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Concert: SONiA disappear fear

January 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

SONiA disappear fear

Sunday, January 17th at 4:00pm

Included with Museum admission


The JMM is very pleased to welcome SONiA disappear fear to perform in Lloyd Street Synagogue on the final weekend of our current exhibit Paul Simon: Words and Music developed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.



From the Opera House in Sydney to the bomb shelters in Israel to the Woody Guthrie Festival multiple first round Grammy nominated singer-songwriter SONiA disappear fear continues to inspire audiences in the USA and around the world. Performing with her SONiA Santa Cruz guitar, piano, harmonica or a full band she is frequently described as the ‘Female Dylan’.  SONiA (Rutstein) sings and writes in Hebrew, Spanish, English and Arabic .Her songs are drawn from rock to blues to reggae to folk to Latin to Judaic to pop and country brimming with stories of passion and hope.


SONiA has recently shared the stage with some of her heroes including Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger and Chris Thiele. Two of her proudest moments were singing with Peter, Paul and Mary at the Lincoln Memorial in 2002 and in 2012 receiving the Coin of Honor from the United States Army for her humanitarian songs while on tour in Germany. SONiA has received the highest number of awards for her positively proud songs and more than any other Gay or Lesbian Musician including Female Artist of the Year by the Gay and Lesbian Music American Music Awards. She also has appeared with Idan Raichel, Joan Baez, Indigo Girls, Emmy Lou Harris, John Fulbright, Moe, and many more. “One of the greatest interpreters of Phil Ochs,” says Sonny Ochs about SONiA.


Space is limited, to reserve your seats please email reservations@jewishmuseummd.org


January 17, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm