Rubin Hood in Kyiv

Well it seems like an old British friend of mine is trying to rob from the rich to give to the poor once again. Nicky Rubin with his band Rubin Hood will be performing at Art Club 44 on Thursday August 6, 2009. Admission is 30 UAH. Before Nicky put together this band he had…

DisLOCAdos – with something new

A while back I made a note that the Kyiv Salsa Kings have changed their name to DisLOCAdos. Yesterday, I was informed by band member Karolina Patocki that DisLOCAdos will be performing one of their last gigs at Art Club 44 this coming Sunday May 20, but they will also be presenting some of their…

Some other music, but not necessarily Ukrainian

As usual I try to head to the Canadian Embassy in Kyiv every second week to do a little networking and socialize. This past Friday I saw a few familiar faces that I was not expecting to see at the Embassy and it was a pleasant surprise, when Blair Sheridan, a fellow former Montreal walked…

Braty bluzu together with Rens Newland

While in L’viv on business I got a phone call from my good friend Myroslav Levytsky, composer and founder of Braty bluzu. He asked me if I would be in town on Thursday as he wanted to invite me to a concert he, his brother and Funk/Jazz guitarist Rens Newland will be performing at a…