Choral concert. Performance by Nigunim Community Chorus honoring iconic singers Pete Seeger and Arik Einstein, with guest singer Eliana Kissner and speaker Donny Inbar of the Israel Center. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 4 p.m. $10. (510) 504-2235.



Get your klez on. The Bay Area band Klez-X brings its original sound to the open-air stage at the free Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Klez-X combines klezmer and traditional Yiddish music with jazz, featuring a range of instruments from accordion to bass to clarinet. The resulting sound is at once traditional, modern and extremely danceable. 1 p.m. Saturday, July 12 at Yerba Buena Gardens, 773 Mission St, S.F. Free.


Jaffa Road. Award-winning band performs world music in English, Hebrew, Ladino, French and Arabic. At Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore St., S.F. 7 p.m. $22-$25. (See story, 19)

Yemen Blues. Yemeni-born Israeli singer Ravid Kahalani mixes West African rhythms and ancient Jewish Yemeni melodies, mambo and funk. At SFJazz Center, 201 Franklin St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. $25-$45.


“An Evening with Neshama Carlebach and Josh Nelson.” Classic and original Jewish music. At Peninsula Sinai Congregation, 499 Boothbay Ave., Foster City. 7 p.m. $25-$50.