Myrtle St. Klezmer
Celebrate a gorgeous summer evening with Myrtle St. Klezmer. Listen, dance, and sing along with Western Massachusett's most rocking purveyors of Eastern European Jewish dance music. Grab dinner at one of the many fabulous restaurants nearby, or bring a picnic. Suggested donation $10-20 (nobody turned away) RAIN DATE: FRIDAY AUGUST 4 Led by clarinetist Jason Ditzian, Myrtle St. Klezmer is an ecstatic, experimental exploration into the past, present & future of Klezmer, an instrumental musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Central and Eastern Europe. As the leader of the iconic San Francisco-based klezmer ensemble, Kugelplex for over 20 years, Ditzian collaborated with Joan Baez, the Oakland Symphony, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Frank London, Linda Tillery, and many others. Featuring Myk Freedman (guitar); Jesse Olsen Bay (percussion, bouzouki, bass, guitar, vocals), Doug Plavin (percussion), Dan Baker (Tuba) and Marié Abe (accordion). Learn more at www.klezmer.com/myrtle-street-klezmer The 2023 Turners Falls Cultural District Summer Series is presented by RiverCulture with the financial support of Greenfield Cooperative Bank and the Mass Cultural Council.
Thursday, August 3, 2023
Peskeompskut Park Avenue A and Seventh Street in Turners Falls