Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

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Why is a Maxwell Street Klezmer party different from all other parties?

  • Kids will be engaged and having fun—and the music is in tune with the spirit of a bar or bat mitzvah celebration.

  • Your child gets to share the band's spirit, professionalism and good taste with their family and friends without sacrificing the fun of what a Bar or Bat Mitzvah party should be.

  • Maxwell Street Klezmer Band brings the same highest standard of musicianship, deep commitment and infectious fun to your simcha that we have brought to Carnegie Hall and festivals across the US and Europe.

  • We are happy to work in tandem with DJs, alternating with them to provide uninterrupted music and entertainment.

Maxwell Street elevates the energy and fun of your celebration!

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"We had the Maxwell Street Klezmer band which was terrific. Ten years from now no one will remember the food but a live band—that is something to remember."

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Planning & Checklist

Our Planning & Checklist is timeline based to help you make sure you have everything covered for your Bar-Bat Mitzvah planning. Use what applies to you and disregard the rest.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Video Clips

Video Clips from Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

Games & Contests

The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band offers a wide variety of Bar-Bat Mitzvahs Games, Contests and Line Dances for Kids.

Dance Leading

From traditional Jewish wedding dances to easy communal dances that involve people of all ages, Maxwell Street jumps in to include guests of all ages and backgrounds in the fun.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Raves

Find out what are people saying about The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band from Chicago.

B'nai Mitzvah Repertoire

The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band Repertoire playlist for Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Parties, and other Celebrations. You simply choose individual song titles.