Gigs, Tours & Courses

Date & time Venue & details Tickets Address
4 July
Stockholm, Sweden

5 Folk Festival in Stockholm
LKQ is very proud to have been invited back to Sweden to perform at the 5 Folk Festival, designed to familiarize people with the culture and customs of the national minorities in Sweden. The focus is on Sami, Sweden Finns, Roma, Jews, and Tornedalians.

Free public festival


Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, Sweden

7 July
2pm & 4pm

Kimpton Folk Festival
LKQ is just one of the acts on at this chilled-out day in the Hertfordshire countryside. Also on the bill are the Urban Folk Quartet; While, Matthews and While; and The James Brothers.

More info and booking Kimpton, Herts
14 July
4.30pm-6pm & 7.30pm
LKQ at the Dante Festival
Afternoon klezmer workshop and evening concert with LKQ.
More info and booking Callington Church, Cornwall PL17 7AN
20-24 August

KlezFest 2018
Learn klezmer with hands-on tutoring from world leading experts this summer at London's week-long, world-famous festival.

The international faculty includes:
Alan Bern – Accordion (DE/USA)
Susi Evans – Clarinet (UK) 
Ilana Cravitz – Violin (UK)

Andreas Schmitges – Mandolin/Guitar/Dance (DE)
Joshua Dolgin – Accordion

Info & booking SOAS, Russell Square, London
1 September
Camden, London
London Folk Festival More info Cecil Sharp House, Camden

2 September
Central London

Klezmer in the Park, London

LKQ is delighted to be collaborating with kora player Kadialy Kouyate for this year's afternoon extravaganza.


Regent's Park Bandstand, London

14 October
Maidenhead, Berks

Yiddish Barn Dance, Berks

Ilana will lead/call for dances including freylekhs, zhok, bulgar, honga, sher and patsh, and the band will play the music traditionally associated with them. No partner or previous experience needed.

  Grenfell Lodge, Ray Park Rd, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 8QX

17 October
SW London

LKQ at Le QuecumBar   42-44 Battersea High Street, London SW11 3HX
21 October
LKQ In Concert in Hampshire   Hale Village Hall, 2NE, Hatchet Cl, Hale, Fordingbridge

27 October
Oslo, Norway

Jewish Museum in Oslo  

Calmeyers Gate 15B, 0183 Oslo, Norway

28 October
Hemel Hempstead, Herts

Friends Meeting House, Hemel Hempstead

Celebrating the tercentennary of the Quakers in Hemel Hempstead

Call 01442 257058 to book 1 The Alleys, St Mary's Rd, Hemel Hempstead HP2 5ZB
31 October
Doors 7pm
Music 8.30pm
Camden, London
LKQ at the Green Note   Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 7AN
16-18 November

The Benslow Klezmer Orchestra
Residential Klezmer Course at Benslow Music. Participants use music as well as playing a little by ear.

Details and booking Hitchin, Herts
30 Nov - 2 Dec

Residential Klezmer Music Weekend at Halsway Manor

Annual residential course where participants are encouraged to play by ear.

Details and booking Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, near Crowcombe, Somerset TA4 4BD
1 December
Concert at Halsway Manor Booking Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, near Crowcombe, Somerset TA4 4BD

Previous LKQ gigs & tours


"The LKQ performance was one of the highlights of the entire festival.”
Gary Holzman, Director, Shir Madness Sydney Jewish Music Festival