Monday, February 20, 2012

Matisyahu

  • When Luke Weber joined Matisyahu on stage to sing One Day -- a song that calls for peace -- he brought the lyrics to life. Luke is fighting cancer and for a chance at childhood.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • It's been years since Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu was Lubavitch. And in December he dropped the Chasidic label, too. That came with a clear symbolic act: he shaved his glorious beard.
  • (Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles)
  • Matisyahu may be the most publicly Jewish performer in the mainstream music scene, but hes not the only one.
  • (Jerusalem Post)
  • LOS ANGELES (JTA) -- With his yarmulke, ritual fringes and lyrics occasionally borrowed from ancient texts, Grammy-nominated reggae star Matisyahu may be the most publicly Jewish performer in the mainstream music scene. But hes not the only one.
  • (JTA)
  • Matisyahu will return to his childhood home, Westchester County, NY, for a performance at Tarrytown, NY's historic Music Hall on Thursday, February 16. The show is being billed as an "Acoustic evening with Matisyahu.
  • (jambands)
  • All tickets will be distributed through the Veterans Administration. Details: 775-326-5714. Matisyahu and Soulive: Groove trio Soulive will perform with hip-hop artist Matisyahu at 9 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Crown Room at Crystal Bay Casino.
  • (Reno Gazette)
  • Here's a look at 8 events sure to please music fans in the Lower Hudson Valley this week: ACOUSTIC MATISYAHU: The White Plains native and Grammy nominee gives a concert to benefit Westhab's Programs for Homeless and At-Risk Youth on Feb. 16.
  • (LoHud.com)
  • If Matisyahu were a stoner into Sublime (minus the ska and ragamuffin stuff), he would sound like the Rafiki Project.
  • (San Antonio Current)
  • Mr. Romney appears to be sharing pemmican and caviar dip (rumored to have been made by his wife) with a gentleman that looks like the Hasidic rapper, Matisyahu.
  • (DAILY KOS)

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