Past Events

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 

Live via Zoom
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM CST​

Quartet from Maxwell Street Klezmer Band 

[More updates coming soon]

 

 

October 6, 2019

Quintet from Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Jewish New Year and Sukkot Celebration at Maxwell Street Market

12 Noon - 1:15 PM

Maxwell Street Market, 800 S Desplaines St., Chicago, Illinois 60607

 

 

September 26, 2019

Maxwell Street Klezmer Quartet

Highland Park Country Club

Highland Park, IL 

 
Sunday September 1, 2019
Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
with Cantor Stewart Figa
On Devon Festival  

8:00-9:00 PM

Republic Bank of Chicago

2720 West Devon Avenue

Chicago, IL 

Wednesday July 4, 2019
Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
Fourth of July Parades 

Highland Park Fourth of July Parade
10:00 AM
Highland Park, IL

Skokie Fourth of July Parade
12:00 Noon
Skokie, IL
 
Tuesday June 11, 2019
YIVO Summer Series Concert
Maxwell Street Klezmer Band Sextet

7:00-8:00 PM

Northbrook Public Library Auditorium

1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook

Sunday April 14, 2019

The Junior Klezmer Orchestra 

with members of The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band 

2:00-3:00 PM

Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave.

Skokie, IL

Sunday March 31, 2019

Taste of Passover Food Fair

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band Quartet

Music performance: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Event Times: 12:00 Noon - 4:00 PM

Jewel-Osco 

Kosher Marketplace

1600 Deerfield Rd.

Highland Park, IL

Sunday March 24, 2019

Purim Party! 

The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band with Tanya Melamed

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

210 Live

210 Green Bay Rd, Highwood, Illinois 60040

February 10, 2019

The Creation of “Fiddler on the Roof”

Presenter: Charles Troy with Alex Koffman and Gail Mangurten, violinist and pianist with the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

7:00 PM
Ina Levine JCCampus
12701 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ

Learn how this beloved show's creators discovered the universality in Yiddish writer Sholom Aleichem's stories -- and how they made a "Jewish musical" that has struck a responsive chord in virtually every country in the world! Back by Popular Demand, musical theatre historian and graphic designer, Charles Troy, tells the story in a seamless 90-minute multimedia presentation with original graphics, scanned photos, edited audio tracks and video clips, a scripted dramatic narrative along with music performed by Charles Troy and with Alex Koffman and Gail Mangurten, violinist and pianist with the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band. For more information, click here.

February 2, 2019

Cultural Council 50th Anniversary Gala, presented by Jewish Federation of Grand Rapids, with Chicago’s Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Cascade Hills Country Club

3725 Cascade Rd SE

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

January 25, 2019

Quintet from Maxwell Street Klezmer Band at North Shore Senior Center

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(a dessert reception to follow)​

North Shore Senior Center
161 Northfield Road, Northfield, IL 60093​

$20 Members, $25 Non-Members
Call 847-784-6040 to register.

December 16, 2018

Quintet from Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Hanukkah Concert at

Morton Grove Public Library

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Morton Grove Public Library

6140 Lincoln Ave.

Morton Grove, IL 60053 

December 9, 2018

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

Winter Wonderland

Hanukkah Family Concert

at Chicago Botanic Garden

Two shows times

11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL

October 21, 2018

The Salaam-Shalom Music Project

at SPACE

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1245 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202

Featuring members of the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and musicians from Muslim and Christian backgrounds, this program of Middle Eastern and world music engages audiences with its message of peace and harmony.

 

Learn more about the project at SalaamShalomMusic.org.

For more information on this show, visit: http://www.evanstonspace.com/

August 16, 2018

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

featuring Cantor Ben Tisser

Summer Concert at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El 

6:30 PM: appetizers and cocktails

8:00 PM: concert and dancing

1175 Sheridan Rd.

Highland Park, IL 60035 

$36 Adult, $20 children under 13

RSVP here: http://summerklez.bpt.me

Wednesday July 4, 2018

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band 

10:00 AM

Fourth of July Parade

Highland  Park, IL

For location and information,

click here.

Wednesday July 4, 2018

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

12:00 Noon

Village of Skokie

Fourth of July Parade

For location and information,

click here.

Tuesday June 19, 2018

Quintet from Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

2:00 - 3:00 PM

YIVO Summer Concert

Skokie Public Library

5251 Oakton St. Skokie, IL

Free and open to the public.

For information, click here.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

Greater Chicago Jewish Festival

11:00 AM

All-Star Congregational Klezmer Band

11:30 AM

Junior Klezmer Orchestra

11:40 AM

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

(The entire festival is open

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

St. Paul Woods

Cook County Forest Preserve

$5 Suggested Donation

Free Parking

Junior Klezmer Orchestra

Sunday, May 20, 2018

28th Annual Skokie Festival of Cultures

5:20 PM - 5:45 PM

Oakton Park 
4701 Oakton St. 
Skokie, IL

Devonshire Sunset Series

August 13, 2017

4422 Greenwood St.

Skokie, IL 60076

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Evanston World Arts & Music Festival

Sunday, July 16

Dawes Park, Sheridan Rd. at Church St.

3:00 PM

www.cityofevanston.org/worldarts

Music at Moser Performing Arts Series 2016-17

University of St. Francis

February 26, 2017

3:00 PM

Moser/Sexton Auditorium

500 Wilcox St.

Joliet, IL 60435

WBEZ 91.5 FM Worldview

WBEZ Chicago Public Radio, 91.5 FM

"Worldview" with Jerome McDonnell

Tune in to an interview of Lori Lippitz and live music by the Salaam-Shalom Music Project

Chicago, IL

Monday, February 20th, 2017

12:30-1:00 PM

The Whole Megillah: The Story of Yiddish Theater

Charles Troy and the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

February 12, 2017

6:30 PM

Ina Levine JCCampus

12701 N. Scottsdale Rd

Scottsdale, AZ

Winter Wonderland Express: Annual Family Hannukah Celebration

December 29, 2016 

Two show times! 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM

Chicago Botanic Gardens

1000 Lake Cook Rd

Glencoe, IL

WFMT- Folkstage

December 17, 2016

7:00 PM

On Air in Chicago 98.7 FM

Wintertanz Klezmer Dance Party

December 10th, 2016

Beth Hillel Congregation B'nai Emunah

Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy an evening of joyful klezmer music and dance--with a cash bar to help you let your hair down!  This event is free and open to all, but please call (847) 256-1213 to make your reservations.

Hannukah Concert with Rabbi Joe Black

November 27, 2016

Two show times! 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM
The Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 

The Whole Megillah: The Story of the Yiddish Theatre

Charles Troy, historian, with Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

November 16th, 2016

7:00 PM

Washtenaw College

NSCPA 20th Anniversary Klezmer Brunch

October 23, 2016

1:00 PM

North Shore Center for Performing Arts

9501 Skokie Blvd

Skokie, IL