Although the big summer stadium shows have passed, the musical season isn’t over
for visiting artists. And for some fans, the best is yet to come. December will
see the return of two favorites for Israeli audiences – Canadian superstar
Alanis Morissette and American alternative rock pioneer Mark
Seven-time Grammy winner Morissette will perform on December 3
at Tel Aviv’s Nokia Arena, the final date of a worldwide Guardian Angel tour to
promote her seventh album Havoc and Bright Lights, released earlier this
Morissette, who performed in Israel for the first time in 2000,
burst onto the music scene in the 1990s with a raw-edged indie pop sound
exemplified by the international hit “Ironic.”
While not achieving the
commercial success of her earlier albums, the 38-year-old singer-songwriter, who
two years ago married rapper Mario ‘MC Souleye’ Treadway, has continued to
release excellent albums and has branched out as an actress, appearing in
several TV shows including Weeds.
Ticket prices for the show will range
from NIS 199 to NIS 699 for a premium package, which includes parking,
refreshments and an invitation to the official party marking the end of the
There won’t be any official party a week later on December
10 when Mark Lanegan takes the stage at the Barby Club in Tel Aviv. Just a lot
of good music. Lanegan, the brooding but gifted founder of American grunge
pioneers Screaming Trees, will be promoting his seventh solo album Blues
“I’m excited to return to the Barby in Tel Aviv. Over the last
few years, I’ve made it a goal to play in Tel Aviv on every tour and I can’t
emphasize enough how much enjoyment I get from performing for an Israeli
audience,” said Lanegan in a statement.
Lanegan last played here in late
2010, as part of a duet with Belle and Sebastian’s Isobel Campbell.
also performed here multiple times with Afghan Whigs’ leader Greg Dulli in their
side project the Gutter Twins. Ticket prices for the Mark Lanegan Band show will
range from NIS 150-180.