May28

Two Shekel Swing

Bernard Betel Centre, 1003 Steeles Avenue West, Toronto

Two-Shekel Swing is a four-piece Klezmer and Gypsy jazz band that plays a unique blend of Yiddish swing with shtetl nostalgia. They’ll have you clapping, stomping and singing along to some of your own favourites, reimagined with spirit, flair and a little schtick. A group of talented, youthful klezmorim, Two Shekel Swing celebrates Yiddishkeit with a fresh energy that will thrill you! Two-Shekel Swing is led by Yoni Avi Battat (fiddle, vocals) who has performed Jewish music for wide-ranging audiences in Lisbon, Tel Aviv, New York and beyond. The group features Jesse Chevan (drums), Travis Pullman (guitar) and David Chevan (upright bass). www.yonibattat.com

May28

Two Shekel Swing

Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street, Hamilton

Two-Shekel Swing is a four-piece Klezmer and Gypsy jazz band that plays a unique blend of Yiddish swing with shtetl nostalgia. They’ll have you clapping, stomping and singing along to some of your own favourites, reimagined with spirit, flair and a little schtick. A group of talented, youthful klezmorim, Two Shekel Swing celebrates Yiddishkeit with a fresh energy that will thrill you! Two-Shekel Swing is led by Yoni Avi Battat (fiddle, vocals) who has performed Jewish music for wide-ranging audiences in Lisbon, Tel Aviv, New York and beyond. The group features Jesse Chevan (drums), Travis Pullman (guitar) and David Chevan (upright bass). www.yonibattat.com