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We're thankful for the coverage of AJMF8 provided by the Atlanta Jewish Times! All articles about our featured artists, venues and events will be compiled here for easy reading and accessibility: Complete AJMF8 Pullout Guide! AJMF / ATL Collective to Host Beastie Boys Revival Idan Raichel Continues AJMF International Tradition Lost Language of AJMF Artist Exchange Brings AJMF to Southern Cities Musical Journey to Canada, Ukraine, Cuba and Back Songwriting's Contest Surprise Win No Sleep til Tel Aviv A Purim Party for All Ages Molly Blank Concert Explores Rock 'n Roll...

With one week until Opening Night, we want to share a few events that we've coordinated during AJMF8 for Jewish day schools in Atlanta: Odessa/Havana at The Weber School on Friday, March 3 Sarah Aroeste at The Epstein School on Friday, March 10 Noah Aronson at Davis Academy on Friday, March 17 Each artist will have the opportunity to connect with students in both a performance and educational style. These events are generally private but we do have a few guest list spots available for people who RSVP in advance. If you're...

Over 18 days (March 2-19), we'll create live performance events and dynamic learning programs inspired by Jewish music throughout the Greater Atlanta area. And we wouldn't be able to pull off such an expansive festival without your volunteer help. SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER We need help in these specific areas: - Survey greeter: ask attendees a few demographic questions as he/she/they enter the event. - Merch table: help sell artist and AJMF merchandise to attendees. - Box office: manage will call and door sales. For your time and assistance, you'll receive free entry to the event (if it's ticketed) or AJMF merch...

The 17th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival will present film through a Jewish lens January 24 - February 15, 2017. There are a few music-themed films that should be on your radar when tickets go on sale Wednesday, January 18: BANG! THE BERT BERNS STORY chronicles the colorful life and pioneering musicography of an audacious and influential maverick of crossover 1960s music–rock and roll, and soul–that helped define an era. A must-see for Broadway aficionados, BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED charts the troubled history and ultimate redemption of a...

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...