Wednesday September 18th
Doors at 7pm Show at 7:30pm
Tickets: $10, available for purchase online at shalomct.org/zion80
Description: Zion80 explores Jewish music through the lens of the Afrobeat funk master Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Led by Jon Madof (Rashanim, Matisyahu), the 10-piece band arranges Jewish melodies using the polyrhythmic intensity of Afrobeat, blended with the madness of the Downtown scene. Madof’s most ambitious project to date, Zion80 is blazing hot and tight as a drum. Spiritual, grooving and endlessly exciting, this is essential Jewish music for the 21st century. The NY Times called Zion 80 “A truly soulful experience.” This event serves as the kickoff to the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County’s Judaism: A 2020 Vision series.
Visit shalomct.org/zion80 for a list of Black Rock restaurants offering a 15% discount on food and drink for those attending the Zion 80 concert who show their tickets prior to the concert.