Let My People Go: Songs of Freedom and Liberation
Boulder Klezmer Consort and Southern Journey join together in this pre-Passover concert that weaves together Jewish and African-American narratives of slavery, struggle and freedom. Profits will benefit Congregation Nevei Kodesh. The concert will be held on Saturday, April 2, from 7:30-9:00 p.m. at the Boulder Mennonite Church, 3910 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder. Tickets: $36 per adult, $18 per student/senior/low income. Tickets are available at the door or for further information please contact email@example.com or (303) 443-4567.
The Boulder Klezmer Consort featuring vocalist Faye Nepon – This dynamic ensemble brings to audiences the infectious spirit of the Eastern European Klezmerim, combining instrumental virtuosity, great humor and improvisation with deep respect and knowledge of Jewish musical traditions. Playing at concert halls, weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and dance events throughout the Rocky Mountain region, the Boulder Klezmer Consort never ceases to delight, enrich and entertain!
The performers are Faye Nepon (vocals), Sheldon Sands (keys), Eyal Rivlin (guitar, bass), and Joe Lukasik (clarinet).
Southern Journey – brings to life the rural music of the American South: spirituals, gospel, folk hymns and songs capturing a uniquely American experience. Work-calloused hands take up guitar and bass, banjo and fiddle, shake off the dust of the day’s labor and fill the night air with song.
Experience the deep river of melody and emotion that washed the sorrow from the souls of the millions pioneering who made America strong and free–a deep river of song that caught up the best tunes from every hand and linked them with the stubborn convictions and the most poignant longings of all the people. The performers include Joe Rigley (guitar and dobro), Ann Zinschlag (vocals), Chuck Stevenson (vocals), Ken Parks (vocals), Dee Galloway (vocals), Jennifer Adams (vocals), Jeff Hooton (vocals), Marta Burton (vocals).