Yidstock 2018: July 12-15

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 seventh annual Yidstock takes place—rain or shine—at the Yiddish Book Center from July 12–15, 2018.

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

CONCERT SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 12
8 - 9:30 p.m. | CONCERT | David Krakauer’s Acoustic Klezmer Quartet
The Helen & Irving Sunshine Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $45          GENERAL ADMISSION | $50

Friday, July 13
2:30 - 3:45 p.m. | CONCERT | Heather Klein & Joshua Horowitz
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

5:30 - 6:45 p.m. | CONCERT | Tsvey Brider, featuring Anthony Russell & Dmitri Gaskin
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

Saturday, July 14
8 p.m. | CONCERT | David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness Reunion Concert, with special guest Socalled
The Joan A. Backman Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $45          GENERAL ADMISSION | $50

Sunday, July 15
12 - 1:15 p.m. | CONCERT | Beyond the Pale, with surprise guest
The Bernard and Reva Broder Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

3 - 4:15 p.m. | CONCERT | Yiddish Meets Ladino, with Sarah Aroeste and Anthony Russell
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

7:30 - 9 p.m. | CONCERT | Socalled String Quartet
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

WORKSHOP & TALK SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 12
2 - 3 p.m. | TALK | The Essential Klezmer, with Seth Rogovoy
Made possible by the Stanley R. Epstein Fund at the Yiddish Book Center.
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

4 - 5 p.m. | TALK | Exploring Yiddish Theater Music, with Hankus Netsky
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

Friday, July 13
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | TALK | Exploring Yiddish Art Music, with Hankus Netsky
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

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. | TALK | A Conversation with David Krakauer
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

4:15 - 5:15 p.m. | TALK | Socalled: Ghettoblasting Toward Yiddishland
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

Saturday, July 14
*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 | A Journey to LadinoLand, with Sarah Aroeste
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 Cross-Cultural Convergence, with Anthony Russell
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 15
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 | The View from Toronto, with Eric Stein
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | TALK | Full Steam Ahead! with Aaron Lansky
FREE - RSVP Required

 

Tickets may be purchased for individual events.

Concert Pass: $198/member, $236/general admission
Concert Pass includes admission to all concerts during Yidstock 2018**. 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 13 | 11 a.m. | WORKSHOP | Yiddish Dance 101: How to Dance to Klezmer Music, with Steve Weintraub
Saturday, July 14 | 10 a.m. | WORKSHOP | Build-a-Sher Yiddish Dance Workshop, with Steve Weintraub

Don't forget to purchase tickets to talks and workshops to reserve your space!

 

Concert Passes and tickets to individual events will be made available to Yiddish Book Center members on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Tickets will be available to the general public on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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 2018 is sponsored by WAMC Northeast Public Radio.