Music

Global Sound: International Concert Series

The SJCC Cultural Arts Department invites you to concerts and musical events in our newly renovated auditorium. With our state-of-the-art Dolby Digital surround sound system, the experience will leave your ears singing!

Purchase tickets online or contact our box office: 206.388.0832 | BoxOffice@sjcc.org M-F during regular business hours.

Upcoming Concerts

Isramerica House Band: Free Family Concert

isramerica-webSunday, October 15 | 1:30 pm
Part of Sephardic Day at the J | 11 am-2 pm
FREE

Headlining Sephardic Day at the J, a family-friendly celebration of Sephardic culture, the Isramerica House Band is a hip, young, cutting-edge group of Israeli and Jewish American vocalists that performs everything from classic Israeli tunes and ethnic mizrahi (Middle Eastern Jewish) music to Broadway hits and American pop songs.

Learn more about Sephardic Day at the J

Yasmin Levy in Concert

yasmine-levy-webSaturday, November 11
7 pm happy hour (cash bar)
7 pm VIP reception | $50*
8 pm show | $30 | $25
With hauntingly beautiful vocals, Yasmin Levy revives the most romantic songs of her Ladino heritage and mixes them with modern-day, smoldering sounds of Andalusian flamenco. Followed by a Q&A with Professor Devin Naar.

Co-presented by Town Hall Seattle and UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.

*VIP ticket includes pre-show reception and best-of-house seating

Hadag Nahash

hadag-nahash-webThursday, November 30
7:30 pm happy hour (cash bar)
7:30 pm VIP ticket | $80*
8:30 pm show | $55 | $50
One of the biggest bands in Israel, Hadag Nahash combines fresh hip hop, rock, reggae, and funk sounds in a melting pot of tight Middle Eastern grooves. They are known for songs (in Hebrew and English) promoting social equality.

Seating for this show is club-style general admission; limited seating will be available.

*VIP ticket includes private pre-show reception with the band and two drink tickets for the show, plus VIP front-of-house seating.

The Zu-Aretz Brothers

zu-aretz-brothers-webSaturday, February 17 
6:30 happy hour (cash bar) | 7:30 pm show
$30 | $25

One of Israel’s most famous actors and TV presenters, Guy Zu-Aretz and his musician brother Roy in a concert of Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) melodies from their Jerusalem childhood. The brothers sing and share much loved stories dating back to the time of the Spanish expulsion to their parent’s heritage in Greece, Turkey, and Libya before immigrating (aliya) to Israel. A moving and intimate concert that touches the heart and the meaning and home.

Zion80

zion80-webSunday, June 3
6:30 pm happy hour (cash bar) | 7:30 pm show

$30 | $25

Zion80 explores Jewish music – from Shlomo Carlebach to John Zorn – through the lens of the Afrobeat funkmaster Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The band arranges Jewish melodies to blazing hot, polyrhythmic grooves, blended with the madness of the Downtown scene. Spiritual, grooving, and endlessly exciting, this is essential Jewish music for the 21st century.

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