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THE SWAY MACHINERY: Shows

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Congregation Kol Israel

The Sway Machinery at Congregation Kol Israel - 8pm

603 St. Johns Place
Brooklyn New York (718) 638-6583
Price: $18

Sway Machinery's combination of rhythmic power and potent folklore takes no prisoners. On stage the energy of submerged worlds is torn out into the light of day. And indeed, the historical tradition of Cantorial music, which is the focus of the band's work, is very much a lost world. The music of The Sway Machinery invites the listener to become like children wandering in the forest, discovering something mythic and wonderful.

Congregation Kol Israel is a historic synagogue undergoing a rebirth in one of the hippest neighborhoods in Brooklyn. This traditional Jewish community draws a diverse crowd, from people who have gone there all their lives to young couples who have just moved to this rapidly developing neighborhood. The building is on the National Registry of Historic Places, and serves as a home to the community, a concert venue, and an event space.

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Barbes

Valentines Ball! - 9pm-midnight

376 9th St
Brooklyn New York 11215
US 718.965.9177
Price: by donation

Love, pleasure and dance! Ceaseless rejoicing!
Come and enjoy the evening with some of NYC's best at one of our favorite rooms in Brooklyn!

The Sway Machinery--"unclassifiable, uplifitng" (The New Yorker)

Hearing Things--"kind of Middle Eastern flavored surf rock with old-school R&B honking and striptease-worthy themes" (Chicago Reader)

The Fraternal Order of the Society Blues--disciples of Blues legend Carolina Slim play soulful tuneful songs that the people understand

$20 suggested donation

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