Grab your dancing shoes and enjoy an evening of musical entertainment as the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture presents Hadag Nahash with special guest Hanan Ben-Ari. Monday, December 4, The David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre will be filled with a combination of reggae, hip-hop, rock, and Middle Eastern Music, during a live performance from Hadag Nahash. The concert will take place at 8p.m., at The David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre located at 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla.
Hadag Nahash combines funky hip-hop grooves with flavors of rock, reggae and Middle Eastern music. they have shared a stage with superstars like The Black Eyed Peas, Cypress Hill, and Matisyahu. Hadag Nahashfeatures a full electric band, along with turntables and samples backed by their notoriously bold frontman.
Feverishly devoted to equality and civil rights, the group is the soundtrack for the Israeli struggle against corruption and racism. Rolling Stone Magazine says, “ [At their show], audience members climbed onto each other’s shoulders, danced in the aisles, and shouted along with the band’s call-and-response.”
Hadag Nahash will be joined by rising star Hanan Ben-Ari, whose soul-groove songs have propelled him to the top of the charts in Israel. Ben-Ari released his first album titled Izun in 2016. Since then Ben-Ari has released numerous singles and completed a concert tour, which resulted in gaining attention within the Israeli music genre.
Courtly Noyse will perform a festive holiday concert on Sunday, December 10, at 2:30 PM at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center in the “Pleasure of Your Company” music series sponsored by the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library. Garbed in period costume, this lively ensemble will play a variety of period instruments and may also cast their instruments aside at the drop of a (Tudor) hat and burst into six-part vocal harmony. Experience their trademark blend of humor, imagination and versatility as you enjoy a delightful afternoon of Renaissance holiday music. Ensemble members include John Cassaboom, Laury Flora, Penny Hawkins, Steve Hendricks, Vickie Jenkins, Jay Saks, and Sandra Shram.
There is no charge for the concert, although donations are appreciated. Meet the musicians and mingle with fellow music lovers at a complimentary post-concert reception.
Israel’s iconic singer-songwriter, guitarist and UNICEF goodwill ambassador David Broza will embark on a coast-to-coast winter tour this December, celebrating 40 years since the release of his best-known song, “Yihye Tov” (Things Will Be Better). The well-known composition was written in 1977 during the Arab-Israeli peace talks between Egyptian president Anwar Sadat and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin, and has become an anthem of the Israeli peace movement.