Tuesday, June 26th: Workmen’s Circle Yiddishfest 2012 – Singing for a Better World

The Klezmatics / SoCalled / Daniel Kahn and The Painted Bird / Joshua Nelson / NYT-Folksbiene’s “Soul to Soul” / Yiddish Princess
Central Park Mainstage (mid-park, 72nd St., Manhattan)

SummerStage celebrates the musical legacy of Eastern Europe with a day dedicated to Yiddish music celebrating traditional klezmer and modern interpretations that fuse the traditional with everything from rock to hip-hop influences. Special guests include: the “Prince of Kosher Gospel” Joshua Nelson, The National Yiddish Theatre’s production of Soul to Soul, an electrifying concert that explores the intersections between African-American and Yiddish folk music traditions and pop/rock band, Yiddish Princess.

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