D.C. Jewish Music Festival Opens This Weekend

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Jewish Music Festival is opening with a mix of bluegrass, jazz, gospel, punk and show tunes on the schedule.

The festival opens Sunday and runs through May 11 at venues across the Washington area. The opening performance Sunday features Israeli artist Noa at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring.

On May 2, the Artisphere in Arlington will feature Sephardic Jewish music with raucous sounds of Eastern Europe. Then on May 5, the festival will feature outdoor concerts at Stead Park in the Dupont Circle area.

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