January in Ukraine is a traditional holiday time, when all people try to have as much fun as possible, and visiting exciting music events is an integral part of the feast. In January 2018, concert schedule of Ukrainian capital offers shows of the biggest music stars as well as some great tribute concerts and other interesting music performances. Let`s check out the best January 2018 concerts in Kyiv.
This January, Kyiv audience impatiently awaits for the show of famous French musician, producer and DJ David Guetta. His Ukrainian concert will be the part of the artist`s European Arena Tour. David Guetta is one of the most popular and reputable electronic musicians on the modern scene. He has won two Grammies, sold more than 10 million albums and more than 40 million singles. Five studio albums and 22 singles of David Guetta went platinum. Do not miss the greatest electronic music event of January 2018 in Kyiv!
Where: International Exhibition Center, 15, Brovarsky avenue
When: January 28, 19:00
Price: UAH 150-9999
The authors of the famous “Butterfly” hit, American rapcore band Crazy Town, are going to visit Ukraine. Crazy Town, established in Los Angeles in 1995, is headed by a creative union of two famous artists: Bret “Epic” Mazur and Seth “Shifty” Binzer. The style of the band can be briefly called “hip hop rock”. The energizing melodies of Crazy Town are a wild mix of rapcore, rhythmic hip hop, punk rock and live instrumental rock sound. Undoubtedly, “Butterfly” song is the most eminent hit of the band: it was on the first place at “Billboard Hot 100” music chart.
Where: 16А, Shota Rustaveli street, Bel Etage club
When: January 23, 19:00
Price: UAH 360-680
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Joe Cocker Tribute
Experienced musicians from Lviv Jazz Orchestra and the new-born star of “Voice of the Country” show, vocalist Anis Ettaeb, are going to perform together, playing the most wonderful hits of the eminent blues rock artist Joe Cocker. You will be delighted by the world-famous songs such as “You Are So Beautiful”, “Up Where We Belong”, “You Can Leave Your Hat On” and other music masterpieces, that have stolen hearts of millions listeners. Charming baritone of Anis and excellent performance of Lviv Jazz Orchestra will bring you many amazing impressions.
Where: 30/1, Grushevskogo street, Central House of Officers of Military Forces of Ukraine
When: January 12, 19:00
Price: UAH 130-650
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Christmas Jazz Songs – Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra
National Academic Wind Orchestra of Ukraine invites everyone to listen to the best New Year jazz hits of two legendary musicians – Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong. These famous artists of ХХ century have created etalon of modern music and have inspired numerous musicians all over the world. Louis Armstrong, a jazz trumpet-player, has highly influenced the development of jazz music in general. His unique style left its mark on all post-1930 musicians: Bing Crosby, Billy Holiday and Frank Sinatra. Frank Sinatra, a popular singer, actor, filmmaker and showman, has been awarded with Grammy 11 times. He was famous for his “velvet” voice, and his songs are still in the top list of the worlds` romantic ballads.
Where: 7, Borysa Grinckenka street, House of Architect
When: January 5, 19:00
Price: UAH 225-450
AC/DC Tribute Show
AS/DS is the only one official AC/DC tribute band in Ukraine that has received permission from “Universal” company to use band`s songs. This unique music band lets you feel original style and energy of legendary AC/DC. Each their concert is a splash of bright emotions and wild rock sound. During 5 years, the band has performed more than 500 shows, including big tour dedicated to AC/DC 40-year anniversary, when AS/DS played 30 concerts in 39 days! Welcome to listen to “Hells Bells”, “Thunderstruck” and other famous AC/DC hits in Docker Pub in Kyiv.
Where: 25, Bogatyrska street, Docker Pub
When: January 6 2018, 22:00
Price: UAH 125-1050
Elmo Kennedy O'Connor, also known under pseudonym Bones, is a young American artist who has already become a legend of underground rap music. This January, Bones is coming to Kyiv in the course of his DeadBoy Tour. Do not miss unstoppable energy and expressive lyrics of young rap artist, who has become a real star in the period of just one year. Bones is well-known for his dark tracks and lo-fi style videos; he has already recorded more than 40 mixtapes and 70 video clips. The most of people define Bones` genre as cloud rap, but some music critics say that Bones has established his own authentic style.
Where: 112, Pobedy avenue, Bingo club
When: January 21, 19:00
Price: UAH 800-1500
Magic Breath of Italy
Chamber orchestra of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine has prepared a special atmospheric event for all lovers of classic music. You will hear concert for string orchestra written by Italian virtuoso violin player Antonio Vivaldi, and also “Memories about Florence” composed by genius
Pyotr Tchaikovsky, who was deeply inspired by charming Italy. Your soul will be uplifted by the touching melodies of classics, performed in a cozy and unique Lutheran Church of Saint Catherine.
Where: 22, Luteranska street, Lutheran Church of Saint Catherine
When: January 20, 18:00
Price: UAH 99-199
New York Jazz: David Berkman
American jazz musician, arranger and composer David Berkman will play his «New York Jazz» program for Kyiv audience. David has inherited love to jazz from his father, who was a big fan of jazz pianists such as Oscar Peterson and Tommy Flanagan. This determined the fate of young David, who had also chosen career of a pianist. Nowadays, David Berkman is a winner of 2000 Doris Duke/Chamber Music America New Works Creation and Presentation Grant awards. He has played in many jazz bands, including Cecil McBee, Tom Harrell and The Vanguard Orchestra. The musician has played and recorded compositions together with such jazz stars as Sonny Stitt, Brian Blade, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas and many other.
Where: 7, Borysa Grinckenka street, House of Architect
When: January 13, 19:00
Price: UAH 400-600
Sing, dance and just have great time at the best January 2018 concerts in Kyiv.
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