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A Chanukah concert like no other w/BOOK OF J and special guests
St. Cyprian's Church
San Francisco, CA
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Date
Dec 07, 2018 8:00 PM



Admission Level Price Quantity
General $18.00 ($19.62 w/service fee) Sales Ended
General Admission
Students, Seniors, Kids $16.00 ($17.55 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Students w/ID, Seniors over 65, Kids under 12
 
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A Chanukah concert like no other w/BOOK OF J and special guests
Were proud to present one of the hippest and most original Chanukah concerts anywhere, featuring everything from Yiddish melodies to new psalms and stories told through blues and traditional American music. Well also light the candles for the 6th night of Chanukah.

WHAT IS BOOK OF J?
"...an expansive musical landscape that encompasses gothic Yiddish songs, Piedmont blues, queer politics, and Leonard Cohen covers". - The New  Yorker
With the intense vocal stylings of Jewlia Eisenberg (Charming Hostess) and superb, blues-based guitar style of Jeremiah Lockwood (Sway Machinery), Book of J is engaged in new psalmody, drawing from the rich biblical commentary of Black and White American traditional music, Yiddish songs of ghosts and police violence, and piyutim (paraliturgical songs) with a queer bent, plus a Leonard Cohen song or two. Expect old-time religion, radical politics, angels and demons, workers and bosses, diasporic languages, erotic longing, close-text reading, hard times resolved and destiny fulfilled. Also, singing along is good.

Location

St. Cyprian's Church (View)
2097 Turk St.(near Masonic)
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States


Categories

Music > All Ages
Music > Blues
Music > Folk
Music > Global
Music > Indie
Music > Singer/Songwriter
Music > Spiritual
Music > World

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!

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