The Wholesale
Klezmer Band
Calendar of Public Performances

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Upcoming Performances

100th Anniversary Celebration
Beth Jacob Synagogue
10 Harrison Street
Montpelier, VT

September 22nd, 2013
12:00 PM through 4:00 PM

"KLEZMER KIDS"
a Free Concert for Children and Families

Saturday, October 19, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
Hopkins Center for the Arts
Dartmouth College

For ages 3 and up with accompanying adult. Space is limited.
Doors open at 10:30 AM.
Sponsored by: Hopkins Center for the Arts

For more information, contact:
Mary Gaetz
mary.gaetz@dartmouth.edu
603-646-2010

House Concert of Yiddish Song
Hamden, CT
October 26,2013

Details to be announced

Recent Performances

New CAJE, the Conference on Jewish Education
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Gala Concert
7:30 pm

Dudley, MA

Sunday, July 21sh, 2013 at Noon

Concert at the Yidstock Festival

National Yiddish Book Center

Amherst, MA

Saturday evening
December 15, 2012
at 8 pm

Our Annual Concert
at Caffe Lena

47 Phila Street
Saratoga Springs, NY
518-583-0022

Directions

Caffé Lena
Free House Concert of Yiddish Songs
Saturday evening, November 10th, 7:30 pm
at
Gan Eydn, 389 Adamsville Road, Colrain, MA
to coincide with the
Crafts of Colrain Studio Tour
at which Yosl and Peggy will be exhibiting their artwork. For more information about the tour, see
http://www.CraftsofColrain.com

Saturday evening, March 3, 2012
Malave Malke to honor
Rabbi Efraim Eisen

Temple Israel of Greenfield
27 Pierce Street, Greenfield, MA 01301.

413-624-3204.

Temple Israel of Greenfield

Yosl wil be presenting his award winning song,
Der Meshiekh vet ersht kumen
at the Shalshelet Regional Festival Concert
Saturday March 10, 8 pm
Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley

Directions

Saturday evening
December 3, 2010

at 8 pm

Our Annual Concert
at Caffe Lena

47 Phila Street
Saratoga Springs, NY
518-583-0022

Directions

Caffé Lena

Concert at
Temple Israel of Greenfield
Saturday evening,
October 15, 2011 at 7:30 pm

The program will be a mixture of Yiddish wedding songs and dance music, humorous Yiddish vaudeville songs, medititative instrumentals, music from the Shabbos or Yontev liturgy, and songs about Jewish values, peacemaking and social justice. Included in the mix will be a number of songs composed by the band's badkhan / vocalist / fiddler, Yosl Kurland.

Tickets are for a suggested donation of $18 for adults, 5 for students.
We are also looking for sponsors donating $50 or more (includes 2 tickets, a CD and listing in the program) and Patrons donating $100 or more (includes 4 tickets, 2 CDs and listing in the program.

For advance tickets and sponsorships please send a check to:

  • Klezmer Concert, Temple Israel, 27 Pierce Street, Greenfield, MA 01301.
  • Please write Klezmer Concert on the memo line of the check.
  • For information about the concert, please call 413-624-3204.
Temple Israel of Greenfield

Celebration of the 100th year
of Temple Israel of Athol

Sunday, September 25th, 2011
107 Walnut Street
Athol, MA 01331
(978) 249-9481

Program features traditional Jewish delicacies catered by Chef Myron Becker and Rabbi Robert Sternberg, music and dancing with members of the Wholesale Klezmer Band, a slide show created by Mitch Grosky on the history of Temple Israel and our North Quabbin Jewish Community, and special activities for children.

Cover Charge: $15 per adult and $5 per child

For reservations and directions see TempleIsraelAthol.org

Saturday evening,
June 18th, 2011
at 7 pm

Concert at
Etz Hayim Synagogue
Derry, New Hampshire

1 Hood Road,
Derry, NH
603-310-2662

For reservations, visit: http://www.etzhayim.org/klezmer.html

for information, contact: mbmn1@hotmail.com

Saturday evening,
July 30th, 2011

Concert at
Congregation Shir Shalom
Woodstock, Vermont

Woodstock Road (US 4)
West Woodstock, VT
(802) 457-4840

Celebration of the
Town of Colrain's
250th anniversary

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Details to be announced

Yosl and Christina of the Wholesale Klezmer Band
will be joining with
clarinetist Margot Leverett
to perform and teach at

The 9th Annual KlezmerQuerque
February 18-20, 2011

Congregation Nahalat Shalom
3606 Rio Grande Boulevard N.W.
Albuquerque, NM

505-243-6276

Sunday afternoon
November 7, 2010

at 2:30 pm

Concert at The National Yiddish Book Center

as part of the Book Center's
Members Day

on the campus of Hampshire College
South Amherst, Massachusetts
Directions

Admission: Free

National Yiddish Book Center

Friday evening, December 3rd
Chanukah at the
Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center

130 Center Street
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568-0692
Phone: 508-693-0745 Fax: 508-693-1350
E-mail: mvhc.office2@verizon.net

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

The Shalshelet Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music
has selected
Nisht Eyns

a song by Yosl Kurland of the Wholesale Klezmer Band,
for its festival workshop in New York City on Sunday, December 5th.

For more information see http://www.Shalshelet.org

Shalshelet Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music

Concert at Club Passim
Sunday, December 12th
at 8:00 PM

47 Palmer Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts
www.clubpassim.org

Directions

Ticketing Line: 617-492-7679
(Phone reservations for shows accepted up to 24 hours before showtime.)

Great Holyoke Block Party at Veterans Park

Sunday, September 5, 2010
from 11am to 8pm

Wholesale Klezmer Band will be performing from
11:30 AM to 12:15 PM

Location: Veterans Park and Surrounds
Chestnut Street from Hampden to Dwight Streets
Holyoke Massachusetts

Wednesday Folk Traditions Concert
at the
Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
6:30 pm

Bring your picnic supper and eat on the museum grounds at 5:00 pm

130 River Drive
Hadley, MA 01035

413-584-4699 for information

Rain or Shine!
In case of rain, we will move indoors
at the museum.

Directions

Porter Phelps Huntington Museum

Sunday, August 15th
at 11:30 am

Songs and Dance Music
for a
Synagogue Barbecue

Congregation Ahavas Achim

84 Hastings Ave.
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-6747

Temple Israel of Greenfield
100th Anniversary Celebration

7 pm, Saturday, May 1st, 2010

27 Pierce Street
Greenfield, Massachusetts
413-773-5884

Directions

Temple Israel of Greenfield
Temple Israel of Greenfield

Saturday evening, April 4, 2009
at 7 pm

Concert and Dance
at Heath Elementary School

18 Jacobs Road, Heath, Mass.
Presented by Heath Elementary Parent Teacher Partnership in consort with the Heath Rural Strings Program
Admission is FREE, donations benefit the Heath Rural Strings Program
Information and Directions: 413-337-5308
http://www.heath.mtrsd.k12.ma.us

Heath Elementary School

Saturday evening, March 21, 2009
at 7 pm

Concert and 100th Anniversary Celebration
at Temple Bnai Israel

345 Jackson Street
Willimantic, Connecticut
Directions

Willimantic synagogue

Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 1 pm

Seeking the Thirty-Six

World Premiere of a film by Nico Lanson, Stephen Billias, and Dennis Lanson, with soundtrack music by the Wholesale Klezmer Band.
Location: Temple Israel of Greenfield,
27 Pierce Street
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
Phone: 413-773-5884
Directions

Seeking the 36

December 13-14, 2008

The Shalshelet Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music
has selected
Der Meshiekh Vet Ersht Kumen
a song by Yosl Kurland of the Wholesale Klezmer Band,
for its festival concert in Washington, DC on Saturday evening, December 13th.

Yosl will sing at the concert and participate in workshops on the music on Sunday, December 14th
For more information see http://www.Shalshelet.org

Shalshelet Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music

Saturday evening, December 20, 2008

Yosl Kurland of the Wholesale Klezmer Band, will join a dozen musicians, singers and storytellers at the 27th annual
Winter Solstice Celebration
at the Round House in Colrain.

Yosl will tell the story of the Colrain 6th grade class trip to the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC and teach a Yiddish children's song he wrote about how you count people without giving them a number. Yosl will close the evening with his award winning song, Der Moshiakh Vet Ersht Kumen.
For information and directions, see http://RoundHouseCulture.com

The Ruond House in Colrain

The Solstice Performers

Saturday Evening, November 15, 2008

Workshop: How to Dance at a Jewish Wedding
and
Concert

at the Student Center
Bennington College
Bennington, Vermont

Dancing at a Jewish Wedding

Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14, 2007
Yosl (Joe) Kurland, Khaye (Peggy) Davis and Borukh (Brian) Bender of the Wholesale Klezmer Band will be participating in

A Great Day on Eldridge Street

Yosl and Khaye will perform a Broyges Tants in the Saturday evening
Klezmer Hootenany with Yale Strom and Guests
8pm, Free, with a reception afterwards open to the public.
First come, first served.
Elebash Recital Hall (350 SEATS).
The Graduate Center, CUNY,
365 Fifth Ave., at 34th Street in New York City

Eldridge Street Project

Saturday evening, December 8th, 2007 at 7 pm
Concert at

Congregation Gates of Heaven

852 Ashmore Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12309
518-374-8173
for benefit of the
Temple Community Service Corps
Directions

Schenectady Synagogue

Congregation Gates of Heaven


The Wholesale Klezmer Band is available for public and private performances. For information and bookings, call:
Joe Kurland 413-624-3204 (voice or fax)
Or write to: The Wholesale Klezmer Band at
Gan Eydn, Adamsville Road, Colrain, MA 01340
email: ganeydn@crocker.com

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