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Reality Shock

Rank #464 US New York, NY Rock / R&B / Jewish


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Sounds Like: Blues Brothers, Tom Waits, Southside Johnny

Bio: REALITY SHOCK consists of the core duo of Izzy Kieffer and Heshy R, playing their potent mishmosh of rock'n'roll and middle eastern music, with a twist of Jewish humor, drawn from their experiences as yeshiva students, IDF veterans, and musicians in places from Jerusalem to Brooklyn to the Jersey... See Full Bio

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Added a new video: "heshy and Izzy Israel day concert 2013" http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/215200461 #video


““This music is a wonderful fusion of what Jewish souls remember from way back, in a garment of current musical sensibility—inspiring!” ~Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi ********************************************* “Their songs are catchy, unique, and have the ability to stir up different emotions. They write about true life experiences, a very redeeming quality.” ~Michelle Denholtz, East Coast Rocker ” — ~Michelle Denholtz, East Coast Rocker”
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  • 2012

    Aug 11

    Long Beach, NY, US | 9:47pm
    Young Israel of Long Beach
    Long Beach, NY, US
    Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:47pm


    Izzy and Heshy (the REALITY SHOCK duo) will be performing B"H next Saturday night, August 11, at the Carlebach Shabbaton Melave Malka, taking place at the Young Israel of Long Beach, 120 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach NY 11561. It will be a lot of fun...please join us for the performance and singalong.

  • 2012

    Jun 8

    London, UK | 7:00pm

    London, UK
    Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:00pm
  • 2011

    Dec 4

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 1:30pm
    Kehilat Bnai Yehuda synagogue
    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:30pm


    I will be performing with my friend Izzy Kieffer as part of the REALITY SHOCK Duo on Sunday, Dec 4, at 1:30 pm at Kehilat Bnai Yehuda, 1960 Schenectady Ave. (corner of Flatlands Ave.), Brooklyn, New York. Come celebrate as the congregation brings in a new Torah Scroll.

  • 2011

    Jun 5

    NYC, NY, US | 2:00pm

    NYC, NY, US
    Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:00pm


    REALITY SHOCK's Izzy and Heshy are on this year's performers' lineup at the annual Israel Day Concert!

  • 2008

    Apr 24

    Long Beach, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Long Beach, NY, US
    Thu Apr 24, 2008 8:00pm


    REALITY SHOCK full-band Passover show

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Q: where can i buy these songs besides itunes (for mp3 that isnt ipod) specificaly what mek dis night. thanx in advance, Menooch
A: A long-delayed You're Welcome, and our sincerest apologies for the delay ... from before Pesach to before Tisha B'av ... oy. Anyway, to answer your question. In addition to free streaming, all of our songs are available to download for $1.29 each. Enjoy, and thanks for your appreciation.

Asked by Menachem Roetter. Answered on Sun Jul 27 2014


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