From November 8 to December 8, Tel Aviv will be alive with the sound of music as three separate music festivals come to town.
The Tel Aviv Piano Festival (November 8-11) kicks things off with intimate acoustic piano performances by top Israeli acts such as Jane Bordeaux, Peter Bence, Garden City Movement, Adi Ulmansky, Ivri Lider, Shimon Buskila, Yonatan Razel and others. Venues include the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Cameri Theater and Tel Aviv Cultural Center.
Tel Aviv’s fifth Blues Festival (November 22-25) will feature 40 blues performances in Hebrew and English by Israeli musicians, including collaborations and exclusive festival productions, across 20 venues in Tel Aviv-Jaffa. American master EB Davis also will come from Chicago to perform, accompanied by the SOBO band.
Some of the blues artists on the bill are Dani Litani, Dafna Armoni, Itay Pearl ,The Blues Messengers, the Blues Orient Band, Lost Highway, Haim Oliel, The Blues Academy, Micky Shaviv, The Blues Rebels, Gimzo Blues Band, Rosh Pina Blues, Blues Sisters, The Blues Knights, The Nidam Brothers, Marrakesh Blues, Dov Hammer’s Blues Power, Shlomo Mizrachi, and Itamar Beck and the Receptionists.
Half of the shows are free of charge.
Finally, the Tel Aviv Jazz Festival (December 6-8) at the Tel Aviv Cinemateque will host internationally known jazz musicians playing side by side with Israeli musicians in original productions and premiere performances.