Concert: "Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird"
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Thu, Jul 11, 2019
Venue: Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002Contact:
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The Berlin-based Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird perform a blend of original and traditional songs, including songs of resistance, partisan songs, worker's anthems, gangster ballads along with love songs, cries of despair, and declarations of triumph. Their music draws upon Yiddish and klezmer traditions flavored with punk, rock, jazz, Brecht, and Leonard Cohen. Their most recent album is "The Butcher's Share," about which the "Forward" said, "Daniel Kahn's dark album is perfect for these dark times." For more information and to purchase tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4070326 This event is presented as part of Yidstock 2019: The Festival of New Yiddish Music at the Yiddish Book Center. For a full schedule of events, including talks and workshops, visit https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/yidstock. $45 - $50