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Friday, November 26, 2010

Matisyahu Releases New Chanukah Song “Miracle” Ahead of his 5th Annual Staging of Festival of Light

Matisyahu has released a brand new Chanukah song, "Miracle," available on iTunes, one week ahead of the Festival of Light, his fifth annual series of shows celebrating Chanukah. An uplifting pop gem arriving just in time for the holiday, "Miracle," produced by Dr. Luke protégé Kool Kojak (Flo Rida, Katy Perry, Ke$ha), is drenched in a joyful spirit and features chiming synths, bouncing beats and an irresistible chorus. "Miracle" is now streaming on Matisyahu's site and is available on iTunes here:

The playful and spirited video for "Miracle," featuring Matisyahu's tongue-in-cheek humor and ever-present message of optimism and unity will be aired shortly and will be available for you to view, right here on i-reggae.

Matisyahu says, “There are so many Christmas songs out there. I wanted to give the Jewish kids something to be proud of. We've got Adam Sandler's song, which is hilarious, but I wanted to try to get across some of the depth and spirituality inherent in the holiday in a fun, celebratory song. My boy Kojak was in town so at the last minute we went into the studio in the spirit of miracles and underdogs and this is what we came up with. Happy Hannukah!”

Fifth Annual Festival of Light Kicks Off November 29th in Brooklyn, NY

Matisyahu, backed by his band The Dub Trio, will kick off the Festival of Light at Brooklyn, NY,'s Brooklyn Bowl on November 29th. He will play four shows in Brooklyn and, for the first time ever, will be taking the Festival of Light on the road for additional Northeast dates, including stops in Albany, Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Portland, ME. Known as a captivating live performer who never plays the same show twice, audiences are in store for special guests, incredible improvisation, a career-spanning look at his lauded catalogue and much more. Be sure to catch Matisyahu live during his final east coast shows of 2010!

Matisyahu Festival of Light Dates:

11/29/10              Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl * with The Dub Trio
11/30/10              Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg * with Tally Hall
12/1/10                Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights * with The Dub Trio
12/4/10                Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg * DJ Rehka
12/5/10                Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg * with Moon Taxi
12/6/10                Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club * with Moon Taxi
12/7/10                Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live * with Moon Taxi
12/8/10                Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of The Living Arts * with Moon Taxi
12/9/10                Portland, ME @ State Theatre * with Moon Taxi /


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