Shlomo Artzi Tickets
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One of Israel's most successful male singers, Shlomo Artzi has a fan base that crosses his country and continent as well.
This popular Israeli singer, songwriter and composer has made some of the most amazing folk and rock music in his long career, and is still going strong. After having sold over 1.5 million albums, Artzi is amongst the most sought after names of the world of music.
Born in 1949 in Moshav Alonei Abba in a Holocaust survivor family, Shlomo Artzi was known for his acting skills at primary school. The interest for music developed at the age of twelve and he started playing the guitar, singing in a boy scouts group and at friends' gatherings.
Till then he has moved to northern Tel Aviv with his family. The interest in music kept developing and by the age of sixteen, Shlomo Artzi began writing and composing songs.
Although an avid music lover and a talented musician, Shlomo Artzi did no opted for a musical career early in his life. He rather joined military service and served in the Artillery Corps. Later he joined Naval Corps Entertainment Group during which he explored his first live music all over again.
During his service with the group, Artzi performed in programs like And On The Third Day and Rhapsody in Blue. Soon he became the lead singer and one of the main stars of such shows. Shlomo Artzi used to sing on the Group's different LPs.
The real break for Shlomo Artzi came in 1970 when he participated in the prestigious Israeli Song Festival. While he was still in military service during that time, he gave some very appealing performances and won the first prize. This marked the beginning of his musical journey that has yet to go through many ups and downs.
The 1970 also brought the release of his self-titled first album containing the same songs that he performed in the festival. The album became a huge success and earned him many accolades including the title of Best Singer of the Year. However, this was followed by a string of failures that made some comment that Shlomo Artzi was a one hit wonder.
In 1975, Artzi represented Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest but did not win it. The failure of his album around the same time also worsened the situation. During next few years, none of his records fared well among listeners. However, his sincere fans always liked and appreciated his music. But unfortunately, sales matters more than quality, hence Artzi's career came to a dangerous point and he decided to quit.
Luck smiled again on Artzi only when he decided to make his last record. Released in 1977, it was titled the way a record should be made. The album was A Man Losing His Way that suddenly became a huge success persuading him to continue singing and song-writing. From then till now, he has never looked back in his life.
Throughout the 1980s, Shlomo Artzi remained on the peak of his career. With albums like Tirkod (Dance), Layla Lo Shaket (Restless Night) and Om Yuli August (July August Heat); he became a top-selling act selling millions of records and performing in the biggest venues of his country.
The decade of 1990s witnessed the release of Yareakh (Moon), one of Shlomo Artzis most successful albums of all times. He also contributed in a tribute CD of Yitzhak Rabin along with other Israeli musicians.
His 1996 release Shnayim (Two) became 4x platinum selling 160,000 copies. Four years later, he came up with another hit album Ahavtihem (I Have Loved Them) containing his memorable love songs.
In 2002, Shlomo Artzi gifted the industry one of bestsellers album Tzima'on (Thirst) that sold 150,000 copies approximately. This was followed by much anticipated and equally successful Shfuim (Sane) in 2007.
Besides being known as a famous singer and musician, Artzi has also developed a huge fan base as a radio presenter with his own radio Galey Tsahal. Premiered in 1980 on Israel's Army Radio, the show had him talking and commenting on the week's headlines and sharing interesting stories he has come across.
As far as music is concerned, Shlomo Artzi is a legend of music. With album sales exceeding a hundred-thousand per album landmark and sell-out concerts including marathon live shows; Artzi is truly the most successful singer in Israel and the ambassador of Israeli music industry in the whole world.
Attend any of his concerts and you will be spell-bounded with his music and charm. Go catch Shlomo Artzi live and indulge in a truly captivating music!