Jeff and Janis specialize in Group Events, Private Parties and Music Festivals – See testimonials below.

Jeff and Janis Shows (Public invited)

November 15, 2019 Ezra Habonim Niles Township 4500 Dempster, Skokie, Il. Come to this special Shabbat service to mark 20 years of “Jeff and Janis” performing together. Join us for refreshments at the special 7:30 start time with services at 8 p.m. Rabbi Weill will also lead a short discussion with Jeff and Janis about their experiences as professors who are also musical entertainers. Free of charge – all are welcome!!

September 3, 2019 Oakton Community College Passages program. Jeff and Janis present special presentation highlighting folk music: A people’s narrative through song.

August 18, 2019 Sunday Wheeling Park District International Fest. Jeff and Janis performing at 1 p.m. Israeli music and more.

May 19, 2019 Skokie Festival of Cultures, Israeli music 3 p.m. Oakton Park Skokie Il.

February 6, 2019 from 1-2:30 p.m. Oakton Community College Emeritus Program “American Musical Journey” program.

November 18, 2018 Skokie Public Library 3 p.m. “Gourmet Folk” Music from American and other folk traditions.

October 26, 2018 Shabbat Service at Ezra Habonim the Niles Township Jewish Congregation at 4500 Dempster, Skokie 8 p.m.

April 8, 2018 Ezra Habonim the Niles Township Jewish Congregation at 4500 Dempster, Skokie, on Sunday, Men’s Club program featuring “Jeff and Janis” performing works from Jewish composers from Tin Pan Alley, Stage and Screen, and Folk and Popular music. Call 847.675.4141 for more information.

May 21, 2017 Noon Skokie Festival of Cultures


March 24, 2017 8 p.m. Friday Night Live musical Shabbat service at Ezra Habonim Niles Township Jewish Congregation 4500 W Dempster Skokie.

February 11, 2017   7 p.m. show at St. Tim’s in Skokie. Coffee house night with folk music from different genres. From Guthrie to Dylan and more.

October 23, 2016 Klezmer Brunch at North Shore Center for Performing Arts 20th Anniversary in Skokie.

November 29, 2016   7 p.m. Temple Beth Israel Sisterhood: World premier of new show highlighting contributions of Jewish composers to 20th century American music from Tin Pan Alley to Folk.
Contact Congregation Beth Israel for details


“Jeff and Janis are one of the most delightful and entertaining musical teams I’ve seen in many, many years”

Rick Kogan, WGN, Chicago Tribune

Dear Jeff and Janis, Your professional ,well executed September 16th presentation at Lake Shore Men’s Club for our members and  guests was uplifting and enjoyed by all .

Irwin List
President, Lakeside-Solel Men’s Club

“Well done! With a sense of fun, energy, and unpredictable harmonies, Jeff and Janis infuse old standards with new life and bring beauty to contemporary songs.”

Howard Friedland, Cantor Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, Evanston, IL

“The CD is great – Jeff and Janis have put their special spin on tunes we have grown to love.”

– Craig Taubman, Craig N’Co.