The surprise appearance is scheduled for the end of his European tour, which saw him make headlines after a hate campaign by the anti-Israel BDS movement saw his invitation to a Spanish reggae festival temporarily retracted.
“The Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival is happy to announce that famed singer Matisyahu is coming especially from the end of his European Tourto join us for the celebratory finale of the festival on Friday afternoon, September 4, ” festival organizers said in a statement.
The festival, now in its fifth year, seeks to transcend sectarian tensions in the holy city through music, and has proven popular, with people flocking from across the country to attend.
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