Aug-15 Sydney: Shir Madness Music Festival

June 25, 2010 by J-Wire
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The first ever large-scale Sydney Jewish music festival SHIR MADNESS  has announced its program.  And what a stellar line-up it is!

The festival makes its splash at Bondi Pavilion on Sunday, August 15  with over 35 acts on multiple stages over twelve hours. Plus food stalls, kids activities, dancing, crafts and much, much more!

Just look at the some of the artists involved:

Deborah Conway, Monsieur Camembert, FourPlay, Adrian Deutsch, Natan Kuchar, The Mark Ginsburg Band, The Jews Brothers Band, the JOssher Band, Husky, Tinpan Orange, MC Reason, Ronit, The Preachers, Alana Bruce, Ange Takats, Klezmer Connexion, Eddie Bronson, The Piano Diaries by Joanna Weinberg, Nadya & her 101 Candles Orkestra, Sketch the Rhyme, Dahlia Dior, Leonie Cohen… and dozens more!

The festival will showcase an amazing array of talent featuring Jewish music styles such as Klezmer and Ladino, right through to contemporary blues, jazz, folk, rock, world, reggae, rap, classical, cabaret and dance – all performed by leading musicians from all over Australia and internationally.

The full artist line-up can be seen and advance tickets ($50 / $30 conc, $120 family) purchased  online at

Early-bird tickets for $40 are available now.  Online also available at, by calling 1300 GET TIX (438 849), on your mobile via

and at all moshtix outlets including Red Eye Records and Fish Records. Tickets at the gates $60.

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