Art Garfunkel ‘Thrilled’ To Be in Israel
Half of legendary folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, Art Garfunkel will perform at Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv on Thursday.
Art Garfunkel of the acclaimed American folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel has arrived in Israel ahead of a June 10 concert in Tel Aviv.
“I’m very thrilled and full of jet lag,” the 73-year-old singer, known for his pristine high harmonies, announced to reporters during a press conference at the Dan Tel Aviv Hotel.
“I feel I’m with my cousins, and my brothers, and my sisters, and my nieces and nephews and my job is to focus and to concentrate on being a good singer,” Garfunkel, who is Jewish, added.
Performing in Israel for the first time since a concert in Tel Aviv in 1998, Garfunkel will take the stage at Bloomfield Stadium on Thursday.
When asked why it had taken him so long to return to Israel, Garfunkel joked, “well I had my laundry to do, I had to see the dentist, I had my private life, I don’t know.”
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