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Started from the Bottom The inaugural Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF1, June 5, 2010) is one of the most important days of my life. For the preceding 15 months, I worked with a dozen community volunteers to envision and launch an event that would thrive at the intersection of Atlanta’s Jewish and music communities. As a product of Atlanta’s music community and a multi-year staffer for Atlanta’s renowned Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF), I had confidence AJMF would succeed. But it was a challenging first year gaining support for an...

Jewish Atlanta's leading news provider, The Atlanta Jewish Times (AJT) published their extensive and detailed AJMF9 pullout guide this week. We've collected links to their articles: "Sample the Featured Artists" by David R. Cohen here "2 New Acoustic Spins on Yiddish, Klezmer Music" by David R. Cohen here "Chana Rothman Plays Festival Iron Woman" Kevin Madigan here "This is How We Did It" by guest columnist and AJMF Executive Director Russell Gottschalk here "Lola Marsh Connects Fantasy to Indie Pop" by Sarah Moosazadeh here "2 Flavors of Yemenite Influence Fuse Into Festival" by Sarah...

We're thrilled to debut AJMCast this week! It's our new podcast series featuring music from and conversations with featured AJMF9 artists. Our first AJMCast is between AJMF artist Sammy Rosenbaum and Atlanta Jewish Teen Initiative Education Director Kelly Cohen. LISTEN HERE More AJMCasts will be released weekly for the next month and we'll use this blog post to keep a current list: Visiting singer/songwriter Chana Rothman and AJMF programming co-chair Drew Cohen HERE Opening Night featured artist Tsvey Brider and Be'chol Lashon Rabbi in Residence Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder HERE Yemen Blues founder and frontman Ravid...

Tickets to the 9th annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF9: March 8-25, 2018) can be purchased through host venues and AJMF's online ticketing platform. Some events are free and unticketed. Find information about all public events and ticket links listed chronologically: Thursday, March 8      OPENING NIGHT FEATURING Tsvey Brider and Beyond the Pale City Winery Atlanta (650 North Ave. NE 30308) $20-$36, 6:00 PM doors, 7:30 PM music --- Thursday, March 8      Lola Marsh Aisle 5 (1123 Euclid Ave NE 30307) $12 advance, $15 door, 9:00 PM doors, 10:00 PM music --- Friday, March 9      IN COLLABORATION WITH ATLANTA SCIENCE FESTIVAL Shimon...

The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF) keeps our culture thriving by connecting fans, supporting musicians, and elevating the next generation. We created a three videos and a connected three-pronged campaign to celebrate these harmonic voices in our community. Support our community with a tax-deductible gift here.   Support our music lovers with a tax-deductible gift here.   Support our youth with a tax-deductible gift here.   Your involvement is critical to our success. With you support, we can continue to inspire community through the transcendent power of Jewish music....

You have questions about the Shabbat Project Havdallah Concert and we have answers!   - What time do I show up? Doors open at the Atlanta Jewish Academy at 9:00 PM and the show will start around 9:30 PM. - What sort of music should I expect? Eitan Katz and his band perform soulful, stirring songs to get you dancing and singing. The final act, Sammy K, is a rapper who will perform contemporary, original Hip Hop. - So is this kid-friendly? Yes! All ages are welcome at this event. - What about the open bar? All ages includes...

Atlanta is hosting the largest gathering of Conservative Jewish leaders, thinkers and doers in North America! Register for the Shabbaton (Dec 1-3), the conference (Dec 3-5), or both: REGISTER HERE Join hundreds of rabbis, executive directors, presidents, educators, millennials and others to tackle big questions facing kehillot and leave inspired and empowered with new ideas, strategies and skills to strengthen your community back home. And be sure to check out the fantastic featured musicians concluding days of programming: Joey Weisenberg (Dec 2, 8:00 PM at Marriott Marquis), Neshama Carlebach (Dec 3, 8:00...

Saturday, October 28 | Doors 9:00 PM | Music 9:30 PM With Kosher snacks, open bar and live performances by:   Eitan Katz and Sammy K.   Event is FREE and open to the public. RSVP in advance here to reserve a seat at the show. RSVPs close this Friday October, 27 at noon. THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING GENEROUS SPONSORS:                          Artist bios: His heartfelt music may have propelled him to the upper echelons of the Jewish music business, but for Eitan Katz, music isn’t about fame, popularity or business. A gift from above that allows...

With summer drawing to close, we're looking forward to some big Jewish Atlanta festivals this Fall: Sukkot Farm to Table Festival at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (Sunday, Oct. 8 from noon - 4:00 PM) featuring great food (Yalla!, Souper Jenny, Oy Veg knishes and Revolution Gelato), live music (Robbie Horlick and The Cohen Brothers Band), chef demonstrations, farmers market and more. Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival at Brook Run Park (Sunday, Oct. 22 from 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM) featuring the best in smoked, kosher meat (brisket, ribs, chicken),...

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...