Information was provided by the communications staff of the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur.
On Sunday, February 17 Jewish Rock Radio (JRR) and the St. Louis Jewish Community Center will host JRR RockFest, the first ever Jewish Rock Radio national music festival. JRR RockFest will feature top Jewish rock artists from across the U.S. performing from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the St. Louis Jewish Community Center (JCC), Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive in Creve Coeur. The festival is open to the public and will appeal to families, teens, and young adults.
JRR RockFest will feature music sets of nationally touring Jewish music artists: Shira Klein, Jay Rapoport, Saul Kaye, Naomi Less, Mikey Pauker and Billy Jonas as well as a Finale Set uniting all the performers.
JRR RockFest will be live-streamed on Jewish Rock Radio for worldwide viewership. Jewish Rock Radio (jewishrockradio.com) is the first high-caliber, 24-7 internet radio station for the Jewish world broadcast through the internet, mobile phones and through the free mobile application for iPhone, Apple’s iTouch and iPad devices, and Android phones.
RockFest is a featured event of the St. Louis Festival of Jewish Life, a week-long celebration of Jewish culture from February 16 to 21 and sponsored by the Central Agency of Jewish Education, Saul Brodsky Library, St. Louis Rabbinical Association and the JCC. RockFest is sponsored by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.
RockFest culminates the first of three-days of the 3rd Annual 2013 Songleader Boot Camp (SLBC) National Conference, a Jewish educational leadership conference that attracts top Jewish leaders, clergy, educators, songleaders from across the nation to St. Louis. SLBC participants as well as choirs from St. Louis will also be featured in the concert.
SLBC will be held at the JCC from February 17 through 19. For more information or to apply, visit www.songleaderbootcamp.com/apply.
ROCKIN’ SANDWICH SMACKDOWN
Anyone interested in competing in the Rockin’ Sandwich Smackdown must submit their recipe, featuring exclusively kosher ingredients, along with a $25 entry to the St. Louis Jewish Community Center by January 13. Contact Diane Maier at (314) 442-3190 or firstname.lastname@example.org for an official entry form or for more information.
The three top entries will be chosen to compete for the title. These contestants will assemble and prepare their winning recipes with their team live at RockFest. Finalists will be judged by professional foodies and chefs. All food product and supplies will be provided and purchased by the JCC for assembly the day of the event. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
RockFest tickets are available for purchase online at Brown Paper Bag tickets or by contacting Diane Maier at 314-442-3190, email@example.com. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under.