LISTENING SESSION: TOP 5 SHOWS THIS WEEK

Wednesday, November 8–Klezmer+Bacon and Contra Ponte Project @ Songbyrd. Show 7:30 p.m./$8 advance or $10 DOS

During the course of its 10 day run, the Washington Jewish Music Festival will host nearly two dozen events at multiple venues across town. One of the highlights on its ginormous schedule will take place at Songbyrd on Wednesday, as beatboxing extraordinaire Christylez Bacon and accomplished jazz instrumentalist Seth Kibel debut their new hip-hop and klezmer music collaboration. Washington Jewish Music Festival artist-in-residence Simone Baron will also present the Contra Ponte Project, a group that blends together Jewish, Brazilian and jazz influences into their live show.

Read more at DC Music Download.