Music: Sofar sogood

Sofar Jerusalem brings the international live music movement to the Holy City

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
December 28, 2017 14:16
The group Folly Tree performs outdoors at a recent Sofar Sounds concert in Jerusalem

The group Folly Tree performs outdoors at a recent Sofar Sounds concert in Jerusalem. (photo credit: WARREN BURSTEIN)

 
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Asher Parkes lives and breathes music. It is this passion that led him to a career as a music producer, and that more recently led him to becoming the director of Sofar Sounds Jerusalem.

Parkes made aliya about a year ago and was trying to find ways to become more involved in the Israeli music scene. Around the same time, a friend was attending business school in London and heard a lecture from Rafe Offer, the founder of Sofar Sounds, which began in London in and has since spread to 392 cities around the world.

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