ADAMA: Live Music for all Occasions!

Directed by guitarist, vocalist, and arranger Achi Ben Shalom, Adama has brought the full-spectrum on Jewish music to the San Francisco area. In addition to interpreting traditional klezmer, Ladino, Yiddish, and Hassidic music, the group has incorporated a wide range of contemporary tunes written by Jewish-Americans. While they perform most shows as a quintet, Adama can perform as a trio and duo.

Audio clips:

Click here to hear one of our favorite songs: Bashanah_Habaah

Here is another favorite: Shabechi Yerushalayim

Video Clips:

Adama Wedding Demo

(a compilation of weddings with ADAMA providing the music)

ADAMA at a wedding

ADAMA plays Klezmer

ADAMA plays for Israeli Folk Dancing

ADAMA plays at a Torah Installation

ADAMA provides live and DJ music for family celebrations such as weddings, B’nai-Mitzvah, receptions and ceremonies. We accommodate to the needs of all age groups in a vareity of occasions.



ADAMA’S concerts focus on themes such as the holidays, Israeli culture, Yiddish culture, Hebrew Love Songs, Israeli Peace songs, and more..

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ADAMA plays Jewish and Israeli dance music. Dance instructions for all levels is available.

Click here to watch Adama plays for Israeli Folk Dancing at Ashkenaz, Berkeley

Achi leads folkdancing


Sing along with ADAMA! An exciting audience participation program of singing Hebrew, Yiddish and American songs. Translated and transliterated lyrics are provided.

Sing along

DJ and Sound System Rental

Our sound gear is available for rental for all occasions such as parties, concerts and conferences, at a competative price.