2024 Sababa Jewish Arts & Culture Festival to Host International and Local Musicians
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ST. LOUIS - eMusicWire -- The J is pleased to share details for the 2024 Sababa Jewish Arts & Culture Festival! On September 29, 2024, the J in collaboration with the St. Louis Jewish Federation will host Sababa, St. Louis' biennial premier Jewish Arts & Culture Festival. Four headlining musical acts hailing from Israel, Texas, and St. Louis will perform at the day-long festival at Washington University. Additionally, attendees will be offered a taste of Jewish-American culture by renowned Chicago-based kosher caterer, Zelda's Catering. All are welcome to see, hear, and taste the arts and culture offered at Sababa 2024!

Musical Headliners:
  • Gili Yalo
    Gili Yalo is one of the most intriguing musicians in the music scene in Israel. Gili combines Ethiopian roots with Soul, Funk, Psychedelic and Jazz music. Gili Yalo incorporates sounds from traditional Ethiopian music into a contemporary music production. The result is an exceptional, rich, vivid melody accompanied by Gili's unique voice with lyrics in both English and Amharic. www.giliyalo.com/

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  • Joe Buchanan
    Texas-born and southern raised, Joe Buchanan makes country music that is steeped in Torah and the trials of the human spirit. A blend of Southern soul and country charm, his music is grounded in the belief that there is always more room at the table. www.joebuchananmusic.com/epk

  • Charlie Kramer, Lucy Greenbaum & Greta Rosenstock
    Charlie, Lucy, and Greta are all local artists and/or song leaders for St. Louis Jewish Organizations. Their combined performance will be a "one day only" exclusive show for Sababa 2024. Lucy and Greta encourage Jewish families attending Sunday School to join the festivities after class.

  • Klezundheit!
    Klezundheit!, the only klezmer big band in Missouri, will be performing a high energy and very danceable klezmer set for Sababa. Founded by bandleader Bob Herman in 1998, the band has been featured performers at concerts and festivals in the Lou and in Paraguay and Brazil. You can also hear Klezundheit! at CRC's Simchat Torah celebrations and venues around town. stljewishlight.org/jewish-community-directory/klezundheit/

The food for the day will be prepared by the family-owned and kosher Zelda's Catering, located in Chicago, Illinois. Zelda's Catering chefs work only from proprietary recipes developed right in their own kitchens, including their house made sauces, marinades, and dressings -- even down to their own salad croutons! They prepare all their meals fresh from scratch daily. The menu for Sababa 2024 will be meat and pareve.

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The J and the St. Louis Jewish Federation are thrilled to bring the community of St. Louis together on September 29 for this free festival of Jewish art and culture! Learn more about Sababa at sababastl.com.

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Source: The Jewish Community Center
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