washington Jewish Music Festival with an homage to the beautiful Hebrew songs that inspired her personally and have molded Israeli culture and consciousness for the past 50 years. more info...

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Mika Karni and Kol Dodi

Wednesday, May 1, 8:00 pm
Sixth and I
600 I Street NW
$15 in advance; $20 at the door

Led by Israel's acclaimed female vocalist Mika Karni, this ensemble of Israeli, Moroccan, Yemenite and Ethiopian musicians and singers combines traditional Jewish melodies with African rhythms and a dash of folk. more info...

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The Maccabeats


Thursday, May 2, 7:00 pm
Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital
6045 16th Street NW
$15; $50 priority seating

With over 10 million YouTube views and numerous television appearances, the Maccabeats aren't your average college a cappella group. more info...

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Sarah Aroeste and Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird



Thursday, May 2, 7:30 pm
Artistphere
1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA

$25; $20 Discounted Member, Student, Senior

The outsized sensuous sounds of the Sephardic tradition meet their match in the raucous balladeer-ing of Eastern Europe. more info...

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Shabbat in Song

Friday, May 3, 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...

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A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff by Alicia Jo Rabins

Saturday, May 4, 9:00 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
$20; $15 Discounted Member, Student, Senior

Girls in Trouble frontwoman Alicia Jo Rabins explores the spiritual implications of the financial collapse. more info...

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WJMF in the Park



Sunday, May 5, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Stead Park

1625 P Street NW
FREE

A day of free concerts with games and fun for all ages! Featuring performances from children's music sensation Robbie Schaefer (of Eddie From Ohio), footstomping bluegrass fusion group Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys and biblical bubblegum pop duo Stereo Sinai. more info...

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Defiant Requiem



Monday, May 6, 7:30 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
$11

Emmy winner Bebe Neuwirth narrates the little-known story of a group of Theresienstadt prisoners who bravely organize a powerful form of musical resistance. more info...

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Frank London's Klezmer Brass All-Stars' Klezmer-Bhangra Extravaganza featuring Deep Singh



Tuesday, May 7, 7:30 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
$25; $20 Discounted Member, Student, Senior

Indian and Jewish music collide! Trumpeter Frank London of the Klezmatics joins master percussionist Deep Singh to present a new look at old traditions. more info...

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The Big Broadway Sing-Along!



Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
$15; $12 Discounted Member, Student, Senior

Belt like Barbra! Sing along to your favorite show tunes from Jewish Broadway (aka Broadway)--everyone from Rodgers and Hammerstein and the Gershwins to Kander and Ebb, Schwartz, Sondeheim and more. more info...

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Joshua Nelson



Thursday, May 9, 7:30 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
$30, $25 Discounted Member, Student, Senior

Joshua Nelson was inspired to become a gospel singer after he heard an album by gospel superstar Mahalia Jackson when he was just eight years old. more info...

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Shai Wosner



Saturday, May 11, 2:00 pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
2700 F Street NW
$38

Israeli-born pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity and creative insight. 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

TICKET INFORMATION

For WJMF concerts at the DCJCC, Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital and Montgomery Arts Cultural Arts Center, purchase tickets in advance at wjmf.org or call (202) 777-3251. 

Same-day tickets are available for purchase 45 minutes before the event, subject to availability.

All ticket sales are final. 

Washington DCJCC members, seniors over 65, students with ID and groups of eight or more may purchase tickets at discounted rates when applicable.

All events are general admission. Reserved seating is available for patrons with special needs. Please email info@wjmf.org or call (202) 777-3251 for assistance.

See Sixth & I and The Kennedy Center for ticket policies at those venues.

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