Concerts

Upcoming shows

  • Apr 28 2019

    David Helfand and Justin Lader- OMSI Kendall Concerts Presents – Through the Portal and Beyond Planetarium Concert

    Portland, OR

    7:00 p.m. • OMSI Kendall Planetarium • 1945 SE Water St. • David Helfand and Justin Lader return to OMSI for their second prodigious performance of space-inspired soundscapes. After their acclaimed album release of “Through the Portal,” a narrative cosmic journey of searching for lost loved ones, they return with a performance combining new instrumental pieces and classic selections from their album. This concert will showcase the duos new compilation album, “Valley of the Moon.” The album premieres celestial themed pieces, such as, "Crescent Sun," a piece inspired by the 2017 solar eclipse that was viewed largely across Oregon. All music will be visually choreographed with the Kendall planetarium's pairing of stunning astronomical images. We invite you to join us in a musical journey beyond the portal! This performance will integrate an eclectic mix of instruments: Celtic Harp, viola, guitar, octave mandolin, percussion, keyboards, and the mellotron – an evocative synthesizer used in much progressive rock and music from the late 60’s through 70’s, including The Moody Blues, King Crimson, and Genesis Doors open @ 6:30PM; Music starts @ 7:00PM | $15 tickets | Parking is free Tickets online- https://omsi.edu/calendar?page=3#nodeid-10333 503-797-4000

  • May 14 2019

    Epic World Music Concert- with Yair Dalal and Dror Sinai with opening set by David and Justin

    Eugene, OR

    7:30 p.m. • Center for Spiritual Living • 390 Vernal St. • Internationally renowned Israeli musician , Yair Dalal who plays oud and violin is performing with master Middle Eastern percussionist Dror Sinai, Tues, May 14th at The Center for Spiritual Living, 390 Vernal St. in Eugene. Yair who has performed world wide authentically represents Israeli, Jewish and Middle Eastern cultures and fuses through music as whole. Local harpist David Helfand, violist, Justin Lader opens the show featuring music from his album " Beyond the Sea of Reeds" with the participation of Rabbi Jonathan Seidel as guest vocalist. 7:30 p.m. $15.00 at the door. Co- sponsored by the Oregon Jewish Cultural Project.- More info- 541-345-3131 Yair's web site-https://www.yairdalal.com

Recent shows

  • Apr 14 2019

    David and Justin with Swedish Harp /Folk duo Dram

    Eugene, OR

    3:30 p.m. • Eugene Hotel • 222 E. Broadway • Direct from Sweden, welcome to an afternoon of Harp and Nordic folk music with Dråm: Erik Ask-Upmark - on Harp, vocals, Swedish bagpipe, traditional folk whistle Anna Rynefors - Nyckelharpa, Swedish bagpipe Local Harpist , David Helfand and violist, Justin Lader open the show Sunday, April 14th 3:30 p.m. Eugene Hotel $10.00 With their fresh and unique take on Nordic music, the Swedish musicians Erik Ask-Upmark and Anna Rynefors - known as "Dråm" - have taken the roots music community by storm. The name is pronounced "drohm" and means "drone" (that which you find on bagpipes, not the remote-controlled flying contraption) - an apt name for this talented duo with its riveting take on ancient and contemporary Nordic traditional music. Over the last decade, Dråm has toured in the UK, USA, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, France and Italy, to name a few countries. As well as performing, they have hosted countless workshops and courses in Swedish traditional music and dance.

  • Mar 8 2019

    David and Justin Lader- Noble Estate Winery Urban Tasting Room

    Eugene, OR

    6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. • Noble Estate Winery Urban Tasting Room • 560 Commercial St. • David returns with Justin at Noble Estate Free event Wine, beer and food for purchase

  • Feb 23 2019

    DAVID HELFAND AND CELLIST DONNA BLANC AT NOBLE ESTATE WINERY URBAN TASTING ROOM

    Eugene, OR

    6:00 p.m.- 9:00p.m • Noble Estate Winery Urban Tasting Room • 560 Commercial St. • David is very happy to have the superb cellist, Donna Blanc return for her second performance with him at Noble Estate Free event Wine, beer, pizza and food for purchase

  • Feb 17 2019

    David Helfand and violinist, Chad Marks-Fife – Debut Alesong Brewing Performance

    Eugene/ Lorane, OR

    1:00 - 4 :00 p.m. • Alesong Brewery • 80848 Territorial HWY • David's debut performance at Alesong Brewery with guest violinist, Chad Marks-Fife In Lorane below King Estate Winery More info - 541-844-9925 https://www.alesongbrewing.com/

  • Jan 18 2019

    David Helfand and Cellist Donna Blanc at Noble Estate Winery Urban Tasting Room

    Eugene, OR

    6:00 p.m. • Noble Estate Winery Urban Tasting Room • 560 Commercial St. • Cellist Donna Blanc's debut performance with David Free event, Wine, beer and pizza for purchase For more info you can go to Noble Estate's web site Hope to see you there.

  • Dec 22 2018

    David and Justin at Noble Estate Winery Urban Tasting Room

    Eugene, OR

    6:00 p.m. • Noble Estate Winery Urban Tasting Room • 560 Commercial St. • Performing from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Free event Wine, beer , pizza for purchase winery web site- https://nobleestatewinery.com/visit-us/urban-tasting-room/

  • Nov 23 2018

    David and guest violinist, Chad Marks-Fife-Holiday Market Concert

    Eugene, OR

    1:30 p.m. • Lane County Fairgrounds • 13th Ave • David teams up with Chad for this Holiday Market set. Chad toured in England with David in 2003 , playing at the Eden Project Free event

  • Nov 10 2018

    David and Justin – ” Through the Portal ” Pierce College Science Dome Planetarium Concert

    Lakewood , WA

    Pierce College Science Dome • 9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98498 • David and Justin make their WA Planetarium concert debut- Three shows in one weekend Sat Nov 10th 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. Sun Nov 11th - 1:00 p.m. $15 Web site for tickets - http://wp.pierce.ctc.edu/blog/sciencedome/