MENU
MENU
Home » Tel Aviv Events » Past Events » Tel Aviv Blues Festival 2016: Winter Edition

Tel Aviv Blues Festival 2016: Winter Edition

  • images
  • images
images images
  • images
  • images
  • Tel Aviv-Yafo
  • Around Tel Aviv
  • December 1, 2016

Over summer 2015, the first ever Tel Aviv Blues Festival kindled the spirit of the Blues all over the city. It was such a success that the promoters have already set dates for a winter Blues festival in December with more international and local acts, including Piedmont Bluz and Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton from the US. We’re looking forward to more blues in Tel Aviv in 2016!

Winter Blues Festival Concerts

Check out these hand-picked highlights from the Tel Aviv Blues Festival Winter Edition 2015…

Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton

Seeing Jerron Paxton is like stepping into a time machine. The American (and Jewish) old-time blues musician plays a uniquely authentic, pre-WWII style of blues that never ceases to amaze and has made him a fixture on the Old Time, blues, and roots music festival circuit in the US. He plays guitar, banjo, piano, violin and harmonica, among other instruments, and has been hailed for harnessing the blues music spirit of the 1920’s and 1930’s.

Check him out mingling with the locals, having a meal and playing some tunes at Yafo Creative earlier this year…

Where: The Zone, 7 Ha-Rekhev Street (02/12) and Einav Cultural Center,  71 Ibn Gabirol Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo
When: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm; Friday, December 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Tickets: Buy now! (02/12); Buy now! (04/12)

Full Trunk: Eric Clapton Tribute

One of Israel’s premiere blues bands pays tribute to one of the best blues guitarists ever.

Where: The Zone, 7 Ha-Rekhev Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo
When: Friday, December 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Cost: 60-70 NIS
Tickets: Buy now!

The Blues Rebels

The Blues Rebels are a veteran blues rock group that put on an amazing live show. Their cover of Jimi Hnderix’s “Little Wing” is reminiscent of the Derek and the Dominoes version.

Where: Hakufsa Bar, 7 Kehilat Saloniki, Tel Aviv-Yafo
When: Friday, December 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm
Cost: 20 NIS at the door

Piedmont Bluz

Piedmont Bluz is an acoustic husband-and-wife duo dedicated to country blues and the Piedmont Blues style. Much like Paxton, their shows transport you to a time and place gone by. It’s a must-see for blues aficionados.

Where: The Zone, 7 Ha-Rekhev Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo
When: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 9:30 pm
Cost: 120 NIS
Tickets: Buy now!

Lil’ Jimmy Reed

Leon Atkins is known far and wide for his flawless renditions of Jimmy Reed classics. The show is free at Mike’s Place Tel Aviv on the Tayelet.

Where: Mike’s Place Tel Aviv, 86 Herbert Samuel Street, Tel Aviv-Yaffo
When: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm
Cost: Free!

Details

Where: Venues around Tel Aviv-Yafo
When: December 2-6, 2015
Cost: Varies by show
Info: Midnight East Blog

In the meantime, check out the Tel Aviv Blues Festival 2016 Summer Edition >>

In The Area
  • Lauryn Hill

    Lauryn Hill
    The one-time star of successful hip hop American group the »

  • Suzanne Vega

    Suzanne Vega
    American singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega will play a 2-night engagement backed »

  • Halloween in Tel Aviv 2016

    Halloween in Tel Aviv 2016
    Halloween is hardly an official holiday in Israel, but that »

  • Balkan Beat Box

    Balkan Beat Box
    Fresh off their performance at the Tel Aviv Convention Center »

  • The Sixties Band at Zappa Club Tel Aviv
     Bring in the new year at Zappa with the classic »

  • Cirque Du Soleil

    Cirque Du Soleil
    The world's largest theatrical producer brings one of its most »

  • Tricky at Barby
    Barby is the place to be February 26, 2015, as »

  • Beyonce in Tel Aviv

    Beyonce in Tel Aviv
    Perhaps the biggest star in the world, Beyonce is making »

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

Contact Us

Your Email (required)

Your Message

×