New York’s Nublu 151 will host Branches of Light: The Sway Machinery’s Holiday Ball on Tuesday, December 12. In addition to a set from The Sway Machinery, the night will boast a special presentation of music from A Great Miracle: Jeremiah Lockwood’s Guitar Soli Chanukah Record, which was released in 2021 and will be issued for the first time on vinyl this fall. The night will commence with a special ritual led by vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Éléonore Weill and Kohenet Shamirah.
On Sunday, December 10, Y&I, featuring Sway Machinery collaborators Yula Beeri and Isaac Gardner, will also take part in a Festival of Lights celebration at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. The Klezmer Big Band of Light will perform and the night will include Hanukkah karaoke, latkes and a coloring room.