The 9th Annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival Launches Podcast, Adds Performance

The 9th Annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF) is pleased to announce the additional performance of Israeli musical group Lola Marsh to the official AJMF9 line-up. Lola Marsh will perform at Aisle 5 on the opening night of the festival March 8, 2018. Their performance is being officially billed as the “Opening Night After Party.”

AJMF is also excited to announce the launch of its new podcast series AJMCast. AJMCast will showcase AJMF9 artists and their music with in-depth interviews by AJMF leadership. A fresh AJMCast highlighting a different musician/act will be released every Wednesday through March 14th.

“We’re always looking for ways to connect with new fans and entertain our existing audience,” said AJMF Executive Director Russell Gottschalk.  “By launching an Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF) podcast series we can create deeper connections between AJMF artists and our community through guided listening and lively conversation,” Gottschalk added.

AJMCast launched Wednesday, February 14th with a special interview with AJMF9 visiting resident Chana Rothman by AJMF Programming Co-Chair Drew Cohen. Rothman will perform in several events March 15 -18.

The AJMCast schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, February 14th – AJMF Programming Co-Chair Drew Cohen interviews AJMF resident musician Chana Rothman. Rothman performs several events March 15-18.

Wednesday, February 21st – Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder interviews Anthony Russell and Dmitri Gaskin of AJMF9 Opening Night act Tsvey Brider. Tsvey Brider performs March 8 and 9th.

Wednesday,  Feb 28th – Atlanta Teen Initiative / JumpSpark Education Director Kelly Cohen interviews local artist Sammy Rosenbaum.

Wednesday, March 7th – AJMF Programming Co-Chair Eli Sperling interviews Ravid Kahalani of Yemen Blues. Yemen Blues performs at the Breman on March 11th

Wednesday, March 14th – AJMF local artist and project coordinator Joe Alterman interviews Jacob Jeffries. Jeffries will perform with ATL Collective on March 24th.

All Podcasts will be live at:  https://soundcloud.com/atlantajmf

 

THE OFFICIAL AJMF9 LINEUP OF PUBLIC PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS:

 

Thursday, March 8

Opening Night featuring Tsvey Brider and Beyond the Pale

City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Avenue NE #201 30308

6:00 PM doors, 7:30 PM music

$20-36, ALL AGES, VIP AND PREMIER SEATING AVAILABLE

 

Thursday, March 8

Opening Night After Party featuring Lola Marsh

Aisle 5, 1123 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

9:00 PM Door, 10:00 PM Show

$12 advance, $15 door

 

Friday, March 9

Shabbat Service featuring Tsvey Brider

Congregation Bet Haverim, 2074 Lavista Rd 30329

7:30 PM service, FREE AND ALL AGES

 

Friday, March 9

Gil Weinberg’s Shimon Robot at Atlanta Science Festival Opening Night

Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Dr 30332

7:00-8:30 PM program

$15, ALL AGES

 

Friday, March 9

The Well featuring Rabbi David Spinrad, Sammy Rosenbaum and other local musicians

The Temple, 1589 W Peachtree St NE 30309

8:00 PM doors, 8:30 PM service

FREE AND OPEN TO YOUNG ADULTS

 

Saturday, March 10

Shabbark Shalom

The Icebox on The Beltline across from Krog Street Market

1:00-4:00 PM, FREE AND ALL AGES

 

Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11

Marc Cohn  

City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Avenue NE #201 30308

6:00 PM doors, 8:00 PM music

$40-55, ALL AGES, VIP AND PREMIER SEATING AVAILABLE

 

Sunday, March 11

Cantor’s Couch Feat. Cantor Jack Mendelson  

Temple Beth Tikvah, 9955 Coleman Rd 30075

1:00 PM doors, 1:30 PM music

$10 advance, $15 door, ALL AGES

 

Sunday, March 11

Yemen Blues at Molly Blank Jewish Concert Series

The Breman, 1440 Spring Street NW 30309

4:00 PM doors, 5:00 PM music

$50 members, $60 non-members, ALL AGES with Atlanta Jewish Teen Initiative VIP reception

 

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Thursday, March 15

Chana Rothman and Zale

Venkman’s, 740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE 30312

Music at 7:00 PM, FREE to attend and ALL AGES, Food and Drink available for purchase

Atlanta Jewish Teen Initiative music track finale

 

Thursday, March 15

Joshua Radin

City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Avenue NE #201 30308

6:00 PM doors, 8:00 PM music

$45-$55, ALL AGES, VIP AND PREMIER SEATING AVAILABLE

 

Friday, March 16

Tot Shabbat Service featuring Chana Rothman

Temple Sinai, 5645 Dupree Dr NW 30327

Service 6:00 PM, FREE AND ALL AGES

 

Friday, March 16

Acoustic Shabbat featuring Rabbi Brian Glusman, Drew Cohen and other musicians

Alon’s Dunwoody, 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd 30346

Service 7:00 PM, FREE AND ALL AGES

 

Saturday, March 17

Chana Rothman young families show with InterfaithFamily Atlanta

Industrious at Ponce City Market, 8th floor of 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE 30308

4:30 PM doors, 5:00 show

$5 advance, $10 door, max $20 / family

 

Saturday, March 17

Gershone & Flavia

Vista Yoga, 2836 Lavista Rd Rear Suite D 30033

7:00 PM doors, 7:30 PM music

$20 advance and door, ALL AGES

 

Sunday, March 18

Bint El Funk

Orpheus Brewery, 1440 Dutch Valley Pl NE 30324

1:00-4:00 PM, $20 advance ticket includes 4 pints from Orpheus, 21+ only

 

Sunday, March 18

Joe Alterman

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30338

5:00 and 8:00 PM shows

$20 members, $25 community, ALL AGES

 

Thursday, March 22

Matt Citron, Sammy K and Prodezra

Music Room, 327 Edgewood Ave Downstairs 30312

8:00 PM doors, 9:00 PM music

$10 advance, $15 door, 21+ only

 

Friday, March 23

Gershone & Flavia and Sunmoon Pie

Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW 30327

6:30 PM service, FREE AND ALL AGES

 

Saturday, March 24

ATL Collective presents Billy Joel’s “The Stranger”

featuring Jacob Jeffries and ATL Collective musicians

City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Avenue NE #201 30308

7:00 and 10:00 PM shows

$20-25, VIP AND PREMIER SEATING AVAILABLE

 

Sunday, March 25

Teen Battle of the Bands

Smith’s Olde Bar

1:00 PM doors, 1:30 PM music

$5 advance, $10 door, max $20 / family

 

Sunday, March 25

Beth Schafer (and friends)

Temple Sinai, 5645 Dupree Dr NW 30327

3:30 PM doors, 4:00 PM show

$10 advance, $15 door, ALL AGES

 

AJMF9 gives a huge thanks to these (2017-18) Sponsors:

The Marcus Foundation, Fulton County Arts and Culture, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, The Molly Blank Fund of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, The Helen Marie Stern Memorial Fund, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, Atlanta Jewish Times, Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast, The Davis Academy, Ellen and Howard Feinsand, Mimi Hall and Russell Gottschalk, Becky Herring, Carole and Sid Kirschner, Lefkoff, Rubin, Gleason and Russo, MailChimp, Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA), Morris Family Foundation, Raychel Robbins and Peter Scourtis, Diane Roosth and Amos Hall, The Weber School

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