On Saturday October 7th Kenny Dorham's Backyard celebrates Sukkot / "OktoberFeast” with live Jewish music - Klezmer from The Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour, and Sephardic music from the Kim Simpson Trio! The Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) is an important Jewish festival which is celebrated for seven days - this year from September 29th until October 6th. "Sukkot" means rejoicing and celebrating life. BYOB and adult beverages! FAMILY-FRIENDLY and PET-FRIENDLY! Suggested donation of $15 at the gate. Children 12 and under get in free to all events and FAMILY DISCOUNTS are provided. FREE PARKING!
7:30 Kim Simpson Trio
9:30 The Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour
*The Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour is a small Klezmer ensemble based out of Austin, Texas, that plays pre-WWII Eastern European, Yiddish, and Romani tunes. https://www.facebook.com/mazeltovkocktailhour/ and http://www.mazeltovkocktailhour.com/
*The Kim Simpson Trio will showcase some of their favorite songs from the Sephardic Jewish tradition for OktoberFeast. (Kim also serves as the host of KOOP Radio’s “International Folk Bazaar.”)
*Kenny Dorham's Backyard was named after a legendary jazz trumpeter who once lived in the East Austin neighborhood. The 2-acre space is a unique and creative community space managed by Diverse Arts. http://diversearts.org/View Map