The 8th Annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival will take place March 2-19, with events at various venues around the metro Atlanta area.
City Winery, in the Ponce City Market in Midtown, will be the site for several of the festival’s larger events, including the opening week’s double dose of trumpeter David Buchbinder’s Toronto-based Jewish/Afro-Cuban world-jazz ensemble Odessa/Havana (Thursday, March 2nd) and a free show featuring an assortment of local Jewish musicians called The Well (Friday, March 3rd). The venue will also present a solo piano performance from acclaimed Israeli singer, songwriter, composer, producer and arranger Idan Raichel (pictured) on Friday, March 17th.
Another surefire hot ticket will be Atlanta’s classic album interpreters the ATL Collective performing the Beastie Boys’ Licensed to Ill in its entirety, assisted by Israeli hip-hop acts Axum, Peled and Sagol 59, on Saturday, March 18th at the Buckhead Theatre.
In between all of that will be a varied array of events and Jewish acts performing at clubs, coffee shops, community centers, synagogues and even private residences. For advance tickets, a full schedule and more information, visit atlantajmf.org.