Past Events Archive

Sunday 7th December 2014 - Gathering of the Klezmorim

The bi-annual Gathering of the Klezmorim at the Manchester Jewish Museum is happening once again, and the new Michael Kahan Kapelye will be showcased along with L'chaim Kapelye and others! Watch this space for more information which will be available nearer the time.

Saturday 8th November 2014 - Muslim/Jewish Forum

We have been invited back to play at the Muslim/Jewish forum once again, and are very excited! We will be playing in the second half, along with Rumi's Circle who will be performing in the first half.

Keep posted for more information, coming soon!

Sunday 8th June 2014 - Manchester Jewish Museum 170th Anniversary!

We're looking forward to playing with the Hard Times Kapelye and the Michael Kahan Kapelye at the Manchester Jewish Museum this Sunday 8th June! This is in celebration of the 140th anniversary of the opening of the Manchester Spanish Synagogue, and the 30th anniversary of the Manchester Jewish Museum which is housed in this synagogue. It promises to be a great evening!

Tickets are £7, and can be booked in advance by calling 0161 834 9879.

Thursday 5th June 2014 - Estival Hub!

At 6.30pm, L'chaim Kapelye will be entertaining the masses in the Estival Hub, located in room G16 in the Martin Harris Centre. This is a free event, in conjunction with the Manchester University Music Society's annual music festval, Estival! More details about the concerts happening during the week are here:

Sunday 1st June 2014 - Michael Kahan Day

A lovely day of music to celebrate Michael Kahan's life will be happening at the Carlton Club in Whalley Range from 4pm on Sunday 1st June. L'chaim Kapelye join forces with the Michael Kahan Kapelye to play for you at 5pm!

Sunday 23rd March 2014 - Creative Threads Day

Manchester Histories: Creative Threads Day have organised a fantastic day which explores the hidden gems of Manchester's history!

L'chaim Kapelye will be playing three half-hour sets at the Manchester Jewish Museum, at 11am, 12pm and 3pm. Come along to say hello, and bring your instruments to join in Ros' workshop from 1-3pm!
Find out more information at
See you there!

Thursday 13th March 2014 - Michael Kahan Kapelye Showcase

Come along to Wählbar in Fallowfield for a chance to hear the latest members of The Michael Kahan Kapelye try out their assessment set! An evening of klezmer hosted by L'chaim Kapelye and supported by The Hard Times Kapelye. Tickets available on the door - £5/4. Doors open at 7pm.

Friday 17th January 2014 - Klezmer Keilidh

To toast a hearty "L'chaim" to the New Year, the band are putting on a keilidh and acoustic folk night at Revolution Fallowfield in partnership with Manchester University Music Society (MUMS). The event will showcase the incredible acoustic talents of members of the MUMS in the first half and headlined by L'chaim Kapelye in the second half. Much dancing and merriment is encouraged. Please join us for our first gig of 2014!

Doors open at 19.30

Tickets: £2 MUMS members, £3 non-MUMS members.

More details can be found here: