Now alternating biennially between Sydney and Melbourne, Shir Madness is the only large scale Jewish Music Festival in Australia.
The Festival is a celebration of Jewish Culture, tradition and talent. It encompasses many styles of music including contemporary tributes to Jewish composers and songwriters, Cantorial, Yiddish, Klezmer, Ladino, Sephardic, Mizrachi and Israeli music. The programming also incorporates numerous other genres such as classical, folk, jazz, blues, rock, pop, world, reggae and hip-hop. Shir Madness embraces musicians of all ages, styles and backgrounds and is open to both the Jewish and wider community.