1/5-10/5; Hangar 11 venue, Tel Aviv Port
The festival will feature international and Israeli Jazz, Funk, Rock & Roll musicians as well as other genres that stretch all the way to Indian Folk and Balkan Beat and will be hosted by singer and musician, Bobby McFerrin, the official host of the festival which will be holding a “Bobby Meets Israel” performance with different Israeli artists throughout the 10-day festival such as Achinoam Nini, Idan Raichel, Etti Ankri, Mira Awad and more… The list of featured artists includes: Courtney Pine, Daniela Mercury, Goran Bregovic, Oi Va Voi, Meshell Ndegocello, Renaud Garcai Fons, Yellowjackets, Punch brothers, Dr L Subramaniam, Rajasthani Josh Group and more… The Mediterranean city of Tel Aviv was selected as the ideal location to host the festival, as it is Israel’s largest cosmopolitan center and international haven for tourists and “urban fans” alike.
The festival’s founder and producer, Zev Eizik, is one of Israel’s leading promoters of live musical entertainment and owner of the Hangar 11. “Having brought dozens of major international tours and concerts to Israel, this festival is especially exciting as it evokes the spirit of Tel Aviv,” says Eizik. “Although the main scope of the Festival will focus largely on jazz music, the context of this festival is about bringing an eclectic arrangement of musical genres together, because that’s what Tel Aviv is about – color, personality, rhythm and having a good time”.
The White City Music Festival is officially backed by: The Israel Ministry of Tourism and The Tel Aviv - Yafo Municipality. Individual tickets or packages are now available and can be purchased through the official Tel Aviv White City Music Festival website. All ticket holders are entitled to receive a Tel Aviv City Pass that provides discounts at select local businesses, dining and entertainment.