It was recently brought to my attention (thank you, twitter) that I was mentioned on the wikipedia page for TLC, the Queens of 90’s R&B. And I’m absolutely honored to find that my cover of No Scrubs is the first example cited, just ahead of Weezer, Kacey Musgraves, and the cast of Glee. (My jazzy […]
Avi Wisnia Performs at Philadelphia Folk Festival 2021! The iconic annual music festival institution is now a virtual event due to the coronavirus pandemic. Enjoy Fest from the comfort of your own home, including music presented on multiple virtual stages, crafts, merch, plus access to archival footage from festivals past. Purchase a ticket to access […]
Walking in the Steps of Our Grandparents:A Virtual Discussion with theGrandchildren of Holocaust SurvivorsTraveling Abroad To Explore Our Shared HistoryWednesday, October 13, 20217:30pm ET on Zoom
This Friday! In an effort to help artists recoup some money from COVID-cancelled gigs and tours, the Bandcamp music platform is waiving their fees on all music purchased Friday, August 6. This means artists will keep 100% of the sales. Please consider downloading something – including my song Pass Over, which I think serves as […]
This Saturday, catch me at The Salon: A Virtual Variety Show – folk music, bossa nova, blues, and stand-up comedy from Philadelphia, featuring: Avi Wisnia, Blair Bodine, Stevie and the Bluescasters, and more. presented on zoom, June 26. Get a ticket to reserve your seat & tune in! Visit the TOUR PAGE for details.
Remembering Cantor and Holocaust Survivor David Wisnia1926 – 2021 Cantor David S. Wisnia, 94, passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. David Wisnia was a vocalist, composer, educator and beloved community leader. Later in life, he would use his powerful baritone to share with the world his remarkable tale of surviving the Holocaust through story […]
Music saved my grandfather in Auschwitz. Hear his story. I’m honored to be giving this virtual talk with the Seattle Holocaust Center for Humanity. “Avi Wisnia joins the museum Lunch&Learn Series where we hear from children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, notable speakers on timely issues, and historical experts; these programs aim to present perspectives […]
Two short years ago, Aaron Nathans and I kicked off our Songwriters Night concert series at The Living Room. We hosted talented songsmiths from around the country to come share stories and harmonies on our intimate little stage. While coronavirus has kept us from having concerts in person this past year, i’m so grateful to […]
Performing to a global audience at Jeff’s Place Virtual CoffeeHouse. big thanks to everyone for tuning in
THANK YOU!! We hit our goal! Because of you and your contributions, my second studio album will be completed and on its way to your ears very soon!