Mosh Ben Ari @ the Mod Club

Mosh Ben Ari is starting his North American tour in TORONTO at the Mod Club (722 College Street, just west of Bathurst), June 15, 2008, with special guest Dylan Murray

All proceeds of this tour are going to help the children of Sderot. 

Doors open @8pm.

Ticket info:
$25 advance tix/students wtith ID/flyer
$35 at the door
$65 Sderot VIP donor tix (includes VIP meet adn greet with Mosh and the band.  Eligible for tax receipt.

Tickets are available at:
Soundscapes, Play De Record, Rotate This, Israel’s Judaica and www.ticketweb.ca

Check out these videos of Mosh Ben Ari and his music…

Here’s some background information on Mosh Ben Ari:
Mosh Ben Ari was born in Israerl in 1970.  He comes from a Yemenite and Iraqi background.  He first discovered music as a child through the traditional Jewish and Ethnic chants that were part of his everyday life.  He started playing music at the age of 16 and since, he has studied music in many locations including India, The Sahara and Sinai.  He plays various string instruments such as acoustic and classical guitar, Indian sarod, Persian tar, Turkish jumbush, Moroccan ginberi and bass.

In 1977, with a few friends, Mosh founded the world music ensemble ShevaThey have released four critically acclaimed albums and continue to tour the world doing dozens of shows at the most prestigious festivals and events, including the Montreal Jazz Festical.  In 2001, Mosh’s highly anticipated debut solo album Ad Elay was released.  In 2004, Mosh’s second album Derech (a way) came out and quickly established him as one of Israel’s foremost singers/songwriters and performers and was called “Gold” on the Israeli charts.  In 2006, Mosh’s third album Massa Umatan (go giving) was released adn has been a huge success becoming one of the best selling Israeli albums of all time. 

Mosh’s music and performance is a celebration of groove and spirirt; seamlessly blending rock, soul, reggae and world music all sung with his rich unique voice.

For more information, visit www.myspace.com/moshbenari

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