Yiddishe Cup plays free concert Aug. 7 at John Carroll

Yiddishe Cup

The Yiddishe Cup Klezmer Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, on the lawn in front of the Grasselli Library at John Carroll University in University Heights.

Guest vocalist Shawn Fink will sing "Joe and Paul's," a humorous Yiddish/English song about a men's clothing store in Brooklyn, N.Y., circa 1948. The band will also play "Warrensville and Center Road," a Yiddishe Cup original about TJ Maxx, Bob Evans and Target.

The concert, part of the University Heights Summer Concert Series, is free. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. In case of rain, the show will move inside to the Dolan Science Center. For more information, contact University Heights City Hall at 216-932-7800.

Bert Stratton

Bert Stratton is a Cleveland Heights resident and the leader of the klezmer band Yiddishe Cup. He writes the Klezmer Guy blog at www.klezmerguy.com.

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