Shul of Rock - April 10
Vice President of Fundraising and Sponsorships
Shul of Rock Frequently Asked Questions
What is Shul of Rock?
Shul of Rock is a concert featuring Cantor Jen Cohen and her former Nashville bandmates, Guilty Pleasures, performing songs from the 70's, 80's and 90's! Cantor Cohen will take us on a whole new, incredible musical journey that's not to be missed!
Can we learn more about Cantor Jen Cohen?
Jen Cohen grew up in Easton, Pennsylvania, and earned a B.A. in East Asian Studies, Magna Cum Laude, from Yale University. She then moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and toured the U.S. playing universities and clubs, recording two CDs, and earning nominations for Campus Entertainer of the Year three years running. When she wasn’t touring the country, she was a huge fan of Guilty Pleasures, eventually joining them on stage every time they played in Nashville. Says, Cantor Cohen, “I’m thrilled to be bringing Guilty Pleasures’ sound and energy to TBS – it’s going to be a night of pure fun!”
Who are Guilty Pleasures?
Guilty Pleasures is a cover band that plays a lot of 80's music. The Guilty Pleasures Band started off getting together in a small bar playing music from the 50's one week, 60's the next, then 70's and on the fourth week when they hit the 80's, this party band had a rather large crowd. Guilty Pleasures is one of the most sought after bands for hire in Nashville!
What is the Unplugged After Party?
The Unplugged After Party will feature additional acoustic performances by the band and Cantor Cohen done in the style of the popular In-the-Round at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, where the musicians will trade songs Nashville style! There will be beverages and great pub-style food by Barclay Caterers. The vibe will be casual and amazing - a whole other show for After Party attendees!
How long is the Shul of Rock concert performance?
The main show will be a high-energy 90 minutes with no intermission.
What is the attire for Shul of Rock?
Casual and fun!
How do I purchase tickets for Shul of Rock?
You can purchase tickets to Shul of Rock by contacting Jill Hammel at TBS at (856) 751-6663 x204. All tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis. Patron Tickets are $125 per ticket, General Admission Seating is $30 per ticket, and Student Tickets are $15 per ticket. General and student admission is open seating.
Can our kid(s) sit with us if we purchase student tickets?
Yes, if you are seated in the general ticket sections.
What does it mean to be a Benefactor or a Patron?
Shul of Rock Benefactors receive two tickets with preferred, reserved seating at the concert, admission to the Unplugged After Party, special listing in the concert program, and 1 raffle ticket. Patrons receive preferred reserved seating at the concert, and admission to the Unplugged After Party.
How will I get my tickets?
All tickets will available at Will Call on the evening of the performance.
What if I have special needs regarding seating?
There will be a designated section for those with disabilities on the lower level of the sanctuary.
Can I purchase a raffle ticket if I'm not planning to attend the event?
Yes! The drawing for the raffle ticket will be held on Sunday, April 10, 2016 (at the Shul of Rock event), and you do not need to be present in order to win. Raffle tickets are $30 per ticket. If you'd like to purchase a raffle ticket, please contact Jill Hammel at TBS at (856) 751-6663 x204.
What time should I arrive to the concert?
Doors will open at 6pm, and Shul of Rock will begin at 6:30pm.
How will I find my seat?
Seating captains will be available to help guide you to your seat.
We noticed that there are many sponsors supporting this event. How do I become a sponsor for a future event?
The funds contributed to Shul of Rock will directly impact Temple Beth Sholom's religious and educational programming for both children and adults in the local community. A portion of the proceeds of Shul of Rock will be donated to the Masorti Movement's Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program for Children with Disabilities in Israel. If you'd like to become a partner with TBS for a future event, please contact Deborah-Jo Essrog, Director of Development and Shirley Feigenbaum, Vice President of Fundraising and Sponsorships.
What is the Masorti Movement's Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program for Children with Disabilities in Israel, and where can I learn more?
The Masorti (Conservative) Bar and Bat Mitzvah project is Israel's only national program providing Bar & Bat Mitzvah preparation and Jewish enrichment for children with disabilities. The Masorti Bar and Bat Mitzvah project has brought joy to more than 3,000 families throughout Israel. For more information, please visit the Masorti website.