Fiddler, Songwriter, Singer


About Liz image
Violizzy aka Liz Taub is a fiddler/singer/songwriter with numerous bands (including Bluestone 739, The Val Kinzler Band, Steven Blane, Lucas Rotman, Bob Tellefsen) Violizzy has earned her reputation as an eclectic artist, able to play any type of genre from country to classical. Her base is NYC but she performs all over the world, from Jerusalem, Israel to Vancouver, Canada. She is also a member of the UNSCR Symphony Orchestra and the Queer Urban Orchestra, showcasing her refined training as a violinist. As a singer-songwriter Liz has expanded her musical community, bringing together friends and other musicians to perform original Violizzy songs. She loves to collaborate with others. Her new projects include:
Member of ARTivistUS, a non-profit organization focused on supporting musicians and artists who write
Social Justice songs that send a message to the world that we must act NOW to preserve our planet and protect the environment, as well as people we love (see Gallery Page below)
Member of ARTivistUS, the People’s Music Network, as well as the NYC Labor Chorus, who perform around NYC for special events, including rallies, parades & choral extravaganzas.

Violizzy believes that music can heal. She utilizes music in her work as a healer and Reiki Master, using Reiki, essential oils, and creative arts to help clients, family, and friends. She is the President on the Board of Directors of Performance Wellness, Inc., a non-profit organization that trains and works with people who want to learn The Dr. Louise Montello Method of Performance Wellness.

CRAZY ROSES and PLAYING ON THE PORCH are 2 CDs Violizzy produced with Bluestone 739, which include some of her original songs. She recorded her original music CD Violizzy & Friends at Rob Taube's studio Groove Garden Community Music Studio in New York City in 2021.
The following are Violizzy sites: 
Facebook/Violizzy Taub

USA Venues

Arlene’s Grocery, NYC
August Martin, NYC
Bongo Roadhouse, Lake Ariel, PA
Brooklyn Music Kitchen, Brooklyn
The Bitter End, NYC
Caffe Vivaldi, NYC
Caravan of Dreams Restaurant, NYC
Central Park Weddings with Rabbi Steven Blane
Centro Espanol La Nacional, NYC
City Winery Loft, NYC
Columbia University Cafe, NYC
Dancing Cat Tavern, Bethel Woods, NY
David Geffen Hall with NYCLC, NYC
Educational Alliance Senior Centers, NYC
Esperanto Spanish Restaurant, NYC
Fall Music festival 2020 -Dorflinger, Hawley, PA
Farmer’s Market, Callicoon, NY
Hemlock Farms Library, Beach & Firehouse, PA
Holy Church of the Apostle, NYC
Integral Yoga Institute with Moon Kirtan Band
Knights of Columbus, Long Island
Lady Stardust, 25 Ave. A East Village, NYC
Lestats Coffeehouse, San Diego, CA
Metropolitan Room, NYC with Mar Sala Band
Otto’s Shrunken Head, NYC
Paddy Reilly’s, NYC
People's Voice Cafe, NYC
Philadelphia Folk Festival, PA w DK & the Joy Machine
Moscow 57, NYC
Pianos, NYC
Porch Stomp Festival, Governor’s Island
Private Beach Bash, St. Thomas, USVI
Queer Urban Orchestra
Rockwood Music Hall, NYC
Sidewalk Cafe, NYC
Silvana Cafe, NYC
Sim Shalom Synagogue, NYC
Sixth St Community Center, NYC
Sixth St Garden, NYC
Stanton St. Shul, NYC
Steer Barn, Lords Valley, PA
Sylvania Social Restaurant, Hawley, PA
The Delancey Bar, NYC
The Triad, NYC
Town & Village Synagogue, NYC
Two Bridges Luncheonette, NYC
Teddy’s Bar & Grill, NYC
The Black Oak Bar, Oneonta, NY
The Red Lion, NYC
The Settlers’ Inn, Hawley, PA
The Shrine, NYC
The Westend Lounge, NYC
Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival, PA
Wicked Willy’s, NYC
Yasgur’s Farm Fest, Bethel, NY


Anza Bar, Vancouver, Canada
Apulaya Arts Center, Peru
Ebisu Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Jerusalem Opera House, Israel with The Hebrew University Orchestra
Instituto Cervantes, Frankfurt, Germany
Kaffeehaus, Darmstadt, Germany
Knabenschule, Darmstadt, Germany
Private party, Odenheim, Germany
Private Party, Oahu, Hawaii
Private Wedding, New Delhi, India
Cafe La Palma, Madrid, Spain
Boardwalk, Rosas, Spain
Private concerts, Jerusalem, Israel

Call to action

If you’d like to support this fight to save our oceans and marine life, please contact the following organizations:
Donate here :
Rescue, rehabilitate and release marine animals such as seals and otters. 

Saturday May 4, 2024, 7:30 pm PVC

Violizzy will finally present her own set of original songs at the Peoples Voice Cafe at Judson Memorial Church Hall, near Washington Square Park in NYC. Donations accepted gratefully. Merch will be on sale! Please put this event in your calendar! Band includes Trevor Hochman, bass and Stephen Hodorowski, guitar. .

Bluestone 739 Band Wednesday 8/14/24

Under the auspices of the HF Library, Bluestone 739 Band will perform at Fawn Hill Park, Hemlock Farms, Lords Valley, PA 6-8 pm! Bluegrass, folk and Violizzy originals!

Fridays 7-8:30 pm 4/26/24 Kirtan Band

Join us at Integral Yoga Institute 227 W. 13 St, NYC. Chant and dance with us! $10 donation appreciated. Thank you!

Vince Tozzi Band March 16, 2024, 8 pm

Vince Tozzi Band March 16, 2024, 8 pm

Come to Silvana in Harlem to hear Vince Tozzi originals! Wonderful place to hang, drink, eat and listen to great music!

The Barrytones Friday 5/17/24 7 pm

Barry Temkin heads this band that plays his original music and music from the 70s. Performing at The Delancey on the lower East Side! $10

QUO Orchestra May 11,2024,8 pm

Queer Urban Orchestra at Holy Apostle Church, will be joined by the Empire City Male Choir! W. 28 St and 9th Ave. Tickets $25 at

April 27, 2024 Val Kinzler Trio

Val, Violizzy & Rigel performing Val's original songs at Peoples Voice Cafe 239 Thompson St in West Village. 8 pm. Donation appreciated.

NYC Labor Chorus Sunday May 5, 2024 4 pm

A Choir Extravaganza led by Jana Ballard! Spring Concert at St. Marks in the Bowery!