Israel Likes Ezra Furman

The Jerusalem Post reviews Ezra Furman’s Tel Aviv performance: “Furman’s shy, self-deprecating between-song patter contrasted with his frenetic performing energy and unpredictability.”

I’ve seen the future of Rock & roll and he was wearing a skirt and a kippa.

Well, not really… at least the part about the future. But California’s Ezra Furman did manage to make his singular attire, embellished with mascara and elegant sheer nylons, totally irrelevant on Wednesday night at the Barby Club in Tel Aviv.

The 29-year-old California- based gender-bending, Shabbat-observing singer/ songwriter and his band, The Boyfriends, obliterated the small but enthusiastic crowd with a 90-minute set that knighted him as the long-lost love child of Ziggy Stardust- era David Bowie and The Cure’s Robert Smith.

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