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Yidstock 2016: The Festival of New Yiddish Music

2016

Jul 14

Thu

10:00am

to

Jul 17

Sun

10:00pm

Register
YIDSTOCK 2016 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 Concert Pass or tickets to individual events as listed below.

 
· CONCERT SCHEDULE ·

Thursday, July 14
8 P.M. | CONCERT - The Klezmer Conservatory Band, with special guest vocalists Eleanor Reissa and Lorin Sklamberg plus Frank London
The Joan A. Backman Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $42     GENERAL ADMISSION | $48

Friday, July 15
2:30 P.M. | CONCERT - Eleanor Reissa
The Helen & Irving Sunshine Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $28     GENERAL ADMISSION | $35

5:30 P.M. | CONCERT - Sklamberg & the Shepherds
MEMBERS | $28     GENERAL ADMISSION | $35

Saturday, July 16
8 P.M. | CONCERT - The Klezmatics Thirtieth Anniversary Show
MEMBERS | $42     GENERAL ADMISSION | $48

Sunday, July 17
12 P.M. | CONCERT - Paul Shapiro's Ribs & Brisket Revue
The Bernard and Reva Broder Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $28     GENERAL ADMISSION | $35

3 P.M. | CONCERT - Frank London-Merlin Shepherd Group
MEMBERS | $28     GENERAL ADMISSION | $35

7:30 P.M. | CONCERT - Yidstock All-Stars in a Musical Tribute to Sholem Aleichem
MEMBERS | $28     GENERAL ADMISSION | $35

 

· WORKSHOP & TALK SCHEDULE ·

Thursday, July 14
1 P.M. | TALK - The Essential Klezmer, with Seth Rogovoy
Made possible by the Stanley R. Epstein Fund at the Yiddish Book Center.
MEMBERS | $5     GENERAL ADMISSION | $8

3 P.M. | WORKSHOP - Choral Workshop, with Polina Shepherd
MEMBERS | $10     GENERAL ADMISSION | $12

Friday, July 15
11 A.M. | TALK - Klezmer in Jewish Philadelphia, with Hankus Netsky
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

11 A.M. | WORKSHOP - Yiddish Dance 101: How to Dance to Klezmer Music, with Steve Weintraub
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

1 P.M. | WORKSHOP - Nigunim, with Lorin Sklamberg and Polina Shepherd
MEMBERS | $10     GENERAL ADMISSION | $12

1 P.M. | TALK - Rockin’ the Shtetl: From the Old World to the New, with Seth Rogovoy
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

Saturday, July 16
*11:30 A.M. | WORKSHOP - Choral Workshop, with Polina Shepherd
MEMBERS | $10     GENERAL ADMISSION | $12

*12:30 P.M. | WORKSHOP - Build-a-Sher Yiddish Dance Workshop, with Steve Weintraub
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

*1 P.M. | WORKSHOP - Instrumental Klezmer, with Brian Bender
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

*2:30 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION - Lauren Brody, Eleanor Reissa, and Polina Shepherd
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

*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 17
10 A.M. | WORKSHOP - Lomir Zingen! Yiddish Song Workshop, with Asya Vaisman Schulman
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

1:45 P.M. | TALK - Inside the YIVO Sound Archive, with Lorin Sklamberg
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10
 


Tickets may be purchased for individual events.


 

Concert Pass: $190/member, $230/general admission

Concert Pass includes admission to all concerts during Yidstock 2016**. A limited number of passes are available. We recommend that you purchase your pass early as Concert Passes sell out early.

**BONUS: Concert Pass purchase includes access to the following events...

  • Friday, July 15 | 11 A.M. | WORKSHOP | Yiddish Dance 101: How to Dance to Klezmer Music, with Steve Weintraub
  • Saturday, July 16 | 12:30 P.M. | WORKSHOP | Build-a-Sher Yiddish Dance Workshop, with Steve Weintraub

 

Tickets to individual events will be made available Monday, February 1, 2016. Concert Passes will be available to Yiddish Book Center members on Monday, February 1, 2016, and to the general public on Monday, February 15, 2016.

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