Yidstock 2019: July 11-14

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 eighth annual Yidstock takes place—rain or shine—at the Yiddish Book Center from July 11–14, 2019.

Purchase a concert pass (allows admission to all concerts), or tickets may be purchased for individual events.

CONCERT SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 11
8 - 9:15 p.m. | CONCERT | Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird
MEMBERS | $45          GENERAL ADMISSION | $50

Friday, July 12
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | CONCERT | An Afternoon of Yiddish Song with Vira Lozinsky & Hankus Netsky
The Helen & Irving Sunshine Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | CONCERT | Nigunim Trio
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

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

Sunday, July 14
12 - 1 p.m. | CONCERT | Lid un balade: Daniel Kahn & Sarah Mina Gordon
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

3 - 4 p.m. | CONCERT | Cantar i Zingen: Aviva Chernick Ensemble and Friends
MEMBERS | $32          GENERAL ADMISSION | $36

7:30 - 9 p.m. | CONCERT | The Klezmatics, with special guest Vira Lozinsky
The Bernard and Reva Broder Memorial Concert
MEMBERS | $45          GENERAL ADMISSION | $50

WORKSHOP & TALK SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 11
12 - 1 p.m. | FILM | Who Will Remain
MEMBERS | $5     GENERAL ADMISSION | $8

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

4 - 5 p.m. | TALK | Yiddish Folk Song: The Classic Recordings, with Hankus Netsky
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

Friday, July 12
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | TALK | The Klezmer at the Eastern European Jewish Wedding, with Hankus Netsky
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | WORKSHOP | Sing in Shabbos: Welcoming the Beloved with Song, with Aviva Chernick
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 and Lauren Brody
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

1 - 1:45 p.m. | TALK | A Conversation with Frank London
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

4 - 4:45 p.m. | TALK | A Conversation with Vira Lozinsky
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

Saturday, July 13
*10 - 11:30 a.m. | WORKSHOP | Build-a-Sher Yiddish Dance Workshop, with Steve Weintraub and Lauren Brody
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

*11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | TALK | The Lodz Masterpieces: Three Jewish Women’s Art Books Revealed, with David Mazower
Made possible by the Stanley R. Epstein Fund at the Yiddish Book Center.
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

*1 - 1:45 p.m. | TALK | A Conversation with Daniel Kahn
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

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

*3 - 3:45 p.m. | TALK | A Conversation with Aviva Chernick
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 14
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | WORKSHOP | Lomir Zingen! Yiddish Song Workshop, with Asya Vaisman Schulman
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | BEYLE: The Artist and Her Legacy
MEMBERS | $5     GENERAL ADMISSION | $8

1:30 - 2:15 p.m. | TALK | A Conversation with Eleanor Reissa
Sponsored by Herbert Druker and Carol Raspler
MEMBERS | $8     GENERAL ADMISSION | $10

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | TALK | A Conversation with Aaron Lansky and Susan Bronson
FREE - RSVP Required

 

 

Important Concert Pass Information:

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

PLEASE NOTE: Concert Pass includes admission to all concerts during Yidstock 2019, and does not include admission to talks, films, or singing workshops.

Concert Pass purchase includes access to the following additional events:

  • Friday, July 12 | 11 a.m. | WORKSHOP | Yiddish Dance 101: How to Dance to Klezmer Music, with Steve Weintraub and Lauren Brody
  • Saturday, July 13 | 10 a.m. | WORKSHOP | Build-a-Sher Yiddish Dance Workshop, with Steve Weintraub and Lauren Brody

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 Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Tickets will be available to the general public on Friday, 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 2019 is sponsored by WAMC Northeast Public Radio and Tablet Magazine.