An International Roster of Superstars are Headed to Israel to Take Center Stage With Concerts Booked From April To November 2017:
JEAN MICHEL JARRE - APRIL 6
JUSTIN BIEBER - MAY 3
AEROSMITH - MAY 17
PAUL YOUNG - MAY 21
ROD STEWART - JUNE 14
TEARS FOR FEARS - JULY 5
GUNS N ROSES - JULY 15
PIXIES - JULY 25
RADIOHEAD - JULY 19
CLIFF RICHARD -OCTOBER 10
NICK CAVE - NOVEMBER 19 & 20
It will be a hot spring and summer this year, with so many big international names taking the stage for live concerts in Israel – indoors and out.
Jean-Michel Jarre - April 6. Jean-Michel Jarre, the prolific and celebrated music legend, a four time Guinness World Record holder for largest concerts ever performed, godfather of electronic music, 2017 Grammy nominee, with more than eighty million albums sold, and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, has confirmed April 6, 2017 as the date he will stage his mega outdoor concert-event Zero Gravity at Masada, the Dead Sea. This will be his first time in Israel. Jean-Michel Jarre staged his Millennium Concert at the Pyramids of Gizeh in Egypt in front of an audience of 800 thousand people, Concert for Tolerance at the Paris Eiffel Tower with 2.5 million people in the audience, Rendez-Vouz Houston his tribute concert in Texas for NASA had 1.5 million people attending, and the 850th anniversary of Moscow was celebrated with his largest concert ever in front of 3.5 million people. A UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador of ecology and the environment, Jean-Michel Jarre brings with him a patronage of UNESCO organization and a call for urgent actions. The hope is that the concert will give a spotlight on one of the world’s natural assets, the Dead Sea. Tickets are on sale from 490 NIS to 3000 NIS.
Justin Bieber - May 3. The Canadian teen heart-throb Justin Bieber is heading back to Tel Aviv for the second time in May, 2017. Bieber, who last performed in Israel in 2011, is one of the world’s most popular singers, with a huge following, particularly among a younger female audience. With international hits such as “Baby”, “Somebody to Love”, “U Smile” and “Sorry”, Bieber will take the stage at HaYarkon Park. Prices will range from NIS 350 for standing spots, to NIS 750 for Golden Ring tickets while VIP seats will cost NIS 1,190.
Aerosmith - May 17. Aerosmith, one of America’s greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll bands, are heading to Israel as part of their farewell “Aero-Vederci Baby” tour. The legendary rock band have performed in Israel in 1994. Among their hits are “I don’t want to miss a thing”. In the 45 years that the band have taken to the stage and taken audiences with them on a musical adventure, they have sold over 100 million albums, winning four Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Awards, and 12 MTV Awards. As part of the tour they will be performing at some of the biggest music festivals in the world including Sweden Rock, France’s Hellfest and the legendary Download Festival in Donington, UK. They will be performing in Tel Aviv’s Park Hayarkon.
Paul Young - May 21. British singer and songwriter Paul Young will perform in Tel Aviv at the Mann Auditorium. Paul Young’s fame grew in the ’80 with pop-rock hits as “Come Back and Stay”, “Every time You Go Away”, “Love of the Common People”, “Wherever I Lay My Hat”. The concert, to take place on May 21, will present old and new songs.
Rod Stewart - June 14. Veteran British singer Rod Stewart will be returning to Israel for the third time in June. Rod Stewart is considered one of the most popular singers in the history of British music industry having sold 300 million albums. Although in Israel to promote his album “Another Country” which came out in 2015, the concert promises to also give stage to Stewart’s hits including “Baby Jane” and “Sailing”. Ticket prices begin at 290 NIS and the concert will be held in Tel Aviv’s, Park HaYarkon.
Tears for Fears - July 5. The iconic British band Tears for Fears will perform at Tel Aviv’s Menora Mivtachim Arena (former Nokia Arena). Their smash hits of the 1980s such as “Mad World”. “Shout”, “Everybody wants to rule the world. Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith performed together until 1990 when it split and they only reunited in 2000 and their reunion album, Everybody Loves a Happy Ending, was released in the spring of 2005. Their concert will be a collection of their greatest hits.
Guns N Roses - July 15. American hard-rock legends Guns N Roses will perform for the first time in Israel as the original Guns n Roses line up with with Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan performing in HaYarkon Park. The band is coming to Israel as part of its “Not in This Lifetime” tour, a reunion for the trio who have not played together in the last 23 years. The concert will take place in HaYarkon Park, Tel Aviv on July 15.
Radiohead - July 19. Radiohead, who held their first ever-international concert in Tel Aviv in 1993 are heading back to perform at Park HaYarkon in Tel Aviv. This will be their fourth concert in Israel. Radiohead, founded in the UK in the early 1990s, have sound of 30 million albums worldwide, with CREEP having been viewed over 190 million times on YouTube. They released "A Moon Shaped Pool," their ninth studio album, in May 2016 to critical acclaim.
The Pixies - July 25. American alternative-rock band, the Pixies, return to the ancient amphitheater in Caesarea. Known for their hits such as “Where is my Mind”, “Hey”, and “Here Comes your Man”, the band were last in Israel for a successful performance in the summer of 2014.
Cliff Richard - October 10. Sir Cliff Richard OBE will be heading to Israel to perform in the Menora Mivtachim Arena (former Nokia Arena). Born in 1940, the British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist, has sold more than 250 million records worldwide. He has total sales of over 21 million singles in the United Kingdom and is the third-top-selling artist in the UK Singles Chart history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley. With a 50+ year career, Richard has amassed many gold and platinum discs and awards. He has had had more than 130 singles, albums and EPs make the UK Top 20, more than any other artist. Cliff Richard was last in Israel in 2013.
Nick Cave - November 19-20. Australian rock icon Nick Cave has announced dates for two concerts in Tel Aviv in November 2017. This is the second time Nick Cave will have been to Israel. Cave is a singer, song-writer, multi-instrumentalist, screenwriter and poet and will be performing at Tel Aviv’s Menorah Arena (formerly Nokia Arena), on November 19 and 20, 2017.