Upcoming events

Below, you’ll find upcoming Girls in Trouble tour dates for performances and workshops, ranging from rock clubs to synagogues and everywhere in between.

Alicia Jo Rabins, the singer-songwriter behind Girls in Trouble, also tours with her poetry and other music projects. See Alicia’s website for additional tour dates.

  1. December 23-27 - Girls in Trouble performance at Limmud Festival UK

    Birmingham, UK

    Alicia reads & performs at Limmud Festival UK!

  2. January 19-20, 2019 - Girls in Trouble performance at Limmud Seattle

    Bellevue College, Seattle, WA

    Alicia reads & performs at Limmud Seattle

  3. Monday, January 28 - Girls in Trouble performance in Palo Alto

    Solo Girls in Trouble show @ Kehillah Jewish High School
    Open to the public, evening show, details coming soon

Past events

  1. Sunday, November 25 - Alicia's poetry book launch reading in Baltimore

    Book launch reading for Alicia’s poetry book Fruit Geode

    at The Ivy Bookshop
    6080 Falls Road
    Baltimore, MD 21209

    5 pm, free and open to the public ** note this is an afternoon reading**

  2. Sunday, October 28 - Alicia's poetry book launch in NYC

    Book launch for Alicia’s poetry book Fruit Geode

    14th St Y Theatre, 344 E 14th St
    An evening of Jewish Women Writers from the West
    with novelist Rebecca Clarren & poet Lynn Melnick
    Q&A to follow
    free and open to public, RSVP requested
    doors 6:30, reading starts at 7 pm

  3. Wednesday July 18 - Poetry reading by Alicia in Portland, OR

    Alicia reads poetry at Mother Foucaults Bookshop
    523 SE Morrison St.
    Portland, OR

    7 pm

  4. May 17 - Girls in Trouble performance in Los Angeles


    Part of an evening presented by the Christian podcast Drunk Girls Bible Study at Emerson College, Los Angeles (in Hollywood).

  5. April 25 - Alicia teaches webinar on Girls in Trouble curriculum

    1-2 pm ET, online and open to all

    Webinar on female agency in the Torah, through Jewish Women’s Archive

    Exploring female power in Torah through Sotah and the Daughters of Tzelofchad

    (+ the Girls in Trouble songs about those characters!)

    free and open to all, register here

  6. March 6 - Girls in Trouble performance at UNC Asheville

    Hosted by the Center for Jewish Studies, UNC Asheville. During the evening, Alicia will perform and discuss some of her music, read original poems, and talk about her work.

    Location: Humanities Lecture Hall at UNC Asheville
    Free and open to the public

    More info here.

  7. Feb 18 - Girls in Trouble (solo show + Alicia teaching) at Limmud NY

    Princeton NJ
    more details here
  8. May-Nov - Alicia's music in artist Hadassa Goldvicht's video installation in Venice, Italy

    Alicia’s music in Hadassa Goldvicht’s video installation
    The House of Life
    Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy

  9. Nov 16th - Solo acoustic performance in Western Mass

    Red Barn at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA


    5 college students free; RSVP to ebSA@hampshire.edu; donations accepted by cash or check at the door

  10. Nov 11 - Solo acoustic performance in Portland

    Solo acoustic performance @ Wordstock (Portland’s Book Festival)

    Modern & Contemporary Art galleries, Portland Art Museum

    11:15-11:45 am, included with $15-18 Wordstock admission

    More info here

  11. Sept 11 - Poetry as Spiritual Autobiography Workshop in Portland

    Poetry as Spiritual Autobiography: A Generative Workshop
    Through Mountain Writers
    Multnomah Friends Meeting House, 4312 SE Stark, Portland
    6-9 pm, $95, open to all levels
    info & sign up here

  12. Aug 16 - Poetry Reading with Alicia Jo Rabins & Allison Tobey in Portland

    Through Mountain Writers
    @ Ford Food and Drink, 2505 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR
    7:30 pm, free!

  13. May 23 - Girls in Trouble solo performance and teacher training event in LA

    The Box@ SIJCC
    Doors 7:00pm
    Tickets: $10 (include one hour cocktail reception hosted by YALA)

    Free workshop for educators beforehand

    More info and tickets here

  14. May 18 - Alicia teaches webinar on Girls in Trouble curriculum

    Through Jewish Women’s Archive
    Featuring a unit from the GIT Curriculum
    Teacher training focus, but relevant to anyone interested in women in Torah
    One hour, free and open to all
  15. March 28 - Alicia performs and teaches about the story of Miriam in NYC

    Learning session with live song as part of “The Bible: The Greatest Stories Ever Told” series
    The Temple Emanu-el Streicker Center, Upper East Side
    $99 for full eight-part series, $25 for one class

  16. February 6 - Alicia performs Girls in Trouble songs with Torah study in Chicago

    Orot Center for New Jewish Learning
    7 PM, $20 General Admission, $10 for high school students

  17. November 20 - Alicia performs Girls in Trouble songs in NYC

    Girls in Trouble solo set @ the Sunday Salon Reading Series

    7-9 pm, East Village, at Jimmy’s No. 43, free

    w/writers Karissa Chen, Leland Cheuk, Laura McDermott, Peter Orner

    website here

  18. November 19 - Alicia performs Girls in Trouble songs in Northampton

    Havdalah Concert: Girls in Trouble solo + poems

    6:30-7:30 concert, $5-10 sliding scale, open to the public!

    Congregation Bnai Israel, 253 Prospect St

    Northampton, MA

    FB event here

  19. November 14 - Alicia performs at the GA conference in DC

    A mini-plenary called “Performing Jewish.” Alicia performs Girls in Trouble songs, poems, and answers questions about bringing Jewish traditions to life through art.
    Note: open only to conference attendees; stop by, GA folks!
    2:30 PM
    Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW

  20. Oct 21-22 - Asheville, NC - Festival of Literature and Faith

    Alicia performs and reads at the Faith in Literature Festival
    See schedule of events for times
    Free, open to the public
    UNC Asheville, 1 University Heights, Asheville, NC

  21. October 13 - Alicia at Portland State of Mind: Performance and Q&A

    Alicia performs poems and songs and answers questions about Judaism, gender, poetry and music for Portland State of Mind at PSU
    4 PM, free and open to the public
    Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 333
    1825 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR

  22. Sept 22 - Los Angeles - Solo Girls in Trouble show by Alicia

    Skirball Center
    2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    For more details, click here.

  23. Thursday Sept 15 2016 - Online/everywhere - Jewish Women's Archive webinar with Alicia

    Hannah Raises her Voice: A webinar with Alicia Jo Rabins

    Offered through our friends at the wonderful Jewish Women’s Archive, who are also hosting short song-only versions of the Girls in Trouble Curriculum on their site.

    1-2 pm ET/10-11 am PT.

  24. June 21 2016 - Bay Area - Girls in Trouble solo show

    Girls in Trouble songs, with storytelling
    to celebrate the launch of the Girls in Trouble Curriculum!

    at Peninsula Jewish Community Center
    800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
    6:30 pm
    free & open to the public!

  25. Throughout spring 2016 - Portland, Oregon - pilot teaching

    Girls In Trouble Curriculum Pilot Teaching
    Open to all adults, class meets on Mondays through June.
    Please contact Havurah Shalom in Portland, OR for more information.

  26. April 20 2016 - Online/everywhere - Jewish Women's Archive webinar with Alicia

    Miriam in the Desert: A webinar with Alicia Jo Rabins

    Offered through our friends at the wonderful Jewish Women’s Archive, who are also hosting short song-only versions of the Girls in Trouble Curriculum on their site.

    From JWA: “JWA is thrilled to be partnering with Alicia Jo Rabins, writer, composer, performer, and Jewish educator, to present her new curriculum based on her song cycle about Biblical women, Girls in Trouble. During this online learning program, Alicia will introduce the curriculum, and will focus specifically on her lesson about Miriam…just in time for Passover! The lesson focuses not on Miriam’s celebrated moment at the sea, but on a difficult episode later in her life; through art and song, we will consider how the fullness of Miriam’s story might reflect the complexity of our own lives. This program has been designed with an educator audience in mind, but anyone who is interested is encouraged to participate.”

    Registration is free and open to all; sign up here.

  27. Portland: Wednesday April 20

    Girls in Trouble solo set
    with The Oo-Ray and Lili and the Dirty Moccasins
    at The Waypost
    3120 N Williams Ave, Portland Oregon
    7:30 pm show, Alicia plays at 8
    $5 suggested donation
  28. April 2 2016 - Los Angeles - An evening with Alicia Jo Rabins

    Girls In Trouble Songs & Poems
    @ Paper or Plastik,
    5772 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019
    8 pm doors/8:30 show
    $10 adv/$15 door, tickets here
    presented by IKAR

  29. February 27 2016 - Duo Show w/Larry Yes

    At Living Room Realty,
    SE office 2625 SE 26th Avenue, Portland.
    House concert style.
    (Yes it’s at a Real Estate office! They are hip.)

  30. Nov 14 2015 - Brooklyn, NY - Album Release Show at the Living Room!

    Full band show @ The Living Room, Williamsburg, 7-9 pm w/David Freeman on drums
    (Beginning and end times are sharp: we go on at 8:15 on the dot and end at 9 on the dot!)
    This show is free! Tip jar will be passed.
    Alicia’s book and the new Girls in Trouble album will be available for purchase.

  31. Nov 16 2015 - CAMBRIDGE, MA - Harvard University Performance


    @ Harvard U Hillel’s Rosovsky Hall, 7 pm, free
    presented by Harvard Office for the Arts Learning from Performers Series, Woodberry Poetry Room, Jewish Women’s Archive, and Harvard Hillel
    Alicia’s book and the new Girls in Trouble album will be available for purchase. More info here.

  32. Nov 19 2015 - Brooklyn NY - Album launch concert

    Duo Girls in Trouble show w/poetry and feminist Torah storytelling @ Kolot Chayeinu Synagogue, Park Slope, Brooklyn
    $10 / cover, @ Church of Gethsemane, 1012 8th Avenue, Brooklyn
    Doors @ 7pm, Concert @ 7:30pm
    Alicia’s book and the new Girls in Trouble album will be available for purchase.

  33. October 10 2015 - Berkeley, CA - Album Launch @ Urban Adamah

    in the Urban Adamah farm tent, what could be better?
    7:30 pm, free! canned good donations welcomed
    Details here

  34. August 15 2015 - Girls in Trouble Duo on a Farm in Washington State


    Girls in Trouble return to perform at this beautiful organic farm festival
    held by K Records! We play at noon.
    Details here

  35. August 31 2015 - San Diego - Yom Limmud

    Girls in Trouble performance & a morning teacher training session by Alicia
    GIT plays at 2:15 pm
    at Limmud San Diego, San Diego JCC
    Details here