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Concerts & Events

Wednesday, September 4, 2019  ·  8:30 PM

Mames Babegenush

World Music Wednesday

4545 N Lincoln Ave · The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall · 773.728.6000


World Music Wednesdays

A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:30 PM.

Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. TO GUARANTEE YOUR ENTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE EITHER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE BOX OFFICE AT 773.728.6000. Reservations unclaimed 10 minutes before showtime will be released to waiting patrons.

Mames Babegenush is East meets North. Where strong Scandinavian roots merges with the vibrant dance music of Eastern Europe. From the ambiance of Nordic pine trees to lively weddings in Romania, the music of Mames Babegenush gives a sense of both melancholy and ecstatic joy. Over the last 14 years, Danish band Mames Babegenush, has established itself as one of Europe's premiere klezmer ensembles. Their long list of awards include the Danish Music Award for Best World Album of The Year and three prizes awarded by the prestigious International Jewish Music Festival in Amsterdam, including the Jury and Audience Prizes.

Mames Babegenush has performed at a number of the music world's most venerated venues and festivals, including Carnegie Hall (US), Wiener Metropol (AT), Chicago World Music Festival (US), Paradiso (NL), Lotus Fest (US), Klezmer Fürth (GER), the New York Gypsy Festival (US), Teatro Independencia (ARG) and Roskilde Festival (DK) alongside the likes of Gogol Bordello, David Krakauer and Amsterdam Klezmer Band.

Andreas Møllerhøj: double bass // Lukas Rande: saxophones // Morten Ærø: drums // Nicolai Kornerup: accordion// Bo Rande: flügelhorn // Emil Goldschmidt: clarinet

https://www.mames.dk/