The Israeli concert scene is on fire

Rag 'N' Bone Man, Take That, Kygo and Holy Fuck all slated to perform in Israel - is Ringo Starr also on his way?

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October 18, 2017 18:37
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The Israeli concert scene is on fire

Norwegian DJ and producer Kygo.. (photo credit: BEN STANSALL/REUTERS)

 
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Israel’s summer concert scene this year was extensive, varied and jam-packed. And it doesn’t look like things are slowing down anytime soon, with a slew of upcoming shows and announcements and even more rumored to be on the way.

Just next month, legendary British boy band Take That will be taking the stage at Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv.

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The group, best known for their ‘90s hits “Back for Good,” “How Deep is Your Love,” “Pray” and more, will be playing one show on November 27. Tickets range from NIS 295 to NIS 1,255.

While Take That are British legends, the country has also spawned a new singer who is making waves – and heading to Israel. Earlier this week, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, whose debut single “Human” became a smash hit last year, announced a concert date in May 2018. The artist, whose real name is Rory Charles Graham, followed up his hit with the soulful “Skin” which was released earlier this year. He will arrive for one show only, on May 16. Tickets for the concert, which will be at Tel Aviv’s Menora Mivtachim Arena, will range from NIS 250 to NIS 450.

And on Wednesday morning it was revealed that another act is on its way: Kygo, the Norwegian DJ and producer. The musician has released several singles and remixes that have garnered him international attention. He has collaborated with acts including Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding, U2 and Coldplay. His single “Firestone,” featuring Conrad Sewell, has been viewed more than 460 million times on YouTube. Kygo will be appearing for one night only – December 2 – at the Tel Aviv Convention Center. Tickets will range from NIS 269 to NIS 419.

Who else is on the way? Canadian electronica band Holy F*** announced on Sunday that they’ll be playing in Tel Aviv on December 2. The band, which has performed at Coachella, Lollapalooza and a variety of other music festivals, will play the indie club Levontin 7 in Tel Aviv. Tickets range from NIS 99 to NIS 129.

Rumors swirled on Wednesday that yet another artist would be arriving in Israel – none other than Ringo Starr.



According to Israel Hayom’s Eran Swissa, the famed Beatle is in “advanced negotiations” to perform in Israel in 2018. The news could not be confirmed.

This impressive slew of acts joins a range of artists who have already confirmed shows in Israel.

Bryan Adams will be playing three shows in Israel – two in Tel Aviv and one in Jerusalem – in December. Those shows are December 4, 5 and 6 and range from NIS 154 to NIS 904.

And Boy George and Culture Club is arriving in just a few weeks, to play a show at Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv on November 7. Tickets range from NIS 229-699.

This impressive slew of acts joins a range of artists who have already confirmed shows in Israel.

Bryan Adams will be playing three shows in Israel – two in Tel Aviv and one in Jerusalem – in December. Those shows are December 4, 5 and 6 and range from NIS 154 to NIS 904.

And Boy George and Culture Club is arriving in just a few weeks, to play a show at Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv on November 7. Tickets range from NIS 229-699.

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