Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, United States (1995 – present)
Yid Vicious was formed in 1995 in Madison, WI in order to ameliorate the woeful dearth of klezmer in America's otherwise pleasant heartland. Klezmer is Yiddish folk music, music for dancing and celebrating, and no band has caused more dancing and celebrating than Yid Vicious.
Although its repertoire is drawn mainly from traditional secular Yiddish music, they strive to infuse the music with their collective aesthetic and experience. Rather than replicate a particular time and place, they celebrate the long-standing… read more
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