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SummerNights 2013 featuring live bands, great art, an open bar with wine and light refreshments.

Auditorium doors open at 7:00 pm, concerts begin at 7:30 pm. Seating is general admission. Exhibition galleries will be open until 8:00 pm.

Tickets: General $15; Students/Seniors (65+) $12: Members $10;

Hazmat Modine, Thursday, June 27
Hazmat Modine - harmonica player Wade Schuman, tuba player Joseph Daley, guitarists Michael Gomez and Pete Smith, trumpeter Pam Fleming, drummer Rich Huntley, and Rachelle Garniez on Accordion, Claviola and Vocals - draws on American music of the 1920s and 30s through the 50s and early 60s, blending elements of early blues, hokum, jug band, swing, klezmer, New Orleans R&B, and Jamaican rocksteady.This concert is currently at capacity. Tickets are no longer available.

Howard Fishman and his Band - Thursday, July 11
Howard Fishman, who according to The New York Times “transcends time and idiom” performs his particular blend of jazz, pop, blues and experimental music. Read more about Fishman on our blog >

Isle of Klezbos - Thursday, July 25
Based in New York, this soulful, fun-loving, powerhouse all-women's klezmer sextet has toured from Vienna to Vancouver since 1998. Band repertoire ranges from rambunctious to entrancing: neo-traditional folk dance, mystical melodies, Yiddish swing and retro tango, late Soviet-era Jewish drinking song, re-grooved standards, and genre-defying originals. .This concert is currently at capacity. Tickets are no longer available.

The 2013 SummerNights concert series has been funded by a generous endowment from the
William Petschek Family. Public Programs at The Jewish Museum are supported, in part, by public funds from by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Major annual support is provided from public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo. The stage lighting has been funded by the Office of Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer.

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The Jewish Museum - 5th Avenue
1109 5th Ave at 92nd St
New York NY 10128

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