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The Ellis Island Old World Folk Band has
been delighting audiences for over three decades with its performance
of klezmer music, the music brought to the
in the early 1900ís by the Jews of Eastern Europe.
The group is truly an Old World Folk
Band. Its repertoire includes lively freilakhs, soulful doinas, spirited
bulgars, old world waltzes, Yiddish vocals, and traditional music from
. Ellis Island has been featured in concerts, festivals, delicatessens,
community centers and colleges and has performed for anniversaries,
memorial services, circumcisions, baby- namings and, of course, weddings,
bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs throughout Northern California.
The band has been honored with
Proclamations from the cities of
for its contributions to the community. The band was also awarded
first prize as Best Civilian Band at the July 4th City of
will bring laughter to your lips, a tear to your eye, joy to your heart
and have you dancing in the aisles. Come! Enjoy!