Concerts

Winter is over and now it's time to remember how fun outdoor festivals are, to attend live gigs by top European artists and visit numerous art happennings of the Spring season. Plan the first month of spring with our March 2017 events guide to the best activities, including festivals and the best concerts happening in Kyiv and Lviv.

If asked about the most popular music band in Ukraine, most people will probably answer «Okean Elzy». Formed in 1994, this music band gave birth to many hits that became simply iconic for Ukrainians. With 2017 tour dates of Okean Elzy announced last week the band got in the center of media attention again. «Destinations» rounds up some of the most interesting facts from band’s history and the way it influenced contemporary Ukrainian music.

It’s the last weekend of winter and Maslyana week in Ukraine. There many things happening around the town from sumptuous pancake feasts to cool jazz concerts. «Destinations» rounds up a list of most interesting events of last winter weekend in Kyiv.

Kyiv Opera House will host «4 elements» concert of Alexey Botvinov, one of the most remarkable pianists of our time. He is not only one of the best interpreters of Rachmaninoff’s music, but also a much acclaimed pianist for music of all periods. He might be the only pianist who performed Bach‘s „Goldberg Variations" more than 290 times on stage.

The show which has toured all over the world finally came to Ukraine. It took Ukrainian audience two long years to see the show. Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Luxembourg, Kazakhstan, Russia, Hong Kong and China thunder applauded to the show. Now Ukrainian audience can watch Arina’s performance and enjoy divine music. Thus, it was no surprise that despite fierce cold and snowbound roads "Bel'etage" concert hall was fully packed.

February is a perfect month for re-discovering well known and beloved classics as well as exploring new performances staged by Kyiv National Opera House. Spend an evening full of magical music and gracious dancing performed by the best Ukrainian artists. «Destinations» narrows down top February 2017 performances in Kyiv Opera House.

Eurovision 2017 will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine on 9, 11 and 13 May 2017 after winning the competition in 2016 with the song "1944" performed by Jamala.

The shortest month of the year has arrived, but February isn't lacking in live music. You'll have no trouble find a romantic show on Valentine's Day or live gig from up-and-coming European rock band with our list of February 2017 Concerts in Kyiv.

Enjoy an evening of love and jazz with Svitlo Concert. Perfect for lovers, families and friends, Jazz Love Songs Concert is a nice way to celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day in Kyiv.

Now that winter holidays are almost over, you can go back to seeing musicians, visiting concerts and enjoying various live gigs. January brings plenty of high-profile music events to Odesa.

Start the new year on a high note with our list of the best Kyiv events in January 2017 including concerts and live gigs.

A wonderful and feel-good experience for all ages attending opera or ballet in Kyiv National Opera House is a great idea for spending winter-holiday evening. Guests will have a chance to enjoy all-time classic performances and Christmas-themed concerts.

The best winter events in Kyiv are mostly New Year and Christmas themed. Winter in Ukraine is a time for fun family events, Christmas markets and traditional festive celebrations. «Destinations» rounds up the most interesting and fun events to attend in Kyiv this winter.

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The Embassy of Spain in Ukraine, National Kyiv Opera Theater and Lladró Porcelain present the world ballet classics The Three-Cornered Hat premier and ballet-themed Lladró Porcelain exhibition grand opening.

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Find festive entertainment for your little ones with «Destinations»’  guide to New Year and Christmas performances for kids in Kyiv. Help make winter holidays even more magical while they're still gullible with a festive theatre show created especially with small people in mind. Treat your kids to a pre-Christmas present with one of Kyiv's excellent variety of shows for your kids.

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Things might be cooling down in November, but there are plenty of things to do in the fall in Lviv—including a handful of concerts and live gigs. Check out our list of exciting November concerts and musical highlights for the month.

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Now that summer and early fall music festival season is over, you can go back to seeing musicians as they were originally intended—inside concert halls, clubs and theaters. November brings plenty of high-profile music events to Odessa.

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Plan your month with our November 2016 events calendar of the best music festivals and our favorite fall concerts. With names like M83, Telepopmusik, Psychic TV, Garbage, Martha High, IAMX, Kongos, Ambrose Akinmusire November looks like a busy month.

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«Svitlo Concert» art foundation presents the most anticipated classical music event of the year. The legendary violin virtuoso Shlomo Mintz will give his first concert in Ukraine.

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Great live gigs, popular Lviv venues and late-night jam sessions – «Destinations» got jazz events in Lviv covered. Autumn is a busy season, there are many live gigs, jam sessions and concerts to choose from. 

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