Tel Aviv Blues Festival, a weekend of Blues and Soul featuring top Israeli Blues and Rock artists - Free concerts at the beginning and end of each night, late night and jam sessions into the wee hours!!!
In honor of summer, and on the heels of last year’s success, the Givatayim
Theater presents a weekend of Blues. This year the fun continues, with the cream
of the crop blues and rock musicians and a few guests from overseas!!!
Blues Festival Consultant – Eli Marcus
Shows take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 15-17, 2004;
Location: Givatayim Theater, 40 Remez St. (near corner of Yitzhak Rabin
and Derech Hashalom), Givatayim / Tickets and Information: 03-7325340
Blues Show for Kids
As part of the SummerBlues festival, Givatayim Theater presents
A Blues show for children
“The Enchanted Blues Adventure”
with One man band Paul Moore - an extraordinary experience for children
and adults alike. Veteran Jazz Blues and Novelty performer Paul Moore presents
a show encompassing American musical roots such as Jazz, Blues, and
Folk using games and humor to reach young audiences Paul’s show includes
active audience participation – bringing children on stage to play a myriad
of exotic percussion instruments and curios from Paul’s collection. He
plays Ukelele, Ukelele Banjo, Washboard, Kazoo, Teapot, Washtub Bass, Suitcase
Drum, and many other exotic and unusual objects and instruments
Thursday, July 15, 2004 at 17:30 HRS
"Black and White"
Danny Sanderson presents an evening dedicated to the golden years of
Blues, R n B, Soul and Mowtown. Danny Sanderson gives tribute to his first
love – the guitar, and his musical roots. Performing songs of the Temptaions,
Cream, Johnny Winter, Aretha Franklin and others, Danny sings in English
and plays guitar, including some of his own original material as well.
Thursday, July 15, 2004 at 21:00 HRS
"Blues from Chicago to New York"
"A Musical Tribute to Jimi Hendrix"
Uzi Levy, Alon Olearchick and Eitan Itzkowitz present the virtuosity
of Jimi Hendrix’s greatest hits and rare musical materials performed by
Uzi Levy in an electrifying show of soul and emotion
Thursday, July 15, 2004 at 21:30 HRS
Hebrew Blues - Shlomo Mizrachi, Gary Ekstein, Dafna Armoni
Thursday, July 15, 2004 at 23:00 HRS
"Jam Session". "Blues Train" followed by a jam into the wee
"Danny Litani and The Sixties" perform a Israeli music and Blues
Friday 16.7.04 at 22:00 HRS
"Erez Netz in a tribute to the Legends of the Blues", with David
Broza, international singer/ songwriter
"Blues Rosh Pina with Chaim Oli’El"
American Blues meets Moroccan and Arab musical flavorings as Blues
Rosh Pina hosts singer and guitarist Chaim Oli’El
Friday 16.7.04 at 22:30 HRS
"Jam Session" - SheRock. An all woman Blues and rock trio feturing
Shelly Ellen, guitar & vocals, Betty Maoz, bass & vocals, and Sagit
Shir on drums.
Friday 16.7.04 at 24:00 HRS
"Ronnie Peterson Blues Band with Candye Kane"
The colorful and ebullient singer Candye Kane – a diva and Blues singer,
joins the Ronnie Peterson Blues Band on her second visit to Israel to “wow”
the crowds with her humor and stage show
Saturday 17.7.04 at 21:00 HRS
"Danny Shoshan and The Blues Messengers with Dan Toren"
Chelly Sigalski’s talented band the Blues Messengers with singer Danny
Shoshan and guest star Dan Toren perform some classic Blues, R & B
and original songs.
Saturday 17.7.04 at 21:30 HRS
"Miki Shaviv Trio with guests Mika Karni and Avi Greinek"
A special show of Hebrew Blues written and arranged by Miki Shaviv,
accompanied by the popular singer Mika Karni and comic actor and musician
Avi Greinek in a special show incorporating all their unique talents.
Saturday 17.7.04 at 23:00 HRS
"Jam Session" - Opening act: “One O' Five”
A tribute to Janis Joplin, with singer Saar Luban singing the hits
of the legendary Blues - rock singer Janis Joplin
Saturday, 17.7.04 at 24:00 HRS
“Eyes in the Blues” - An exhibit of photographs of the Blues
experience – performers on stage, audience, places and other images that convey
the theme of the blues. The exhibit officially opens with the opening of
the SummerBlues Festival on July 15, 2004.