Israeli music in nature’s cultural arena – September 25– 28, 2018, Sukkot intermediate days
Israel’s biggest and oldest festival, an amazing musical celebration bringing together the country’s top artists. This year too, the audience is guaranteed an unforgettable experience thanks to the unique combination of intriguing musical content, the breathtaking natural backdrop of the open desert landscape, and the unforgettable sunrise shows of Tamar.
With performances by artists from the entire spectrum, and rare meetings between east and west, shaking the desert and exciting the audience with original and one-time musical surprises
This unique experience is spread over four days, at no fewer than four different sites:
Desert Rocks Masada – the arena at the foot of Masada. An exciting experience against the backdrop of Mt Masada.
Masada Hilltop – exclusive to the festival! Exciting sunrise performances in the area of the Southern Palace, overlooking the Dead Sea.
Kibbutz Ein Gedi – free shows on the lawn, under the baobab tree of Kibbutz Ein Gedi.
Neot Hakikar – free shows in the Eco Park at the entrance to Nachal Amatzia, where Neot Hakikar and Ein Tamar meet.
Performances in the Masada arena at the foot of Mt Masada (at 9 pm):
Tuesday, Sept. 25 – A Full-Moon Night Melody
Rotem Cohen / Sarit Hadad / Avraham Tal / Yehuda Poliker
Wednesday, Sept. 26 – Queens of the Desert
Marina Maximilian / Suzanne Vega with the Raanana Symphonette / RITA
Thursday, Sept. 27 – Desert Vibrations
FULL TRUNK / TUNA / Itay Levi / HaTikva 6 / a special festival performance featuring Berry Sakharof with the Balakan Beat Box
Masada Mountaintop Special Sunrise Concerts (4 AM):
25 at sunrise – David Broza featuring Rami Kleinstein in a tribute concert celebrating the 40
th anniversary of the classic Israeli album “Yihye Tov” 26 at sunrise – Idan Amedi
27 at sunrise – DIKLA
28 at sunrise – Yishay Ribo featuring Shai Tsabari
Free concerts at kibbutz Ein Gedi by the Baobab tree (6:30 PM):
Tuesday, Sept. 25 – Dana Berger
Wednesday, Sept. 26 – Erez Lev Ari
Thursday, Sept. 27 – ATRAF
Free concerts at the ecological park by Sdom Square (7:30 PM):
Wednesday, Sept. 26 – Bnaya Barbi
Thursday, Sept. 27 – Yirmi Kaplan
Ticket prices and purchase details
Ticket prices for Masada Arena will be between NIS 220 – NIS 350.
Ticket prices for sunrise shows on Masada Hilltop will be between NIS 150 – NIS 200.