Gigs

Iztok VidmarChinawoman, the Canada-born, Berlin-based singer-songwriter with Russian roots, first came into the spotlight with the song she wrote for her mother, Russian Ballerina. She performs at Shestnadtsat Tonn on Thursday.

Thursday, February 7th

ABBA The Show a tribute show performed by Sweden's Waterloo and the National Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Matthew Freeman. Crocus City Hall. 8 p.m.

Alexei Belov and Udachnoye Priobreteniye: r&b. Guest Andrei Makarevich. Alma Mater big hall. 8 p.m.

Alexei Kozlov and Arsenal: jazz rock. Forte. 8 p.m.

Azagra Blues Band with the Tom Waits tribute concert. Schwein. 8 p.m.

Blues Cousins. Roadhouse big hall. 9 p.m.

Boozemen Acoustic Jam. China Town Cafe. 8 p.m.

Che Guevara Jazz. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Chetvergov Party: Dmitry Chetvergov (guitar) and guests. Music Town. 9 p.m.

MT PICKChinawoman: Canadian singer-songwriter. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 9 p.m.

Circle My Hand, July Heat: indie. Bilingua. 8 p.m.

MT PICKGogol-Music. Klezmer Cabaret: Psoi Korolenko and Opa. Gogol Center. 9 p.m.

Jazz in Motion: A'Capella Express. Durov. 8 p.m.

Jet Band: blues, beat. Grand Bourbon Street. 8 p.m.

Layana Shery: blues, soul, r&b vocals, keyboards. Roadhouse small hall. 8:30 p.m.

M.A.R.S.: experimental ambient. Dom. 8 p.m.

Mercedes Dance: pop and rock cover band. Life Pub. 9 p.m.

Mishouris Blues Band. Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Modern Blues Band. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Nina Karlsson: jazz, blues, indie rock from St. Petersburg. New program. Gogol. 8 p.m.

Oleg Butman Trio: jazz. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Prokhor i Puzo: alternative. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 10 p.m.

RawCats'88: rockabilly, boogie, swing. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Rock 'n' Party with Hula Hoop: surf rock, neo surf. Cafe Blues. 9 p.m.

RockoCo: cello rock. ArteFAQ. 9 p.m.

Sergei Manukyan: jazz vocals, keyboards. Cool Train. 9 p.m.

The Stone Shades: The Rolling Stones tribute band. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

Valery Kiselyov Jazz Ensemble in a concert dedicated to Glenn Miller. Dom Muzyki Theater Hall. 7 p.m.

Valery Stepanov: jazz pianist, composer. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Vasya Oblomov, aka Vasily Goncharov, leader of Cheboza, with a satirical rap program. B2. 9 p.m.

Vocal Evening: Dmitry Stepanovich (bass) and the Theater of Early Music Ensemble in concert. Alexander Goldenweiser Apartment Museum. 4 p.m.

Friday, February 8th

1/2 Orchestra: psychedelic live brass jam show. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 10 p.m.

Alexei Kozlov and Arsenal: jazz rock. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Arbat Beat: indie. Schwein. 10 p.m.

Blues Cousins. Cafe Blues. 10 p.m.

Chief's Band: funk from Belarus. Forte. 8 p.m.

Crematorium: legendary Moscow rockers. Concert Club. 9:30 p.m.

Dirty Dog: Russian-American rock band. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Drunken Sailors Band: blues, country, r&b. Roadhouse small hall. 8:30 p.m.

Ivanov Vibe Band: jazz fusion. Duma Club. 9 p.m.

Jeremiah (jazz vocals) and the Oleg Butman Trio. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Kadnikoff Band: covers. DeFAQto. 10 p.m.

Kein: instrumental pop rock. Grand Bourbon Street. 7 p.m.

MT PICKKlezmasters: klezmer. Masterskaya. 10 p.m.

Kukuruza: country. Roadhouse big hall. 9 p.m.

Kvartal: jazz, fusion. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Mad Pierrot Cabaret: retro. Bilingua. 8 p.m.

Mango-Mango: lively post-punk show. Music Town. 10 p.m.

Mariam and Miraif: jazz. Cool Train. 9 p.m.

Mikroton Live: experimental electro acoustic music by Alberto Boccardi, Nikola Ratti, Charity Chan, Alexei Borisov and Kurt Leidwart. Dom. 8 p.m.

Mister Twister: rockabilly. FM Club. 8 p.m.

Moscow Reggae Festival: Jah Division, Addis-Abeba, Rapapam&Dubchikidub, Botanic Project, Roma VPR and Festival Vsego Na Svete, and others. Moskva Hall. 8 p.m.

FESTIVALMT PICKMusic for Bob:This first international reggae festival features Tippa Irie, Dubkasm, Radical Guru, Solo Banton, Kenny Knots and others. Milk Moscow. 6 p.m.

Oleg Lundstrem Chamber Jazz Orchestra: jazz classics. Dom Muzyki Theater Hall. 7 p.m.

FESTIVALPolish Jazz Stars:Agnieszka Wilczynska (vocals), the Andrzej Jagodzinski Trio, Tomasz Kudyk and New Bone. Gnesin Academy of Music. 7 p.m.

Prime Time: cover band. Music Town. 11:59 p.m.

R&B Party with Shaky Jake and Dizzy Riders. Faq-Cafe. 9 p.m.

Rock of Ages Party. China Town Cafe. 9 p.m.

SegodnyaNochyu: Brit pop, rock. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 9 p.m.

Sergei Manukyan: jazz vocals, keyboards. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Sin Fronters: Latino. Pancho Villa. 9 p.m.

Smoking Blues. Schwein. 8 p.m.

Tango Vakhtangova: acoustic. ArteFAQ. 9 p.m.

MT PICKTatyana Konkova: jazz vocals. Cool Train. 11 p.m.

The Melodies: soul. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 11:55 p.m.

Tony Watkins and Smokebreakers: rock. Life Pub. 9:30 p.m.

Valery Grokhovsky Quartet. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Vyacheslav Butusov and Yu-Piter: rock. B2. 9 p.m.

X3: punk, avant-garde. Gogol. 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 9th

26 Herz: swing. Roadhouse big hall. 9 p.m.

Afro Brazilian Party. FM Club. 10 p.m.

Anna Buturlina (jazz vocals) and her band. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Bad Bimbos: blues rock, funk. Roadhouse small hall. 8:30 p.m.

Before and After Midnight: Mister Twister, Raw Cats'88 and Crazy Men Crazy. Schwein. 10 p.m.

MT PICKBely Ostrog: ethno jazz, instrumental. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

ButterBrodskyBand: arthouse rock. New songs. Duma Club. 9 p.m.

Chicago Groove. Cool Train. 11 p.m.

MT PICKDuet of Nadishana and David Kuckhermann: world music, experimental. Dom. 8 p.m.

EGARI: ethno jazz, world music from Georgia. Forte. 8 p.m.

Elvenking and Martin Walkyier's Skyclad: folk metal. Moskva Hall. 7 p.m.

Fruktovy Kefir: alternative, funk, indie. Gogol. 8 p.m.

Hula Hoop: surf rock, neo surf. DeFAQto. 10 p.m.

Irina Nelson and Reflex: pop. B2. 9 p.m.

Irina Surina: country. Schwein. 8 p.m.

Jeremiah (jazz vocals) and the Oleg Butman Trio. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Juliana Strangelove and These Guys: blues rock, country. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Mad Pierrot Cabaret: retro. Alma Mater big hall. 7 p.m.

Madd Chief Show 26: funk-hop from Grass Roots Foundation. Alexei Kozlov Club.11 p.m.

Mila-Raketa and RE-Noir: jazz. Cool Train. 9 p.m.

Mishouris Blues Band. Roadhouse big hall. 11:30 p.m.

MuzGruppaLits: funk, rock, experimental. Faq-Cafe. 10 p.m.

Nalyotchiki: hip-hop. FM Club. 6 p.m.

Non Cadenza: jazz, soul. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

On-The-Go: dance rock, post-punk, indie. ArteFAQ. 9 p.m.

Pilot: rock. Arena Moscow. 8 p.m.

Plastika: grunge. Bilingua. 8 p.m.

Podguzoff: new band. Debut CD release party. Guest rock band Banknota. Grand Bourbon Street. 8 p.m.

FESTIVALPolish Jazz Stars:Artur Dutkevitch Trio and the Wojciech Majewski Quartet. Gnesin Academy of Music. 7 p.m.

Sergei Babkin: rock. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 9 p.m.

Sergei Galanin and SerGa: rock. Music Town. 10 p.m.

Stainless Blues Band. Cafe Blues. 10 p.m.

Stefan Grazer Trio from Germany. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Therr Maitz: electronic. Life Pub. 10 p.m.

Viktor Dobronravov and Cover Quartet: jazz, funk, rock. Masterskaya. 10 p.m.

X-libris: funk, bossa nova and jungle fusion. LariNais: jazz, pop, rock. Alma Mater small hall. 10 p.m.

Zaliv Kita: ska, funk, dub and disco fusion. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 10 p.m.

Sunday, February 10th

Andie: indie rock from Nizhny Novgorod. Elementary: hard rock, alternative. Bilingua. 7:30 p.m.

Anton Gorbunov Quintet: jazz fusion. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Blues Jam: Maila Band, Tamara Zaritskaya and Soth. Grand Bourbon Street. 8 p.m.

Capital F: funk, groove. Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Chinese New Year with Psoi Korolenko. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 8 p.m.

Dr. Nick: rock, folk, r&b. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

Goat's Notes: jazz, improvisations. Dom. 8 p.m.

Grandle Rock. Schwein. 8 p.m.

Grigory Zaitsev Quartet: jazz. Masterskaya. 9 p.m.

Halycon Drive: Australian indie rock duet. Plus Moscow indie rock band Hospital. Duma Club. 8 p.m.

Helpers: new project from musicians of Salvador. Cafe Blues. 9 p.m.

J.A.Jazz: jazz, funk. Music Town. 9 p.m.

Jazz Conversations: concert of vocal jazz. ArteFAQ. 8 p.m.

Latinos Band: Latino. Pancho Villa. 8 p.m.

Marimba Plus: art fusion. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Mikhail Kistanov Trio: blues. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Modern Blues Band. Forte. 8 p.m.

Orgiya Pravednikov: rock ballads. B2. 8 p.m.

Polny Sostav: blues rock. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 8 p.m.

Rain Drops: a'capella. Life Pub. 6 p.m.

Real Jam Trio: jazz, blues show. Cool Train. 9 p.m.

SunJam: Nikolai Moiseyenko (saxophone), Yevgeny Lebedev (piano, keyboards), Ruslan Smaga (guitar), Marianna Savon (vocals), Niloo (vocals) and others. Alexei Kozlov Club. 10 p.m.

The Silicon: surf rock from Minsk. China Town Cafe. 8 p.m.

Vasya and Otmorozki: Vasya Oblomov plays revolutionary hits and new songs. Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

Yury Medyanik and Emotion Orchestra: tango. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Monday, February 11th

36 i 5: intellectual game. China Town Cafe. 8 p.m.

Anna Korolyova and Jump: jazz, funk, ethno jazz. Forte. 8 p.m.

Blues Gravity: power rock and blues. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

FM Fest: new bands in concert. FM Club. 7:30 p.m.

Igor Butman and Moscow Jazz Orchestra. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Jazz Jam with Alexander Gureyev and Friends. Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Jazz With Anastasia Glazkova. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

Project Combo: jazz fusion. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Sonora Latina: Latino. Pancho Villa. 8 p.m.

Tablao Flamenco: dancing party. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 12th

36 i 5: intellectual game. China Town Cafe. 8 p.m.

Alevtina Polyakova Quintet: jazz. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Alexander Vinitsky: jazz guitar. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Art Tuesday features Skverna (noise rock in Italian), Battlecruiser (psychedelic stoner rock), Untermensch (noise rock) and Godse (noise, funk, free jazz). Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 10 p.m.

Belleville: French chansons, jazz. Bilingua. 9 p.m.

Delta Blues Party. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Esh: Brazilian jazz. Forte. 8 p.m.

Jam Session With Yakov Okun. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Latinos Band: Latino. Pancho Villa. 9 p.m.

Mezzo Music Chamber Orchestra, Mikhail Ivanov (piano), Andrei Ivanov (double bass), Leonid Vintskevich (piano) and Nikolai Vintskevich (saxophone) play jazz. Dom Muzyki Theater Hall. 7 p.m.

FESTIVALMoscow Jazz Open:Austrian folk jazz trio Folksmilch of Klemens Bittmann (violin, mandolin), Christian Bakanic (accordion, drums) and Eddie Luis (double bass, vocals). Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Nikolai Moiseyenko Project: funk, new emo music. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Project Shoo: fusion. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 8 p.m.

Salt Peanutz: funk, soul, jazz, r&b and folk fusion. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

This Town Needs Guns: math rock from Oxford. L'Etranger and Forbirds: post-rock, math rock. B2. 7 p.m.

TLPS: rock covers. FM Club. 8 p.m.

Wednesday, February 13th

Akvarel: rock. Life Pub. 9 p.m.

Anatoly Gerasimov: saxophone. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

Badda Boo Happy Band: neo folk, romantic low-fi, psycho folk. Masterskaya. 9 p.m.

Best Blues Jam. Cafe Blues. 8 p.m.

Haleo: Cuban ethno fusion. Forte. 8 p.m.

Jam Session with Roman Ivanov. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 11 p.m.

Lakocha: ethno fusion. Bilingua. 9 p.m.

M'POONGI & SP: funk soul. Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Magic: girl's rock. Schwein. 8 p.m.

Misha Luzin: singer-songwriter. China Town Cafe. 9 p.m.

FESTIVALMoscow Jazz Open:Austrian folk jazz trio Folksmilch of Klemens Bittmann (violin, mandolin), Christian Bakanic (accordion, drums) and Eddie Luis (double bass, vocals). Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Music Time: cover band. Grand Bourbon Street. 8 p.m.

Olga Pabyushkina with a new program of romances. Dom Zhurnalista. 7 p.m.

Pizza: soul, pop, funk, reggae, rap. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 8 p.m.

Psoi Korolenko: satiric ditties on political, religious and love themes. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 10 p.m.

Sergei Zhilin and Phonograph Jazz Band in a concert dedicated to American band Earth, Wind & Fire. Dom Muzyki Theater Hall. 7 p.m.

Vadim Ivashchenko and Bone Shakers: r&b, rock, rockabilly, swing. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Vladimir Nesterenko Organ Trio: jazz. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

YuFIVE: covers. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

and Beyond…

Born Cold: experimental synth pop from Canada. China Town Cafe. Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

Dmitry Mospan Quartet. Jazz Esse. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Gangsters and Whores Party. Life Pub. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Half Dub Theory: trip-hop, downtempo, dub from St. Petersburg. Gogol. Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

Igor Sarukhanov (guitar, vocals): CD release party. Alma Mater big hall. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

JoJo Effect: nu jazz, lounge, Latino from Germany. Estrada Theater. Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

L'One: hip-hop. Shestnadtsat Tonn. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

FESTIVALMoscow Jazz Open: Austrian folk jazz trio Folksmilch of Klemens Bittmann (violin, mandolin), Christian Bakanic (accordion, drums) and Eddie Luis (double bass, vocals). Kolomenskoye Estate Museum Teatralnaya Khoromina Hall. Feb. 14, 7 p.m.

MPTRI: rock, disco punk. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. Feb. 14, 10 p.m.

Olga Gerchakova and Jazzup Band. Duma Club. Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

Osipov Friends: jazz. CD release party. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Priklyucheniya Elektronikov: punk. Concert Club. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Radik Tyulyush: throat singing. Dom. Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

Real Bodrit: indie funk, rock. Faq-Cafe. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Rock 'n' Party with Marshmellows: rock, girl's vocals, retro. Cafe Blues. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Rzhunimagu: funk orchestra. Bilingua. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Sansara: electro pop, post-punk, disco. ArteFAQ. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Sasha Almazova and Non Cadenza: jazz, soul. B2. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

St. Valentine's Day with Darya Lovat. B.B. King. Feb. 14, 8:30 p.m.

St. Valentine's Day with Lirika 40. Grand Bourbon Street. Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

St. Valentine's Day with Real Jam. Music Town. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

St. Valentine's Day with Shakhmatny Klub. Vermel. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Tango Orchestra Misterioso. Cool Train. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

The Puppini Sisters: retro, swing punk from Britain. Mir Concert Hall. Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

The Stingers: blues. DeFAQto. Feb. 14, 8 p.m.

Zhenya Tedzhetova and Salyut: retro, bossa nova, lounge. Masterskaya. Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

FESTIVALAvant: The Zombie Kids from Spain and MC Ambush from the United States. Shestnadtsat Tonn. Feb. 15, 11:55 p.m.

Crematorium: legendary Moscow rockers. Schwein. Feb. 15, 10 p.m.

Groove Hammers: jazz, funk. Duma Club. Feb. 15, 9 p.m.

Koroli Kukhni: rock chansons. FM Club. Feb. 15, 9 p.m.

Kukryniksy: punk. B2. Feb. 15, 9 p.m.

Oleg Kireyev Chamber Jazz Ensemble in concert. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. Feb. 15, 7 p.m.

Soap&Skin: experimental musical project of Austrian artist Anja Plaschg. Moskva Hall. Feb. 15, 8 p.m.

St. Valentine's Day with Kirma. Vermel. Feb. 15, 9 p.m.

DJ Rock 'n' Roll Party. Alexei Kozlov Club. Feb. 16, 11 p.m.

MT PICKSamara Brown(jazz vocals) and the Oleg Butman Trio. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. Feb. 16 and 17, 8:30 p.m.

Slash: British-American musician and songwriter. Arena Moscow. Feb. 16, 9 p.m.

Suspense Heroes Syndicate: ska. Bilingua. Feb. 16, 7 p.m.

Tesla Boy: indie. Concert Club. Feb. 16, 9:30 p.m.

The Dark Side of the Moon: a multimedia show to music by Pink Floyd. Moscow Planetarium Big Star Hall. Feb. 16 at 9:15 p.m., Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.

The Mocro Head 4N's: rock from Japan. Milk Moscow small hall. Feb. 16, 6 p.m.

Paul Banks: frontman for American band Interpol with a solo program. Milk Moscow. Feb. 17, 8 p.m.

MT PICKGarik Sukachyov and Neprikasayemiye:rock. Live Music Hall. Feb. 22, 9 p.m.

FESTIVALMT PICKTriumph of Jazz:Bill Charlap (piano) and his trio. Guest Igor Butman (saxophone). Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. Feb. 22, 8:30 p.m.

Wish You Were Here: a multimedia show to music by Pink Floyd. Moscow Planetarium Big Star Hall. Feb. 22 and 23, 9:15 p.m.