The 1st Annual Downtown Seder
Greeting everyone. We are all excited about the first annual DownTown Chicago Seder.
Here is some important information:
Where: Chicago Cultural Center, Yates Gallery
78 East Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 744-6630
Guest list/discounted tickets:
please send directly to Megan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Each time slot is allotted two guest and additional discounted tickets are avail as well. Please submit a FINAL list by Monday, April 10th,
** Please be there on time. If for some reason you are not coming for the whole event, please make sure to be there at least 45 min prior to your time slot.
**We are sharing backline: Here is what will be available.
Full drum kit
Guitar amp (1)
Bass amp (1)
88 key, keyboard W/amp
DI’s , mics etc.
If for some reason you need any backline that is not indicated here please respond back with what you need ASAP.
** We will be doing sounchecks for those who need it/want it. A separate email will be sent with soundcheck times.
Run of show:
8:10pm- Introduction: Michael Dorf
8:15pm- Candle Lighting & Peace Blessing: Roz Varon
8:19pm- First Cup of Wine: David Axelrod
8:24pm- Karpas: Spring Dip: David Broza
8:29pm- Break the Middle Matzah/Afikomen: Sussan Messing
8:35pm- Maggid: Joshua Nelson & Kosher Gospel Singers
8:45pm- Leaving Egypt: Go Down Moses: Al Franken (via video)
8:49pm- Telling the Story of Exodus: Aaron Freeman
9:05pm- 4 More Questions: Richard S. Hirschhaut
9:10pm- Wise Child: Stanley Nelson's Freedom Riders
9:15pm- Rebellious Child: Good For the Jews
9:20pm- Simple Child: Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
9:25pm- Too Young to Ask: Yihusha Karsh
9:30pm- Ten Plagues Slavery-Strange Fruit: Paula Vasetein
9:35pm- Dayyenu (It should have been enough): Judy Gold
9:43pm- Miriam's Cup & Second Kiddish: Rahm Emanuel
9:48pm- Matzah: Rabbi Capers C. Funnye Jr.
9:53pm- Bitter Herbs: Lewis Black (video)
9:59pm- Hillel Sandwich: Michelle Citrin
10:05pm- The Seder Table & Meal: Chicken Fat Klezmer Orchestra
10:15- Third Cup of Wine-For the Love of Kiddish: Rabbi Steven Stark Lownstein
10:20pm - Elijah : Yuri Lane
10:23pm- Fourth Cup of Wine: Alberto Mizrahi
10:25pm- Chad Gadyo (fab Moishe Oysher version): Alberto Mizrahi & David Broza
10:35pm - Closing Songs: David Broza & Javier Ruibal