[Videos below.] This Motzoei Shabbos, Matzav.com will be presenting its Second Annual Live Music Webcast Featuring Shua Kessin in honor of the yahrtzeit of R’ Shlomo Carlebach z”l, whose music has touched the souls of countless people. This event follows the first-ever live Jewish music webcast last year, produced by Matzav.com, which drew tens of thousands of viewers.
This year’s webcast, which is being produced by Ozer Babad and hosted and powered by Matzav.com, is expected to again be watched by tens of thousands of people across the globe and will also be heard live on Radio Kol Berama, 107.9 FM in Lakewood, NJ.
Shua Kessin, who recently released his debut album, Lo Lehitya’eish, is a renowned singer who has performed at events across the globe and is a rising star in Jewish music. His immense range, ability to sing diverse styles, and extensive knowledge of Carlebach music have made him a sought-after performer. Shua has a number of high-profile musical events on his agenda over the next half-year and will bring his trademark hartz and creative talent to this weekend’s musical event as well.
Shua will be accompanied this Motzoei Shabbos by an orchestra featuring Yanky Katina, Yaakov Zeines and Jo Blumenthal.
The webcast will be broadcast live from Gal Paz on 13th Avenue in Boro Park, and all are invited to join in person or watch the event live, right here on the #1 Torah newscenter on the Web, Matzav.com. The webcast is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.
A special guest at the Motzoei Shabbos event will be the Pester Rebbe, R’ Yoel Leibovits, who is known for his musical talent, comedic prowess and badchanus. R’ Yoel, who is a son of the Nikolsburger Rebbe, will join in song and add his special flavor to the event.
The event is being sponsored by Eli Greenfeld of Greenfield Custom Builders (718.809.9422) and Contact Electric Corp. (718.438.4225).
Additional info will be forthcoming as the week progresses.
Click on the screens below to view two video clips from last year’s event:
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