Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 30, 2013
On March 14-16, AJMF returns to create opportunities for musicians and audiences to deepen their connection to Jewish music, culture and each other. For the first time ever, these events will include a Grammy-Nominated headliner, Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories.
“Featuring Lisa at our 4th Annual AJMF is an incredible opportunity,” explained Russell Gottschalk, Founder and Director of AJMF. “She’ll not only bring a broader audience to our Main Event, but her involvement will generate increased visibility for our entire 3-day festival. It’s an exciting year for AJMF and we look forward to celebrating fresh Jewish Music with music lovers throughout Atlanta.”
"I'm looking forward to performing at the AJMF... My Jewish heritage is very important to me, and I'm excited to share my new music with the Atlanta community," said Lisa Loeb. Loeb’s new album “NO FAIRY TALE” hits stores Tuesday, January 29th. Media appearances include The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien and NPR’s “Weekend Edition.”
This year’s festival will feature a Jazz Night at Steve’s Live Music, Shabbat Service collaborative experience between Ahavath Achim Synagogue and Congregation Bet Haverim, Family Program featuring Lisa Loeb at Temple Sinai and a huge Main Event with headlining acts at Variety Playhouse.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 -- Jazz Night
The 4th Annual AJMF begins with a Jazz Night at Steve’s Live Music featuring the Michael Feinberg Quintet and Jordan Dayan & Friends.
What: Jazz Night ($15, 18+)
Featuring: Michael Feinberg Quintet and Jordan Dayan & Friends
When: Thursday March 14 (doors 6:30, music 7:30)
Where: Steve’s Live Music (234 Hilderbrand Drive NE 30328)
FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION: http://www.steveslivemusic.com/ajmf-jazz-night-featuring-michael-feinberg-quintet-and-jordan-dayan-friends
Friday, March 15, 2013 – Shabbat Service
For the first time ever, AJMF will unite two communities for the Shabbat Service, which celebrates Jewish music through a unique, contemporary worship experience.
What: Shabbat Service (FREE, all ages)
Featuring: musicians from Ahavath Achim Synagogue and Congregation Bet Haverim
When: Friday, March 15 (service 7:30)
Where: Ahavath Achim Synagogue (600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW 30327)
Saturday, March 16, 2013 – Family Program
Lisa Loeb begins her AJMF celebration with a performance of songs from her 2 children’s CDs at Temple Sinai on Saturday afternoon.
What: Family Program (FREE, 2-7 year olds with parent and/or guardian)
Featuring: Lisa Loeb and Michael Levine
When: Saturday, March 16 (1:30 doors, 2:00 music)
Where: Temple Sinai (5645 Dupree Drive NW 30327)
Saturday, March 16, 2013 – Main Event
Grammy-Nominated Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories, Israeli Rock sensation Electra and Jewish Blues musician Saul Kaye will highlight and close our 4th Annual AJMF.
What: Main Event ($25 advance, $30 door, 18+)
Featuring: Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories, Electra, Saul Kaye
When: Saturday, March 16
Where: Variety Playhouse (1099 Euclid Ave NE 30307)
FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION:http:// http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0E004A2E00AD3DCA?camefrom=cfc_varietyph_0316vpo
AJMF would like to thank its presenting sponsors: Birthright NEXT Atlanta, Fulton County Arts and Culture, the Natan Fund and the Marcus Foundation.
AJMF provides the Greater Atlanta community an opportunity for connection to and involvement with Fresh Jewish Music. AJMF’s fourth season will provide diverse and engaging musical experiences through its annual Spring Festival, an extended artist residency, open mic events, collaborative experiences and more.