July 2012 Events

Tel Aviv News in the City That Never Sleeps

Here is our handpicked list of the best Tel Aviv news and events for July.

Tel Aviv celebrates the summer with music, dance, cinema, art and more!

There are lots of fun things to do here. Besides enjoying gorgeous Tel Aviv Beaches, discovering Jaffa and other interesting Tel Aviv streets and neighborhoods, you can enjoy all the arts and culture this city has to offer.

So here is what’s happening in the city that never sleeps:

  • Rock Concerts from some of the world’s best performers
  • Top DJs play at Tel Aviv’s clubs and beaches
  • Tel Aviv Film Festival
  • Classical Music and Opera and Free Opera in the Park
  • Maholohet “hot dance” Festival with 76 Performances
  • Tel Aviv Art Exhibition

Tel Aviv News - The City Rocks!

Four Rock-and-Roll legends appear in Tel Aviv this July, Guns ‘n Roses, Morrisey and the Brian Jonestown Massacre.

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Guns and Roses Rock Tel Aviv in July

First Time Ever in Tel Aviv

They might look middle-aged, but critics claim that that they still sound amazing. The concert opens with performances by two Israeli rock banks- Hayehudim and Ugly Kid Joe.

When: July 3, Doors open at 4 PM

Where: Park Hayarkon, Ganei Yehoshua, 80 Rokach Boulevard

Cost: Regular ticket - 390 Shekel, VIP Ticket – 790 Shekel

Tickets: Click on the link to order online: SOLD OUT

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Tel Aviv News in July - Morrisey Concert in Tel Aviv

Enjoy this British Indie phenomenon.

When: July 21, Doors open at 4 PM

Where: ‘Bitan 1’ at the

Israel Convention Center (Ganei HaTaarucha), 101 Rokach Boulevard

Cost: Regular ticket - 325 Shekel, VIP Ticket – 600 Shekel

Tickets: Click on the link to order online: Morrisey in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv News and Events in July - Chris Cornell

An intimate acoustic performance

When: July 17, Doors open at 9 PM

Where: Nokia Arena, 51 Yigal Alon Street

Cost: 235 – 295 Shekel

Tickets: Click on the link to order online: Chris Cornell Concert in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv News & Events in July - The Brian Jonestown Massacre

Come see the cult band’s first ever performance in Tel Aviv.

When: July 11, Doors open at 10 PM

Where: The Barby Club, 52 Kibbutz Galuyot Boulevard

Cost: 189 Shekel

Tickets: Click on the link to order online: Brian Jonestown Massacre in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv News & Events in July
International DJs

Tel Aviv’s party scene is second to none and this summer is hotter than ever! In July, of the world’s best DJs play all in the best of Tel Aviv’s clubs.

For more about where to go out in Tel Aviv, visit our pages on the amazing Tel Aviv nightlife.

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Italian Dusty Kid at the Block

Paulo Albert Lodde started as a classical music whiz kid playing the violin and piano. House music lovers are very grateful he switched to electronic music.

When: July 5, 12 AM - 6 AM

Where: the Block, 157 Salame Street (near the Central Bus Station)

Cost: 60 Shekel

Tickets: Buy tickets online at EVENT OVER

Legendary Digweed plays at the Cat & Dog Club

When: July 6, 12 AM - 6 AM

Where: the Cat & Dog Club, 157 Salame Street (near the Central Bus Station)

Cost: 60 Shekel

Tickets: Call Gal at 054-4272606 or Omer at 052-560777

DJ Jeremy Olander - Beach Party - Cat & Dog Club

If you love the beach and you love dancing to house and techno, this is the summer party for you!

Rising star DJ Jeremy Olander from Sweden plays with some of the best local Israeli DJs.

When: Friday July 20, 12 – 7 PM

Where: Accadia Beach in Herzliya (Just north of the Dan Acadia Hotel. Herzliya is a suburb just north of Tel Aviv. You can take a taxi which can cost anywhere from 50-120 Shekel depending on where you are in Tel Aviv. At least the party itself is free of charge.

Cost: Free

DJ Hell at the Block

DJ Hell, aka Helmut Josef Geier one of the leaders of the German techno sounds will play at the Block this summer.

When: July 26, 12 AM - 6 AM

Where: the Block, 157 Salame Street (near the Central Bus Station)

Cost: 70 – 90 Shekel

Tickets: Call 03-5378002

Tel Aviv News & Events

Intriguing Buddhist Film Festival

tel aviv news july buddhist film festiva

12 different films this summer explore the unique Buddhist culture, religion and way of life.

Cinematheque Film Center, 2 Shprintzak Street

Tickets: You can order tickets by phone at 03-6060800

What and When:

July 7, 4:30 PM The Tibetan Book of the Dead

July 13, 4:30 PM Dalai Lama Renaissance

July 14, 5 PM The Yogis of Tibet

July 20, 4:30 PM Vajra Sky over Tibet

July 21, 5 PM Brilliant Moon: Glimpses of Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche

July 28, 5 PM The Buddha

Tel Aviv News - Classical Music and Opera

Free Opera in the Park

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Tel Aviv News - Verdi’s Rigoletto Performed by the Israeli Opera

Rigoletto is one of Verdi’s most tragic and beloved operas encompassing jealousy, blind love, hatred, and murder!

Catch one of the performances in the air-conditioned opera house or enjoy a free outdoor performance in Yarkon Park.

Opera in the Park - Free!

What: Rigoletto

Where: Park Hayarkon, Ganei Yehoshua, 80 Rokach Boulevard

When: July 19 at 9 PM. Gates open at 7:30 PM

Arrive early to catch a good seat for this free outdoor event.

Cost: Free!

Rigoletto at the Opera House

Where: Israel Opera House, 19 Shaul Hamelech St.


July 1-3 at 8 PM

July 5 at 8 PM

July 6 at 1 PM

July 7 at 9 PM

July 8 at 8 PM

July 11 - 12 at 8 PM

July 13 at 1 PM

July 14 at 9 PM

Tickets: 03-6927777

Cost: 175 to 428 Shekel depending on the seat.

Add 15 shekel for a Saturday night performance.

Tel Aviv News – Classical Music

Conductor Ludovic Morlot and Violinst Virtuoso Mayuko Kamio

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Don’t miss these magical performances conducted by Ludovic Morlot with virtuoso Japanese violinist Mayuko Kamio at the Israeli Phiharmonic.

Where: The Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University Campus

When and What:

July 2 at 8:30 PM

  • Dvorak, The Carnival Overture
  • Lalo, The Spanish Symphony
  • Dvorak, Othello Overture
  • Martinu, The Frescoes of Piero della Francesca

July 3 at 8:30 PM

  • Rameau,

    Suite from Dardanus
  • Bach, Violin Concerto no. 2
  • Gluck, Suite from Orphée and Eurydice
  • Mozart, Symphony no. 31, K. 297 ("Paris")

July 5 at 8:30 PM

  • Bizet Symphony in C
  • Waxman, Carmen Fantasy
  • De Falla, Harpsichord Concerto
  • De Fallal The Three Cornered Hat, Suites no. 1 and 2

Tel Aviv News & Events in July

MahoLohet - Contemporary Dance Festival

tel aviv news july and august summer dance festival maholohet

If you like dance, you will adore the annual Maholohet (Hot Dance) summer dance festival.

Over 76 performances this summers by Israel’s leading dance companies: Batsheva, Inbal Pinto and Vertigo, as well as lots of smaller groups and independent choreographers.

Where: Suzanne Dellal Dance Center, 5 Yehieli Street, Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv

When: Almost every day, from July 2 to Aug 29. You can see the full schedule at the Summer Dance Festival Schedule Link.

Cost: 60 - 130 Shekel (depending on the performance)

Tickets: Call 03-5105656

Tel Aviv News & Events in July

New Haunting Art Exhibit by Boltanski

tel aviv news july art exhibit christian boltanski nahum guttman museum

Tel Aviv has a lively and vibrant art scene.

A new exhibit by French artist Christian Boltanski opens at the Nahum Gutman Museum. Boltanski’s works explore issues relating to memory and loss. He has been called the artist of the shadows. I especially enjoy his 'installation art."

When: July 5 – Oct. 13

Sun – Thurs. 10 AM – 4 PM

Friday 10 – 2 PM free to charge

Saturday 10 Am – 3 PM

Where: Nahum Guttman Museum, 21 Shimon Rokah Street in Neve Zedek

Cost: 15 Shekel, Friday – free of charge

We hope you enjoyed reading about the Tel Aviv news and events in July. Have a great time!

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