Fiddler, Songwriter, Singer


About Liz

About Liz
Violizzy aka Liz Taub is a fiddler/singer/songwriter with numerous bands (including Bluestone 739, The Val Kinzler Band, Steven Blane, Lucas Rotman, DK and the Joy Machine, 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:
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 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 act as a healing power. She utilizes music in her work as a healer and Reiki Master, using Reiki, essential oils, and music 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 wants 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 is currently recording her original music at Rob Taube's studio Groove Garden Community Music Studio in New York City.
The following are websites you can check out: 

USA Venues

Arlene’s Grocery, NYC
Bongo Roadhouse, Lake Ariel, PA
BWAC Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, NYC
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
Hemlock Farms Library and Beach, PA
Holy Church of the Apostle, NYC
Integral Yoga Institute with Moon Kirtan Band
Instituto Cervantes, NYC with Mar Sala 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
Pete’s Candy Store, NYC
Philadelphia Folk Festival, PA w DK & the Joy Machine
Moscow 57, NYC
Pianos, NYC
Private Beach Bash, St. Thomas, USVI
Rafter’s Tavern, Callicoon, NY
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
The Towne Crier, Beacon, NY
The Triad, NYC
Town & Village Synagogue, NYC
Symphony Space, Alice Tully Hall, NYU Skirball Performing Arts Center, The New School with UN Symphony Orchestra
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 Woods, 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 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 02/22/20 8 pm

The QUO Orchestra performs at The Holy Apostle Church at W. 28 st & 9th Ave. New Artistic Director Ian Shafer debut!

Monday 1/27, 9 pm at EVS

Violizzy is Featured performer at East Village Social Bar, 126 St. marks Place between 1st Ave & Ave. A. Tip Bucket! Yummy drinks! Special guests!!

Private wedding 1/17/20

Iconic Warwick Hotel is site of early Morning wedding! Congratulations to Craig and Chris from Manchester England🎉🎶❤️

Sunday 2/23/20, 7 pm Bitter End

Performing with Bob Tellefsen Band at The Bitter End, Bleecker St and LaGuardia Place

Saturday January 4, 2020 6 pm The Towne Crier

Bob Tellefsen and his Band invited me to perform with them at the iconic Towne Crier venue in Beacon, NY! Honored, excited and privileged to join them🎶🎻❤️

Monday 2/3/20 8 pm in San Diego CA Violizzy At Lestats

Violizzy performs Solo and with various acts at Lestat Coffeehouse in San Diego. Takes event by storm! Everyone loves Violizzy🎉🎶🎻❤️

Saturday 3/7/20, 5:30 pm

Violizzy joins Val Kinzler event with many other artists.

Monday, 3/9/20, 8-11 pm

Violizzy joins this EVS, 126 St. marks Place, amazing event hosted by Kat Minogue & Val Kinzler! Other artists include Judy Gorman, Rebecca Tiles, and tons of other great performers!

Sunday 3/8/20, 2-6 pm

Violizzy performs at Val Kinzler event for International Women’s Herstory Day! Many other artists will be performing!

Tuesday 2/18/20,8:30 pm

Bluestone 739 joins Violizzy at Lady Stardust, 25 ave. A. Thank you Rick Eckerle for the invitation to your weekly event as the featured artist!

Friday 4/10/20 6:30 pm

Join Violizzy and Steven Blane for Jam Session & Shabbat/Passover services at Facebook live Sim Shalom Page or website

7:30 pm, Thursday 4/23/20 PMN ONLINE CONCERT

Earth Day Online Concert via Facebook! Live feed at 7:30 pm. Violizzy performing 8:40 Pm!

Dorflinger Fall Music Festival, 7 pm 5/9/20

Bob Tellefsen Band with Violizzy performs at virtual concert in Hawley, PA

Thursday 5/21/20, 7-8 pm Lockdown Concert on Zoom!

Violizzy, Steven Blane and Robert Brashear share the bill for tonight’s 2nd Home Lockdown Concert! Check out fb live for link!

Sunday 6/14/20,2-4 pm Bluestone739

Outdoor Bluestone739 concert via Facebook Live!

Monday 6/15/20,8-10 pm

Live Muzic Mondayz on Facebook Live! Kat Minogue, Sheriff Bob, Victor Gurbo and other fine musicians joining!

Sunday, 6/21,2 pm Make Music NY 2020

1st free Zoom Beginner Fiddle lesson!

Thursday, 7/2/20, 7 pm

Violizzy will be the Featured Performer for the Penn South Music Party! Other performers will follow her in the open mic, then everyone is welcome to sing along with Nathan Kaplan, MC extraordinaire! Join the fun tonight!🎶🎻💃🏻🎉

Sunday 7/12/20 7 pm

Towne Crier in Beacon, NY Virtual Fundraiser via Facebook with Robert Tellefsen Band

Wednesday 7/22/20, 6 pm

Bluestone 739 Band outdoor concert behind Hemlock Farms Library. Bring own chair, wear mask, social distancing enforced!

Thursday, 8/6/20, 7-8 pm

Jerry Garcia Memorial Zoom/FB Event headed by Robert Brashear with many talented performers commemorating Grateful Dead songs in memory of the great iconic Jerry Garcia!

Tuesday 8/11/20, 7 pm

Penn South Music Club Virtual Zoom Concert & Open Mic

Saturday 8/29/20, 10:30 am -1 pm

Bluestone739 Band performs for the outdoor Hemlock Farms Crafts Fair in Lords Valley, PA! Rain date Saturday 9/5/20.

Saturday 8/22/20,8-10 pm Bob Tellefsen Band

Narrowsburg Union NY Drive-in Concert!

Saturday 8/29/20, 10:30 am -1 pm

Bluestone739 Band performing outdoors at Hemlock Farms Arts & Crafts Fair at Fawn Hill Park!

Friday Sept. 4, 7-9 pm

Violizzy & Bluestone739 Band providing incidental Music at Rafters Tavern in Callicoon NY while Folks eat and drink outdoors.

Tuesday sept. 15, 2020

Fundraiser for The Bitter End via Facebook/TheBitterEnd. 7-11 pm. Violizzy performing with rocker extraordinaire Val Kinzler!

Saturday sept. 19, 2020 10 am -1 pm

Rosh Hashana services with Rabbi Steven Blane via Zoom. Tickets required!

Monday Sept. 28, 2020 10 am -1 pm

Yom Kippur services with Rabbi Steven Blane. Tickets required.

Sunday 10/4/20,2 pm

Boba Tellefsen Band at The Dancing Cat in Bethel Woods NY, not far from where Woodstock Festival happened

Thursday 10/30/20, 4-6 pm Peoples Music Network

Each performer plays a song Re Freedom and struggle. Violizzy’s original song Find Me: Ode to Immigrant Children will be sung at 5:36 pm. Go to Facebook People’s Music Network page! Thanks.

Wednesday 11/25/20 6-8 pm ReW Renegade Zoom Event

Violizzy joins ReW and her crew for a fun Zoom musicale

Tuesday 11/10/20 7-8 pm Penn S. Musicale

Violizzy joins Penn S. Musicians to entertain their neighborhood via Zoom

Thursday 11/19/20 PMN Concert

Violizzy sings her new original politically relevant songs with other like minded musicians!

Thursday 12/3/20, 7 pm Robert Brashear Holiday Event

Violizzy joins wonderful musicians to share her original folk music

Tuesday, 1/19/21 7 pm Penn South Music Show

Online show for Penn South Music Club!

Sunday 1/17/21. 2-5 pm PMN

British and American performers from Peoples Music network play songs of struggle and freedom!

Friday, 1/8/21, 7 pm

Zoom Shabbat Service!


We The She event, wonderful women musicians join together via Zoom!