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Thu. 10/1/09 -- Budapest (HU), Művészetek Palotája, (Palace of Arts), 7:30 pm. "Traktorist", with our friends from the Técső (Tjaciv) village band

Fri. 9/4/09 -- Nyiregyhaza (HU), Vidor Fesztival, Kossuth Ter, 7:00 pm

Fri. 9/5/08 -- Šal'a (SL):  , Šaliansky kaštieľ,  6:30 pm

Thurs. 7/24/08 -- Weimar (DE): - Volkshaus Weimar, 8 pm

Tues. 7/22/08 -- Sopot (PL) Spotkania z Kultura Zydowska - Teatr Atelier, Al. Mamuszki 2, 7:30 pm

Sun. 7/20/08 -- Krakow (PL):  , Rynek Glowny 28,  9:30 pm

Wed. 7/16/08 -- Portland (USA): Yankl w/doinaGroove, Oregon Jewish Museum, NW 3rd & Davis, 6-8 pm

October 2007 -- "A Great Day on Eldridge Street": Bob Cohen and Yankl Falk on tour with Yale Strom's 13-piece ensemble:  NYC, Poughkeepsie, Fredonia, Buffalo, and Rochester.  

>>> Bob on the (10/19/07)!  

>>> Jon Kalish's podcast of the Eldridge Street event includes an interview with Bob.

April 2006 -- "Standing Tall at Auschwitz", History Channel documentary based on "In Our Hearts We Were Giants", featuring music by DNK and friends.

March 2006 -- "Twist of Fate".  Budacast.hu interviews Eilat Negev, co-author (with Yehuda Koren) of "In Our Hearts We Were Giants", which describes the remarkable survival of the Ovitz family of Rozavlea, Maramures (Romania) -- the village from which we draw much of our repertoire. Music by DNK

November 2005 -- NewKlez Forum, A38, Budapest (with Michael Alpert)

September 2005 -- Poland (Poznan, Warsaw, Wroclaw)

July 2005 -- Kaustinen Folk Music Festival, Kaustinen, Finland

July 2005 -- "We're setting music back 100 years": the interview with Bob Cohen

summer 2004 -- "Drey Dreydele" featured on "The Hidden Gate" (Rounder 5083)

Rounder's new compilation of Jewish music from around the world features the rollicking "Drey Dreydele" from our CD "A Mazeldiker Yid".

March/April 2004 -- Klezmer Night in Holland extravaganza

(And we don't use the word "extravaganza" lightly.)

For the past several years, Di Naye Kapelye has traveled the length and breadth of the Netherlands, sharing herring and trappist (strong ale) with every Hungarian or Yiddish speaker in every town. We've grown quite fond of the Dutch, whose tolerance for cigarettes, billiards, and energetic Carpathian music is hard to describe.

On this tour, Di Naye Kapelye joins up with some remarkable musicians: Lerner and Moguilevsky (Klezmer en Buenos Aires), the Klezmorim (reunited by co-founder Lev Liberman in celebration of the group's 30th anniversary), de Coup (a raucous street band from Tilburg, Holland), and emcee/badkhn Ralph Levie. For more details about Klezmer Night in Holland, contact Stichting Kultoer (Tilburg).

October 2003 - Helsinki (Finland) Jewish Festival

A celebration of Finno-Ugric Jewish traditions at the Savoy Theatre, 7 pm.

July 2003 - Krakow Jewish Festival

Our second appearance at this wonderful event.

January 2002 - "A Mazeldiker Yid" released by Oriente Musik (Berlin)

We're excited to report that our new CD, "A Mazeldiker Yid" -- featuring Mihaly Sipos and Peter Eri of Muzsikas -- is now available on Oriente Musik (Berlin) -- and that it's been selected as one of the Top 10 klezmer recordings for 2001

October 2000 - How to Sound Like a Geezer

In a new article - How to Sound Like a Geezer - Bob Cohen shares his thoughts on the Kingg of Klezmer, Nathan Hollander, and why it's important to listen to the Belf Orchestra. 

June 2000 - DNK Home Page Update

If you've visited these pages before, you'll notice the new look. . . . More links, a new photo gallery, and a new article by Bob Cohen about techniques for playing old-style klezmer music.

January 2000 - Arpad Toni to Join DNK in Holland

Internationally acclaimed Romanian Gypsy cimbalom player Arpad Toni will join Di Naye Kapelye in their February 2000 tour of Holland and Belgium

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