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The 8th annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF8) will feature (listed chronologically): Thursday, March 2  OPENING NIGHT    Featuring David Buchbinder's Odessa/Havana at City Winery (650 North Ave NE #201 30308) Doors 6:00 PM, Music 8:00 PM, VIP and Premier Seating available $15-36 Friday, March 3  THE WELL Featuring Rabbi David Spinrad, Sammy Rosenbaum, and other local musicians at City Winery (650 North Ave NE #201 30308) FREE AND OPEN TO YOUNG ADULTS Doors and Service TBA Saturday, March 4  SEFARDIC MUSICAL JOURNEYS Featuring Jazz pianist David Marcus and international ensemble at Congregation Beth Haverim (2074 Lavista Road 30329) Doors 7:30 PM, Music 8:00 PM, $15 advance, $20 door, Open to...

As we prepare for our 8th annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF8) line-up release next week we are proud to formalize our friendly and inclusive space policy that has been in effect on an informal basis but is now available for everyone to review. The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF) is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical appearance, age, race, ethnicity, political affiliation, national origin, or religion—and not limited to these aspects. We do not tolerate any form of...

Hosting a Hanukkah party? We got your Spotify playlist covered! Not on spotify? Here's a list of our featured artists (listed in order of appearance) with links to watch and/or hear their music elsewhere: Kutiman on youtube and soundcloud Regina Spektor on youtube and iTunes HAIM on youtube and soundcloud Socalled on soundcloud Matisyahu on youtube and soundcloud Drake on youtube and soundcloud Jaffa Road on youtube and soundcloud Jacob Jeffries on youtube and soundcloud Abraham Inc. on souncloud A-WA on youtube Beastie Boys on soundcloud Soulico on soundcloud Kosha Dillz on youtube and soundcloud Prodezra on youtube Y-Love on youtube Sammy Rosenbaum on soundcloud Alex Clare on youtube and soundcloud Shotnez on...

We're excited to announce the winner of our AJMF8 poster contest! Andy Glen was one of dozens of Georgia State University (GSU) graphic design students to participate in the contest. We also welcomed new participants from Young Harris College's new digital arts program. ...

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....