Orphaned Land is the Israeli heavy metal world's flagship band. The band was founded 23 years ago and has numerous albums to its credit. Orphaned Land has appeared in over 40 countries; over a million copies of its albums have been sold worldwide, and the band has become one of the most admired Israeli musical ensembles in the Arab world and in Turkey. Orphaned Land has won four peace prizes, and incorporates into its music motifs from hard rock and from the liturgical poetry of all faiths using period instruments.
Kobi Farhi – vocals
Uri Zelha – bass
Chen Balbus – guitar
Idan Amsalem – guitar, buzuki
Matan Shmueli – kajon
Dates: 31 March, 2-3 April, three shows per evening
A hip-hop ensemble that performs in four languages: Hebrew, Arabic, Russian and English. The band was founded in 2006 in a public bomb shelter in the Ajami neighborhood of Jaffa. The ten-member band brings to the stage a lively hodgepodge of languages, musical styles and personal backgrounds that is the source of its creative power.
Moti Ben-Baruch – drums
Yehonatan Dayan – bass
Enver Setibragimov – vocals
Muhammad Aguani – vocals
Muhammad Mugrabi – vocals
Amne Jarushi – vocals
Yonatan Kunda – electric guitar and vocals
Luna abu Nassar – electric guitar and vocals
Neta Weiner – accordion and vocals
Liba Neeman – violin and vocals
Date: 1 April, three shows in the evening
Hebrews of Dimona
The Hebrews of Dimona – veteran artists based in the Negev city and members of the Black Hebrew Israelite community, mount a show of outstanding quality and power – a selection of American and Israeli-Hebrew soul and spiritual music. The band members, who live and breathe soul music, reach a state of ecstasy in this electrifying show.
Matsael Ben Yehuda
Avishag Ben Israel
Dates: 31 March-3 April, three shows per evening
Second-season winner in the television program The Voice Israel, in a new show.
After captivating us with her unique and thrilling voice, Leena Makhoul comes out with a breakthrough show that includes her biggest TV audience hits as well as popular songs from the Arabic music world.
Leena Makhoul – vocals
Danny Schneiderman – bass guitar
Yossi Mor – electronic keyboard
Dudi Bar David – electric guitar
Roy Cheled – drums
Date: 3 April, special performance, 21:50