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We've received a few questions re: the commission announcement last month. Here's what you should know: - How and when am I getting paid? Payments will be made in two installments, $900 at the announcement of the commission winner (by Dec. 31, 2016) and $900 on the day of the show (March 9, 2017). - Does the AJMF8 performance have to be all new music? No, we want you to premier some new music but we recognize it is difficult to create a lot of music in a short period of time. Some...

We are thrilled to continue our multi-year partnership with Fulton County Arts & Culture (FCAC) and the Fulton County Board of Commissioners! These bodies serve as primary contacts for cultural programs and services support to Fulton County based nonprofit arts organizations and Fulton County residents. Presenting Sponsorship from Fulton county agencies enables AJMF to continue to expand programming in Fulton County, for both Jewish and non-Jews. Like our partners, we believe the arts are essential to the quality of life of our citizens and to the economic and social health of our communities. For...

As the South’s only year-round producer and promoter of Jewish music, AJMF holds a unique opportunity and responsibility to our community, particularly Southern Jewish musicians. We’ve proudly presented them on our stages for seven seasons and now that we’re more established, we’re deepening our investment in this community by launching an $1,800 commission for new Southern Jewish music to be premiered at AJMF8’s Spring Festival. The commissioned artist(s) will create at least 2 new songs to premiere at the event and with other musicians, entertain an audience for 75-90...

We're excited to share the following musical acts performing at the 4th annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition and Festival (9/25, 11:00 AM -3:30 PM): 11:15  AM   Nick and the Grooves 12:40 PM   Hello, Goodbye, Peace 2:05  PM   Adam Klein and The Wild Fires 12:25 and 1:50 PM  Rabbi David Sirull Great music and great BBQ is a perfect pair. Let's hope for some great weather to round it out. Buy your BBQ taste tickets in advance here to help us expedite the lines. See ya Sept. 25 at Brook Run Park!...

The AJMF7 (2015-16) board gathered last weekend to celebrate the success of this past season and begin planning for the future. We're proud to share the following outcomes on our strategic goals and objectives for the current strategic plan (2015-2018): 1. Establish our signature program, the Spring Festival, as a must-attend event for Jewish music fans across the Southeast and greater United States. Determined by “How often do you attend AJMF events?” from Spring Festival event survey. 2. Expand AJMF’s presence as a major, year round programmer in Atlanta’s arts and Jewish communities....

Help us make AJMF8 even better! Take our short, 8-question survey sharing what worked and what can be improved from AJMF7 (March 10-27, 2016). Take survey here. One respondent will win an AJMF7 merch package including a t-shirt, signed poster and more!...

  We're excited to join 49 other innovative, impactful and invaluable Jewish organizations listed in this year's Slingshot Guide! AJMF is joined by Jewish Atlanta partners Jewish Kids Groups, JScreen and SOJOURN (Southern Jewish Resource Network). Read entire list here. Celebrate AJMF's inclusion in #Slingshot16 with a tax deductible donation! Now through AJMF7, ever dollar donated through power2give will be DOUBLED!!...

Atlanta's premier source for Jewish news and content, the Atlanta Jewish Times unveiled their 8 page AJMF7 guide this week! It's diverse and detailed, including interviews and information from artists, venues, community partners and more. We've created this post to organize all the articles and we'll be updating links as they're published online. Thanks AJT!! You guys rock. Katie Welch's "Fierce Tiger Design" wins AJMF7 poster contest - READ MORE Terminal West to host AJMF7's "Purim Party for the Ages" - READ MORE Discover Sacred Offerings and "Embrace Your Spiritual Side" - READ MORE Learn about our Purim...

  At Opening Night (3/10) and Teen Battle of the Bands (3/27, closing day), AJMF7 will feature a silent auction of restaurant gift cards, unique art, donated services, AJMF merch and more! These auctions are great opportunities to support our non-profit and get fantastic items/services at a discount. Do you or someone you know want to donate to our silent auction? Drop a note to info (at) atlantajmf (dot) org for the details. Thank you for supporting AJMF7!...

From March 10-27, we'll incorporate nearly 100 volunteers into our Spring Festival programming to assist with event surveys, box office and merchandise sales. Want free entry to an AJMF7 program or free AJMFswag? Sign up to volunteer and do a mitzvah this March! Volunteering at AJMF comes with free admission to ticketed events or free AJMF merch for unticketed events.   Thanks you for your time and consideration!...