Category Archives: Yaacov Shwekey

This is What Should Have Happened With The Big Event.

At this point we all know the deal, concert planned, concert gets big stars to sing, concert advertised, concert banned, everyone gets antsy. Well, unlike The Big Event which was to feature Lipa and Shloime Gertner, this show will go … Continue reading

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Video, Pictures & TWO Reviews of the Shwekey Queens College Show

I think we may see a new trend emerge in Jewish concerts. For whatever reason the original date for the Queens College show was postponed. The rescheduled event, with an altered cast went on as planned last night and from … Continue reading

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Queens College New Information and Giving Away 2 More Tickets!

Here is the new information for the rescheduled Queens College concert. January 5, 2008, Queens College at 8:45 PM. Due to scheduling conflicts the show is now Yaakov Shwekey, Shalseles Jr., Michoel Pruzansky and Simcha Levenstein. We will exchange tickets … Continue reading

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Follow Up to Fried/Shwekey Concert(s) Ban – Things Get Dangerous?

There have been a few more good posts written about the concert ban that may have slipped under the radar here and here. The 5 Towns Jewish Times wrote an article on the story here including quotes from Fried and … Continue reading

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Fried/Shwekey/Razel Concert in Israel Gets "The Ban"

You can read the full story here. My thoughts below the article. The ads state: “We trembled at hearing about the terrible breach in our camp of ‘music evenings’ and ‘concerts’ in which musicians sing before men and women sitting … Continue reading

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