In One Voice 2018

The Bashevis Singers will be performing at the In One Voice festival.

Date:  March 18th 2018

Location:  Selwyn St, Elsternwick

Hope to see you there!



Book launch with live performance

James Button will launch Michael Gawenda’s beautiful and heartfelt new poetry collection, Leo Meo, which explores what it means to become a grandfather. Each of the 30 poems in this beautiful hardcover edition was written during the first year in the life of the author’s grandson, Leo.

Venue: Readings St Kilda — 112 Acland St, St Kilda, Victoria, 3182

Date: Sunday 26th November 2017

Time: 4:00pm


Shir Madness

shir_madness_logo-dark-blue-text-white-bg-136pxShir Madness® is a music festival showcasing and celebrating the diversity of Jewish music and performers from Sydney and across the globe.

Around 30 acts will perform across multiple stages, giving you the chance to sample many different acts across the day.

Husky and Gideon will be performing in the afternoon and also for Song of Songs in the evening.

date:  Sunday 18th September 2016

time:  Festival opens 12pm

location:  Bondi beach, Sydney, Australia


Album launch postponed

Dear Friends,

It’s with great regret that we need to postpone our album launch show at Memo Music Hall on September 25th. Unfortunately our lead singer Evie Gawenda needs to have ankle surgery and will be out of action for 3 months.

Thanks so much to those of you who purchased tickets. Your money has already been refunded.

We will be in touch with a new launch date and any news very soon. So stay tuned…

The Bashevis Singers

Album Launch at Memo Music Hall

UPDATE:  This gig has been postponed 



date:  Sunday 25th September 2016

time:  doors open 7pm

location: Memo Music Hall 88 Acland Street St, St Kilda (entrance via Albert Street)

The Bashevis Singers album launch and show.  With special guests.

Author Helen Garner described the album this way: “This music seems simple at first—lullabies and love songs, laments and dances—but it is drawn from such a deep past and refreshed by such vocal purity and sophisticated playing that it grows richer and more enchanting with every hearing.”

Get your tickets here before they sell out.

Or call the Memo Music Hall ticket office (03) 9534 3556 to book via phone.

It’s going to be a magical night of Yiddish song and time travel.  We can’t wait to share it with you.



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Saturday 25th June 2016 9pm



Michael Gawenda on pickling

Michael Gawenda spoke to Hilary Harper about Poland, pickling cucumbers and The Bashevis Singers.

You can listen to the interview for a week

To hear more come along to a free event at the Jewish Museum on the 3rd of April 2016.