They’re driven by a mission to connect Jews around the globe with their heritage through music, anchored by a strong Jewish identity, and fueled by thumping beatbox, intricate arrangements, and soulful harmonies. Six13 is a six-man vocal band that brings an unprecedented style of Jewish music to the stage, with songs ranging from hip-hop dance tracks to rock anthems. The members of the New York City-based group sound like a full band – while using nothing but their voices.
Six13 is a national phenomenon both on the internet (with over 5 million views on YouTube) and in traditional media, with numerous appearances in national television and press, and with their music songs from their six award-winning album played on mainstream radio across the globe. They have been featured on Fox, ABC, CBS, in the Huffington Post, Jewish Week and NY Daily News, and were chosen three years running from hundreds of groups, both Jewish and secular, as finalists for casting on NBC’s hit prime-time television series The Sing-Off.
The group’s six award-winning albums have over 20,000 copies in circulation, and are among the top Jewish music artists on iTunes; their songs have been chosen for ten “best-of” compilations to date. They have received distinctions and accolades from Jewish organizations like the National Council of Young Israel and Moment Magazine, and awards from musical organizations like the Harmony Sweepstakes and the Contemporary A Cappella Society of America.
Sponsor: Congregation Beth El, Fairfield, Ct., Beth El Norwalk, Bnai Torah Trumbull, Federation of Upper Fairfield County.