AVIVA: CD Release Concert

AVIVA: CD Release Concert and Celebration Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Doors 7:30pm, Concert 8pm 918 Bathurst Street Arts Centre $15 Advance, $20 Door > Purchase advance tickets here Celebrate the release of When I Arrived You Were Already There, Aviva Chernick‘s new album of sensual, soulful music. This special evening will include a concert of the album’s songs as well… Read More »

Cadenas @ Diaspora Film Fest

Join the Ashkenaz Foundation and the International Diaspora Film Fest at the Opening Night of the IDFF Film screening of El Gusto + live concert with Cadenas Thursday November 1st, 2012 Innis Town Hall 2 Sussex Ave, Toronto

Volunteer raffle winner

Congratulations to our lucky Festival volunteer Noah Van Der Lan who has won an artist-autographed 11 x 17 Ashkenaz Festival 2012 poster in our volunteer draw! The poster looks great, featuring over 50 artist autographs. This is just one way we wanted to give back to our amazing Festival volunteers. There are many year-round volunteer… Read More »

‘The Rare and Astounding Russell’

Anthony Russell was featured in today’s Fab Magazine.

CJN covers Leo Spellman
CJN covers Lemon Bucket Orkestra
All Shye, all the time

If you haven’t already, meet 2012 Festival headliner Shye Ben Tzur. An Israeli composer, producer, and performer, Shye creates an intoxicating musical fusion that draws on Hebrew, Middle Eastern, and Indian influences. Catch his main stage festival performance (and North American debut) Sunday September 2 at 8pm! Shye was recently interviewed by Tamara Kramer of Montreal’s Shtetl… Read More »

Socalled in NOW Magazine

Socalled featured in NOW Magazine’s September 1 listing on their monthly tip sheet of where to go and what to do!

Pre-festival artist appearances

Ashkenaz is pleased to partner this year for the first time with Chapters / Indigo Books, with in-store appearances by festival artists! Watch for the following performances: – Klezkonnection performs at Chapters Bayview Village (2901 Bayview Avenue, Toronto) on Sunday August 26th at 2pm – Opa! performs at Indigo Books in the Manulife Centre (55 Bloor… Read More »

Ashkenaz featured in InsideToronto

Ashkenaz artistic director Eric Stein recently chatted with Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski of rock-it promotions about the festival, its evolution, and some of the 2012 highlights! Read the interview on InsideToronto here.