The Jacob’s Ladder Festival is a twice a year folk music festival in Israel, held in Nof Ginosar on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in the north of Israel. The festival takes place in May (Spring) and December (Winter) and is a unique musical and social event for lovers of all aspects of folk music from Bluegrass to World music, Irish jigs to Country Rock, and Blues to Renaissance. The May festival is the larger of the two, with events taking place outdoors, while the December festival is more intimate, with an indoor series of events. The 2017 spring Jacob’s Ladder Festival will take place on the weekend of May 18-20, 2017.
The 2017 festival line-up includes 36 live performances with numerous music and dance workshops, crafts fair, story tent, yoga, free camping. Some of the performances include Jacks of Diamond, The Abrams, Nefesh Mountain, the Betty Bears, Luca Ciarla, The Paz Band, The Bloomers Dblues, Libi&The Flashbacks, Gabriella Lewis Band, Mika Sadeh and many more.