Welcome to Kazakhstan

We’ve been in Astana, Kazakhstan for a couple of days now and it’s certainly an interesting place. We’ll know a bit more after we’ve had a chance to tour the city a little bit on Sunday but for now, it’s Read More …

How to Support Independent Music

There has been a lot of talk lately about what the latest developments in the music industry mean for independent musicians. The rise of streaming services like Spotify make the consumption of music so much easier for music fans: they Read More …

Time is Running Out!

Time is running out to help support KlezFactor: Europa! Our Indiegogo campaign closes in less than three days and we can use all of the help you can provide! Come on by and check out our Indiegogo campaign, where you Read More …

The Tour of Awesome

We’re in Istanbul now, enjoying the sunshine, warmth and incredible Ramadan atmosphere (at least once the sun has risen). The Tour of Awesome™ has proceeded smoothly so far and, as I’ve mentioned before, time is flying. It’s less than two Read More …

Time Flies When You’re Flying

Concert in Amsterdam? Check. Concerts in Decin and Prague? Czech Today is my first real day off in in about a week as I’ve been rehearsing and performing almost constantly. From our second day in Amsterdam (Wednesday), I began rehearsing Read More …

The Mike Anklewicz Klezmer Trio in Amsterdam

Tonight is an exciting night here in Amsterdam (although it seems that for most visitors, every night is pretty exciting in Amsterdam). I’ll be performing European Klezmer with the Mike Anklewicz Klezmer Trio (with bassist Gregor Schaefer and accordionist Erica Read More …