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6/29 – Love Is the Ground: Album Release & Queer Jewish Music Night

June 29, 2023


Zoom & In-Person at Weitzman Museum

1 01 S Independence Mall E

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Price: In Person: $18/$36/$54 Zoom: $9/$18/$36/$54

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Celebrate the release of Rena Branson’s new album, Love Is the Ground, at The Weitzman’s finale event for Pride Month. Branson’s music seamlessly weaves together Hebrew liturgy, English poetry, and wordless nigunim (spiritual melodies). This 2-set concert includes featured songs from the album and original compositions by Branson’s West Philly-based queer Jewish musical collaborators, including Rachel Chang, Dr. Koach Baruch Frazier, Aly Halpert, Marques Hollie, Joni Leibovic and Marni Loffman; with additional accompaniment by Mel Hsu. The evening will be emceed by Rabbi Mónica Gomery. Attendees are welcome to move and sing along throughout the event. Come as you are!

Live on Zoom & Live at the Weitzman Museum
101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106
7:00pm ET Doors | 7:30pm ET Concert Start

Produced by the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History in partnership with the Rising Song Institute