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Yidstock 2015: The Festival of New Yiddish Music

2015

Jul 16

Thu

10:00am

to

Jul 19

Sun

10:00pm

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Yidstock 2016: The Festival of New Yiddish Music
Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17, 2016
 
For the Yidstock 2015 schedule please see below: 
 

Thursday, July 16 through Sunday, July 19, 2015
RAIN OR SHINE
 
YIDSTOCK 2015 will bring the best in klezmer and new Yiddish music to the stage at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Don't miss out on what promises to be a great festival of music and related events.
 
PLEASE NOTE: You can purchase a Festival Pass, a Concert Pass, or tickets to individual events as listed below.
 

 
· CONCERT SCHEDULE ·
 
Thursday, July 16
MEMBERS | $38          GENERAL ADMISSION | $45
 
Friday, July 17
The Helen and Irving Sunshine Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $25          GENERAL ADMISSION | $32
 
Saturday, July 18
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $40
 
Sunday, July 19
MEMBERS | $25          GENERAL ADMISSION | $32          CHILDREN (UNDER 18) | $20
 
The Bernard and Reva Broder Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $25          GENERAL ADMISSION | $32          CHILDREN (UNDER 18) | $20
 
MEMBERS | $25          GENERAL ADMISSION | $32
 
 
 
· WORKSHOP & TALK SCHEDULE ·
 
Thursday, July 16
1pm | TALK - A Lens on Jewish Culture, with filmmaker Erik Anjou
Made possible by the Stanley R. Epstein Fund at the Yiddish Book Center
MEMBERS | $8          GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 
3pm | TALK - Knish: Jewish Soul Food, with author Laura Silver
MEMBERS | $8          GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 
 
Friday, July 17
MEMBERS | $5          GENERAL ADMISSION | $8
 
MEMBERS | $5          GENERAL ADMISSION | $8
 
1pm | WORKSHOP - Yiddish Dance 101, with Steve Weintraub
MEMBERS | $8          GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 
2pm | WORKSHOP - Nigunim, with Frank London, Polina Shepherd, and Merlin Shepherd
MEMBERS | $8          GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 
3pm | TALK - Inside the YIVO Sound Archives, with Lorin Sklamberg
MEMBERS | $5          GENERAL ADMISSION | $8
 
 
Saturday, July 18
*10:30am | WORKSHOP - Instrumental Klezmer for Kids, with Brian Bender
MEMBERS | $8          GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 
*1pm | WORKSHOP - Build-a-Sher and Other Dance Sets, with Steve Weintraub
MEMBERS | $8          GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 
*1pm | WORKSHOP - Instrumental Klezmer, with Brian Bender
MEMBERS | $8          GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 
MEMBERS | $5          GENERAL ADMISSION | $8
 
*4pm | TALK - How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going? with Seth Rogovoy and Yidstock artists
MEMBERS | $5          GENERAL ADMISSION | $8
 
*Advanced sales only. Please purchase a ticket to guarantee admission. Admission will be free of charge at the door in recognition of Shabbos, but space is not guaranteed.
 
 
Sunday, July 19
10am | WORKSHOP - Lomir Zingen! Yiddish Song Workshop, with Asya Vaisman Schulman
MEMBERS | $8          GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 
1:30pm | TALK - A "Nice Jewish Boy," with Socalled
MEMBERS | $5          GENERAL ADMISSION | $8
 
FREE - Space is limited. RSVP required.
 

 
Tickets may be purchased for individual events.
 
**Festival Pass: $220/member, $260/general admission
  • Festival Pass includes admission to all concerts, talks, and workshops.* A limited number of passes are available. We recommend that you purchase your pass early as Festival Passes sell out quickly.
    *Space must be reserved in advance for the lectures and workshops. After purchasing your Festival Pass you will receive an email containing a form in which you must select the lectures and workshops that you'd like to attend as part of Yidstock 2015. Space is not guaranteed in the talks and workshops if you do not complete your transaction using the reservation system after purchasing a festival pass.
**Festival Passes will be available to members February 23rd. General admission Festival Passes will be available beginning Sunday, March 8th.
 
 
**Concert Pass: $160/member
  • Concert Pass includes admission to all concerts during Yidstock 2015. A limited number of passes are available. We recommend that you purchase your pass early as Concert Passes sell out early. 
  • Concert Passes do not guarantee admission to the lectures and workshops. We recommend arriving at the start of each lecture or workshop should space become available.
**Concert Passes are available to members of the Yiddish Book Center only.
 
Become a member or renew your membership now to take advantage of the member discount.
 

 
PLEASE NOTE: Lineup is subject to change. All ticket sales are final. We cannot accommodate refunds or exchanges.
 

Location:
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst MA 01002
February 12, 2015