Golem Gets Married
Text and Photos by stacipop.com
Last Thursday at the Knitting Factory, Golem, New York's acclaimed hipster Klezmer-rock band, presented a gender-bending yet traditional Jewish Wedding Ceremony followed by a wild party. Following a Catskills tradition in which a "mock wedding" was held in the big hotels to celebrate the end of "the season", Golem played a mix of their own wild kelzmer and Yiddish theater hits, interspersed with wacky versions of Motown, rock, and soul wedding covers. Complete with condom wedding favors, the event also included a cross-dressing bride and groom, Kosher deli, and a homemade wedding cake. L'Chaim!
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