Tickets for the 40th annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland are now on sale for the festival’s full lineup of shows. The festivals runs June 27 through June 29 in Playhouse Square.
In a new music video, Vampire Weekend singer Ezra Koenig takes the viewer through two of New York City’s Jewish culinary landmarks — and none other than Jerry Seinfeld comes along for the ride.
Jewish bluegrass music group Nefesh Mountain will be featured when The Temple Arts Program presents “Jews, Booze and Shmooze” April 14 at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood.
AMSTERDAM — Each spring, the televised Eurovision song contest captivates the continent in ways that outsiders can never hope to understand.
CityMusic Cleveland will perform its first concert series of 2018 starting March 14 with a decidedly ecumenical series featuring works by both Jewish and Muslim composers. The idea, said CMC music director Avner Dorman, is to highlight what binds those cultures, not what divides them.
The Cleveland POPS Orchestra will perform “A Broadway Celebration: Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins: A Centennial Celebration” from 8 to 11 p.m. March 2 at Severance Hall in University Circle in Cleveland.
Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize.
When Parma resident Chayla Hope realized she wanted to seriously pursue a career in music, she said she was a student at North Royalton High School. Up to that point, she was a member of various bands and her peers told her she had the ability to be front and center.
Janis Siegel has been a member of the jazzy four-part harmony group The Manhattan Transfer for 45 years, but her first gigs and recording contract came in 1964, at the age of 12, with an all-girl pop and folk group, The Young Generation.
Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel, labeled the “Leonard Bernstein of the keyboard” by the Chicago Tribune, celebrates his 30th season of “Keyboard Conversations” at Cleveland State University by honoring Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday.
The Hazelnuts – an Israeli troupe of three swing singers – will join the 10-time Grammy Award-winning The Manhattan Transfer for an Oct. 17 concert at downtown Cleveland’s State Theatre. The event is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Cleveland Israel Arts Connection.
Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra, one of the world’s pre-eminent period-instrument ensembles, opens its season with the Cleveland premiere of Handel’s “Israel in Egypt.”
The 2014 Cleveland Orchestra’s premiere of Leoš Janáček’s opera, “The Cunning Little Vixen,” – the innovative made-for-Severance Hall opera described by The New York Times as “ingenious” – is being revived to open the orchestra’s 100th season.
Schmekel — a transgender Jewish punk band based in Brooklyn — opened its 2011 album with “I’m Sorry, It’s Yom Kippur.” The song features lyrics like “I’m sorry I came out to you in such an awkward way” and “I’m sorry I said you have schmutz on your head when it was Ash Wednesday.”