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Public Concerts

Classic Klezmer

March 14, 2020

Classic Klezmer Presented by Brown County Civic Music Association 

Ralph Holter Auditorium Historic West High School 
966 Shawano Avenue, Green Bay, WI 

Performance begins at 7:30 PM 
All tickets are General Seating 
Auditorium doors open at 7:00 PM ​

A classic tradition! Embodying the colorful spirit of immigrant America, this Midwest-based group spotlights the widely influential classical music of Jewish tradition. They’ve played at Carnegie Hall and toured Europe, collaborated with The Lyric Opera and Chicago Sinfonietta, and brought irresistible musicality and cultural outreach to audiences across the nation. 

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Maxwell Street Klezmer Band Concert

March 15, 2020

Polish Center of Wisconsin

6941 South 68th Street, Franklin, WI 

Performance begins at 1:30 PM 

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, featuring Cantor Pavel Roytman and Etel Melamed

March 22, 2020

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band infuses Yiddish favorites like "Rumania" and "Bei Mir Bistu Sheyn"with zest and humor, delighting audiences of all ages. The Junior Klezmer Orchestra will open the show with youthful energy.

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W Campbell St.,
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

3:00 PM

Tickets: $30. Reservations recommended. 

For box office, call (847) 577-2121.

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The Junior Klezmer Orchestra

April 26, 2020

The Junior Klezmer Orchestra’s accomplished Middle and High School musicians have devoted themselves to mastering the art of Klezmer.  


Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie

2:00-3:00 PM


Klezmer and Yiddish music are joyous expressions of Jewish heritage from Eastern Europe in the days of the shtetl. The Fiddler on the Roof--he was a klezmer! They perform for music festivals, libraries, museums and senior residences in the Chicagoland area, and were featured guest artist on WFMT’s “Introductions” in 2010.  With selections like Bei Mir Bistu Sheyn and other classics, the Junior Klezmer Orchestra presents a program of upbeat and soulful music with skill, talent and infectious enthusiasm. 

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The Junior Klezmer Orchestra

May 17, 2020

Skokie Festival of Cultures

Oakton Park (outdoor stage)

4701 Oakton, Skokie

Open to the public

Time TBD

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, The Junior Klezmer Orchestra, and The All-City Congregational Klezmer Band

June 07, 2020

Greater Chicago Jewish Festival

St. Paul Woods, Cook County Forest Preserve

Morton Grove, IL

Enter the Festival grounds through free parking at Oakton Street (west of Lehigh)

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 

$5 Per Person Suggested Donation, Cash Only

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

June 18, 2020

YIVO Summer Concert Series

B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim

1201 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

7:00-8:00 PM

Free and open to the public

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

July 04, 2020

Independence Day Parade


City of Highland Park

10:00 AM

The parade route starts at the same location at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and St. Johns Avenue, proceeding on St. Johns to Elm Place, west on Elm Place, immediate south on First Street, west along Central Avenue, ending at Sunset Woods Park. 

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

July 04, 2020

Independence Day Parade


Village of Skokie

12:00 Noon

The Parade steps off at Oakton Community College at 12 Noon! Reviewing Stand is located at Oakton Park at the corner of Oakton St & Skokie Blvd.

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

August 02, 2020

Sunday Sundown Series


Devonshire Park, Skokie

Open to the public (outdoors)

7:00-8:30 PM

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