Summer 2017 will delight Kyiv dwellers and city guests not only with pleasant warm weather, nice beach relaxation and diverse outdoor activities, but also with a plenty of fascinating musical events.
Depeche Mode is one of the most influential bands in modern music. They will perform in Kyiv in the frame of their Global Spirit tour. In the beginning of March, Depeche Mode released their new “Spirit” album, and now they are going to make the world tour. Its first European part includes 32 cities, 21 countries and more than 1.5-million audience. The new album concept is different from the previous ones. The musicians have told that their new record reflects their view of life. The kings of electronic music will perform on Kyiv scene in the very height of summer. A composer, singer and an awesome DJ Maya Jane Coles will be a supporting artist at Depeche Mode show.
When: 19 July 2017, 19:45
Where: 55, Krasnoarmeyska street, Olympiyskiy National Sports complex
Price: UAH 790-4990
Italians IL VOLO are going to perform their only Ukrainian concert accompanied by symphonic orchestra. IL VOLO are the finalists of Eurovision 2015. The band is loved by thousands of fans in Europe in the USA. This awarded Italian pop opera trio is a unique phenomenon in modern music, which expresses a new view on classic opera art. Their performances are a unity of traditional opera, pop music and classic symphony. Success of tenors Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and baritone Gianluca Ginoble is significantly influenced by famous manager Michele Torpedine, who has discovered the talent of Andrea Bocelli.
When: 20 June 2017, 19:00
Where: 103, Velyka Vasylkivska street, “Ukraine” National Palace of Arts
Price: UAH 900-4800
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JMSN is the R&B/neo-soul singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist. The artist will visit Bel’etage club in Kyiv to present his new album “Whatever Makes U Happy”. JMSN is one of the most authentic representatives of modern R&B and the author of such hits as “Alone”, “Addicted”, “The One”, “Cruel Intention” and “Where Do U Go?”. The musical critics called his debut “Priscilla” album “the best album of “The Weekend”, which was not recorded by “The Weekend”. Usher has called JMSN “the most interesting representative of R&B genre”. Along with recording his own albums, JMSN participated in recording of Kendrick Lamar album “good kid m.a.a.d. city” and of tracks with Game, J Cole, Ab Soul, Tyga, Ta-Ku and others. JMSN has 5 studio albums. His live performances are unbelievably atmospheric due to his vocal and perfect playing on piano, guitar, violin and even saxophone.
When: 25 June, 20:00
Where: 16a, Shota Rustaveli street, Bel’etage club
The most scandalous shock rocker of the world is going to perform in Kyiv. The real name of grotesque Marilyn Manson is Brian Hugh Warner. He has named himself and his band in the honor of cinema legend Marilyn Monroe, and the second part of his pseudonym was taken from serial US killer Charles Manson. Marilyn Manson band is famous for its outrageous and provocative performances, which often arouse fear and flutter, especially in religious people. Industrial rock monsters will perform in Ukrainian capital in the context of supporting their new album with holding title “Say10”, which is going to be released in 2017. Manson gives the following comment to his upcoming album: “The people, who listened to my new songs, have noticed the influence of my old works such as “Antichrist Superstar” and “Mechanical Animals”. This record contains a lot of violence, but it is completely different from all my previous albums”.
When: 2 August, 20:00
Where: 1, Sportyvna square, Sports Palace
Price: UAH 750-2400
Evanescence music unites alternative, gothic rock and metal. The famous band will perform their first solo concert in Kyiv. Previously they have played on Ukrainian scene only in the frame of The Best City.UA festival in 2012. The owners of 2 Grammies will light thousands of hearts with their emotional hits. The perfect vocal of inimitable Amy Lee and music drive of the band will be a delight for listeners` ears. The well-known critics still did not came to agreement about the genre of Evanescence music. The band does not consider it as a problem and continues to create powerful records, making millions of their fans happy. The most eminent Evanescence songs are “Bring Me to Life” and “My Immortal”. “Bring Me to Life” song was even awarded with Grammy.
When: 26 June, 19:30
Where: 119, Lobanovskogo avenue, Stereo Plaza club
Price: UAH 1280 – 2250
This announcement can be surely called as long awaited, because Foals indie rock band annually plays more than a hundred solo and festival performances in the whole world, but Ukrainian fans have not had a chance to see them live yet. Foals started as a house-party band, announcing their performances in abandoned buildings on Myspace social network. The musicians have left Oxford in order to develop their show business career. And it was the right choice, because each of their albums reached top positions in the charts. Foals has recorded 4 studio albums, becoming better with each new record. Nowadays, Foals are headliners of the largest European festivals such as Readind&Leeds, Glastonbury, Latitude, Rock en Seine, they play on Sziget, Coachella, Lollapalooza, Opener. Their last album «What Went Down» was released in August 2015 and became one of the brightest records of the year. By the way, video for the main song of their album was filmed in Kyiv at Troeschina district and on Kyiv water storage.
When: 27 July, 20:00
Where: 1, Bilomorska street. Art-Zavod Platforma cultural space
Price: UAH 790-1500
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LP (Laura Pergolizzi)
The author and performer of “Lost on you” hit is going to play in Kyiv. It happens sometimes that the song become popular earlier than its performer. The same happened with the new Laura`s release “Death Valley”. This is a heart-rending EP, brought from the depths of Laura`s subconscious. The world knows Laura Pergolizzi as LP. This girl has Italian roots and New York past. Nowadays, her music is famous on the both sides of Atlantic. She became popular in Europe not long ago with her “Lost on you” single, which has instantly reached top of the charts. USA fans got charmed by LP in 2012 after “Into The Wild” release. Though Laura is still a dark horse for the most of listeners, she has already become famous in show business world. LP collection includes not only her own songs, but also hits written for Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Cher, Rita Ora, The Backstreet Boys, The Veronicas and many others. Now Laura Pergolizzi is focused on her solo concerts, and one of these concerts will be performed in Kyiv this June.
When: 27 June, 20:00
Where: 119, Lobanovskogo avenue, Stereo Plaza club
Price: UAH 990-4000
Make your summertime more exciting with the top-7 summer concerts in Kyiv 2017. Tickets are available at https://karabas.com/en/
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