Jewish music from Denmark? Coming to D.C.? See it to believe it on July 27 at Bossa Bistro & Lounge when Mames Babagenush, returns to the U.S. for the first time since 2019. Denmark has an extremely small Jewish population of under 10,000—in a country just shy of 6 million in total. Thanks to Mames Babagenush, the traditional, uptempo “klezmer” music of Eastern Europe’s Ashkenazi Jews is finding a more worldwide audience—even if all but one of the members of the group are Gentiles. Join contributing writer Eric Althoff, as he discusses the band’s upcoming show, the history of their musical tradition, and more.
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More to Watch Bklava “Kiss Kiss” Remix Album Art UK based producer and DJ, Bklava (also known as Lara Sweeny), celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Holly Valance smash hit “Kiss Kiss” with a brand-new remix and visualizer. While Valance originally covered the song (originally titled “Şımarık” written by Sezen Aksu and performed by Turkish […]