Asaf Avidan

In his own voice. Singer-songwriter Asaf Avidan has an inimitable voice and a strong following in his native Israel, but he’s more of an enigma here in the U.S. The former front man of the folk rock group Asaf Avidan & the Mojos is on tour promoting his new solo album “Gold Shadow.”


8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18 and Thursday, Feb. 19 at Bimbo’s 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F. $30.


“Fiddler on the Roof.” Youth Musical Theater Company presents classic musical based on Sholem Aleichem tale of Tevye and his daughters. Through March 1. At El Cerrito High School Performing Arts Theater, 540 Ashbury Ave., El Cerrito. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary.


“Feisty Old Jew.” Charlie Varon brings one-man show to Berkeley. Opening-night admission includes free homemade noodle kugel and humorous travel tale by guest Jeff Greenwald. Through March 22. At Berkeley Marsh, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. 8:30 p.m. Prices vary.


“Di Megileh of Itzik Manger.” Reprise of last year’s Purim musical by Bay Area’s New Yiddish Theater company, recounting the story of the Book of Esther through the eyes of her ex-lover. In Yiddish with English supertitles. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 8 p.m. $12-$15.