J-Pride Presents: A Zoom Concert and Open Mic; Sunday Dec. 20 3 PM CST. An afternoon of Jewish folk music by local performers, followed by an open mic. Tune in and listen, or come prepared to share a song of your own! A transcript will be available and we are working to secure ASL interpretation.
Registration for Zoom link: https://forms.gle/jDY3yZP5VHQSKhpa6
Tuffy Red is the solo project of Izzy Buckner, a nonbinary Jewish MPLS transplant, guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Their songs range from sincere to snarky to sad and often delve into their emotional experiences where the personal meets the political. They are a founding member of MPLS based Ungrateful Little String Band. https://tuffyred.bandcamp.com
Tzipporah is a Twin-Cities based singer/songwriter, guitarist, and educator. A former classical guitarist turned folk/rock musician, she believes that music and art are powerful tools for positive social change. You can purchase her EP, “Ain’t No Power,” on bandcamp and stream her music on Spotify and YouTube. https://tzipporah.bandcamp.com/album/aint-no-power
Masha Trius was born in Leningrad, USSR and grew up in Haifa. They were raised on Russian and Ashkenazi music, and now collect and perform Yiddish folk songs in their spare time. They received a grant from the Minneapolis Federation to arrange and transcribe lead sheets for Yiddish music. https://liderbukh.jews.international
Sarah Larsson sings folk melodies in pursuit of her great-grandmothers’ stories. Solo vocal music and poetry in Yiddish, Hungarian, and Bulgarian, are accompanied by drone box and strings. Sarah sings with The Nightingale Trio and Nanilo, and is the creator of the new podcast, Folk Will Save Us. nightingaletrio.com