A pioneer in the ethnic-rock genre of Israeli music, singer-songwriter Micha Biton released his critically acclaimed Live album in November 2016. Micha’s mesmerizing concert “From Sderot to Jerusalem” utilizes anecdotes and song to tell the famous story of his childhood as a refugee. Today, Micha performs sold-out concerts in Israel’s most popular venues and is traveling the world both solo and with his band.
ROCK IN THE RED ZONE is an intimate portrayal of life on the edge in the war-torn city of Sderot. Once known for its prolific rock scene that revolutionized Israeli music, for thirteen years the town has been the target of ongoing rocket fire from the Gaza strip. Through the personal lives and music of Sderot’s diverse musicians, and the personal narrative of the filmmaker, who ends up calling the town home, the film chronicles the town’s trauma and reveals its enduring spirit. See links below:
EL ATZMI (ON MY OWN) is a fictionalized story of Micha Biton’s childhood as seen through the eyes of a child that has lost his father at the age of nine. It depicts young Micha’s feelings, doubts, and fears while portraying tensions between youngsters, problems of adolescence, difficulties forming friendships and the need for belonging. This story is the basis for the “from Jerusalem to Sderot” concert. View here in Hebrew with Hebrew and English subtitles.
Musician Micha Biton brings his special brand of rock mixed with Moroccan music to Connecticut
Connecticut Jewish Ledger by Stacey Dresner – In June, 2018 Micha Biton will bring his unique mix of Rock and Moroccan music to Hartford as part of the area’s Israel@70 Celebration. Biton will perform concerts at three local venues: Beth El Temple in West Hartford; Beth Sholom B’nai Israel in Manchester; and Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation in Simsbury.
The Mizrahi Project StandWithUs Miidwest: Exclusive Access to Screening for ZMC Members. Tuesday, October 13, 2020 – Discussion with Pastor Dumisani Washington, Originator of the Mizrahi Project and Micha Biton, Israeli Rock Star Featured in “Rock in the Red Zone.”
StandWithUs Midwest presented the 9th Annual Campus Champions Virtual Gala: Honoring Women of Valor. Featuring Micha Biton – pioneer of the renowned music music in Sederot, Israel.
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