Radio City Music Hall is hosting a huge concert May 7th in honor of Israel's 60th birthday. Listed to perform are David Broza, Idan Raichel, Rami Kleinstein, Habanot Nechama, Matisyahu and recent McCarthur Genius Award winner John Zorn.
No need for haredim to explicitly ban this concert. In their eyes, it's already 'asur' for several reasons: Sefirat HaOmer restrictions, "mixing" of the sexes, "frivolity," "non-Jewish" music styles, and kol isha (if Idan Raichel brings his band). And then, of course, we have the big no-no of them all: Zionism.
For those of you willing to break these 'issurim,' but only while "out of town," on vacation, the concert is also being staged in LA on May 10th at the Kodak Theatre, minus Matisyahu and John Zorn but plus Achinoam Nini (Noa) and others.