Top 7 August 2018 Concerts in Kyiv

Imagine Dragons concert

The trend for jazz concerts stays strong in the capital — Kyiv meets the end of summer with all kinds of jazz melodies from rich and sensual gospel to dark and lush soul. Moreover, to make sure Ukrainians don’t fret over the coming of autumn, the last day of August is marked by the grand alternative rock performance on the Olympiiskyi stadium.


Kazka, which means a ‘fairytale’ in Ukrainian, truly has a magical story of success — the record-breaking band has climbed the top of iTunes chart in a few days since the release of their first album. Moreover, their single Плакала became the first Ukrainian-language song to ever be featured in the YouTube chart. Melodic vocals and electronics are carefully mixed together by the band to dance the night away.

When: August 3, 10 P.M.
Where: Dali Night Club
Price: starting from UAH 200

Zoe Gilby Band

Mystetskyi Arsenal continues providing jazz for the summer evenings. The beginning of the month will be met with Zoe Gilby, a lady with strong vocals and three albums from the UK. Zoe is a regular at various international music festivals, including Koktebel in Ukraine. The deep lyrics will find balance with the guitar, double bass and drums.

When: August 5, 8 P.M.
Where: Mystetskyi Arsenal
Price: starting from UAH 350

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Die Antwoord

The eccentric duo from Capetown known far beyond its borders performs a fusion of hip-hop and rave. Ninja and ¥o-landi Vi$$er have released 4 full albums and will present some tracks from their new album ‘The Book of Zef’, the last for the band's career. The old hits will light up the night as well.

When: August 6, 8 P.M.
Where: Kyiv Stereo Plaza
Price: starting from UAH 1600

Ingrid Arthur Band

In her native US, Ingrid Arthur is a legend of gospel. The strong and lyrical voice gained her a solid place in history starting from early concerts with jazz stars in the 80s to the career with The Weather Girls and performing at the presidential reception of Barack Obama. Nowadays Ingrid conquers different countries in Europe along with Ukraine.

When: August 12, 8 P.M.
Where: Mystetskyi Arsenal
Price: starting from UAH 350

Jazz on the Rooftop - Ray Charles

Ray Charles truly doesn’t need an introduction. The legend of jazz from Georgia had 17 Grammies and eternal glory for his timeless hits. This August, Old Fashioned Band covers the famous rhythms on the rooftop of TSUM department store.

When: August 18, 7 P.M.
Where: TSUM
Price: starting from UAH 450

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Adam Naas

The young French musician is known in his homeland for the chart-winning single Fading Away. The ambitious singer and songwriter performs dark soul with deep, lush melodies. This summer, Adam has a tour in Europe and will stop in Kyiv to give a sensual performance near the Dnipro River.

When: August 29, 8 P.M.
Where: UBK
Price: starting from UAH 400

Imagine Dragons

Without a doubt, Imagine Dragons visit to Ukraine was one of the hottest news of the day for Kyiv fans of alternative music. The band will perform at the Olimpiiskiyi stadium as a part of their tour in support of the Evolve album. The very first concert in Ukraine will also be filled with the best hits from Smoke + Mirrors album and singles like Believer and Thunder.

When: August 31, 8 P.M.
Where: Olympiiskyi Stadium
Price: starting from UAH 1090

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