Archive for Category: "Concert Recaps"

Concert Recap: Avraham Fried and Benny Friedman at Yeshiva Ketana of Manhattan Concert

Concert Recap:  Avraham Fried and Benny Friedman at Yeshiva Ketana of Manhattan Concert

            “I sure hope this is legal,” I thought. Nopes, this is not the story of how I acquired the new Yoeli Greenfeld album last week. Those were my thoughts as I snuck into a parking spot just one block away from my destination- and also conveniently located across from [&hellip

OutOfTowner’s Perspective of HASC 26

OutOfTowner’s Perspective of HASC 26

              As many of you who have read my reviews in the past would know, I am a huge fan of the HASC concerts and wait every year for the CD and DVD to be released. I got hooked as a preteen and the excitement of hearing and seeing [&hellip

Guest Review: Shwekey in London

Guest Review:  Shwekey in London

  By:  Adam Shasha   This past Sunday night London hosted its 3rd  annual Yaakov Shwekey concert, which this year featured home grown star Shlomie Gertner as guest singer. This was the 4th time I had gone to London just for a concert, and the 4th time I had seen Shwekey in concert. The concert [&hellip

Concert Recap: Dveykus Reunion in Baltimore

Concert Recap:  Dveykus Reunion in Baltimore

  From:  BaltimoreJewishLife.com By:  Gobbie Cohn Baltimore, MD – Nov. 12 – After last year’s concert, I expressed my thrill of experiencing such an event. I am ecstatic to report that I just returned from Dveykus Reunion Concert 2! This concert did not disappoint. Co-chairing the event were Chaim Wealcatch and Kenny Friedman. The Zemer Orchestra, led byNossi Gross, and Gary [&hellip

Concert Recap: YBC Live Pesach 12!

Concert Recap:  YBC Live Pesach 12!

Ah, Chol Hamoed.  A time to spend quality time with the family, take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and pack on out to a concert to enjoy great music and some plain old fun.   In my case, the concert in question was YBC Live! Pesach 12, featuring Ohad, the [&hellip

HASC 25 Recap

HASC 25 Recap

  By Kol Isha (If reposted please include link and credit to JewishMusicReport.com) Having seen my share of HASC videos and having heard the timeless classics that were introduced at HASC concerts over the years, going to an actual HASC concert, long touted as “the concert of the year” has always been on my to [&hellip

Guest Review: Shwekey and Levine, Live in London

Guest Review:  Shwekey and Levine, Live in London

By:  Adam Shasha This past Monday night London hosted its second annual Hatsoloh concert featuring Yaakov Shweky and Baruch Levine.  The concert was one of the best I’ve been to in a while, and was certainly worth the trip from Manchester.   As I entered the hall I could tell it was going to be [&hellip

Concert Recap: Ohel’s The Music We Love

Concert Recap:  Ohel’s The Music We Love

Let me preface this concert recap by saying that I hope my fifteen year old son never reads this review, because he was dying to come to the Ohel concert but I refused to take him out of yeshiva four hours early just to come to a concert.  After all, there are plenty of concerts, [&hellip

Ohel Concert: The Lineup!

Ohel Concert:  The Lineup!

One of the best kept secrets in the Jewish music business was the lineup for tonight’s Ohel concert, titled The Music We Love. For those of you who weren’t there tonight, you missed an awesome show as the performers came fast and furious, hotter and hotter. Stay tuned for a full concert recap, but for [&hellip

Inspiring Voice Reviews HASC 24 – A Time for Duets

Inspiring Voice Reviews HASC 24 – A Time for Duets

    I want to start off by saying that I really enjoy collections from all over the spectrum of Jewish music and HASC really gives us that from Haimish to Yeshivish and more.   This year’s concert is even more greatly enhanced with the duets because you can pick up the qualities of a singer [&hellip

Recap: Moshe Hecht CD Pre-Release Party

Recap:  Moshe Hecht CD Pre-Release Party

JewishMusicReport.com would like to welcome  HillelKAPS, the newest member of the JMR team.  We look forward to HillelKAPS sharing his many insights on Jewish music with our readers. This past week, September 15,I had the privilege of attending the ‘Moshe Hecht Album Release Party’ in the amazing Soho Synagogue, probably the only Synagogue where the paintings on the walls [&hellip

Review of HASC: The Remastered Collectors Edition Part 2 (Volumes 4-7)

Review of HASC: The Remastered Collectors Edition Part 2 (Volumes 4-7)

  For all those who missed my introduction and part one (volumes 1-3) here it is:http://jewishmusicreport.com/2011/07/01/review-of-hasc-the-remastered-collectors-edition-part-1-volumes-1-3/ Continuing on: HASC 4: Right off the bat, my first impression when it came out was WOW, and that was even before I opened up the triple cassette. Yes, I said triple, as in 3! The concert had gotten [&hellip

Review of HASC: The Remastered Collectors Edition Part 1 (Volumes 1-3)

Review of HASC: The Remastered Collectors Edition Part 1 (Volumes 1-3)

Aderet’s recent release of the digitally remastered HASC’s A Time For Music Concerts Collection: 1-7 has brought back some very fond memories of my youth.   Let me explain. Nowadays, Jewish Music is a much larger and more sophisticated industry than it was back then. The HASC concert was the biggest and most anticipated event [&hellip