Ben-Shetach pedestrian walkway
Avihu Pinhasov’s Moadon Haketzev
Moadon Haketzev Shel Avihu Pinhasov draws on the myriad musical influences that have shaped Avihu’s life; by founding the band, Avihu essentially returned to his “roots.” The band takes a fresh interpretative approach and its activity is driven by an impulse toward stylistic fusion – leading to the creation of a new and original genre that stands on its own and captivates all listeners.
Avihu Landver Pinhasov – lead vocals
Haim Romano – bouzouki
Nitzan Eisenberg – bass, vocals
Tal Kohavi – drums
Yiftach Shahaf – electric guitar
Yair Tzabari – percussion, darbuka, vocals
March 9 > 20:00, 22:00
Until recently the impressive, somewhat mysterious voice behind the hit She’ariot shel Hachaim, Amir Dadon has now become a “discovery:” no mere promising singer but rather a preeminent figure in Israel’s music scene.
Today Dadon is one of the country’s busiest and most sought-after vocalists, renowned for his extraordinary voice, compelling songs and tons of star quality.
Amir Dadon – vocals and guitar
Gilad Shmueli – drums
Yogev Glusman – bass and violin
Omri Ginsberg – keyboard and computer
March 9 > 20:45
The band, which was founded as a son’s gift to his mother, plays ethnic music from different countries with rock arrangements notable for their energy and dynamism. Some of the band members belong to the well-known musical Alaev family.
Sivi Alaev – percussion, vocals and wind instruments
Ada Alaev – qanun
Amin Alaev – percussion
Yehonatan Gitelman – drums
Yossi Sassi – electric guitar, bouzouki
Amit Geller – bass guitar
March 10 > 22:00
Haim Ulliel and Sfatayim
Rousing ethnic concert featuring the hit songs Tni Li Lalechet, Ish VeKinor, Mama, Habibi Diali, Simanei Se’ara, Yeladim Zeh Simcha, and more.
Haim Ulliel – vocals and guitar
Guy Adrian – bass
Mati Ulliel – drums
Eli Ulliel – percussion
Elad Yaniv – keyboard
March 10-11 > 20:00
It’s hard to ignore the talked-about solo project of Uri Brauner Kinrot (lead singer of Boom Pam). The project’s first two singles have been played incessantly on the radio. Uri has exceptional charisma that leaves no listener indifferent. His energetic performing style has captivated many thousands at unforgettable concerts featuring an array of renowned bands.
Uri Brauner Kinrot – guitars and vocals
Ira Raviv – drums
Adam Scheflan – bass
Dani Ever Hadani – keyboard
March 10 > 20:45
Hacollective has been hailed as one of the most interesting ensembles and live performing groups to have come out of Israel in recent years. Hacollective’s passion and vitality get people up and dancing wherever they appear.
Idan Rabinovici – vocals and keyboard
Roy Rieck – vocals and harmonica
Roy Rabinovici – keyboard and saxophone
Joseph Mizrahi – guitars
Emanuel Slonim – bass guitar
Nadav Luzia – drums
March 11 > 20:45
A young Jerusalem-based ensemble that draws its inspiration from ancient music of the east and from the world of piyyut and Chassidic music, as well as from Hebrew poetry and song. All these worlds converge in Jerusalem.
Eliran Mazuz – guitar and vocals
Sarel Hacohen – qanun
Hanani Zait – ney
Akiva Goldstein – violin
Hair Hamo – oud
Meron Gilbard – percussion
March 11-12 > 22:00
Kivsus Hebrew Groove
A pioneering research project on Hebrew groove. Eight Jerusalem musicians play ancient piyyutim and traditional songs in exciting jazz-ethnic arrangements, alongside original compositions.
Kivsus Hebrew Groove’s sound is hot, driven by a sensational wind section; to the old melodies it brings an avant-garde interpretation, full of depth and color.
Kivsus is currently recording its debut album. Artistic consulting – Daniel Zamir.
Guy Rodovich – saxophone
Oded Ben-Yitzhak – saxophone
Aviv Gal – saxophone
Effi Goldberg – trombone
Zvi Rodan – drums
Moti Rodan – guitar
Eviatar Kirsch – bass
Dalik Samkai – piano
March 12 > 20:00
Ninet – DJ Party
Ninet in a DJ set.
March 12 > 20:45