Past Events

Date City Venue
09/16/18 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs in the vineyard tasting room; enjoy music (6pm – 9pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
09/15/18 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the patio, overlooking the vineyard, 6pm-9pm (3 sets); purchase wine & food from the vineyard or bring a picnic meal, and enjoy music throughout the evening in this beautiful setting, rain or shine
Tour: Japan Tour 2018
09/02/18 Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan Zimagine
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: ¥3000. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Minamiaoyama, 6−2−13, B1. Avi Wisnia performs with Toru Takiguchi and the Torujazz Trio
09/01/18 Gotemba, Shizuoka Japan Takane Nakagokan
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 640 Yamanoshiri. Venue phone: 0550-84-2001. Avi Wisnia performs with Toru Takiguchi and the Torujazz Trio, “An Evening of Jazz”
08/26/18 Sunbury, PA Whispering Oaks Vineyard
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1306 State Route 61. Venue phone: (844) 968-9463. Avi Wisnia performs 2pm-5pm (3 sets) in the vineyard
08/25/18 Mason, OH House Concert
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Tradewind Drive. JP’s Backyard House Concert series featuring Avi Wisnia, open to the public; advance reservations or RSVP to: houseconcert [at] aviwisnia [dot] com
08/12/18 Winston-Salem, NC Community Block Party
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Ardmore United Methodist Church 630 S. Hawthorne Road. Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets during the foodie festival, hosted by Ardmore United Methodist Church; enjoy local food trucks, live music, games, and a bounce house; a $5 voucher to food trucks offered to the first 100 guests/families; open to the public and free to attend
08/11/18 Mills River, NC House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: White Birch Drive. Music Mania house concert series featuring Avi Wisnia, open to the public; advance reservations or RSVP to 828-691-8131
08/10/18 Roanoke, VA Third Street Coffeehouse
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 305 Mountain Ave SW. Venue phone: (540) 761-1351. Avi Wisnia performs at Third Street Coffeehouse, located in the historic Trinity United Methodist Church; doors open at 7:00pm, with a featured local opening act
08/05/18 Titusville, NJ Strawberry Hill Mansion
Time: 4:30pm. Admission: $54. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 28 Fiddlers Creek Road. Benefit concert event at the beautiful Strawberry Hill Mansion atop Bladpate Mountain, featuring performances by Avi Wisnia and Francis Dunnery, hosted by Lee Dickstein; proceeds will benefit Debbie Wright’s new documentary “From Liberty to Captivity” which sheds light on human trafficking crimes in the community (www.fromlibertytocaptivity.com); RSVP to: lee [at] dicksteinbusiness [dot] com
06/21/18 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St. Goodnight Vivaldi! Join Avi Wisnia for one final performance at the legendary west village cafe before the venue closes its doors for good; this will be a special all-request concert event celebrating Caffe Vivaldi, where Avi Wisnia played his very first show over 10 years ago; music 8-9pm, seating begins at 7pm; full menu and reserved seating available; no ticket purchase necessary, $10 suggested donation at the door
06/19/18 Philadelphia, PA SoFar Sounds
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Super Secret. In celebration of PRIDE Month, SoFar Sounds presents a special house concert acoustic show with Avi Wisnia and other local LGBT artists… SOMEWHERE IN PHILADELPHIA! The show is open to the public, with the concert location only revealed days before the event; to RSVP and reserve entry, visit www.sofarsounds.com (required); Sofar Sounds curates secret, intimate gigs in living rooms around the world, connecting performing artists with fans through a unique and magical concert experience
06/15/18 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. Avi Wisnia performs at The Brown Room’s grand piano, located in the famous Congress Hall Hotel, 8pm-12am (4 sets); with special guest Valerie Vuolo on violin
06/14/18 Ardmore, PA The Living Room at 35 East
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 35 East Lancaster Avenue. Come to this brand new Ardmore music venue for a Summer Songwriters in the Round event featuring Avi Wisnia, Aaron Nathans, Nancy Heubner, and Katherine Rondeau; doors at 6pm, music at 7pm; this event is open to all ages and BYOB; likely to sell out so buy your tickets in advance!
06/03/18 Lawrenceville, NJ Mosaic Concerts
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: $10 / $18 / $36 / $108. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (609) 896-4977. Address: 1958 Lawrenceville Road. Mosaic cultural arts program at Adath Israel features Avi Wisnia & ensemble in the community concert event of the season; concert includes intermission, with meet&greet to follow; doors at 2:30pm, concert at 3pm; special ticket prices for reserved seating and VIP packages
06/02/18 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 6pm-9pm (3 sets); purchase wine from the vineyard, bring a picnic meal, and enjoy music throughout the evening in this beautiful outdoor setting
05/25/18 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Magic Gardens
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20 / $16 seniors & students. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1020 South Street. Venue phone: (215) 733-0390. *SOLD OUT!* Visit one of Philadelphia’s most famous attractions for the Twilight in the Gardens multi-sensory series. Experience the Magic Gardens after hours from 7-10pm with a guided art workshop and casual mini-tours, with featured live musical performance by Avi Wisnia starting at 8pm. Guests are encouraged to BYOBBS (Bring Your Own Booze, Blanket, and Snacks) to get comfortable and enjoy the music among the mosaicked labyrinth.
04/27/18 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
Tour: My Polish Wisnia
04/22/18 Williamsport, PA Penn College
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: One College Avenue. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; meet & greet to follow; the event also features a special performance by Jason Hurwitz on violin; program will be held in the Klump Academic Center; doors at 6:30pm, program at 7pm; (#MyPolishWisnia)
04/15/18 Princeton, NJ Salon 33
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Salon 33 presents an intimate concert featuring Avi Wisnia at the grand piano, set in a private Princeton residence; open to the public with rsvp: awHouseConcert @ gmail . com ; includes pot-luck meal with artist prior to the show; BYOB
Tour: My Polish Wisnia
04/13/18 New York, NY Temple Israel of the City of New York
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 112 E. 75th Street. Venue phone: 212-249-5000. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; meet & greet to follow; a Friday evening service precedes the program; free admission and open to the public (#MyPolishWisnia)
04/11/18 Newark, DE University of Delaware
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Presented in the University of Delaware Gore Recital Hall, Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; meet & greet reception to follow; free and open to the public (#MyPolishWisnia)
04/09/18 Boston, MA Temple Israel of Boston
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 477 Longwood Avenue. Through story and song, Avi Wisnia recounts his travels with his grandfather and the profound journey of tracing his grandfather’s footsteps from child singing prodigy to Auschwitz survivor to American soldier. With a broad-ranging repertoire including Yiddish show tunes, Jewish folk music, liturgy, and contemporary jazz, Avi connects his family’s Jewish musical past to the present, finding new meaning in Jewish tradition, and keeping alive the stories and songs of the Holocaust, to be carried forward from generation to generation; 6:30 – 8:30, free admission and open to the public (#MyPolishWisnia)
04/07/18 Somerville, MA Arts at the Armory
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 191 Highland Avenue. Venue phone: (617) 718-2191. The Somerville Songwriter Sessions brings three tremendous songwriters to the historic Somerville Armory each month; this month features Avi Wisnia, Pat Wictor (of Brother Son) and host Terry Kitchen
Tour: My Polish Wisnia
04/06/18 Newtown, PA Shir Ami
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 101 Richboro Road. Venue phone: (215) 968-3400. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; meet & greet to follow; a Friday evening service precedes the program; free admission and open to the public (#MyPolishWisnia)
04/01/18 Wilmington, DE WSTW Live in-studio
Time: 8:00pm. Avi Wisnia is the special guest and cohost on the 93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes program with Mark Rogers; listen live! 8pm – 10pm EST to on-air interview, in-studio performance, and ridiculous banter: http://wstw.com/heroes/
Tour: Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival 2018
03/24/18 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. official Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival showcase performance, free and open to the public; visit www.sscapemay.com for more festival info
03/24/18 Cape May, NJ The Queen Victoria
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 102 Ocean Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-8702. special afternoon concert in the parlor for guests of the Queen Victoria, by invitation only
03/23/18 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
03/09/18 New York, NY American Folk Art Museum
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 Lincoln Square. Venue phone: (212) 595-9533. The museum presents an acoustic musical performance by Avi Wisnia; enjoy the museum collection, live music and a cash wine bar; admission is always free; event doors open at 5:00pm, music at 5:30pm; Free Music Fridays is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
03/03/18 Yardley, PA Bucks County Performing Arts Center
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10 / $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 64 South Main Street. *POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER* The Bucks County Performing Arts Society presents a special 40th Anniversary event featuring Avi Wisnia & Ensemble, at the Yardley Community Centre; Doors open at 7pm for 7:30 show; BCPAC is committed to enriching the cultural life of the community through performing art’s power to communicate and inspire, educate and entertain.
02/10/18 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $75. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. A truly romantic vineyard experience awaits you and your Valentine at Willow Creek Farm & Winery, with the music of Avi Wisnia. You’ll dine by candlelight while enjoying romantic songs and a 5-course menu specially crafted by Master Chef Brian Parker from the Southern Mansion of Cape May. Reservations Required.
02/09/18 Cherry Hill, NJ M’kor Shalom
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 850 E Evesham Road. Mkorstock Unplugged presents an evening with Avi Wisnia, part of the Friday night coffeehouse series; music at 8:30pm, free and open to the public (dinner with the artist starts at 7:30pm, with $10 ticket)
01/27/18 Cape May, NJ Private Event
Time: 6:00pm. fundraiser event benefitting the Andy Talley Bone Marrow Foundation at Congress Hall
12/15/17 Philadelphia, PA SoFar Sounds
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Super Secret. SoFar Sounds presents a special house concert acoustic show with Avi Wisnia and other local artists… SOMEWHERE IN PHILADELPHIA! The show is open to the public, with the concert location only revealed days before the event; to RSVP and reserve entry, visit www.sofarsounds.com (required); Sofar Sounds curates secret, intimate gigs in living rooms around the world, connecting performing artists with fans through a unique and magical concert experience
Tour: My Polish Wisnia
12/02/17 Greenbelt, MD Mishkan Torah Synagogue
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 10 Ridge Road. Venue phone: (301) 474-4223. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; presented as part of the Diane Kritt Lecture Series; meet & greet to follow; a small service precedes the concert event; RSVP to reserve seats (#MyPolishWisnia)
12/01/17 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
11/18/17 Bethlehem, PA Godfrey Daniels
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $18.50 (adv) / $23.50 (door). Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7 east 4th Street. Avi Wisnia performs at the legendary listening room; also appearing: singer/songwriter Cubbage; doors at 7pm, music at 8pm; advance ticket reservations recommended
11/17/17 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
11/15/17 Washington DC Renaissance Washington Hotel
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Dupont Circle. The Renaissance Washington Hotel in Dupont Circle presents Avi Wisnia “Live in the Living Room”; starting in the evening, the hotel will serve a special punch made with local DC spirits, complimentary to the public; music 6pm – 8pm
10/07/17 West Cape May, NJ Cape May Lima Bean Festival
Time: 2:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Wilbraham Park, Perry Street. Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets at the popular Cape May Lima Bean Festival at Wilbraham Park, 2:30pm on the music stage; the little legume takes center stage and delights locals & visitors alike with a vast array of foods, crafts, and products available, fun for the whole family, 9am – 5pm, admission is free
09/24/17 Philadelphia, PA Old First Reformed United Church
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: $10 / $20 / $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (215) 922-4566. Address: 151 N 4th Street. Avi Wisnia opens for Miguel Angel Alvarado-DePalma; special benefit concert for the Wellspring Ministries and Homeless Ministry of Old First; tickets are $20 pre-sale, $25 at the door ($10 for kids)
09/23/17 Princeton, NJ Princeton Arts Council’s Cafe Improv
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $2. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street. Venue phone: (609) 924-8777. Avi Wisnia showcases some new songs at the Cafe Improv Show the home for the very best music/comedy/entertainment in the Princeton area for over 25 years; held at the Solley Theater at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts; the show is also broadcast live each week on Princeton Community Television
09/02/17 Dorchester, MA House Concert
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Mt Ida Road. featured house concert in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston; open to the public with RSVP, email [AWHouseConcert (at) gmail (dot) com]
09/01/17 Lambertville, NJ Caffe Galleria
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 23 N Union Street. Venue phone: 609-397-2400. Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets, 7pm -9pm; free and open to the public; Caffe Galleria is a BYOB restaurant
08/27/17 Mt. Airy, MD Linganore Winery
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 13601 Glissans Mill Road. Venue phone: (410) 795-6432. Avi Wisnia performs on the great lawn, overlooking the vineyard, 1pm-4pm (3 sets)
08/26/17 Annapolis, MD Great Frogs Winery
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3218 Harness Creek Road. Venue phone: (410) 626-6193. Avi Wisnia performs 2pm-4pm (2 sets); enjoy wines from the vineyard, tastings and bottles available for purchase; rain or shine
08/25/17 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
08/22/17 New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 196 Allen Street. “The 9 Songwriter Series” is a touring songwriter collective and live show with each installment featuring nine solo singer/songwriters performing together in a unique and captivating format, telling stories, and often sitting in with each other and making up music on the spot. Where else can you hear almost 30 songs from nine different artists in one evening? To date, over 200 different artists have participated in “The 9″, at shows all around the country. This evening features Avi Wisnia, Justin Trawick, Kate Vargas, and more. Doors at 9pm, Music at 9:30pm
08/03/17 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 6pm-9pm (3 sets); bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy music throughout the evening in this beautiful outdoor setting
08/02/17 Newtown, PA House Concert
Time: 6:00pm. by invitation only
07/29/17 Danville, CA Maria Maria
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 710 Camino Ramon. Avi Wisnia performs 3 sets, 6:00p – 9:00pm
07/28/17 Walnut Creek, CA Maria Maria
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1470 North Broadway. Avi Wisnia performs 3 sets on the patio, 6:30 – 9:30
07/27/17 Los Gatos, CA Testarossa Winery
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 300 College Ave. Venue phone: (408) 354-6150. Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets, 5:30pm – 8:00pm, at Testarossa Winery’s Wine Bar 107; free and open to the public
07/21/17 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
07/19/17 Newtown Square, PA Burlap & Bean
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 204 South Newtown Street Road. Burlap & Bean features performer Avi Wisnia, solo set of music, followed by the community open mic; free and open to all ages; drinks and food available for purchase
07/06/17 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 6pm-9pm (3 sets); bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy music throughout the evening in this beautiful outdoor setting
Tour: My Polish Wisnia
06/25/17 Lewisburg, PA Bucknell University
Time: 2:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 Dent Drive. Venue phone: (570) 577-1592. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; presented as part of the Union County Veterans 4th of July Celebration; meet & greet to follow; (#MyPolishWisnia)
06/16/17 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
06/13/17 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Avi Wisnia opens for french pop/jazz outfit Banda Magda upstairs at World Cafe Live; 7pm doors, 8pm music; food & drink available for purchase
06/04/17 Cape May, NJ Cape May Music Festival
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10 / $20 / $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St. Celebrating 28 years of bringing beautiful music to Cape May, the Cape May Music Festival presents classical, chamber, jazz and more each year; this feature concert welcomes Avi Wisnia and his ensemble to the historic First Presbyterian stage; presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities
06/02/17 Princeton, NJ Salon 33
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. intimate concert series featuring Avi Wisnia, set in a private Princeton residence; open to the public with rsvp: awHouseConcert @ gmail . com ; includes pot-luck meal with artist prior to the show; BYOB
06/01/17 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 6pm-9pm (3 sets); bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy music throughout the evening in this beautiful outdoor setting
05/23/17 Doylestown, PA Aldie Mansion Concerts in the Garden
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 85 Old Dublin Pike. The Heritage Conservancy’s popular Concerts in the Garden outdoor summer concert series returns to historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA. The season kicks off with Avi Wisnia, music starting at 6:30pm; this event is free to the public thanks to donor support, no need to register; bring your own seating and picnic dinner if you wish; concerts are held rain or shine; Heritage Conservancy, an accredited not-for-profit land conservation organization dedicated to preserving and protecting our natural and historic heritage, welcomes community members of all ages to enjoy the legacy of its Aldie Mansion home; for more information about this concert, visit www.HeritageConservancy.org.
05/22/17 Abington, PA Private Event
Time: 11:00am.
05/20/17 Scipio Center, NY Merrifield Concerts
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15. intimate concert series featuring Avi Wisnia, set in historic 1840s farm house; open to the public, advance reservations and RSVP at 607-279-7515 or tmiller80 @ gmail . com
05/19/17 Spencerport, NY A Gust of Sun Winery
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5324 W. Ridge Road. Venue phone: 585.617.3000. Avi Wisnia performs 7pm-9pm (2 sets); enjoy wines from the vineyard, tastings and bottles available for purchase
05/18/17 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St. Avi Wisnia returns to the legendary west village cafe for a featured performance, and hosts songwriters in the round with Kirsten Maxwell and Mike Tedesco, an evening with 3 talented singer-songwriters, sharing story and song in this unique collaborative concert event; full menu and reserved seating available; no ticket purchase necessary, $10 suggested donation
05/17/17 New Hope, PA Havana
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 105 South Main St. Venue phone: (215) 862-5501. Pat Foran’s Songwriter Showcase features Avi Wisnia; this acoustic performance is free and open to the public; Havana’s cocktails and food menu available during the concert
05/12/17 Philadelphia, PA The Rittenhouse Hotel
Time: 9:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 10 West Rittenhouse Square. Venue phone: 215.546.9000. Avi Wisnia performs 3 solo sets, 9:30pm – 12:30am, at the Library Bar inside the famous Rittenhouse Hotel; free and open to the public; cocktails and light food available for purchase
Tour: My Polish Wisnia
05/12/17 Philadelphia, PA National Museum of American Jewish History
Time: 11:00am. Admission: $12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 101 S Independence Mall E. Venue phone: (215) 923-3811. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; presented as part of NMAJH “Courageous Choices” Series; meet & greet to follow; museum will be open for touring after the event, included with program admission; only a limited number of tickets for this program will be available (#MyPolishWisnia)
05/11/17 Riverdale Park, MD Robert Harper Books
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 6216 Rhode Island Ave. The Riverdale Rail songwriter series presents fantastic songwriters in-the-round, and evening of brownies, books and song, with: Avi Wisnia, Heather Style, Mike Kerr, Annette Wasilik
05/10/17 Washington DC Renaissance Washington Hotel
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Dupont Circle. The Renaissance Washington Hotel in Dupont Circle presents Avi Wisnia “Live in the Living Room”; starting in the evening, the hotel will serve a special punch made with local DC spirits, complimentary to the public; music 6pm – 8pm
05/04/17 Bensalem, PA 2017 Bucks Happening Awards Red Carpet Bash
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $27 – $249. Address: Pen Ryn Estate, 1601 State Road. Celebrate Musician of the Year Avi Wisnia and all the other Bucks Happening winners, finalists & nominees at the beautiful, historic Pen Ryn Estate; walk the red carpet, savor a variety of gourmet food, chat with Bucks Happening TV, and party the night away in honor of our amazing community; come and toast the most happening people, places, events, and businesses in Bucks County
Tour: My Polish Wisnia
04/30/17 Lynchburg, VA Temple Agudath Sholom
Time: 4:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2055 Langhorne Rd. Venue phone: (434) 846-0739. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; presented in honor of Yom HaShoah; this Holocaust commemoration will also include candle-lighting service (#MyPolishWisnia)
04/23/17 Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA Soloway JCC
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 21 Nadolny Sacks Private. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David S. Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; presented by the Jewish Federation of Ottawa in honor of Yom HaShoah; this Holocaust commemoration will also include candle-lighting service (#MyPolishWisnia)
04/14/17 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
03/31/17 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 7:00pm. “In Honor of Women” is special program by Avi Wisnia in honor of Women’s History Month; this private concert event is by invitation only
Tour: Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival 2017
03/25/17 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. official Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival showcase performance, free and open to the public; visit www.sscapemay.com for more festival info
03/25/17 Cape May, NJ The Queen Victoria
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 102 Ocean Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-8702. special afternoon concert in the parlor for guests of the Queen Victoria, by invitation only
03/24/17 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s Fire-Pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating
12/23/16 Philadelphia, PA The Rittenhouse Hotel
Time: 9:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 10 West Rittenhouse Square. Venue phone: 215.546.9000. Avi Wisnia duo performs 3 sets, 9:30pm – 12:30am, at the Library Bar inside the famous Rittenhouse Hotel; free and open to the public; cocktails and light food available for purchase
11/19/16 New Hope, PA Bucks County Cabaret
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Rodeway Inn & Suites, 6426 Lower York Road. Venue phone: (609) 510-7784. Avi Wisnia returns to the stage at The Bucks County Cabaret, with a new theme and special guests each month; experience an evening of entertainment and fine dining in the renovated cabaret room; enjoy full dinner service when seated between 6:00-7:30pm, with concert beginning at 8:00pm; tickets are $20, and one food/drink minimum per person; advance ticket reservations recommended
11/18/16 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10 suggested donation suggested. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St. Avi Wisnia returns to the legendary west village cafe for a featured performance; full menu and reserved seating available
Tour: NERFA Music Conference
11/10/16 - 11/13/16 Stamford, CT NERFA Conference
NorthEast Regional Folk Alliance music industry festival, Avi Wisnia showcase performances – THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS (plus a Sunday Panel) during the conference; specific showcase times & locations, click the ticket link here:
11/06/16 Green Brook, NJ Cozy Cabin House Concert
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: $25 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1107 N. Washington Avenue. featured house concert performance with Avi Wisnia and Jason Ager, Kira Hooks opens; concert is open to the public with RSVP
11/05/16 New York, NY SoFar Sounds
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Super Secret. SoFar Sounds presents a special house concert acoustic show with Avi Wisnia and other local artists… SOMEWHERE IN NEW YORK CITY! The show is open to the public, with the concert location only revealed days before the event; to RSVP, visit www.sofarsounds.com/nyc (required); Sofar Sounds curates secret, intimate gigs in living rooms around the world, connecting performing artists with fans through a unique and magical concert experience
11/04/16 Philadelphia, PA House Concert
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Philadelphia Folksong Society presents a November House Concert featuring Avi Wisnia and Jason Ager; open to the public with RSVP; admission is free for PFS members and $12 for non-members; Pot luck at 7:30pm, music at 8:00pm, please bring something to share; venue is located at the Arico residence in Wayne, PA (precise address given the Friday before the event or when tickets are sold out, whichever comes first! The address will also appear on the confirmation immediately after reserving your ticket)
10/30/16 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Artists Salon
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. featured performance at Andrea Clearfield’s Artist Salon in Philadelphia (by invitation only)
Tour: My Polish Wisnia, Concerts in Los Angeles
10/23/16 Pomona, CA Temple Beth Israel
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: $7.50 / $18 / $36 / $90. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3033 Towne Avenue. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; Jewish Renewal in Poland is proud to present these three concert events in the Los Angeles area; the program will also include two musical guests from Poland, Cantorial Solists Rivka Iza Foremniak and Menachem Piotr Mirski; proceeds will benefit the renewal of progressive Jewish life in Poland, tickets available at multiple levels; (#MyPolishWisnia)
10/22/16 Torrance, CA Torrance Cultural Arts Center
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20 / $25 / $30. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3330 Civic Center Drive. Venue phone: (310) 781-7171. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; Jewish Renewal in Poland is proud to present these three concert events in the Los Angeles area; the program will also include two musical guests from Poland, Cantorial Solists Rivka Iza Foremniak and Menachem Piotr Mirski; proceeds will benefit the renewal of progressive Jewish life in Poland, tickets available at multiple levels; (#MyPolishWisnia)
10/19/16 Woodland Hills, CA Temple Aliyah
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $7.50 / $18 / $36 / $90. Address: 6025 Valley Circle Blvd.. Avi Wisnia and his grandfather, David Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; Jewish Renewal in Poland is proud to present these three concert events in the Los Angeles area; the program will also include two musical guests from Poland, Cantorial Solists Rivka Iza Foremniak and Menachem Piotr Mirski; proceeds will benefit the renewal of progressive Jewish life in Poland, tickets available at multiple levels; (#MyPolishWisnia)
10/11/16 Wilmington, DE Delaware Technical Community College
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: Private Event. performance in honor of National Coming Out Day, open to students and faculty
10/08/16 Philadelphia, PA Unitarian Society of Germantown
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 6511 Lincoln Drive. Sing Out for Justice! Join us for an evening of rousing, powerful music by Philadelphia-area singer-songwriters including Avi Wisnia, Emily Joy Goldberg, Chana Rothman, and more; original and classic tunes on the themes of social and environmental justice; we will also have information available on organizations in our city that are working to make this world a better place. this family-friendly event is free of charge and open to the public
09/29/16 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463).
09/24/16 Wilmington, DE Private Event
Time: 8:00pm. private concert & program in association with Concerts Across America To End Gun Violence
09/17/16 New Hope, PA Bucks County Cabaret
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Rodeway Inn & Suites, 6426 Lower York Road. Venue phone: (609) 510-7784. *this show has been postponed to Sat, Nov 19; all existing reservations will be honored at this show
09/14/16 Washington DC Renaissance Washington Hotel
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Dupont Circle. The Renaissance Washington Hotel in Dupont Circle presents Avi Wisnia “Live in the Living Room”; starting in the evening, the hotel will serve a special punch made with local DC spirits, complimentary to the public; music 8pm – 10pm
09/11/16 Rockville, MD Folk N’ Great Music
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $25 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Folk ‘N Great Music presents a double bill with Avi Wisnia and Elaine Romanelli, an early evening house concert honoring and remembering 9/11 with music, community, and more; open to the public with rsvp, reserve your seat by sending a message to [FolkNGreatMusic (at) gmail (.) com]
09/04/16 West Cape May, NJ Cape May Tomato Festival
Time: 2:30pm. Address: Perry Street. *** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to weather from Hurricane Hermine
08/26/16 New York, NY American Folk Art Museum
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 Lincoln Square. Venue phone: (212) 595-9533. The museum presents an acoustic musical performance by Avi Wisnia; enjoy the museum collection, live music and a cash wine bar; admission is always free; event doors open at 5:00pm, music at 5:30pm; Free Music Fridays is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
08/25/16 Hamilton, NJ Grounds For Sculpture
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 Advance / $18 Day of Show. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (609) 586-0616. Address: 18 Fairgrounds Road. Grounds For Sculpture presents Avi Wisnia in concert, with full band; enjoy admission to the sculpture grounds followed by a featured concert under the canopy of maple trees during our summer Courtyard Concert series in the Acer Courtyard; in celebration of current exhibit Boaz Vaadia: Sculpture and Israeli culture; tickets are $15 in advance – includes park admission. $18 day of show, advance purchase closes 24 hours prior to the event (*this show is likely to sell out, advance purchase recommended)
08/21/16 Harleysville, PA Philadelphia Folk Festival
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1323 Salford Station Road. Avi Wisnia performs at the 55th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, Sunday Aug 21, 6pm at the Culture Tent; other artists include The Lone Bellow, Los Lobos, Darlingside, and Peter Yarrow; the festival is a three day extravaganza of traditional and contemporary music, dance, crafts, camping, and activities – the longest-running outdoor musical festival in North America; hosted at the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania; tickets available for one day or for the whole weekend
08/12/16 West Cape May, NJ Willow Creek Winery
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 160-168 Stevens Street. Venue phone: 609. 770. 8782. Avi Wisnia performs for the winery’s famous Fire-pit Fridays; enjoy music inside (6pm – 9pm), fire pit outside (5:30pm – 9:30pm), with tapas, tastings, and wine/sangria by the glass or bottle; free and open to the public; reservations required for guaranteed seating: call 609-770-8782, Option #5
08/10/16 Fairfax, VA Epicure Cafe
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 11104 Lee Highway, Route 29. an evening of music with Avi Wisnia, presented by Ron Goad & The Songwriters’ Association of Washington (SAW.org); music starts at 7:30pm, followed by an open mic
08/05/16 Gaithersburg, MD Comfortable Concerts
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20 suggested donation. featured house concert performance; open to the public with RSVP, email [kmarkle @ hotmail (dot) com]
08/03/16 Washington DC Renaissance Washington Hotel
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Dupont Circle. *NOTE: new time for Aug 3 Renaissance Hotel show, music from 8-10pm; The Renaissance Washington Hotel in Dupont Circle presents Avi Wisnia “Live in the Living Room”; starting in the evening, the hotel will serve a special punch made with local DC spirits, complimentary to the public;
07/31/16 Paso Robles, CA Sculpterra Winery & Sculpture Garden
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5015 Linne Road. Sculpterra Winery hosts live music every Sunday afternoon as part of its “Songwriters At Play” concert series, 1:00pm – 4:00pm; come have a picnic, enjoy a walk through the sculpture and enjoy music from Avi Wisnia and other local songwriters; all ages are welcome
07/30/16 San Jose, CA Hedley Club at Hotel De Anza
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: no cover. Address: 233 W Santa Clara Street. Avi Wisnia performs with Ed Johnson and members of Novo Tempo in one of the Bay Area’s best jazz lounges, located in the glamorous Hotel De Anza; enjoy cocktails, light food and music 8:30pm – 12:30am
07/30/16 Gilroy, CA Gilroy Garlic Festival
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $15 / $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7473 Monterey Street. Avi Wisnia returns to the world’s biggest celebration of Garlic, performing on the Gazebo Stage in the middle of the renown festival, 12:30pm – 2:00pm, with band
07/28/16 San Francisco, CA Doc’s Lab
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $12 adv / $15 door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 124 Columbus Ave. Venue phone: (415) 649-6191. Avi Wisnia featured concert, sharing the stage and performing with Ed Johnson and members of Novo Tempo, a cool blend of folk, pop, and Brazilian flavors; doors at 7pm, music at 8pm; food and drink available throughout the show
07/24/16 Los Gatos, CA Byington Vineyard & Winery
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 21850 Bear Creek Road, Santa Cruz County. featured performance by Avi Wisnia, outside in the vineyard, 2pm – 4pm; taste an amazing selections of wines while enjoying views of Monterey Bay
07/21/16 Philadelphia, PA Jefferson Farmers Market
Time: 12:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 925 Chestnut Street. Avi Wisnia performs an afternoon set outdoors in Center City Philadelphia, as part of the Jefferson Farmers Market (Chestnut Street btw 9 & 10 Streets); music from 12:30pm – 1:30pm
07/15/16 Philadelphia, PA The Rittenhouse Hotel
Time: 9:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 10 West Rittenhouse Square. Venue phone: 215.546.9000. Avi Wisnia performs 3 sets, 9:30pm – 12:30am, at the Library Bar inside the famous Rittenhouse Hotel; free and open to the public; cocktails and light food available for purchase
07/10/16 Philadelphia, PA Malelani Cafe
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 6734 Germantown Ave. Venue phone: 267-776-2396. Philadelphia Folksong Society presents an evening with Avi Wisnia & Aaron Nathans in a relaxed coffee house environment, providing a haven for local art, cultural events and great food in the Mt Airy neighborhood; this concert is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $10
06/26/16 Dorchester, MA House Concert
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Mt Ida Road. featured house concert in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston; open to the public with RSVP, email [AWHouseConcert (at) gmail (dot) com]
06/25/16 Orleans, MA Brick Hill Concerts
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20 suggested donation. WOMR DJ Dinah Mellin presents Avi Wisnia featured house concert on Cape Cod; open to the public with RSVP, email [AWHouseConcert (at) gmail (dot) com]
06/23/16 Westerly, RI Perks & Corks
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: no cover. Address: 48 High Street. Avi Wisnia performs 3 sets, 9pm – midnight, at this cozy hangout offering coffee, martinis & local wines
06/06/16 New York, NY The Bitter End
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Avi Wisnia performs in-the-round as part of the notorious NY Songwriters Circle featured songwriter series
06/05/16 Brooklyn, NY 12th Street Bar
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: no cover; $5 suggested donation. Address: 1123 8th Avenue. Avi Wisnia performs with local songwriters in the round, in the heart of Brownstone Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood
05/27/16 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 6pm-9pm (3 sets); bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy music throughout the evening in this beautiful outdoor setting
05/21/16 New Hope, PA Bucks County Cabaret
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: Rodeway Inn & Suites, 6426 Lower York Road. Venue phone: (609) 510-7784. Avi Wisnia continues his residency on stage at The Bucks County Cabaret, with a new theme and special guests each month; experience an evening of entertainment and fine dining in the renovated cabaret room; enjoy full dinner service between 6:00-7:30pm, with concert beginning at 8:00pm; tickets are $20, and one food/drink minimum per person; advance ticket reservations recommended
05/21/16 Bristol, PA Grundy How-To Festival
Time: 11:00am. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 680 Radcliffe Street. Venue phone: (215) 788-7891. Celebrate the milestone 50th Anniversary at Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library by learning 50 new things at this free, fun-filled family-friendly event. Visitors will have an opportunity to create, experience, make, or do something new. Come learn from our local experts such things as How To Kazoo with Avi Wisnia. Learn “how-to” among friends while enjoying food trucks & music. Rain or shine. 11am – 4pm, see website for schedule of the how-to sessions at www.grundylibrary.org
05/17/16 Levittown, PA WBCB 1490 Live in-studio
Time: 1:00pm. Avi Wisnia is the special guest on the WBCB 1490AM radio program UpWords with host Chris Ermer; listen live 1pm – 2pm EST to on-air interview and live in-studio performance: www.wbcb1490.com
05/05/16 Armonk, NY B’nai Yisrael
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 Banksville Road. In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Avi and his grandfather, David Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together #MyPolishWisnia
05/01/16 New York, NY SoFar Sounds
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Super Secret. SoFar Sounds presents a special house concert acoustic show with Avi Wisnia and other local artists… SOMEWHERE IN NEW YORK CITY! The show is open to the public, with the concert location only revealed days before the event; to RSVP, visit www.sofarsounds.com/nyc (required); Sofar Sounds curates secret, intimate gigs in living rooms around the world, connecting emerging artists with fans through a unique and magical concert experience
04/30/16 New Hope, PA Bucks County Cabaret
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Box office: (609) 510-7784. Address: Rodeway Inn & Suites, 6426 Lower York Road. Venue phone: (609) 510-7784. Avi Wisnia continues his residency on stage at The Bucks County Cabaret, with a new theme and special guests each month; experience an evening of entertainment and fine dining in the renovated cabaret room; enjoy full dinner service between 6:30-7:30pm, with concert beginning at 8:00pm; tickets are $20, with $20 food/drink minimum per person; advance ticket reservations recommended; *with special guest Brazilian songwriter Denise Reis
04/29/16 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St. Avi Wisnia returns to the legendary west village cafe for a featured performance; full menu and reserved seating available; *with special guest Brazilian songwriter Denise Reis
04/28/16 Phoenixville, PA Steel City Coffeehouse
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 203 Bridge Street. Avi Wisnia performs as part of the Philly in the Burbs series, bringing the best artists of Philadelphia to the Steel City Coffee House; also featuring music from Song Dogs and Last Full Measure; doors at 7pm, music at 8pm
04/27/16 Washington DC Renaissance Washington Hotel
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Dupont Circle. The Renaissance Washington Hotel in Dupont Circle presents Avi Wisnia “Live in the Living Room”; starting at 5:30pm, the hotel will serve a special punch made with local DC spirits, complimentary to the public; music performance 6pm – 8pm
04/17/16 Philadelphia, PA The No Brainer Benefit Concert at Dave & Buster’s
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $36 advance / $40 door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 325 North Columbus Blvd. The No Brainer is Back! Join Philadelphia’s united effort to fight brain tumors at Dave & Buster’s on the Waterfront, featuring silent auction, games, prizes and live performances from Avi Wisnia, plus a wide variety of fantastic musicians connected to the brain tumor community; admission to this all-ages event includes all-you-can-eat buffet and free parking; entertainment and food 2pm – 5pm, with open arcade and games following the event; organized by the Wisnia family, with all proceeds supporting the National Brain Tumor Society and the Race for Hope. More info at www.thenobrainer.org
04/15/16 Wilmington, DE Musikarmageddon
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: The Grand Opera House, 818 N Market Street. Musikarmageddon is a head-to-head singer/songwriter competition sponsored by Out & About Magazine and hosted by The Grand Opera House; come cheer on your favorite performers in the baby grand theater
04/13/16 Newtown Square, PA Burlap & Bean
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 204 South Newtown Street Road. Burlap & Bean presents featured performer Avi Wisnia, solo set of music, followed by the B&B community open mic; free and open to all ages; drinks and food available for purchase
04/10/16 Philadelphia, PA National Museum of American Jewish History
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: Free with Museum admission. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 215-464-4701. Address: 101 S Independence Mall E. Venue phone: (215) 923-3811. (*this is a speaking engagement) The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center in partnership with NMAJH is pleased to present “Telling our Families’ Stories,” in which panelists will be speaking about their personal or families’ experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust and discuss what motivates them to keep the stories alive. Join us for a panel discussion including Holocaust Survivor Daniel Goldsmith, Shari Glauser, daughter of Holocaust Survivor Kurt Herman z”l, and Avi Wisnia, grandson of Holocaust Survivor Cantor David Wisnia. After the presentation, there will be options for a docent led tour of the Dreams of Freedom galleries and an opportunity for attendees to do a short video about their own families in the It’s Your Story booth or respond to questions in the Contemporary Issues Forum. Pre-registration requested due to space limitations. Please contact Tammy Forstater at HAMEC at 215-464-4701 or email tammy@hamec.org to register and for further information.
04/07/16 Philadelphia, PA GasHouse Radio
Time: 8:00pm. Avi Wisnia is the featured artist on Philadelphia’s Gashouse Radio from Thirsty Records. He will be talking live in-studio about The No Brainer Benefit Concert (www.thenobrainer.org); tune in at 8pm EST to hear Avi’s Bossa Nova hit “Sky blue sky” and music from other artists performing at the No Brainer. Listen Live: gashouseradio.com, 8pm EST
04/05/16 Levittown, PA WBCB 1490 Live in-studio
Time: 1:00pm. Avi Wisnia is the special guest on the WBCB 1490AM radio program UpWords with host Chris Ermer; listen live 1pm – 2pm EST to on-air interview and live in-studio performance: www.wbcb1490.com
04/03/16 Wilmington, DE WSTW Live in-studio
Time: 8:00pm. Avi Wisnia is the special guest and cohost on the 93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes program with host Mark Rogers; listen live 8pm – 10pm EST to on-air interview, live in-studio performance, and ridiculous banter: http://wstw.com/heroes/
03/26/16 New Hope, PA Bucks County Cabaret
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Box office: (609) 510-7784. Address: Rodeway Inn & Suites, 6426 Lower York Road. Venue phone: (609) 510-7784. The Bucks County Cabaret is proud to open and inaugurate the entertainment schedule with Avi Wisnia; experience an evening of entertainment and fine dining in our new cabaret room and help kick off Avi Wisnia’s residency performing at the grand piano; enjoy dinner at 6:30, with music at 8:00pm (and stay for the after-party); tickets are $20, with $20 food/drink minimum per person; advance reservations recommended
Tour: Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival 2016
03/19/16 Cape May, NJ The Queen Victoria
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 102 Ocean Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-8702. special afternoon concert in the parlor for guests of the Queen Victoria, by invitation only
03/18/16 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. official Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival showcase performance, free and open to the public; visit www.sscapemay.com for more festival info
03/14/16 Philadelphia, PA The Moth: Philadelphia Stories of Reinvention
Time: 12:30pm. Venue phone: Funders’ Network Annual Conference. this event is by invitation only
03/05/16 Somerville, MA Arts at the Armory
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 191 Highland Avenue. Venue phone: (617) 718-2191. The Somerville Songwriter Sessions brings three great songwriters to the Somerville Armory cafe (great music, good food, free parking!) the first Saturday of every month. This month features Eric Lee, Avi Wisnia, and host Beth DeSombre; $10 requested donation at the door; doors at 7:30pm, music at 8pm
02/29/16 Attleboro, PA Private Event
Time: 6:00pm.
02/28/16 Philadelphia, PA The Moth: Stories of Philadelphia
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. Address: Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street. The Moth storytelling series presents real stories about Philadelphia as told from a variety of perspectives. This is a closed, invitation-only event.
02/27/16 Metuchen, NJ Old Franklin Schoolhouse
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10 adults / $5 kids under 12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 491 Middlesex Avenue. The Schoolhouse Songwriter Series is an intimate, cafe-style, candlelit evening sponsored by the Metuchen Arts Council featuring the talent of Avi Wisnia, Sharon Goldman, Christine Deleon, and Fred Gillen Jr.; BYOB is encouraged; come early for the best seating, 7:30pm doors, 8pm music
02/26/16 Willow Grove, PA Fresh Ground Coffee House
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Everett Ave. Venue phone: 215-659-1902. Featured performance from Avi Wisnia, performing 3 sets of music, 8pm – midnight; Fresh Ground coffee house is always FREE! Free entry, plus free coffee, tea, and homemade baked goods; enjoy live music, art gallery, and community
02/03/16 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Surprise Show! come catch a full set at World Cafe Live – upstairs; this show is free and open to the public
12/26/15 Newark, DE Grain on Main
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 270 E Main Street. Avi Wisnia performs 3 sets on the Dogfish Head Main Stage at Grain on Main; music starts at 9pm; food & drink available at the Grain Craft Bar Kitchen throughout the night
12/12/15 Princeton Junction, NJ Congregation Beth Chaim
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 329 Village Road East. Venue phone: 609-799-9693. Avi Wisnia will accompany his grandfather, David S. Wisnia, for a performance and discussion, followed by a book signing featuring David Wisnia’s newly published Holocaust memoir “One Voice Two Lives.” The event takes place at Congregation Beth Chaim, and is open to the public. Books available for sale. More information at www.onevoicetwolives.com
Tour: My Polish Wisnia
10/30/15 Oświęcim Auschwitz Memorial & Museum
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: ul. Wieźniów Oświęcimia 20. My grandfather is a survivor. He and I will visit Warsaw (where he grew up) and Auschwitz (where he was imprisoned for 3 years) for an International Summit. We will be performing and speaking during the conference. There will also be a featured performance in Warsaw at Fabryka Trzciny theater. Read more about our travels at www.aviwisnia.com #MyPolishWisnia
10/24/15 Warsaw Fabryka Trzciny
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. My grandfather is a survivor. He and I will visit Warsaw (where he grew up) and Auschwitz (where he was imprisoned for 3 years) for an International Summit. The event in Warsaw will feature performances by David S. Wisnia and Avi Wisnia, and special guests. Read more about our travels at www.aviwisnia.com #MyPolishWisnia
10/23/15 Warsaw Polskie Radio
Time: 12:00pm. Feature interview with Cantor David S. Wisnia and Avi Wisnia, plus music from both singers and composers in advance of their Warsaw concert; listen live at http://www.polskieradio.pl/8,Dwojka
10/17/15 Ardmore, PA Melodies Cafe
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $12 / $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 East Lancaster Avenue. Melodies Cafe presents Songwriters “In The Round” with: Avi Wisnia, Denise Moser, Adam Monaco, and Robert Burke Warren
Tour: CMJ Music & Film Festival 2015
10/16/15 New York, NY Drom
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: $10 adv / $15 door. Address: 85 Avenue A [btw 5th & 6th St]. Venue phone: (212) 777-1157. full band performance, open to the public; official CMJ Music Festival showcase; free admission with CMJ badge; full festival info at www.cmj.com/marathon
10/12/15 Philadelphia, PA Your Local Note
Time: 7:15pm. Admission: FREE. live-streaming interview vidcast with a feature on homegrown Philadelphia artists, featuring the music of Avi Wisnia; tune in live! www.YourLocalNote.com
10/12/15 Wilmington, DE Delaware Technical Community College
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: Private Event. National Coming Out Day celebration, open to students and faculty
09/18/15 New York, NY American Folk Art Museum
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 Lincoln Square. Venue phone: (212) 595-9533. The museum presents an acoustic musical performance by Avi Wisnia; enjoy the museum collection, live music and a cash wine bar; admission is always free; event doors open at 5:30pm, music at 6pm; Free Music Fridays is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
09/17/15 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 6pm-9pm (3 sets); bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy music throughout the evening in this beautiful outdoor setting
09/04/15 - 09/07/15 Rowe, MA Rowe Labor Day Retreat
PRIVATE EVENT
09/01/15 Everywhere SKY BLUE SKY worldwide release
the new single #SkyBlueSky, recorded via satellite in Philadelphia and Rio de Janeiro, available for streaming and download
08/13/15 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 6pm-9pm (3 sets); bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy music throughout the evening in this beautiful outdoor setting
08/10/15 Princeton Junction, NJ PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 1:00pm.
07/31/15 Washington DC Rock & Roll Hotel
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1353 H Street NE. “The 9 Songwriter Series” is a touring songwriter collective and live show. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents in order to create community. Each installment features nine solo singer/songwriters performing together in a unique and captivating format, telling stories, and often sitting in each each other and making up music on the spot. To date, over 200 different artists have participated in “The 9″ shows in cities all over the country. This evening in Washington DC features Avi Wisnia, Rachel Levitin, The Capitol Heights, and more. Doors at 7pm; Music at 8pm.
07/30/15 Lambertville, NJ The Birdhouse Center For The Arts
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $12 / $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7 North main Street. Venue phone: (609) 397-3964. “The 9 Songwriter Series” is a touring songwriter collective and live show. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents in order to create community. Each installment features nine solo singer/songwriters performing together in a unique and captivating format, telling stories, and often sitting in each each other and making up music on the spot. To date, over 200 different artists have participated in “The 9″ shows in cities all over the country. This evening in Lambertville features Avi Wisnia, Jeremiah Tall, Bronwyn bird, Jason Ager, and more. Doors at 7pm; Music at 8pm.
07/30/15 Mailing List SKY BLUE SKY sneak preview
the new single #SkyBlueSky, recorded via satellite in Philadelphia and Rio de Janeiro, available exclusively for mailing list members
07/26/15 San Francisco, CA Brick& Mortar
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5 adv / $8 door. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 1710 Mission Street. Venue phone: (415) 800-8782. TurnStyle Music Group presents Avi Wisnia in a featured performance, with Charles Johnson, Jefferson Grizzard, and Katie Elkin. Doors at 9pm; Avi Wisnia performs at 11:00pm. Tickets available for purchase in advance.
07/26/15 Gilroy, CA Gilroy Garlic Festival
Time: 10:00am. Admission: $15 / $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7473 Monterey Street. Avi Wisnia returns to the world’s biggest celebration of Garlic to kick off the last day of the festival on the Gazebo Stage, 10:00am – 10:45am, with band
07/25/15 Walnut Creek, CA Maria Maria
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1470 North Broadway. Avi Wisnia performs on the patio, 7:00 – 10:00
07/24/15 Danville, CA Maria Maria
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 710 Camino Ramon. Avi Wisnia performs on the patio, 6:30 – 9:30
07/08/15 - 07/18/15 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil RECORDING
#SkyBlueSky
07/04/15 Cape May, NJ Elaine’s Cape May
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 513 Lafayette Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-4358. special July 4th dinner & drinks celebration with music from Avi Wisnia; music 5pm – 9pm; call ahead for reservations
06/24/15 Philadelphia, PA PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 6:00pm.
06/06/15 Princeton, NJ PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 6:30pm.
05/31/15 Ardmore, PA The Ardmore Music Hall
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: $15 Advance / $18 Day of Show. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 23 East Lancaster Avenue. Venue phone: 610-649-8389. WXPN Welcomes The Philadelphia Songwriters Project: Final Showcase; come be a part of the audience at the Ardmore Music Hall and cast the deciding vote for this year’s songwriting competition winner; Avi Wisnia is a finalist with his song Sky Blue Sky; doors at 3:30pm, showcase from 4pm – 7pm; more info at www.phillysongwriters.com – including $12 discount tickets until May 8
05/23/15 New Hope, PA Friends of the Delaware Canal Concert Series
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $75. Box office: 215-862-2021. Address: North Sugan Road. Venue phone: (215) 862-2021. Friends of the Delaware Canal present an evening of music with Avi Wisnia. Enjoy 2 sets of music, complete with wine, beer, hors d’oeuvres and a delightful dinner that would make Julia Child proud; ticket purchase required; make your reservations now by calling 215-862-2021 or e-mailing [friends @ fodc.org]. Please reserve early, seating is limited
05/17/15 New York, NY House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20 suggested donation. open to the public with RSVP
05/16/15 Scipio Center, NY Merrifield Concerts
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15. intimate concert series featuring Avi Wisnia, set in historic 1840s farm house, open to the public; advance reservations or RSVP to 607-279-7515 or tmiller80 @ gmail.com
05/14/15 Brockport, NY A Different Path Gallery
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 27 Market Street. Venue phone: (585) 637-5494. concert series featuring Avi Wisnia, open to the public; advance reservations or RSVP to 585-637-5494
05/12/15 Nashville, TN The Basement
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 1604 8th Ave S. The Basement’s New Faces showcase features Avi Wisnia
05/10/15 Nashville, TN Out Central
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1709 Church Street. Venue phone: (615) 864-8182. OutCentral is proud to welcome Avi Wisnia of Philadelphia and Gordon Rogue of Nashville to play the Great Room. These artists will be working together for the first time, and it’s sure to be an amazing show! Doors at 6:30pm, Music 7pm – 9pm; FREE, with suggested donations going to the artists; CDs available for purchase
05/08/15 Mills River, NC House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 suggested donation. Address: White Birch Drive. Music Mania house concert series featuring Avi Wisnia, open to the public; advance reservations or RSVP to 828-691-8131
05/07/15 Durham, NC House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. this event is open to the public with RSVP [AWHouseConcert @ gmail.com]
05/06/15 Washington DC Treehouse Lounge
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10 adv / $13 door. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 1006 Florida Avenue NE. featured performance; doors at 7:30, music at 8pm, mention Avi at the door
05/04/15 Frederick, MD Brewer’s Alley
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 124 N Market Street. Monday Night Songwriters Showcase featuring Avi Wisnia
05/02/15 Brooklyn, NY Prospect Range
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15 / $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1226 Propect Avenue. Prospect Range presents acoustic concerts in an intimiate Brooklyn studio setting; Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets; Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm; tickets are $15 or 2 for $25 (cash at the door); reservations are recommended and can be made via email to Don @ BrooklynMusicShop.com; this is a BYOB venue, only soft drinks and light snacks will be provided.
04/26/15 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Artists Salon
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. featured performance at Andrea Clearfield’s Artist Salon in Philadelphia (by invitation only)
04/15/15 New York, NY Temple Shaaray Tefila
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 250 E 79th Street. Venue phone: (212) 535-8008. In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Avi and his grandfather, David Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; this event is free and open to the public
04/13/15 Princeton Junction, NJ Congregation Beth Chaim
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 329 Village Road East. Venue phone: 609-799-9693. In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Avi and his grandfather, David Wisnia – cantor and Auschwitz survivor, recount their recent travels in Poland, with stories about the Holocaust and music that they will perform together; this event is free and open to the public
Tour: Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival 2015
03/28/15 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. official Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival showcase performance, free and open to the public
03/28/15 Cape May, NJ The Queen Victoria
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 102 Ocean Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-8702. special afternoon concert in the parlor for guests of the Queen Victoria, by invitation only
03/27/15 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. official Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival showcase performance, free and open to the public
01/27/15 Oświęcim Auschwitz Memorial & Museum
Time: 3:00pm. Address: ul. Wieźniów Oświęcimia 20. My grandfather is a survivor. He and I will visit Warsaw (where he grew up) and Auschwitz (where he was imprisoned for 3 years). I will accompany him on the piano at some of these programs throughout the week.
01/23/15 Warsaw Beit Warszawa
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 113 Wilanow. My grandfather is a survivor. He and I will visit Warsaw (where he grew up) and Auschwitz (where he was imprisoned for 3 years). I will accompany him on the piano at some of these programs throughout the week.
01/05/15 New York, NY RECORDING
11/18/14 Philadelphia, PA The Fire
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $8. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 412 W. Girard Avenue. Philly Sings Philly is back for it’s 4th year of honoring past and present Philadelphia musicians. Featuring: Avi Wisnia, Sean Hoots, Kuf Knotz, and many more, with live art by Frank Kolbmann)
10/31/14 Philadelphia, PA Private Event
Time: 6:00pm. Halloween Concert event, by invitation only
10/29/14 Galloway, NJ Stockton College
Time: 12:00pm. Address: 101 Vera King Farris Drive. this event open to students only
10/18/14 Boston, MA Private Event
Time: 5:00pm.
09/20/14 Princeton Junction, NJ PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 6:00pm.
09/19/14 Philadelphia, PA House Concert
Time: 6:30pm. this house concert is by invite only
09/18/14 Philadelphia, PA PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 7:00pm.
09/10/14 Princeton, NJ PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 7:00pm.
08/22/14 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 3 sets 6-9pm; bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy the music throughout the evening in beautiful outdoor setting
08/20/14 Frederick, MD Westside House Concerts
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/18/14 Frederick, MD Brewer’s Alley
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 124 N Market Street. Monday Night Songwriters Showcase featuring Avi Wisnia
08/17/14 Mount Airy, NC Running With Headphones House Concert
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. house concert open to the public, RSVP required – email Jerry at (jtclig at aol dot com)
08/16/14 Concord, NC The Fray House Concert
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. house concert open to the public, RSVP required – email Angela at (Angela.House at WellsFargo dot com)
08/13/14 Jersey City, NJ Groove on Grove
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Grove Street PATH Plaza. Avi Wisnia performs at the Groove On Grove main stage
08/09/14 West Windsor, NJ Nassau Park Pavilion
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Nassau Park Shopping Center. The West Windsor Arts Council features Avi Wisnia in a full band performance during the 2014 Summer Music Series “…And the Beat Goes On!” at Nassau Park Pavilion (Nassau Park Shopping Center off of Route 1, located between Target and Panera Bread); music from 7:00pm to 8:30 pm; free and open to the public; bring a picnic dinner, pull up a chair and enjoy the sounds of summer
08/08/14 New York, NY American Folk Art Museum
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 Lincoln Square. Venue phone: (212) 595-9533. The museum presents an acoustic musical performance by Avi Wisnia; enjoy the museum collection, live music and a cash wine bar; admission is always free; event doors open at 5:30pm, music at 6pm; Free Music Fridays is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
08/07/14 Randolph, NJ Folk Project TV
Time: 7:00pm. Avi Wisnia performs in-studio for Folk Project TV’s “…Horses Sing None of It!” program, showcasing live music performance and conversation with great entertainers; air dates TBA
08/01/14 Hillsdale, NY Falcon Ridge Folk Festival
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $99 / $135. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Dodds Farm, 44 CR 70. Avi Wisnia performs on the Falcon Ridge main stage Friday afternoon, part of the Emerging Artists Showcase
07/29/14 San Francisco, CA Hotel Utah
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10 adv / $12 door. Address: 500 4th Street. Venue phone: (415) 546-6300. Avi Wisnia featured performance on the main stage, with special guests Shwa Losben and Bobby Jo Valentine
07/27/14 North Monterey, CA Elkhorn Gardens
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 14581 Tumbleweed Lane. Avi Wisnia performs 2 acoustic sets on the main outdoor stage; bring a picnic and wander the gardens, with their infamous dahlias in full bloom
07/27/14 Gilroy, CA Gilroy Garlic Festival
Time: 10:00am. Admission: $15 / $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7473 Monterey Street. Avi Wisnia returns to the world’s biggest celebration of Garlic to perform on the Gazebo Stage, 10:00am – 11:30am, with full band
07/26/14 Novato, CA Hopmonk Tavern
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 224 Vintage Way. Avi Wisnia performs on the Beer Garden Outdoor Stage; enjoy food & drink and an open-air evening concert
07/25/14 Danville, CA Maria Maria
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: No Cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 710 Camino Ramon. music on the patio, 6:30 – 9:30
07/15/14 West Cape May, NJ West Cape May Farmers Market
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Avi Wisnia performs a free outdoor summer concert from 5pm – 7:30pm
07/07/14 New York, NY The Bitter End
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Avi Wisnia performs in-the-round as part of the NY Songwriters Circle featured songwriter series
06/28/14 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St. Avi Wisnia returns to the legendary west village cafe for a featured performance; full menu and reserved seating available
06/27/14 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Magic Gardens
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $8 / $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1020 South Street. Venue phone: (215) 733-0390. PMG presents the Twilight in the Gardens multi-sensory series, featuring Avi Wisnia! On this special evening, hang out with friends, enjoy unique and enthralling performances, explore your own creativity with artistic activities, and drink a beverage of your choice in our beautiful mosaicked labyrinth. All Twilight in the Gardens evenings are BYOBB (Bring Your Own Booze and Blanket), but wine will be available with drink tickets in case you forget your bottle. Tickets are $10/adults, $8/students, seniors and members, and are sold at the door. Members also get a free drink ticket!*
06/25/14 Jersey City, NJ Groove on Grove
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Grove Street PATH Plaza. *CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER* Avi Wisnia performs at the Groove On Grove main stage
06/09/14 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 11:30am. this event is by invitation only
05/24/14 Brackney, PA Music On The Mountain House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. open to the public, RSVP required – email Trudy at (trudy_chara at hotmail dot com)
04/27/14 Princeton, NJ Communiversity
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Arts Council of Princeton presents Communiversity, a festival celebrating music and arts, featuring Avi Wisnia on the Washington Stage (4pm) with more artists performing throughout the day, 1-6pm.
Tour: AVI WISNIA & DENISE REIS: Reunião
04/24/14 Philadelphia, PA Tin Angel
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10, ages 21+ or with adult. Address: 20 S 2nd St. Two unique artists from two different countries playing one unforgettable show. Songwriters Avi Wisnia & Denise Reis bring their special collaboration from Brazil back to the United States for a series of acoustic shows that transcend boundaries and fuse language and culture. Advance ticket reservations recommended. Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:00pm
04/23/14 Baltimore, MD An Die Musik
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 adv / $18 door / $10 stu. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 409 North Charles Street, 2nd Floor. Venue phone: 410.385.2638. Two unique artists from two different countries playing one unforgettable show. Songwriters Avi Wisnia & Denise Reis bring their special collaboration from Brazil back to the United States for a series of acoustic shows that transcend boundaries and fuse language and culture. Advance ticket reservations recommended. Doors 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm
04/17/14 New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $12 adv / $15 door. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 196 Allen Street. Two unique artists from two different countries playing one unforgettable show. Songwriters Avi Wisnia & Denise Reis bring their special collaboration from Brazil back to the United States for a series of acoustic shows that transcend boundaries and fuse language and culture. Advance ticket reservations recommended. Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:00pm at Rockwood Stage 3
04/16/14 Somerville, MA Arts at the Armory
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: $12 adv / $15 door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 191 Highland Avenue. Venue phone: (617) 718-2191. Two unique artists from two different countries playing one unforgettable show. Songwriters Avi Wisnia & Denise Reis bring their special collaboration from Brazil back to the United States for a series of acoustic shows that transcend boundaries and fuse language and culture. Advance ticket reservations recommended. Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:00pm in the Cafe, refreshments available
04/06/14 Washington DC National Cherry Blossom Festival
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1501 Maine Ave, SW. Avi Wisnia performs on the main stage at the Tidal Basin welcome area, part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival; this show is free and open to the public
Tour: Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival 2014
03/29/14 Cape May, NJ Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival
Time: 11:55pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. songwriter jam and after-party, hosted by Avi Wisnia and presented by Exit Zero Magazine; doors open at midnight, at Exit Zero headquarters
03/29/14 Cape May, NJ The Inn of Cape May
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7 Ocean Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-5555. official showcase performance at Aleathea’s at the Inn of Cape May; reserved dinner seating available; part of the Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival (also showcasing Friday, March 28)
03/28/14 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. official showcase performance, part of the Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival (also showcasing Saturday, March 29)
02/12/14 Fairless Hills, PA Veterans Square Benefit Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 Adults / $12 Students, Veter. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 267-274-1195. Address: 705 Hood Blvd. benefit concert held at Pennsbury High School East, featuring performances from high school bands, alumni ensembles, and special guest Pennsbury alum Avi Wisnia; to benefit the construction of a Veterans Square Monument in Yardley; with live auction and raffles; advanced tickets available
02/07/14 Princeton, NJ Peddie School
Time: 10:30am. Performance Workshop, open to students only
01/30/14 Boston, MA Cafe 939
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10 adv/ $12 online, door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 939 Boylston Street. Venue phone: (617) 747-6038. “The 9 Songwriter Series” is a touring songwriter collective and live show based in Washington, DC. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents in order to play in nicer clubs and to larger amounts of people. Each installment features nine solo singer/songwriters performing together in a unique and captivating format, telling stories, and often sitting in each each other and making up music on the spot. Where else can you hear almost 30 songs from nine different artists in one evening and often for only $10? To date, over 200 different artists have participated in “The 9″, at shows in DC, Baltimore, Annapolis, Philadelphia, New York, Fairfield, Boston, Richmond, Charlottesville, Charlotte, Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Francisco. This evening features Avi Wisnia, Eva Walsh, and more. Doors at 7pm; Show at 8pm.
01/29/14 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10 adv/ $12 online, door. Age restrictions: All Ages. “The 9 Songwriter Series” is a touring songwriter collective and live show based in Washington, DC. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents in order to play in nicer clubs and to larger amounts of people. Each installment features nine solo singer/songwriters performing together in a unique and captivating format, telling stories, and often sitting in each each other and making up music on the spot. Where else can you hear almost 30 songs from nine different artists in one evening and often for only $10? To date, over 200 different artists have participated in “The 9”, at shows in DC, Baltimore, Annapolis, Philadelphia, New York, Fairfield, Boston, Richmond, Charlottesville, Charlotte, Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Francisco. This evening features Avi Wisnia, John Francis, and more. Doors at 7pm; Show at 8pm.
01/26/14 Stafford Springs, CT Stafford Springs Arts
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 221 East St. Stafford Springs Arts presents: Avi Wisnia, live in concert, with Joanne Lurgio; no ticket purchase necessary, seats available on a first-come first-serve basis
12/10/13 Syracuse, NY SUNY Medical School
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. Address: 750 E Adams Street. open to SUNY Medical students only
12/07/13 Newtown, PA House Concert
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. this house concert is open to the public; coffee & dessert will be served; doors at 7:30pm, please arrive on time; space is limited, RSVP required to [ivy@2000rus.com]
11/16/13 Doylestown, PA Michener Art Museum
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $40 member / $48 non-member / $2. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (215) 340-9800. Address: 138 South Pine Street. Venue phone: (215) 340-9800. ***THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT*** The Michener Museum’s Jazz Night in the Edgar N. Putman Event Pavilion is an all-inclusive evening featuring full-band performance by Avi Wisnia. Hors d’oeuvre reception and galleries open at 8pm. Hearty appetizers and desserts presented by Havana Catering. Refreshments presented by River Horse Brewing Company and Sand Castle Winery. There will be a featured concert with one intermission. All tickets reserved and assigned table seating. Seats are assigned in order of ticket purchase. Reception and museum admission are included in ticket price. Advance tickets only. ***THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT***
11/15/13 Philadelphia, PA SoFar Sounds
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Super Secret. SoFar Sounds presents a special house concert acoustic show with Avi Wisnia and other local artists… SOMEWHERE IN PHILADELPHIA! The show is open to the puiblic, with the location only revealed days before the event; to RSVP, email phillysofar@gmail.com (required); Sofar Sounds curates secret, intimate gigs in living rooms around the world, connecting emerging artists with fans through a unique and magical concert experience
Tour: NERFA Music Conference
11/07/13 - 11/10/13 Kerhonkson, NY NERFA Conference
Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Festival, Avi Wisnia showcase performances, THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS during the conference: (Thursday 11/7, 11:45pm AcousticMusicScene.com Midnight Hoot – ROOM 1506; Friday 11/8, 1:00am Moors & McCumber – ROOM 1523; Saturday 11/9, 2:40pm Cup of Joe – ROOM 1416, 12:45am Pirate Camp – ROOM 1516, 2:00am AcousticMusicScene.com All Keyed Up – ROOM 1506). For more conference information: www.nerfa.org
10/27/13 Bethlehem, PA The Banana Factory
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: $60 for two tickets. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 25 W 3rd St. Venue phone: (610) 332-1305. Fundraising Concert Event for Hadassah Medical Center in Israel, featured performance by Avi Wisnia & Ensemble
10/26/13 Princeton Junction, NJ PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 11:00am. by invitation only.
10/20/13 Goshen, NY Hootenanny Cafe Radio Show
Time: 9:00pm. Hootenanny Cafe Mini Concert, hosted by Jon Stein, features a full set of music from Avi Wisnia’s album Something New; local local (Orange County NY area) on 93.5FM, and world wide at www.wtbq.com.
10/20/13 Cape May, NJ TEDx Cape May
Admission: $75. Age restrictions: All Ages. TED is a lecture series presenting “ideas worth sharing”. This TEDx features speakers with connections to Cape May NJ, speaking on the topic of Nature & Nurture; Avi Wisnia will present and perform during the conference; register for TEDxCapeMay presentations & performances at Convention Hall including lunch and reception at Congress Hall
10/18/13 Morristown, NJ The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 21 Normandy Heights Road. Venue phone: (973) 335-9489. The Folk Project presents Avi Wisnia, opening for Buskin & Batteau, part of The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series at Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
Tour: CMJ Music & Film Festival 2013
10/17/13 New York, NY Alphabet Lounge
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10 (free with CMJ badge). Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 104 Avenue C. official CMJ showcase performance, open to the public; free admission with CMJ badge (full festival info at www.cmj.com)
10/04/13 Garden City, NY Garden Stage
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $18 advance / $20 door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 223 Stewart Avenue (at Nassau Boulevard). Venue phone: (516) 248-8891. The Garden Stage live performance featuring Avi Wisnia, with The Levins; music at 8:30 with open mic at 7:30; delicious homemade refreshments are available during intermission; concerts held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau; advanced tickets available
09/28/13 Tarrytown, NY Tarrytown Tunes House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (914) 714-1077. Address: 10 West Elizabeth Street. House Concert series hosted at The Christ Episcopal Church, open to the general public with RSVP (914-714-1077); pot-luck mingle to follow
09/27/13 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 3 sets 6-9pm; bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy the music throughout the evening in beautiful outdoor setting
08/31/13 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia performs on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 3 sets 6-9pm; bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy the music throughout the evening in beautiful outdoor setting
08/31/13 West Windsor Twp, NJ West Windsor Farmers Market
Time: 10:00am. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Vaughn Drive. Enjoy the music of Avi Wisnia and browse local NJ produce and crafts on Vaughn Drive, conveniently located near the Princeton Junction train station. Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets, 10am – 1pm.
08/24/13 Boston, MA House Concert
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. by invitation only
08/11/13 Cape May, NJ The Inn of Cape May
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7 Ocean Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-5555. The Inn at Cape May presents Avi Wisnia, part of the Concerts on the Lawn open-air concert series; bring the family, bring a blanket; food & drink available; music 3-6pm
08/01/13 Princeton, NJ Princeton Arts Summer Courtyard Concert Series
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 301 N. Harrison Street. Arts Council of Princeton presents an evening with Avi Wisnia & full ensemble, part of the outdoor summer concert series
08/01/13 Princeton, NJ Princeton Farmers Market
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Enjoy the music of Avi Wisnia and browse local NJ produce and crafts in the outdoor plaza. Avi Wisnia performs 2 solo sets. More info at www.princetonfarmersmarket.com
07/27/13 Gilroy, CA Gilroy Garlic Festival
Time: 10:30am. Admission: $15 / $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7473 Monterey Street. Avi Wisnia returns to the world’s biggest celebration of Garlic to perform on the Gazebo Stage, 10:30am – 12noon, with full band
07/26/13 Danville, CA The Vine at Bridges
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 480 Hartz Avenue. Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets with acclaimed guitarist Ed Johnson
07/25/13 San Francisco, CA Hotel Utah
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 4th Street. Venue phone: (415) 546-6300.
07/23/13 Modesto, CA Hotel Euterpe House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $5 suggested donation. Box office: 209-543-5306. Address: 3700 Tully Road. Venue phone: 209-543-5306. house concert featuring Avi Wisnia; open to the public, space is limited – call for directions and to reserve seats
07/21/13 North Monterey, CA Elkhorn Gardens
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 14581 Tumbleweed Lane.
06/26/13 Jersey City, NJ Groove on Grove
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Grove Street PATH Plaza.
06/22/13 Green Brook, NJ Cozy Cabin House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1107 N. Washington Avenue. this house concert series hosts a summer solstice celebration featuring Avi Wisnia & his ensemble; open to the public with RSVP
06/21/13 Brooklyn, NY MMNY Brooklyn BBQ Block Party
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 347-799-2946. Address: 90 Wythe Ave. Part of the Make Music New York Festival, Avi Wisnia’s summer solstice celebration returns for its 7th year, hosted at Kinfolk Studios. This unique outdoor performance includes BBQ-theme snacks, summer drinks, visual art display, live bands from 4-10pm, and an afterparty. Festival info at www.makemusicny.org; RSVP at tinyurl.com/bbqblockpartyRSVP
06/20/13 Princeton, NJ Princeton Farmers Market
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Enjoy the music of Avi Wisnia and browse local NJ produce and crafts in the outdoor plaza. Avi Wisnia performs 2 solo sets. More info at www.princetonfarmersmarket.com
06/09/13 Philadelphia, PA The No Brainer Benefit Concert at McFadden’s
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $35 advance / $40 door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: One Citizens Bank Way. join Philadelphia’s united effort to fight brain tumors, featuring silent auction, prizes and live performance from Avi Wisnia, plus other local artists connected to the brain tumor community; admission includes all-you-can-eat buffet, plus one free drink; organized by the Wisnia family, with all proceeds supporting the National Brain Tumor Society and the Race for Hope – Philadelphia 5K Run/Walk. More info at www.thenobrainer.org
06/06/13 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $150 / $300 / $500. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 311 West 34th Street. special benefit event for Voices Against Brain Cancer at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City; featuring Tony Danza, performances by Avi Wisnia, and The Wailers with Ky-Mani Marley; silent auction and food from NYC’s best restaurants; open to the public, tickets $150 in advance, $300 at the door (if available), $500 VIP tickets
05/28/13 Philadelphia, PA Fergie’s Pub
Time: 11:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors.
05/19/13 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $12 / $14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Avi Wisnia performs upstairs at World Cafe Live, supporting Americana troubadour Jess Klein; dinner reservations available
05/04/13 Princeton Junction, NJ PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 7:30pm. Gala Dinner honoring Cantor David S. Wisnia
04/19/13 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 1:00pm.
04/14/13 Boston, MA House Concert
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: by invitation only.
04/13/13 New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 196 Allen Street. featured performance on Rockwood Stage 1
04/12/13 Middletown, CT Buttonwood Tree
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 605 Main Street. The Buttonwood Tree features an evening of jazz with Avi Wisnia, in concert with Frank Varela & Upstream; music 8-10pm
04/11/13 Philadelphia, PA Tin Angel
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 20 S 2nd St. Philadelphia songwriters Avi Wisnia & Jennifer Logue headline this historic listening room, with special guest opening artist Kurt Scobie; advance tix available (priority seating with dinner reservation at downstairs restaurant Serrano)
04/10/13 Washington DC Twins Jazz
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1344 U Street NW. Venue phone: (202) 234-0072. Avi Wisnia and ensemble perform two sets, 8pm & 10pm; $10 food/drink min. at table; advance tickets available
04/09/13 Blackstone, VA Grey Swan Inn
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 615 S Main Street. House Concert at Grey Swan Inn, with dessert at 7pm, concert at 7:30pm, artist meet&greet to follow; limited room, open to the public with RSVP: info@greyswaninn.com
04/06/13 Princeton Jct, NJ West Windsor Arts Council
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20 / $18 mem / $15 stud, sen. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (609) 716-1931. Address: 952 Alexander Road. Avi Wisnia and his ensemble headline the West Windsor Arts Center, with special guest local guitar virtuoso Matt Wong; advance tickets are available at the box office and online
Tour: Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival 2013
03/23/13 Cape May, NJ The Merrion Inn
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. official Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival solo showcase; seating is limited, call ahead for restaurant reservations; (also performing Friday)
03/22/13 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. official Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival solo showcase (also performing Saturday)
Tour: SxSW Music Festival 2013
03/15/13 Austin, TX Burnside’s Tavern
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 413 E. 6th Street. Full band showcase presented by Music Gorilla, during the SxSW Music Festival.
03/15/13 Austin, TX Amped
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 300 E. 6th Street. Acoustic afternoon showcase presented by Red Gorilla, during the SxSW Music Festival.
03/14/13 Austin, TX The Bent Compass Party at Club Rain
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 217B West 4th Street. Night 2 of the 5th annual showcase for LGBT artists, during SxSW 2013, hosted by Avi Wisnia; sponsored by OutMusic, RightOutTV, Frot Vodka, with drink specials from 7pm-11pm; 18+ and open to the public, no badge required; after-party to follow; FEATURING: Matt Zarley, Mal Blum, Deepa Soul and more; Avi Wisnia performs at 9:00pm
03/13/13 Austin, TX The Bent Compass Party at Club Rain
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 217B West 4th Street. Night 1 of the 5th annual showcase for LGBT artists, during SxSW 2013, hosted by Avi Wisnia; sponsored by OutMusic, RightOutTV, Frot Vodka, with drink specials from 7pm-2am; 18+ and open to the public, no badge required; after-party to follow; FEATURING: Beautiful Bodies, Ginger Doss Band and more; Avi Wisnia performs at 10:00pm, and again with ATX burlesque beauties The Jigglewatts at midnight.
03/12/13 - 03/17/13 Austin, TX SxSW Music Festival
showcase performances Wed March 13, Thurs March 14 & Fri March 15
03/09/13 Baltimore, MD Eutaw Place
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15 / $20 (door). Age restrictions: All Ages. Avi Wisnia full-band headline performance, with Brandon Walker, and featuring special collaborations; 7pm complimentary beer & ale tasting, 8pm music; refreshments & snacks available during the show;
03/05/13 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 12:30pm.
03/04/13 Stamford, CT Brandeis University
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. Lunch & Learn event series
03/03/13 New Haven, CT CT Folk Presents
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: $15 advance / $20 door / $10 JCC. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 360 Amity Road. CT Folk concert series for this month is a special Sunday event featuring Avi Wisnia, in concert with Chana Rothman; this concert is open to all ages and held at the New Haven JCC; made possible in part with support from the NewAlliance Foundation
02/23/13 Yardley, PA House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: by invitation only. special fundraiser for the UU Fellowship of Lower Bucks
02/22/13 Bristol, PA Bristol High School
Time: 6:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Black History Month Talent Showcase featuring students from Bristol High School, with special guest feature performance from Avi Wisnia
02/16/13 Princeton, NJ Princeton Arts Council
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15 / $10 (members). Address: 102 Witherspoon Street. “Cabernet Cabaret” features songs of love and special collaborations from Avi Wisnia, Joanna Burns, Amanda Duncan & Sarah Donner; plus wine tasting sponsored by Terra Momo restaurants; 7:30 wine tasting (wine included with ticket purchase, 8:30 music
01/23/13 Brooklyn, NY Beatles Complete on Ukulele at Brooklyn Bowl
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 61 Wythe Avenue.
01/19/13 Pottersville, NJ Purnell School
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. Musicians on a Mission presents performance plus Q&A with Avi Wisnia, part of Peace & Justice Weekend
12/29/12 New York, NY VABC House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. This is event is by invitation only; special fundraising event for Voices Against Brain Cancer
12/16/12 Las Vegas, NV OutMusic Awards
Time: 7:00pm. The OutMusic Awards, honoring achievements of LGBT recording artists, live from Las Vegas at The Hard Rock Hotel’s Planet Hollywood Auditorium. Avi Wisnia’s Maoz Tsur is nominated for Jazz Song of the Year.
12/10/12 Bristol, PA Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 680 Radcliffe Street. First Wednesday concert series featuring Avi Wisnia solo in concert; enjoy a unique concert in this historic setting, free and open to the public; meet & greet to follow; arrive early, limited seating (*rescheduled from Nov)
12/07/12 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St. Avi Wisnia returns to New York City for a featured solo performance at this intimate West Village cafe featuring new songs and arrangements; doors at 6:45pm – arrive early, seats go fast (table reservations accepted)
12/06/12 New York, NY The Players Theater
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $29 / $45. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 115 MacDougal Street. NYC Theater Premiere: “Girl, A Lopsided Tree Won’t Ruin Christmas”, starring Tym Moss, written and directed by Joe Marshall, and featuring special musical appearance by Avi Wisnia; presented at The Players Theater Loft (on 3rd floor); doors open half hour before show; About the show: Santa croaks, leaving Herby and Vinnie, his two trusted elves, unemployed and in debt. On the other side of town, the ghetto-fabulous Tym Moss is starring in an Off Broadway show as a Flamin’ Cowboy, Prepubescent Girl, High Society Lady, Little Boy and a Drug Addict. When their worlds collide it’s a lopsided Christmas. Girl.; for discount tix, enter promo code “AVI”
12/01/12 New York, NY The Players Theater
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $29 / $45. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 115 MacDougal Street. NYC Theater Premiere: “Girl, A Lopsided Tree Won’t Ruin Christmas”, starring Tym Moss, written and directed by Joe Marshall, and featuring special musical appearance by Avi Wisnia; presented at The Players Theater Loft (on 3rd floor); doors open half hour before show; About the show: Santa croaks, leaving Herby and Vinnie, his two trusted elves, unemployed and in debt. On the other side of town, the ghetto-fabulous Tym Moss is starring in an Off Broadway show as a Flamin’ Cowboy, Prepubescent Girl, High Society Lady, Little Boy and a Drug Addict. When their worlds collide it’s a lopsided Christmas. Girl.; for discount tix, enter promo code “AVI”
11/16/12 Bethlehem, PA Platt House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. This house concert is by invitation only.
11/08/12 - 11/11/12 Kerhonkson, NY NERFA Conference
Avi Wisnia solo showcase performances, THURSDAY & FRIDAY NIGHTS of the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Festival: Thursday, November 8 = 12:00am – Midnight Hoot, ROOM 1506; Friday, November 9 = 3:00pm – Cup of Joe, ROOM 1416; 11:45pm – All Keyed Up, ROOM 1506; 12:40am – Moors & McCumber, ROOM 1418; 1:30am – Jane’s Joint, ROOM 1412; (*Avi Wisnia will also be at the Jane’s joint table in the Exhibitor’s Hall from 4-5pm on Friday.) For more information: www.nerfa.org
11/01/12 Princeton, NJ Princeton Farmers Market
Time: 12:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Cancelled
Tour: CMJ Music Marathon 2012
10/19/12 New York, NY R Bar
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10 (free with CMJ badge). Address: 218 Bowery. Venue phone: (212) 334-0484. Avi Wisnia performs full-band showcase during the CMJ Music Marathon, celebrating the release of the concert film Avi Wisnia: Live After 5, and featuring special guest Brazilian artist Denise Reis, and a few more surprises; tix available at door, open to the public; full festival information at www.cmj.com
10/18/12 New York, NY Googie’s Lounge
Time: 11:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 154 Ludlow Street. Avi Wisnia performs special acoustic showcase during the CMJ Music Marathon; free and open to the public; full festival information at www.cmj.com
10/16/12 - 10/20/12 New York, NY CMJ Music & Film Festival 2012
College Music Journal presents week-long music festival with panels & workshops geared towards industry professionals; Avi Wisnia performs official festival showcase: Friday, Oct 19 at R Bar; full festival information at www.cmj.com
10/06/12 West Windsor Twp, NJ West Windsor Farmers Market
Time: 10:00am. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Vaughn Drive. Enjoy the music of Avi Wisnia and browse local NJ produce and crafts on Vaughn Drive, conveniently located near the Princeton Junction train station. Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets, 10am – 1pm.
10/02/12 New York, NY Shaarei Tefila
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. this event is by invitation only
10/01/12 New York, NY The Bitter End
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. NY Song Circle presents: songwriters in the round, featuring Avi Wisnia and other local NYC artists
09/24/12 New York, NY Cafe Wha?
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 115 MacDougal Street. Rio de Janeiro artist Denise Reis, “one of Brazil’s most beautiful voices,” returns to the US to perform, with special guest Avi Wisnia – performing collaborations from their US & Brazilian tours together. Music starts at 8:30pm, Doors at 8pm.
09/21/12 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia & ensemble perform on the outdoor patio, overlooking the vineyard, 3 sets 6-9pm; bring a picnic meal and purchase wine from the vineyard and enjoy the music throughout the evening; *THIS IS A LADIES ONLY EVENT
09/20/12 Princeton, NJ Princeton Farmers Market
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Enjoy the music of Avi Wisnia and browse local NJ produce and crafts in the outdoor plaza. Avi Wisnia performs 2 solo sets. More info at www.princetonfarmersmarket.com
09/15/12 Wilmington, DE Chris White Gallery
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $6. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 701 Shipley Street. Gable Music Ventures is proud to present “The 6” songwriter showcases, 6 artists for $6. September features Avi Wisnia, Cat Cosentino, Kwesi Kankam, Maggie Gabbard, Tim Hein, and Brandon Walker. New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware are represented. Advance tickets now available.
09/12/12 Philadelphia, PA Milkboy Center City
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 1100 Chestnut Street. Venue phone: 215-925-MILK. “The 9 Songwriter Series” is a touring live music event. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents to put on one great show. Each installment features nine solo singer/songwriters performing in rotation and often sitting in with each other, providing audiences with a rich, intimate, varied listening experience. Where else can you hear almost 30 songs from nine different artists for only $10? Featuring Avi Wisnia and other local artists.
09/09/12 Philadelphia, PA 88.5 WXPN – The Folk Show with Gene Shay
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Live In-Studio performance and interview on 88.5 WXPN’s The Folk Show with Gene Shay, performing new songs and talking about “The 9” concert coming up in Philadelphia; 9-10pm, listen live at www.xpn.org!
09/01/12 Somerville, MA House Concert
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. Age restrictions: All Ages. this event is Invite Only
08/25/12 Wilmington, DE World Cafe Live at The Queen
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 N Market Street. Avi Wisnia performs a set; also performing: Aaron Nathans, and Forward Motion celebrating the release of their new album; doors at 7:30pm
08/19/12 Ivyland, PA Spring Hill Manor
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT.
08/18/12 Newtown Square, PA Burlap & Bean
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $8 / $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 204 South Newtown Street Road. Avi Wisnia and ensemble headline the renown Philly area coffeehouse, with special guest Jerzy Jung; arrive early, limited seating; doors at 7:30, music 8-10pm; food and drink available for purchase (BYOB)
08/17/12 Cape May, NJ Higher Grounds
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: suggested $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 479 W. Perry Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-1131. a rare mid-summers night performance under the stars in the garden of this Cape May coffee shop; food & drink available; two sets 6-8pm
08/12/12 Washington DC Twins Jazz
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1344 U Street NW. Venue phone: (202) 234-0072. Avi Wisnia and ensemble perform two sets, 8pm & 10pm; $10 food/drink min. at table; advance tickets available
08/11/12 Paw Paw, WV Avalonfest
Time: 2:45pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. annual summer music festival, featuring Avi Wisnia and full band, live on the main stage; 2:45-3:30pm
08/10/12 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. featuring Avi Wisnia and full band, live at Musikfest Cafe; 5-6:30pm
08/09/12 New York, NY The Living Room
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. featured full band performance;
08/08/12 Pottstown, PA WBZH Notes From Home Live In-Studio
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 224 Maugers Road. Mike Holliday, host of WBZH 1370 AM’s Notes From Home, interviews Avi Wisnia with live on-air performances; stream it live! www.wbzh.net 8:00 – 8:30pm
08/06/12 Bethlehem, PA WDVR The Lowdown Live Interview
Time: 6:30pm. Live Interview on WDVR’s The Lowdown, in advance of Avi Wisnia’s appearance at Muskfest 2012; listen www.wdvrfm.org
08/04/12 Boston, MA Glovebox Film Festival
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Comedy film Party on the 49th Floor, which features tunes from Avi Wisnia, has been selected to be screened in the Glovebox Short Film and Animation Festival in Sometville, MA. The film is also directed by Seth Kroll (director of Avi Wisnia’s Rabbit Hole video). Check www.glvbx.com for ticket prices and times.
Tour: West Coast Tour 2012
07/31/12 San Francisco, CA Hotel Utah
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 500 4th Street. Venue phone: (415) 546-6300. Avi Wisnia headlines, with Richard Perot and Brian Mauleon; reserve your advance tickets today
07/29/12 North Monterey, CA Elkhorn Gardens
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 14581 Tumbleweed Lane. Avi Wisnia performs 2 acoustic sets on the main outdoor stage; bring a picnic and wander the gardens, with their infamous dahlias in full bloom
07/28/12 Gilroy, CA West Side Grill
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 8080 Santa Teresa Blvd, Suite 100. Avi Wisnia & ensemble perform; enjoy a special evening of dinner & music under the stars at The West Side Grill in honor of the Gilroy Garlic Festival; more info at www.thewestsidegrill.com
07/28/12 Gilroy, CA Gilroy Garlic Festival
Time: 10:30am. Admission: $15 / $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7473 Monterey Street. Avi Wisnia returns to the world’s biggest celebration of Garlic to perform on the Gazebo Stage, 10:30am – 12noon, with full band
07/26/12 Sebastopol, CA Aubergine
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $6. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 755 Petaluma Avenue. Avi Wisnia makes his debut at Aubergine After Dark, also performing: The Westerleys; doors at 8:00pm
07/15/12 Clinton, NJ Black Potatoe Music Festival
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $35 / $40 / $99. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: (908) 391-0769. Avi Wisnia performs during the annual festival at the Art Museum stage, 12pm – 1pm
07/14/12 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia acoustic duo performs, 5-8pm
07/12/12 Brooklyn, NY Park Slope Tea Lounge
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 837 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217. full band performance, 3 sets
07/12/12 Princeton, NJ Princeton Farmers Market
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Enjoy the music of Avi Wisnia and browse local NJ produce and crafts in the outdoor plaza. Avi Wisnia performs 2 solo sets. More info at www.princetonfarmersmarket.com
07/08/12 Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. If you wish to attend this house concert, you must RSVP to AWHouseConcert@gmail.com
07/07/12 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: $9 / $16 / $36. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 North Harbor Drive. Each year for 11 days, Henry Maier Festival Park comes alive with music from today’s hottest stars, regional favorites and emerging talent. Eleven main stages host over 700 bands, including headliners Aerosmith, Kelly Clarkson and the Foo Fighters. Fans can also enjoy over 40 diverse food and beverage vendors and four unique marketplaces. Set against the scenic Lake Michigan and downtown Milwaukee backdrops, Summerfest delivers a setting and experience like no other. Avi Wisnia performs 2 sets Saturday, July 7 on the US Cellular stage, 12:30pm – 2:30pm; various passes and ticket packages available
07/06/12 Chicago, IL Greg Spero House Concert
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. this event is by invite only
07/05/12 Cleveland, OH Nexus Cafe & Coffeehouse
Time: 11:30am. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 627 Prospect Avenue. Cleveland Debut! Avi Wisnia acoustic duo performs 2 afternoon sets, 11:30am – 1:30pm; free and open to the public
07/01/12 New Haven, CT Kasbah Garden Cafe
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $5 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 105 Howe Street. VENUE CHANGE! The Kasbah Garden Cafe features Avi Wisnia trio, 6-8pm in the outdoor garden, 2 sets; food & drink available; $5 suggested donation
06/30/12 Somerville, MA Arts at the Armory
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 191 Highland Avenue. Venue phone: (617) 718-2191. Avi Wisnia & ensemble featured performance, with special guest Marci Geller
06/29/12 Bethlehem, PA Levitt Pavilion Summer Series
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 789 E. First Street. Venue phone: (610) 332-1300. ArtsQuest presents: Avi Wisnia, with full band, 7-8:30pm, live at Levitt Pavillion Steel Stacks Stage; open-air concerts for the whole family
06/28/12 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 6:00pm.
06/24/12 Philadelphia, PA PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 6:00pm.
06/23/12 Arlington, VA Artomatic Festival
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1851 S Bell Street. Avi Wisnia and ensemble perform on the Heineken Cherry Smash stage 7:00pm – 8:30pm during the Artomatic Festival, celebrating arts in the DC area. Artomatic transforms an entire abandoned office space into a playground for artistic expression. Showcase and installations include creative work in visual art, music, film, performance, and fashion. Doors at 6pm.
06/21/12 Brooklyn, NY MMNY Williamsburgers & Wieners BBQ Block Party
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Cyn Lounge 216 Bedford Avenue. The Make Music New York Solstice Celebration continues into the evening with the Sixth Annual Make Music NY Williamsburgers & Wieners BBQ Block Party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The party, organized by Avi Wisnia, features musical performances and special collaborations from NYC artists and friends. The event is held in the garden patio of the Cyn Lounge, so that the music spills out onto the sidewalk, and the dancing onto the street. Burgers & Dogs are available (while supplies last), with drink specials all day long (21+, at the inside bar). Avi Wisnia performs at 6pm. Other bands include: Golden Bloom, The Great Apes, The Working Effective, 3dCosby, Prostitution and more! Music 4-10pm. More festival info at makemusicny.org
06/19/12 Ewing, NJ ARC Mercer
Time: 1:00pm. ARC is a non-profit that supports and empowers individuals with developmental disabilities
06/16/12 Kennett Square, PA Kennett Flash
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $12 / $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 102 Sycamore Alley. Venue phone: (484) 732-8295. featured performance at this famed Philly area venue, co-bill with Lucy Stone; doors at 7pm, show at 8pm
06/15/12 New York, NY American Folk Art Museum
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 Lincoln Square. Venue phone: (212) 595-9533. AFA Museum’s Free Music Fridays series presents an acoustic performance by Avi Wisnia, plus additional musical guests; event starts at 5:30pm; free and open to the public
06/14/12 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $150 / $300 / $500. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 311 West 34th Street. special benefit event for Voices Against Brain Cancer at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, also performing: Arturo Sandoval and The Buddy Rich Big Band; silent auction and food from NYC’s best restaurants; open to the public, tickets $150 in advance, $300 at the door (if available), $500 VIP tickets
05/20/12 Philadelphia, PA Private Event
Time: 3:00pm.
05/19/12 Wilmington, DE Wilimington Grand Prix
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 North Market Street. Avi Wisnia performs during street festival & marathon in downtown Wilmington, featured entertainment offered by World Cafe Live at The Queen. Join the band for some al fresco tunes Noon-2pm, free and open to the public
05/18/12 Arlington, VA Artomatic Festival
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1851 S Bell Street. Avi Wisnia and ensemble perform on the main stage 6:30pm – 8pm during the Artomatic Festival, celebrating arts in the DC area. Artomatic transforms available space into a playground for artistic expression. Unjuried events showcase creative work in visual art, music, film, performance, and fashion.
05/17/12 Wilmington, DE World Cafe Live at The Queen
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 N Market Street. Happy Hour Live at the World Cafe presents an hour with Avi Wisnia and ensemble, free and open to the public
05/16/12 Baltimore, MD An Die Musik
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10 / $12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 409 North Charles Street, 2nd Floor. Venue phone: 410.385.2638. featuring Avi Wisnia trio
05/14/12 Oyster Bay, NY The Homestead
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 107 South Street. Songwriter Circle featuring: Avi Wisnia, Kat Quinn, Lili Roquelin and Chris Kinnear; in partnership with Island Harvest (www.islandharvest.org), please bring canned goods and/or non perishable food for donation; food & drink available, open mic to follow
05/13/12 New York, NY Jules Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 65 St Marks Place. Venue phone: (212) 477-5560. Avi Wisnia acoustic trio, performs 3 sets at this East Village jazz institution; 8-11:30pm, dinner and drinks available, all ages event
05/13/12 New Haven, CT WPKN Sunday Brunch Concert, Live From The Kasbah
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 105 Howe Street. Venue phone: (203) 777-5053. trio performs special Mother’s Day concert, live radio broadcast; 1-2pm; arrive early, limited seating
05/12/12 Boston, MA All Asia
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 332 Massachusetts Avenue. trio performs
05/11/12 New Haven, CT Green Well
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 44 Crown Street. trio performs
05/10/12 Queens, NY Panorama Cafe
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 84-73 Parsons Blvd. solo acoustic show; 7:00 – 8:30pm
05/06/12 Philadelphia, PA The No Brainer Benefit Concert at McFadden’s
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $35 advanced / $40 door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: One Citizens Bank Way. featuring full band performances from Avi Wisnia & Dov Wisnia. Come join Philly’s united effort to fight brain tumors! 2-HOUR FOOD BUFFET! LIVE MUSIC! SILENT AUCTION! All proceeds support the National Brain Tumor Society and the 7th annual Race for Hope – Philadelphia 5K Run/Walk being held on Sunday, Nov 4, 2012, at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. More info at www.thenobrainer.org
05/05/12 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia acoustic duo performs, 5-8pm
05/04/12 Franconia, PA Rising Sun Inn
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 898 Allentown Road. Venue phone: (215) 721-6350. Avi Wisnia trio performs 3 sets, 9pm – 1am
05/02/12 New York, NY The Living Room
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Avi Wisnia performs with full band in one of NYC’s best listening rooms, featuring new materials, and tons of special guests including Joanna Burns, Kagero and more; doors at 8:30pm, music at 9pm
04/28/12 Wilmington, DE Delaware Brain Tumor Walk
Time: 12:00pm. Community walk for National Brain Tumor Society, with performances from Avi Wisnia and others
04/26/12 Princeton, NJ Princeton Arts Council
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. Address: 102 Witherspoon Street. Princeton Young Achievers student workshop, conducted by Avi Wisnia
04/24/12 Newark, NJ North Star Academy
Time: 9:00am. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. Avi Wisnia leads student workshop
04/22/12 New York, NY Jules Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 65 St Marks Place. Venue phone: (212) 477-5560. trio performs 3 sets at this east village institution, 8-midnight
04/21/12 Rockville, MD Scott & Robyn’s House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT.
04/20/12 Wilmington, DE World Cafe Live at The Queen
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 N Market Street. special encore performance; Happy Hour Live at the World Cafe presents an hour with Avi Wisnia, free and open to the public
04/20/12 Wilmington, DE World Cafe Live at The Queen
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 N Market Street. Lunchtime Live at the World Cafe presents an hour with Avi Wisnia, free and open to the public
04/19/12 Monroe Twp., NJ The Gardens at Monroe
Time: 2:30pm. PRIVATE EVENT
04/17/12 New York, NY Movie Premiere: Party on the 49th Floor
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 155 E 3rd Street. Movie premiere for the comedy film “Party on the 49th Floor,” featuring songs from Avi Wisnia’s album Something New, held at UCB East Theater; doors at 8pm with film screening and live comedy performances
04/15/12 Blue Anchor, NJ Sharrott Winery
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Road. Venue phone: (609)567-WINE (9463). Avi Wisnia acoustic duo performs, 1-4pm
04/14/12 Princeton, NJ Princeton Arts Council
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10 / $5 members. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 102 Witherspoon Street. The ACP is pleased to announce a new series, “Sound Bites” featuring local/regional musicians in a café setting with refreshments available from small world coffee. Sound Bites will happen on a monthly basis in spring and fall. Kicking-off this series, award-winning singer/songwriter Avi Wisnia and his band perform original songs and inventive covers inspired by Brazilian bossa nova. The opening act for Avi Wisnia will be Bern & the Brights, a New Jersey based folk pop band. 8pm – 10pm. Seating is limited, reserve your tix today!
04/08/12 New York, NY Jules Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 65 St Marks Place. Venue phone: (212) 477-5560. trio performs 3 sets at this east village institution, 8-midnight
Tour: Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival 2012
03/31/12 Cape May, NJ The Merrion Inn
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. official solo showcase performance (also performing Fri, March 30)
03/31/12 Cape May, NJ Higher Grounds
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 479 W. Perry Street. Venue phone: (609) 884-1131. Avi Wisnia performs 2 solo acoustic afternoon sets at this locally owned coffee shop
03/30/12 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Congress Place. official solo showcase performance (also performing Sat, March 31)
03/30/12 Cape May, NJ 101.5FM Original Audio Live In-Studio
Time: 1:00pm. live in-studio performance and interview with Phil Broder, promoting the Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival and Avi’s showcase performances
03/23/12 Wilmington, DE World Cafe Live at The Queen
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 N Market Street. Lunchtime Live at the World Cafe presents an hour with Avi Wisnia, free and open to the public
Tour: APCA National Conference
03/17/12 Jacksonville, FL Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Time: 1:00pm. part of APCA College Programming Conference; official showcase today
03/16/12 Jacksonville, FL Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
part of APCA College Programming Conference; official showcase Sat March 17 at 1pm
Tour: SxSW Music Festival 2012
03/15/12 Austin, TX The Bent Compass Party at Club Rain
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 217B West 4th Street. free annual showcase for LGBT artists, during SxSW 2012, hosted by Avi Wisnia; with drink specials from 7pm-11pm; 18+ and open to the public, no badge required; after-party to follow; FEATURING: Rachael Sage, Hunter Valentine, Declan Bennett, Michelle Citrin, Garrin Benfield, Kiya Heartwood; Avi Wisnia performs at 8:30pm
03/15/12 Austin, TX Beatles Complete on Ukulele at Hickory St Grill
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 800 Congress Avenue. every single Beatles song performed by a rotating cast of renown vocalists form all over the globe, and featuring Avi Wisnia at 2pm; backed by producer Roger Greenawalt on ukulele and his band; during SxSW 2012, no badge required
03/04/12 Hamden, CT The Outer Space
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 295 Treadwell Street. Venue phone: (203) 288-6400. Avi Wisnia & guitarist Toru Takiguchi present an intimate acoustic concert in one of CT’s best bars/music venues; this event is 21+, or accompanied by adult; 5-6pm, arrive promptly as seating is limited
03/03/12 Hyannis, MA Grand Cru Wine Bar at Cape Codder Resort
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 1225 Iyannough Road. Cape Codder Resort’s Grand Cru Wine Bar features Avi Wisnia, backed by the house band, 8:00 – 11:00
03/02/12 Westerly, RI Perks & Corks
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 48 High Street. acoustic performance at this intimate Martini Bar, performing 9-midnight
03/01/12 New London, CT The Telegraph Record Store
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 19 Golden Street. Venue phone: (860) 701-0506. Avi Wisnia duo performs live in-store acoustic show with CD signing and meet-and-greet after the show; all ages and open to the public; BYOB
02/25/12 Princeton, NJ Princeton Arts Council’s Cafe Improv
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street. Venue phone: (609) 924-8777. Avi Wisnia performs a solo set during this evening featuring regional talent at the Paul Robeson Arts Center
02/24/12 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Museum of Art
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE (with museum admission). Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: (215) 684-7506. Art After Five Presents: Avi Wisnia, live taping in the Grand Stair Hall of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, full-band performance with many special guests, 2 sets
02/23/12 New York, NY Jules Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 65 St Marks Place. Venue phone: (212) 477-5560. full band performs 3 sets at this east village institution, 8-midnight
02/22/12 Philadelphia, PA NBC’s The 10! Show
Time: 11:30am. Morning news & entertainment chat show, Avi Wisnia featured musical guest, full band in-studio performance and interview. Tune in and watch!Morning news & entertainment chat show, Avi Wisnia featured musical guest, full band in-studio performance & interview. Tune in and watch! (BE IN THE STUDIO AUDIENCE! Send an email to: nbcphiladelphia10show@gmail.com, or call the audience coordinator: 1-610-668-5781)
02/19/12 Philadelphia, PA 88.5 WXPN – The Folk Show with Gene Shay
Time: 9:00pm. In-studio interview and performance with Avi Wisnia, 9-10pm, listen live: www.xpn.org
02/18/12 Staunton, VA Pompeii Lounge
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 23 East Beverley Street. performing 9-midnight, with Jennings
02/17/12 Wilmington, DE World Cafe Live at The Queen
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 N Market Street. Lunchtime Live at the World Cafe presents an hour with Avi Wisnia, free and open to the public
02/09/12 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 7:30pm. Shalva’s Full House Fundraiser Event at Tribeca Rooftop
02/07/12 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St. Saved By The Song: A Songwriter’s Round at Caffe Vivaldi, featuring: Avi Wisnia, Michelle Citrin, Matt Pless and Craig Greenburg, hosted by Liah Alonso, 7-9pm; arrive early, seating is limited
02/05/12 Wilmington, DE WSTW Live in-studio
Time: 8:00pm. WSTW Hometown Heroes with Mark Rogers welcomes Avi Wisnia as the guest co-host, 8-10pm, with in-studio interview and performance; call/text/tweet questions for Avi and listen live at www.wstw.com
02/03/12 Princeton Junction, NJ PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 6:00pm.
01/14/12 Brooklyn, NY Beatles Complete on Ukulele at Brooklyn Bowl
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 61 Wythe Avenue. Live at Brooklyn Bowl; every single Beatles song performed by a variety of renown vocalists from all over the globe, and featuring Avi Wisnia at 8pm; backed by producer Roger Greenawalt on Ukulele and band;
12/26/11 New York, NY MNN’s Frankly Speaking
Time: 8:00pm. Frank Omar, host of Frankly Speaking, interviews Avi Wisnia about his new holiday single, MAOZ TSUR, and being a musician on NYC’s cable access channel MNN
12/09/11 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St. Avi Wisnia returns to one of his favorite venues for a featured performance at this intimate West Village cafe; arrive early, seats go fast
12/09/11 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 12:00pm.
11/25/11 Worldwide MAOZ TSUR Holiday Single Release
Time: 12:00am. Avi Wisnia’s holiday single, a jazz version of the Hanukkah classic Maoz Tsur (Rock of Ages) available for download wherever music is sold online; also, video release featuring holiday photos submitted by YOU
11/17/11 - 11/19/11 Hartford, CT NACA NorthEast Conference
11/10/11 - 11/13/11 Kerhonkson, NY NERFA Conference
NorthEast Regional Folk Alliance Conference & Showcase; All Keyed-Up Showcase performance (Sat night 2-3am)
11/07/11 New Hope, PA Triumph Brewing Company
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $5/$10. Avi Wisnia performing an acoustic set during the Montgomery/Bucks County 2011 Music Awards; this event is open to the public; tix are $5 in advance by rsvp, $10 at the door. Please bring canned goods and/or toys for the salvation army.
11/03/11 Princeton, NJ Princeton Farmers Market
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages.
10/28/11 State College, PA The Lion 90.7 FM Live On the Air
Time: 2:00pm. Live on-air interview and performance with Avi Wisnia
10/28/11 State College, PA Penn State
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. SPA noontime concert series presents: Avi Wisnia at the HUB-Robeson Center; one hour set; this event open to the public
10/22/11 Bethlehem, PA Godfrey Daniels
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $16.50. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 610-867-2390. Address: 7 east 4th Street. Avi Wisnia & band headline with 2 acoustic sets in this intimate listening room; reservations recommended; venue is BYOB
10/21/11 New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 196 Allen Street. official CMJ Music Marathon showcase, hosted by MPress Records
10/19/11 Brooklyn, NY Pete’s Candy Store
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 709 Lorimer Street. official CMJ Music Marathon showcase
10/18/11 - 10/21/11 New York, NY CMJ Music & Film Festival 2011
official CMJ full band showcases: Wed, Oct 19, 10pm at Pete’s Candy Store & Fri, Oct 21, 2pm at Rockwood Music Hall
10/15/11 Brooklyn, NY RECORDING
Time: 12:00pm.
10/13/11 Wilmington, DE World Cafe Live at The Queen
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 302-994-1400. Address: 500 N Market Street. Avi Wisnia’s debut at The Queen, upstairs, part of the Get Inspired series; artists Avi Wisnia, Rod Kim & Lyric Drive perform originals and also get inspired by Stevie Wonder
10/10/11 - 10/11/11 Buffalo, NY NACA MidAtlantic Conference
10/09/11 Somerville, MA House Concert
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages. for more information & to RSVP, please email AWHouseConcert@gmail.com
10/06/11 Princeton, NJ Princeton Farmers Market
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages.
09/25/11 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Film/Music Festival
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Avi Wisnia performs during Philadelphia Film/Music Festival’s Big BBQ Block Party at the Ukie Club (5pm on the Indoor Stage); enjoy food & drink, vendors, volleyball, games, and over 15 other bands including Jukebox the Ghost, Good Old War and The Head and The Heart; event goes all day 11am – 10pm
09/23/11 Dewey Beach, DE Dewey Beach Music Conference
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE!.
09/22/11 Princeton, NJ Princeton Farmers Market
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages.
09/17/11 Bloomfield, New Jersey PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 6:00pm.
09/13/11 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 5:00pm.
09/11/11 New York, NY Drom
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $12/$15. Address: 85 Avenue A [btw 5th & 6th St]. Venue phone: (212) 777-1157. Brazilian artist Denise Reis performs; Avi Wisnia appears as special guest during this celebration of hope & peace, a tribute to the events of 9/11
09/07/11 Long Island, NY Acoustic Long Island
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Avi Wisnia performs an acoustic set, recorded and broadcast for Acoustic Long Island (the #1 acoustic podcast on iTunes!); also appearing: Nate & Kate music 8:00pm – 10:00pm
08/30/11 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages. FINAL ROUND! Avi Wisnia performs with full band as part of the Beta HiFi competition, a showcase featuring the Philadelphia region’s finest emerging performers! Music at 7pm; Avi Wisnia performs at 10pm; Winner announced at 11pm. To be assured of seating, place a reservation by calling the box office.
08/25/11 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 215-222-1400. Avi Wisnia performs as part of the Beta HiFi competition, a showcase featuring the Philadelphia region’s finest emerging performers! 7pm sharp; audience vote decides the winner, and admission is FREE! – so come and vote your support! To be assured of seating, place a reservation by calling the box office.
08/16/11 Philadelphia, PA Hard Rock Cafe
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1113 Market Street. Davis Concert Staging Presents: Avi Wisnia, full band concert + special guest Chana Rothman
08/13/11 New York, NY Webster Hall
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10/$12. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 125 East 11th Street. Avi Wisnia headlines The Studio at Webster Hall (9pm), with jENNiNGS (8pm) and Left on Red (7pm) and special guest Caroline Jones; open to ages 19+; presented by ExcessDB Entertainment
08/12/11 Hamilton, NJ Grounds For Sculpture
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 18 Fairgrounds Road. THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT!!! 2 sets in this fantastic sculpture garden setting; food & drink available for purchase at cafe Sold Out
08/09/11 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Avi Wisnia & band perform live on the Lyrikplatz stage; also playing the week-long festival – Allison Krause, Steely Dan, Maroon 5, Stone Temple Pilots
08/07/11 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest Cafe
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 101 Founders Way. jazz brunch featured artist; 2 sets
08/03/11 Los Angeles, CA Firefly Bistro
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1009 El Centro Street. Wine & Song series at Firefly Bistro, featuring Avi Wisnia; dinner reservations recommended
08/02/11 Los Angeles, CA El Cid Theater
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 4212 Sunset Blvd. featured performance
07/31/11 San Francisco, CA Yoshi’s Jazz Club
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $7. Age restrictions: All Ages. Bay Vibes and Sonic Zen Records present: Songwriter Sundays Unplugged, featuring Avi Wisnia, Tyler Matthew Smith and David Luning
07/30/11 Gilroy, CA Sue’s Coffee Roasting
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7501 Monterey Street. 2 hour set at this local coffeeshop
07/29/11 Gilroy, CA Gilroy Garlic Festival
Time: 11:00am. Admission: $15/$25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7473 Monterey Street. Avi Wisnia & band perform at the Amphitheater stage at the 33rd Annual fest, the biggest in the world to celebrate all things Garlic
07/14/11 East Lyme, CT Old Orchard Farm
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 22A Scott Road. with ArleneWow!
07/13/11 Middletown, CT Buttonwood Tree
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 605 Main Street. with ArleneWow!
07/13/11 Storrs, CT University of Connecticut – Storrs
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 115 N Eagleville Road. open to UC students only
07/09/11 Philadelphia, PA Android Plus Music Festival
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3801 Chestnut Street. hot new music festival, live at The Blockley, featuring the hottest of Philadelphia’s fresh new talent
07/04/11 Brooklyn, NY Private 4th of July Event
Time: 9:00pm.
06/30/11 Philadelphia, PA Fiso Lounge
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors.
06/27/11 Collingswood, NJ The Historic Hopkins House
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 250 South Park Drive.
06/21/11 Brooklyn, NY MMNY Williamsburgers & Wieners BBQ Block Party
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: Cyn Lounge 216 Bedford Avenue. The Make Music New York Solstice celebration continues into the evening with the Fifth Annual Make Music NY Williamsburgers & Wieners BBQ Block Party at Cyn Lounge in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The party, organized by Avi Wisnia, features musical performances and special collaborations from local bands and artists. The event is held in the garden patio of the bar, so that the music spills out onto the sidewalk, and the dancing onto the street. Burgers & Dogs are free, with drink specials all day long. 5pm – 9pm.
06/11/11 Boston, MA Glovebox Film Festival
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Artist organization GLOVEBOX is hosting its first ever film festival June 11th at the Somerville Theatre. The event (2 showtimes) will showcase short films and animations from the local Boston and New York area. The Festival is also hosting a mini poetry slam in between films. Two Avi Wisnia shorts have been accepted to the festival: “Rabbit Hole” music video & “The New York Megaphonica” documentary, both directed by Seth Kroll. Check website for screening times.
06/09/11 Holland, PA House Concert
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: FREE. special private house concert. For info and admission, email awhouseconcert@gmail.com
06/07/11 Everywhere New Arrivals: Volume 4 Release
Time: 12:00am. New Arrivals: Vol. 4 is the latest in MPress Records’ charity compilation series, conceived by MPress founder Rachael Sage. Culled from over 1,000 submissions, “NAV4” features a wealth of indie talent including: Grammy nominee Dave Eggar; American Idol contestant Caleb Hawley; award-winning songwriter Avi Wisnia; cult favorite Michelle Malone; MPress artists Seth Glier & Rachael Sage; critically-acclaimed duo The Paper Raincoat; & a bonus track by Verve artist Lucy Woodward. 100% of all funds collected from the sale of this compilation benefit National Network for Youth, an organization devoted to the needs of homeless youth. Available online today.
06/05/11 Philadelphia, PA The No Brainer Benefit Concert at McFadden’s
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $35/$40. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (215) 321-3434. Address: One Citizens Bank Way. featuring full band performances from Avi Wisnia & Dov Wisnia. Come join Philly’s united effort to fight brain tumors! 2-HOUR OPEN BAR & FOOD BUFFET! LIVE MUSIC! AUCTION, RAFFLES & PRIZES! All proceeds support the National Brain Tumor Society and the 6th annual Race for Hope – Philadelphia 5K Run/Walk being held on Sunday, November 6, 2011, at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
06/04/11 Elmer, NJ Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
Time: 11:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. full-band performance on the Grove Stage; part of the Appel Farm Summer Music Festival; also performing: Ani DiFranco, Gogol Bordello, Josh Ritter, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Good Old War, Red Horse, Nicole Atkins, and many more
05/23/11 New York, NY OutMusic Awards
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25/$50/$125. Live from Irving Plaza in NYC, the biggest night in the LGBT Music Industry celebrating the best in the LGBT Academy of Recording Arts; Avi Wisnia is nominated for 3 awards this year – Outstanding Pop Song (New Year), Outstanding Jazz Song (The Back of Your Hand), and Outstanding Video of the Year (Rabbit Hole)
05/22/11 New York, NY OutMusic Awards Pre-Show Celebration
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: $20. The Commemorative Toast and Awards Presentation at The New York LGBT Center; enjoy unplugged performances by some of the best in the LGBT Academy of Recording Arts, including Avi Wisnia; Avi Wisnia is nominated for 3 awards this year – Outstanding Pop Song (New Year), Outstanding Jazz Song (The Back of Your Hand), and Outstanding Video of the Year (Rabbit Hole)
05/21/11 Baltimore, MD An Die Musik
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10/$12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 409 North Charles Street, 2nd Floor. Venue phone: 410.385.2638. special 2-hour performance with band
05/20/11 Towson, MD Bread & Circuses
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE.
05/19/11 Washington, DC Smithsonian American Art Museum
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Smithsonian Take Five! Series presents: Avi Wisnia and band, 3 sets, open to the public
05/18/11 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $12/$15. Age restrictions: All Ages. AVI WISNIA & DENISE REIS: SHOW DE BOLA. Two unique artists from two different countries playing one unforgettable show. Avi & Denise bring their special collaboration from Brazil to Philadelphia for the first time, complete with full band; advanced ticket reservations recommended
05/17/11 Philadelphia, PA NBC’s The 10! Show
Time: 11:00am. Morning news & entertainment chat show, in-studio performance and interview with Denise Reis, promoting Show De Bola at World Cafe Live. Tune in and watch!
05/14/11 Dewey Beach, DE Rusty Rudder
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. full-band performance during Dewey Beach Pop Fest
05/14/11 Dewey Beach, DE Jimmy’s Grille
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages.
05/13/11 Philadelphia, PA PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 8:00pm. fundraiser for Planned Parenthood, by invitation only
05/13/11 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 12:00pm.
05/12/11 Boston, MA All Asia
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $6. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 332 Massachusetts Avenue.
05/05/11 New York, NY Alvin Ailey Dance Studio
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. performing in producer Roger Greenawalt’s Beatles Medley, part of New York Uke Fest 2011
05/04/11 New York, NY Joe’s Pub
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $12/$15. Age restrictions: All Ages. AVI WISNIA & DENISE REIS: SHOW DE BOLA. Two unique artists from two different countries playing one unforgettable show. Avi & Denise bring their special collaboration from Brazil back to NYC, complete with full band; advanced ticket reservations recommended
04/30/11 Baltimore, MD Joe Squared
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 133 W. North Avenue. Venue phone: 410-545-0444. on tour with JENNINGS
04/29/11 Washington, DC Ebenezers Coffeehouse
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 201 F Street NE. Venue phone: 202-558-6900. on tour with JENNINGS
04/29/11 Fairfax, VA WGMU Radio
Time: 3:00pm. on tour with JENNINGS. in-studio interview. listen live!
04/27/11 Nashville, TN House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4303 Lealand Lane. Avi Wisnia & Jennings, on tour; special Jennings House Concert – for more info and to RSVP: AWHouseConcert@gmail.com
04/26/11 Nashville, TN Hotel Indigo
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 301 Union Street. in the round. on tour with JENNINGS.
04/25/11 Gainesville, GA Inman Perk
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. on tour with JENNINGS
04/23/11 Raleigh, NC Poyner Place Mall
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: I-540. on tour with JENNINGS
04/22/11 Baltimore, MD Towson ARTS Collective
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 406 York Road, Lower Level. on tour with JENNINGS. opening night celebration for the Process of Peace exhibit. Part of Baltimore Green Works EcoFest.
04/20/11 New York, NY The Living Room
Time: 11:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. NYC Living Room Milly Beau residency every Wednesday in April, 2011 – this week’s special guest band: Avi Wisnia
04/17/11 New York, NY SOB’s
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 204 Varick Street. special guest at Nanny Assis’ bossa nova brunch
04/16/11 Philadelphia, PA University of Pennsylvania’s Spring Fling
Time: 1:00pm. open to U Penn students (and their guests) ONLY
04/14/11 New York, NY Sullivan Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 214 Sullivan Street. URJ Summer Camp reunion event, featured solo performance
04/13/11 Philadelphia, PA Fergie’s Pub Appel Farm Preview
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 1214 Sansom Street. preview the bands performing at this summer’s Appel Farm Music Festival, including Avi Wisnia;
04/10/11 Philadelphia, PA The Kimmel Center
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 260 South Broad Street. part of Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, with special 2 hour performance by Avi Wisnia in the Kimmel Center Plaza, which will be transformed into 20th century Paris. The transformation of the Plaza includes an 81-foot light-bulb-filled Eiffel Tower reaching for the sky as trains and planes zoom overhead. Includes French wine tastings, French lessons and French food.
04/09/11 Long Island, NY Eclectic Cafe
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $8 members/$10 non-members. Age restrictions: All Ages. 2 acoustic sets at this Bay Shore, Long Island coffeehouse performance space
04/08/11 Philadelphia, PA Tabu Lounge
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: No Minors. Camp Tabu Variety Show, with special guest musical act Avi Wisnia
03/25/11 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 200 Congress Place. official solo showcase during Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival 2011
03/25/11 Cape May, NJ 101.5FM Original Audio Live In-Studio
Time: 12:00pm. live in-studio performance and interview with Phil Broder, promoting the Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival showcase performance later that night
03/20/11 Austin, TX Ham Jam House Concert
Time: 2:30pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3800 Mia Tia cul-de-sac. unique house concert at the famed Ham Jam House, open to the public; full-band performance, with special guest local Austin artists Little Lo and Shawn Fogel of Golden Bloom; light snacks and refreshments provided, BYOB encouraged; driving directions can be found here http://on.fb.me/dZbwSM
03/19/11 Austin, TX PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 8:00pm.
03/19/11 Austin, TX MPress Showcase at Soho Lounge
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 217 East 6th Street (at San Jacinto). official SxSW day party; full-band showcase; RSVP REQUIRED at http://bit.ly/MPressSXSW
03/18/11 Austin, TX Blue Moon Rock N Blues
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 422 East 6th Street. full-band showcase performance; during SxSW Music Festival
03/17/11 Austin, TX Touché Nightclub
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 417 East 6th Street. full-band showcase performance; during SxSW Music Festival
03/16/11 Austin, TX The Bent Compass Party at Club Rain
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 217B West 4th Street. free party featuring full-band performance from Avi Wisnia; also appearing: Viva DeConcini’s Rock & Roll Burlesque, Joanna Burns, Rob Teter, and other LGBT artists; with drink specials from 9pm-Midnight; during SxSW Music Festival
03/16/11 Austin, TX Beatles Complete on Ukulele SxSW 2011 at Jo’s
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1300 S. Congress. Live at Jo’s Hot Coffee Good Food; every single Beatles song performed by a variety of renown vocalists from all over the globe, and featuring Avi Wisnia at 1pm; backed by producer Roger Greenawalt on Ukulele and band; a benefit for Kinky Friedman’s Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch
03/13/11 Yardley, PA Abrams Gala Dinner
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT.
03/11/11 - 03/12/11 East Stroudsburg, PA NACA MidAtlantic Festival
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT.
02/25/11 Philadelphia, PA Legendary Dobbs
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 304 South Street. with Shawn Fogel (of Golden Bloom)
02/24/11 New York, NY Googie’s Lounge
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 154 Ludlow Street. with Shawn Fogel (of Golden Bloom)
02/22/11 Philadelphia, PA WPEB 88.1FM Live In-Studio
Time: 6:00pm. Live In-Studio Interview, discussing the new album Something New and recent tour to Brazil
02/19/11 Princeton, NJ Princeton Arts Council
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 102 Witherspoon Street. Princeton Indie Night, featured solo performance
02/18/11 Millersville, PA Millersville University
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. open to MU students only
02/12/11 Visconde de Mauá, Brazil Terra da Luz
Time: 6:00pm. with Denise Reis
02/11/11 Visconde de Mauá, Brazil Terra da Luz
Time: 6:00pm. with Denise Reis
02/10/11 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Conversa Afinada
Time: 8:00pm. Address: Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 75 – Ipanema. with Denise Reis
02/06/11 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Teatro Cafe Pequeno
Time: 6:00pm.
02/05/11 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Teatro Cafe Pequeno
Time: 7:00pm.
02/04/11 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Teatro Cafe Pequeno
Time: 7:00pm.
01/23/11 Sao Paulo, Brazil TonTon Jazz & Music
Time: 8:00pm. Address: Al. Pamaris, 55.
01/22/11 Sao Paulo, Brazil Ao Vivo
Time: 8:00pm. Address: Rua Inhambu, 229 – Moema.
12/23/10 Lancaster, PA Lancaster Dispensing Company
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Address: 33 N Market St, Lancaster, PA 17603. songwriter showcase featuring Avi Wisnia and special holiday collaborations
12/15/10 Pennington, NJ Hopewell Valley Central High School
Time: 2:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. PRIVATE EVENT
12/11/10 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 32 Jones St.
12/10/10 Philadelphia, PA Tabu Lounge
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors.
12/10/10 New York, NY Shaarei Tefila
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: PRIVATE EVENT. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/06/10 New York, NY Chat with Joe—Live On-Air Interview
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/04/10 Bridgewater, NJ Private Event – Marriott Hotel
Time: 10:00am. Admission: Private Event. Age restrictions: All Ages.
12/03/10 Brooklyn, NY Park Slope Tea Lounge
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 837 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217.
12/02/10 Doylestown, PA Puck Live
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 printers Alley, Doylestown, PA.
11/28/10 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 32 Jones St.
11/23/10 Hamilton, NJ The Cellar Lounge at Hamilton Manor
Time: 8:00pm.
11/20/10 Teaneck, NJ WFDU 89.1FM Live In-Studio
Time: 10:00am.
11/17/10 Trenton, NJ KatManDu
Time: 8:30pm.
11/14/10 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
Time: 1:00pm.
11/12/10 Washington, DC Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
11/11/10 Philadelphia, PA Tin Angel
Address: 20 S 2nd St.
11/10/10 Cambridge, MA The All Asia
11/09/10 New York, NY The Living Room
11/07/10 Wilmington, DE 93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes Live In-Studio
11/07/10 New York, NY WFUV Live In-Studio Interview and Performance
11/07/10 Philadelphia, PA Race for Hope (National Brain Tumor Society)
11/04/10 - 11/06/10 Hartford, CT NACA NorthEast Conference
10/27/10 Philadelphia, PA Hoof and Fin
10/25/10 Princeton, NJ Peddie School
10/23/10 Princeton, NJ Princeton Arts Council’s Cafe Improv
Address: Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street. Venue phone: (609) 924-8777.
10/19/10 - 10/23/10 New York, NY CMJ Music & Film Festival 2010
10/19/10 New York, NY Googie’s Lounge
Address: 154 Ludlow Street.
10/14/10 - 10/16/10 Lancaster, PA NACA MidAtlantic Conference
10/13/10 Bethlehem, PA Lehigh Valley Performing Arts School
10/01/10 Elmer, NJ Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
09/30/10 - 10/02/10 Dewey Beach, DE Dewey Beach Music Conference
09/30/10 Dewey Beach, DE Rusty Rudder
09/29/10 Trenton, NJ KatManDu
09/27/10 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
09/27/10 New York, NY Chat with Joe—Live On-Air Interview
09/25/10 Philadelphia, PA Fergie’s Pub
09/25/10 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Film/Music Festival – Main Stage
09/24/10 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Film/Music Festival – Rabbit Hole Screening
09/15/10 Philadelphia, PA Trolley Car Cafe
09/07/10 New York, NY Gallatin Theater at NYU
09/02/10 New York, NY Joe’s Pub
08/25/10 Los Angeles, CA Genghis Cohen
08/17/10 San Francisco, CA Yoshi’s Jazz Club
08/06/10 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Address: 32 Jones St.
08/05/10 New York, NY Highline Ballroom
07/11/10 Boston, MA Club Passim
07/06/10 Washington, DC Busboys & Poets
06/29/10 Worldwide Debut Album SOMETHING NEW Universal Release Date
06/26/10 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Magic Gardens
Address: 1020 South Street. Venue phone: (215) 733-0390.
06/21/10 Brooklyn, NY MMNY Williamsburgers & Wieners BBQ Block Party
Address: Cyn Lounge 216 Bedford Avenue.
06/15/10 New York, NY Gracie Mansion
06/11/10 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Museum of Art
Venue phone: (215) 684-7506.
06/03/10 New York, NY The Triad Theater
05/27/10 New York, NY Best Buy (Union Square)
05/26/10 New York, NY Breakthru Radio In-Studio Performance
05/21/10 Seaside Heights, NJ Seaside Music Festival
05/21/10 New York, NY PRIVATE EVENT
05/15/10 New York, NY Beannochio Cafe
05/07/10 New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall
Address: 196 Allen Street.
04/23/10 Orlando, FL Florida Indie Film Jam – Rabbit Hole Screening
04/23/10 Orlando, FL Pine Street Live
04/22/10 - 04/24/10 Orlando, FL Florida Music Festival
04/19/10 New York, NY The Bitter End
04/17/10 Cherry Hill, NJ National CJD Foundation Benefit Concert
04/16/10 Lancaster, PA Lancaster Dispensing Company
Address: 33 N Market St, Lancaster, PA 17603.
04/15/10 - 04/17/10 Lancaster, PA LAUNCH Music Conference
04/14/10 New York, NY The Bitter End
04/09/10 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
04/08/10 Philadelphia, PA NBC’s The 10! Show
04/07/10 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Address: 32 Jones St.
03/27/10 Cape May, NJ The Merrion Inn
03/26/10 - 03/27/10 Cape May, NJ Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival
03/26/10 Cape May, NJ The Brown Room at Congress Hall
Address: 200 Congress Place.
03/24/10 Trenton, NJ KatManDu
03/20/10 Austin, TX Rio’s Brazilian
03/19/10 Austin, TX Mugshots
03/19/10 Austin, TX Cuba Libre
03/18/10 Austin, TX The Bent Compass Party at Club Rain
Address: 217B West 4th Street.
03/18/10 Austin, TX The Patio at Jaime’s Spanish Village
03/17/10 - 03/20/10 Austin, TX SxSW Music Festival
03/17/10 Austin, TX Nuno’s Black Ice Lounge
03/14/10 Princeton Junction, NJ CD Release Party at Beth Chaim
03/12/10 New York, NY The Not Too Late Show
03/04/10 New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall
Address: 196 Allen Street.
03/01/10 Brooklyn, NY Vox Pop
02/27/10 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
02/26/10 New York, NY Sister Talk Radio
02/20/10 Harrisburg, PA Radisson Hotel
02/19/10 Harrisburg, PA Carley’s Ristorante
02/18/10 - 02/20/10 Harrisburg, PA Millenium Music Conference
02/13/10 New York, NY Caffe Vivaldi
Address: 32 Jones St.
02/11/10 New York, NY Jacques Lieberman Gallery
01/29/10 Philadelphia, PA Time Restaurant
01/23/10 New York, NY Pianos

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