Town Hall

New Jewish Music Fest Is Multicultural Affair

03/10/2014 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

What does New York City need?

It might not be high on most people’s list of responses, but Frank London’s wish list includes “a good Jewish music fest in this town of ours.” Of course, as the co-leader of the Klezmatics and Hasidic New Wave, and everybody’s go-to trumpeter in the Jewish music world, London has a strong rooting interest here. And, unlike most of us, he’s getting his wish.

The Newish Jewish Music Festival features Sofia Rei. Emra Islek

Lipa Schmeltzer: Mizrach

Chasidic sensation Lipa Schmeltzer performs "Mizrach," from his 2012 album "Leap of Faith." Please see George Robinson's interview with Lipa about Sunday's Town Hall Performance here.

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