Guide to some of the capital`s best musical events in July
It’s easy to find a place featuring live music in Kyiv. They are so many, it’s impossible to cover all musical spots in one story. With that in mind, 11 Mirrors has selected the most interesting events of the capital that promise pleasures for your ears.
15 July 2019 Live Jazz Monday Concert with Paul Christopher Band
Paul Christopher is a Canadian vocalist and drummer. During his career, the musician founded several bands and collaborated as a vocalist with the well-known Canadian jazz-fusion band The Code.
Las Vegas Review-Journal, the largest newspaper in Las Vegas, wrote about Paul: “He sets the rhythm with his charismatic energy that fills his songs.”
Don’t miss a jazz performance by Paul Christopher Band – relax your body, mind and soul and forget the everyday routines for a while. Jazz Monday is a good beginning of the week!
18 July 2019 Dinner Show ALICE
Dinner Show ALICE presents choreographer Richard Gorn’s interpretation of what rebirth is about.
The show unveils in a provocative way: aerial performers and professional dancers accompanied by singers will keep you on the edge of your seat and get you emotionally involved in the performance. Get ready for the evening full of good vibes, entertainment, and delicious cocktails.
18 July 2019 Jazz on the Beach: Bossa Nova
Imagine a sunset, coast, warm sand and rhythms that make you want to dance until the morning…
This evening Dislocados Salsa Band presents the Bossa Nova program combining jazz harmony and Brazilian grooves.
Dislocados became the first international Hard Salsa band to present their hit Resaca on Hard Salsa Radio and WHUT 91.9 FM in New York. After gaining popularity in New York and Western Europe, Dislocados released their first salsa album that boasted Andy Harlow’s opening remarks. The team repeatedly participated in international festivals, taking home several prestigious awards.
On 18 July, no matter what the weather, Kyiv’s South Bank will rock those who like it hot!
19 July 2019 Music on the Terrace of the 17th Floor
Grab a chance to celebrate summer days in an unusual place – on the terrace on the 17th floor, overlooking the city. You will be entertained by British and Ukrainian musicians while enjoying refreshing cocktails.
Gina Jane and Jacob Lobo, London-based Electronic duo GeeJay, will raise the roof – or rather the sky – with a non-stop set of slamming party hits blending jazz, neo-soul, funk and hip-hop elements. They collaborate with Mo Hausler, a sound engineer and producer known for working with Chuck Khan and One Direction.
You will also to be treated to Olga Lukacheva’s VOLGA FUNK, the best Ukrainian funk project, boasting a true funk spirit alongside trumpets, drums, singers and dancers.
22 July 2019 Jazz Monday: Noah Blumenfeld
Here is another Live Jazz Monday concert featuring a special guest – young and talented musician Noah Blumenfeld (USA).
Noah Blumenfeld was born and raised in Colorado. Since childhood, he got involved in music and began playing trumpet in school orchestras. A teenager, Noah performed at local clubs to earn money for his studies at the University of Colorado.
With a graduate degree in music, Noah began touring the USA with Paa Kow’s Afro-fusion Orchestra, and Art Landé’s Funko Moderno, an avant-garde band.
While touring with musicians, Noah realized that he wanted to inspire people with his own creative works. He started writing lyrics and studied poetry and arrangements for big bands. To uncover new prospects, the musician moved to Europe to learn more about different cultures and musical styles. He lives in Kyiv now.
Indulge yourself in inspiring lyrics, poetic jazz fusion and alternative music.
26 July 2019 Aplay With Just Her
From deep house to techno, Just Her’s melodies and vocals secured her releases on world-class labels – Get Physical, Anjunadeep & Global Underground. Her hits reached the Beatport charts, Essential New Tune on Radio 1, whereas her live performances took the world by storm.
Technical prowess, drive and energy, sold out shows in South Africa, in Lebanon, in Ukraine – all above explains why she keeps collecting loyal fans from around the world.
Enjoy the night on the Dnipro River bank and views of Kyiv’s ancient hills.