As well as being one of the UK’s biggest young heavy bands, Architects are easily one of the most political. They’re all vegan, for starters. Vocalist Sam Carter is a UK ambassador for Sea Shepherd, direct action marine conservation organization, and their songs now deal with socio-political and environmental issues from religious fundamentalism to the illusion of choice presented by parliamentary democracy.
Some artists just want to make music and go about their lives uninterrupted, but, thankfully, that’s not Architects. Brighton metal core band will give a concert in Kyiv.
When: February, 1st, 2017; 8 PM
Where: 119, Chervonozoryanyy Prospekt; Stereoplaza Concert Hall.
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Andrey Makarevych has been playing jazz for over 15 years. This time, he arrives to Kyiv to present his new Jazz project Your 5. At the concerts guets will enjoy well known songs from Mashyna Vryemyeni (Time Machine) repertoire in jazz wrap up and some new pieces that will be performed for the first time.
Where: 1, Instutyts'ka street, Kyiv. October Palace.
When: February 4th, 2017.
Kyiv audience loved Belgian indie-pop rockers Balthazar and their fresh new wave music. This time Balthazar’s frontman Maarten Devoldere will visit Kyiv with Warhaus, his solo project. His music is a mixture of various musical emotions, melancholic tunes and retro sound from the 60s.
When: February, 9th, 2017; 7 PM
Where: 8, Prorizna street; MonteRay Club.
Founded in London in 1993 by Ali Friend (double bass), Richard Thair (drums) and David Ayers (guitar), the three core members are often joined by various guest musicians and vocalists on different records. Red Snapper is a phenomenal live band who’s been around the block a few times but still manages to surprise and thrill. According to music journalist Jason Ankeny “the British acid jazz trio was notable for its pioneering synthesis of acoustic and electronic textures”. Many say they know how to boogaloo.
When: February, 10th, 2017; 8 PM
Where: 37/41 Sichovych Stril’tsiv street; ATLAS Concert Hall.
Notre Dame De Paris
Notre-Dame de Paris is a French-Québécois musical that debuted in Paris in September 1998. Based on novelist Victor Hugo’s Notre Dame de Paris (The Hunchback of Notre-Dame), it has been performed in more than 17 countries and in seven different languages. Even better, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, Notre Dame de Paris broke the record for the most successful musical in its first year ever. Enjoy Notre Dame De Paris show in Kyiv performed by top Ukrainian musicians and singers.
When: February, 14th, 2017; 7 PM
Where: 103, Velyka Vasyl’kivska street; Ukraina Concert Hall
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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.
Kyiv House of Cinema (Dom Kino) will host atmospheric and sincere jazz concerts by Svitlo Concert Musical Foundation on February 13th and 14th. The best Ukrainian jazzmen will share the stage to create a vibrant and romantic ode to love. Jazz Concerts by Svitlo Concert Foundation became a pleasant tradition of Kyiv musical scene. It seems like all the iconic love songs are gathered together in single line-up. Guests will have a chance to enjoy hits of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King and many others.
When: February, 13th and 14th, 2017.
Where: 6, Saksahanskoho street, «Dom Kino».
Armin Only Embrace
Armin Van Buuren with Armin Only Embrace Festival will visit Kyiv. The Festival will take place at MVC, tickets are already available in major ticket offices of the city. Armin Van Buuren is a progressive trance DJ and producer whose cinematic sound is influenced by synth pioneers like Klaus Schulze and Jean Michel Jarre. He is considered to be one of the most popular and talented DJs of these days.
When: February, 25th, 2017.
Where: 15, Brovarsky avenue; MVC
With debut album 'Bad Blood' Bastille quietly became one of the biggest – but most anonymous – indie bands on the planet.Bastille have been around for a while, but they appear to be at breaking point. English singer-songwriter Dan Smith formed Bastille in 2010, beginning as a solo project and then expanding it to include a full band. He took the group’s name from Bastille Day, which coincides with his birthday. The rest of the band is comprised of Chris Wood, William Farquarson and Kyle Simmons. Bastille also originally included a violinist and cellist. In just six years, Bastille have gone from relatively unknown mixtape makers to the UK’s quintessential alternative pop band, quickly rising to the top of the charts with their radio-friendly hits “Pompeii”, “Flaws” and “Of the Night”.
When: February, 28th, 2017.
Where: StereoPlaza Concert Hall