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Aaron Shneyer and the Love Rebellion + Deaf Dog and the Indictments
Sat Nov 16 8:00 pm
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Aaron Shneyer’s roots, rock and soul driven music celebrates life and hopes to heal our divides. He lives in Washington, DC, and performs with a powerhouse band of DC’s finest jazz, gospel, world music, funk and reggae musicians. With influences like Caetano Veloso, Paul Simon, Miriam Makeba and Jimi Hendrix and finding himself in a similar sonic forest as Nick Mulvey and Jorge Drexler, Aaron weaves together elements of Rock n Roll, Folk, and the musics of South America and the Middle East.

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Advertised as “the world’s only (almost) all-judge band,” Deaf Dog and the Indictments was formed in 2005 to take part in a talent show at a court training conference. When not playing rock, Motown, and blues, members can be found on the bench at DC Superior Court. The band’s name resulted from an early rehearsal. After family members left the room, a faithful dog stayed behind. Band members thought it was due to their unique sound only to find out the dog was completely deaf.

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Aaron Shneyer’s roots, rock and soul driven music celebrates life and hopes to heal our divides. He lives in Washington, DC, and performs with a powerhouse band of DC’s finest jazz, gospel, world music, funk and reggae musicians. With influences like Caetano Veloso, Paul Simon, Miriam Makeba and Jimi Hendrix and finding himself in a similar sonic forest as Nick Mulvey and Jorge Drexler, Aaron weaves together elements of Rock n Roll, Folk, and the musics of South America and the Middle East.

A 2008 Fulbright-MTVu Fellowship took him to Jerusalem to study music’s power to build mutual-understanding, through which he formed www.heartbeat.fm. Aaron has performed with luminary artists including Bobby McFerrin, Dupont Brass Band, Mira Awad, TootArd, Sameh “Saz” Zakout, Gabriel Meyer Halevy, and Nava Tehila. He’s a 2018, 2020, 2022, and 2023 Artist Fellow with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Musician in Residence at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue. He’s spent much of the last 15+ years leading music-driven bridge building efforts with youth in Israel/Palestine and violence prevention programs with youth artists in DC.

His recently released album, Love Rebellion, culminates a 12 year journey jumping worlds between Israelis and Palestinians, jumping to some other continents and finding his partner in life. Love Rebellion is available everywhere you stream




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