Upcoming Public Events
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Maxwell Street's performance schedule for most of 2020 has been postponed or cancelled. More concerts will be added to this calendar as they are rescheduled.
Thursday October 15, 2020
12:00 Noon-1:00 PM
"Chamber Klezmer" Concert: Maxwell Street Klezmer Quintet featuring Cantor Pavel Roytman, Blue Skies Concert Series
Sheridan Music Studio- Chicago, 410 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 908, Chicago, IL
Tickets available for limited seating or as livestream.
For the livestream ($15): click here. You will be asked to make a free account.
For the in-person concert ($25): click here. Social distancing will be observed.
Friday, November 8, 2020,
7:00 - 8:00 PM
The Junior Klezmer Orchestra
at Skokie Theatre
(Rescheduled from 4/26/20)
Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie
The Junior Klezmer Orchestra’s accomplished Middle and High School musicians have devoted themselves to mastering the art of Klezmer.
Klezmer and Yiddish music are joyous expressions of Jewish heritage from Eastern Europe in the days of the shtetl. The Fiddler on the Roof--he was a klezmer! They perform for music festivals, libraries, museums and senior residences in the Chicagoland area, and were featured guest artist on WFMT’s “Introductions” in 2010. With selections like Bei Mir Bistu Sheyn and other classics, the Junior Klezmer Orchestra presents a program of upbeat and soulful music with skill, talent and infectious enthusiasm.
Sunday, June 13, 2021,
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Greater Chicago Jewish Festival
(Rescheduled from 6/7/20)
Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, The Junior Klezmer Orchestra, and The All-City Congregational Klezmer Band
Details to be announced.
Green Bay, WI
Saturday, April 17, 2021
7:30 - 9:30 PM
(Rescheduled from 3/22/20)
Classic Klezmer: Maxwell Street Klezmer Band in Green Bay
Pre-concert talk by Lori Lippitz at 6:00 PM.
Greenbay, WI: Location TBD.
Presented by The Classical Series, Brown County Civic Music Association
A classic tradition! Embodying the colorful spirit of immigrant America, this Midwest-based group spotlights the widely influential classical music of Jewish tradition. They’ve played at Carnegie Hall and toured Europe, collaborated with The Lyric Opera and Chicago Sinfonietta, and brought irresistible musicality and cultural outreach to audiences across the nation.