Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast

The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviews the latest Israeli and Jewish artists and covers a wide range of styles from Carlebach, cantorial, klezmer, Israeli trance, Mizrachi, rock, Sephardic, hasidic and everything in between. Past interviews have included Matisyahu, Avraham Fried, and Miri Ben-Ari. IsraelBeat broadcasts live every Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Israel time on

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

From Rockers to Jewish Wedding Band with Simchat Olam

Get the inside scoop on what it's like to be a Jewish wedding band in Israel in this interview with Simchat Olam. The band features rock and jazz musicians including Eggroll, the namesake of the Israeli progressive rock group, Maayan Smith, a saxophonist from hip-hop jazz band Coolooloosh and Daniel Strauss, a rock bass player from the Rimon School. Hear about their wedding adventures plus some live Purim music. Also, a track from new artist Melech B'n Arieh.