Yidstock 2017: July 13-16

Live at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts

Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music brings 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. The sixth annual Yidstock takes place—rain or shine—at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, July 13-16, 2017.

Click here to purchase a concert pass, or purchase tickets to individual events using the links below.

CONCERT SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 13
8 - 9:30 p.m. | CONCERT - Eleanor Reissa & Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars 
The Joan A. Backman Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $45          GENERAL ADMISSION | $50

Friday, July 14
2:30 - 3:45 p.m. | CONCERT - Hankus Netsky and Eden MacAdam-Somer Duo
The Bernard and Reva Broder Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $30          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

5:30 - 6:45 p.m. | CONCERT - Nigunim Trio 
MEMBERS | $30          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

Saturday, July 15
8 - 9:30 p.m. | FOLK ORATORIO - Frank London's A Night in the Old Marketplace
MEMBERS | $45          GENERAL ADMISSION | $50

Sunday, July 16 
12 - 1:15 p.m. | CONCERT - Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band 
MEMBERS | $30          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

3 - 4:15 p.m. | CONCERT - Alicia Svigals and Lauren Brody Duo
The Helen & Irving Sunshine Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $30          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

7:30 - 9 p.m. | CONCERT - Andy Statman Trio
MEMBERS | $30          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

WORKSHOP & TALK SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 13
2 - 3 p.m. | TALK - The Essential Klezmer, with Seth Rogovoy
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

4 - 5 p.m. | TALK - The Music of the Hassidim, with Hankus Netsky
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

Friday, July 14
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | WORKSHOP - Nigunim, with Hankus Netsky
MEMBERS | $10     GENERAL ADMISSION | $12

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | WORKSHOP - Yiddish Dance 101: How to Dance to Klezmer Music, with Steve Weintraub
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

1 - 2 p.m. | Eleanor Reissa: The Last Survivor, a dramatic reading and discussion
Made possible by the Stanley R. Epstein Fund at the Yiddish Book Center.
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

Saturday, July 15
*10 - 11:30 a.m. | WORKSHOP - Build-a-Sher Yiddish Dance Workshop, with Steve Weintraub
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

*1 - 2 p.m. | TALK - Rockin' the Shtetl, with Seth Rogovoy
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

*1 - 3 p.m. | WORKSHOP - Instrumental Klezmer, with Brian Bender
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

*3 - 4 p.m. | TALK - A Love Letter to the Yiddish Stage: I.L. Peretz's A Night in the Old Marketplace, with Debra Caplan
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 16
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | WORKSHOP - Yiddish Songs, with Asya Vaisman Schulman and Brian Bender
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | TALK - Springboard:  How a Million Yiddish Books Are About to Change the Jewish World, with Aaron Lansky
FREE - RSVP Required

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | TALK - The Mysteries of Klezmer Violin Unveiled, with Alicia Svigals
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

 

Tickets may be purchased for individual events.

Concert Pass: $198/member, $236/general admission
Concert Pass includes admission to all concerts during Yidstock 2017**. A limited number of passes are available. We recommend that you purchase your pass early, as Concert Passes sell out quickly.

**BONUS: Concert Pass purchase includes access to the following events:
Friday, July 14 | 11 a.m. | WORKSHOP | Yiddish Dance 101: How to Dance to Klezmer Music, with Steve Weintraub
Saturday, July 15 | 10 a.m. | WORKSHOP | Build-a-Sher Yiddish Dance Workshop, with Steve Weintraub

 

Tickets to individual events will be made available Monday, February 6, 2017. Concert Passes will be available to Yiddish Book Center members on February 6, 2017, and to the general public on Monday, February 20, 2017.

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.

YIDSTOCK 2017 is sponsored by WAMC Northeast Public Radio and The Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation.