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Matisyahu in performance; Google images

When Matisyahu’s single “King Without a Crown” was released in 2005, I remember being impressed by this Hasidic reggae artist. His rhythmic beats and traditional Jewish outfit — complete with full beard and black suit — made for a unique combination, and put him directly in the public eye.

Admittedly, I didn’t follow Matisyahu (born Matthew Miller) past his debut album, but my interest was piqued when I learned that he will be playing an acoustic show at Club Helsinki in nearby Hudson, NY, on Monday, Dec. 17.

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