December 2017


Mames Babegenush

Friday 15.12.2017 Doors open: 9 PM | Club

Admission: € 15 / €10 (concession) / € 5 (with Berlinpass) Children up to 14: free entry

Organizer: Werkstatt der Kulturen


Mames Babegenush 

As part of the Yiddish cultural festival Shtetl Neukölln, that is taking place at the WERKSTATT DER KULTUREN from the 14th to the 17th of December, WORLD WIDE MUSIC presents a concert by the absolutely exhilarating live band Mames Babegenush.



Mames Babegenush is the East meeting the North. Strong Scandinavian roots merges with the vibrant dance music of Eastern Europe, from the ambience of Nordic pine trees to lively weddings in Romania the music of Mames Babegenush gives a sense of both melancholy and ecstatic joy.

Formed in Copenhagen in 2004 the six-piece ensemble quickly dazzled audiences as well as critics with a fresh sound and musical gumption. The group spent years to perfect the styles of traditional Jewish and Eastern European folk music and have always insisted on leaving their personal mark in their music.

Live on stage, Mames Babegenush is a unique acquaintance, unfolding a thrilling and dynamic universe never seen or heard before.

Throughout their career the group has played some of the most storied venues and festivals worldwide, ex: Carnegie Hall (US), Bergen International Festival (NO), The Royal Danish Theatre, Chicago World Music Festival (US), Roskilde Festival (DK) and Paradiso (NL).

5th album, Mames Babegenush With Strings, is out via German Galileo Music vinyl/CD/digital platforms.

Past performances include renowned artists such as Trentemøller (DK), David Krakauer (US), Gogol Bordello (US), SoCalled (CAN), The William Blakes (DK), Middle East Peace Orchestra (DK/GER/US/PSE/ISR), Hess Is More (DK), Gitta-Maria Sjöberg (SE), Eef van Breen Group (NL) and Kenneth Bager (DK).



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Every Friday the WERKSTATT DER KULTUREN presents the finest of Global Music.

9:00 PM (doors open), Entry: € 15 / € 10 / € 5 (with Berlinpass)

You'll find all concerts on the WorldWideMusic Schedule and on the WorldWideMusic Facebook fanpage!

Band inquiries to:

Anette Heit
Phone +49 (0)30 60 97 70-17

A concert series in cooperation with and Funkhaus Europa. Every Wednesday at 9 am and 7 pm our concerts are broadcast on!


The facilities of the WERKSTATT DER KULTUREN are accessible to wheelchair users. Please call us in advance on +49 (0)30 60 97 70-0 to ensure proper access support.