Gigs

MTThe XX, an indie pop trio from the London Borough of Wandsworth, will play at Crocus City Music Hall on July 23. Last year the group followed up on their award winning debut album xx by releasing their second effort, Coexist.

Gigs Addresses

Thursday, July 18th

Anna Buturlina: jazz vocals. Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Arkady Shilkloper Quartet: new jazz. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

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

Blues Gravity: power rock and blues trio. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

Classy Jazz. Cool Train. 9 p.m.

Crossroadz: r&b. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Iron Maiden: heavy metal from Britain. Olimpiisky Sports Complex. 7 p.m.

Iron Maiden Afterparty. Plan B. 11 p.m.

Jazz Transformations with Andrei Makarevich. ArteFAQ. 9 p.m.

Jukebox Trio: a'capella rock trio. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 9 p.m.

Kino i Nemtsy: cabaret from Alma-Ata. China Town Cafe. 9 p.m.

Latinos Band: Latino. Pancho Villa. 8:30 p.m.

MT PICK Lazer Lloyd: blues guitar. Forte. 8 p.m.

Lyapis Trubetskoi: rock. B2. 9 p.m.

Modern Blues Band. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

MT PICK Oleg Butman's Birthday Party features his trio and Cynthia Holiday (vocals). Durov. 8 p.m.

Oleg Chubykin: Russian pop rock. Duma Club. 9 p.m.

Real Bodrit: indie funk, rock. Music Town. 9 p.m.

Shtirlits Band: covers. Radio City Bar. 8 p.m.

Soloviev Alex and Friends: harp-hop, blues house, shuffle hop. Masterskaya. 9 p.m.

Summertime: Irina Salmova (jazz vocals), Stas Ananyev (piano) and his band. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Two Tenor Saxophones: Sergei Baulin and Roman Sokolov Quintet. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Ultrazhook: electro acoustic, absurdist modern twist. Schwein. 8 p.m.

Vasya Oblomov, aka Vasily Goncharov, leader of Cheboza, with a satirical rap program. Alma Mater. 10 p.m.

Vladimir Danilin (accordion) and his jazz quartet. Tsurtsum Cafe at Winzavod. 8 p.m.

Yevgeny Grechishchev (piano) and Innokenty Ivanov (vibraphone) perform jazz standards and original compositions. Sergei Prokofiev Museum. 7 p.m.

Friday, July 19th

7B: rock. Alma Mater. 10 p.m.

Alexei Badyanov (guitar) and Chicago Groove. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Alexei Kozlov and Arsenal: jazz rock, funk, fusion. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8:30 p.m.

Balls of Fire: rockabilly. Forte. 8 p.m.

Bicycles for Afghanistan: rock. Homepage: power pop. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 10 p.m.

Biting Elbows: indie rock. ArteFAQ. 9 p.m.

Crossroadz: r&b. Music Town. 10 p.m.

Der Keller: street pop rock. China Town Cafe. 11:50 p.m.

Dr. Endo and Vadim Ivashchenko: acoustic blues. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Gazovy Sektor plays songs of Sektor Gaza. Vermel. 9 p.m.

Levan Lomidze and Blues Cousins interpret The Beatles. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

MT PICK Markscheider Kunst: reggae, jazz. Gogol Club. 8 p.m.

Marshmallows: rock, girl's vocals, retro. Duma Club. 9 p.m.

Mishouris Blues Band. Cafe Blues. 10 p.m.

Mocow Ragtime Band. Cool Train. 9 p.m.

Mongol Shuudan: anarchist rock. Schwein. 10 p.m.

MT PICK Muzykalny Kollectiv Petra Nalicha: world music fusion. B2. 9 p.m.

Overkill: American thrash metal band. Moskva Hall. 8 p.m.

Paporotnik: blues rock, experimental. Cool Train. 11 p.m.

Polyarus: new band. DeFAQto. 10 p.m.

Propilli Propeller and Son Lemura: rock. Grand Bourbon Street. 8 p.m.

RawCats'88: rockabilly, boogie, swing. Radio City Bar. 8 p.m.

Rejoys: positive. Stockholm: rock. Schwein. 7 p.m.

Sergei Manukyan (vocals, keyboards) and Friends. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

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

Underwood: rock. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 9 p.m.

Velvet: pop rock. China Town Cafe. 8:30 p.m.

Viktor: songs of Viktor Tsoi's band Kino. Concert Club. 9:30 p.m.

Yevgenia Gleiberman and Yury Shikhin: jazz vocals. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Zhara and Chayan Famali: rap. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 11:55 p.m.

Saturday, July 20th

Bobry: folk and rock. Music Town. 10 p.m.

Crematorium: legendary Moscow rockers. B2. 9 p.m.

Cubamania: Latino. Pancho Villa. 9 p.m.

Dengi Zdes: rock show. DeFAQto. 10 p.m.

Dizzy Riders: funk, r&b, blues rock, soul. Cafe Blues. 10 p.m.

Famous People: pop jazz, funk, soul. Cool Train. 9 p.m.

Frederick Belinsky: jazz guitar. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

High School: blues, harp-hop. Masterskaya. 10 p.m.

Levan Lomidze and Blues Cousins interpret The Beatles. Schwein. 9 p.m.

Megapolis: indie soft rock. Alma Mater. 10 p.m.

Mishouris Blues Band. Duma Club. 9 p.m.

Moralny Kodeks: rock, jazz, pop. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 10 p.m.

FESTIVAL More Amore: Seasons Project festival includes theater performances and other entertainment for parents and kids. Hermitage Garden. Noon to 10 p.m.

FESTIVAL More Amore: Seasons Project festival music program features Mgzavrebi and Grishkovets, The Retuses, Masha Shults and Pianoboy. Hermitage Garden. 6 to 8 p.m.

Petrovich and Hot Rod Band: blues. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Polina Kasyanova and Django Band: retro jazz, folk jazz, swing, blues. Cool Train. 11 p.m.

Radio Ya: rock. Radio City Bar. 8 p.m.

Revolver: rock. CD release party. Vermel. 9 p.m.

Timofei Khazanov and Black Sax Band. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Valery Bespalov (guitar) and his band. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Valery Grokhovsky Quartet with the Gershwin program. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Veronika Dolina: singer-songwriter. Alma Mater small hall. 8 p.m.

Vyacheslav Gorsky Trio with the Summer Fusion program. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Yevgeny Bakushev (KubanaTy, Helsinki Cowboys, Juice Big City) celebrates his birthday. Faq-Cafe. 10 p.m.

Zhenya Lyubich: avant-pop. ArteFAQ. 9 p.m.

Znaki: Russian rock. Concert Club. 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 21st

Art Ceilidh: folk rock. China Town Cafe. 9 p.m.

Irina Rodiles (jazz vocals) and Orchestra 2.0 with the Rock Edition program. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

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

Juliana Strangelove and These Guys: blues rock, country. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

JustListen: a'capella. Schwein. 8 p.m.

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

MT PICK Lazer Lloyd: blues guitar. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Lizzard G: post-punk, experimental. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 9 p.m.

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

Modern Blues Band. Forte. 8 p.m.

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

Noa-Noa: smooth jazz, bossa nova, pop rock, funk. Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Radik Tyulyush: throat singing. Masterskaya. 8 p.m.

Sergei Osokin Ensemble: jazz, French music. Radio City Bar. 8 p.m.

Monday, July 22nd

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

Beriashvili-Losev Duo: ethno jazz. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

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

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

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

Live Jazz Jam Session. Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Milonga Party. Radio City Bar. 7 p.m.

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

Tablao Flamenco: songs, dance and guitar show. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23rd   

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

Alexander Muravyov: jazz vocals, vibrophone. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Anatoly Gerasimov Music Room: Anton Bukanov (piano), Olga Aisina (vocals) and Anton Kotikov (saxophone). Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 8 p.m.

Delta Blues Party. Harmonica man Mikhail Petrovich Sokolov celebrates his 60th birthday. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

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

I.H.N.A.B.N.D.: jazz punk, new wave, noise rock. Solntsetsvety: experimental. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 9 p.m.

Latinos Band: Latino. Pancho Villa. 8:30 p.m.

Nani Eva (jazz vocals) and her band. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Pyotr Podgorodetsky: blues vocals and keyboards. Alma Mater. 8 p.m.

Salt Peanutz: funk. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

The xx: British indie pop band. Crocus City Hall. 8 p.m.

Yury Shchyotkin Quintet. Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Zerno Project: fusion. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Wednesday, July 24th

Andrei Cherkashin and Pavel Yezhov: acoustic rock. Schwein. 8 p.m.

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

Dmitry Ilgudin Project: new emo music. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Esh: Brazilian jazz. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

FESTIVAL Hammond Jazz: Igor Butman Quartet. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Igor Shirokov Quartet: jam session. Jazz Esse. 7:30 p.m.

JOIO: indie rock. Gogol Club. 8 p.m.

July Night with Psoi Korolenko. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 9 p.m.

Natalya Skvortsova: jazz keyboards. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

Neschastny Sluchai: rock. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 9 p.m.

Nikolai Sadikov and Blues Party Orchestra: jump and jive blues program. Forte. 8 p.m.

Nueva Sociedad del Caribe: Latino. Pancho Villa. 8:30 p.m.

Office Band: jazz. ArteFAQ. 9 p.m.

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

The Herring's Ear Party No. 46. Masterskaya. 9 p.m.

Vladimir Presnyakov: pop. Alma Mater. 8 p.m.

Void City Club and April Sun: Moscow rock bands. China Town Cafe. 8 p.m.

and Beyond…

Alexander Chernetsky: acoustic. Schwein. July 25, 8 p.m.

Anna Buturlina (jazz vocals) and her trio with the Jazz Accent program. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. July 25, 8:30 p.m.

Badda Boo: neo folk, romantic low-fi, singer-songwriter. ArteFAQ. July 25, 9 p.m.

Baklushi Beat: art rock. Alma Mater small hall. July 25, 8 p.m.

Chicago Groove. Soyuz Kompozitorov. July 25, 8:30 p.m.

Denis Mazhukov boogie, rockabilly, rock 'n' roll. B.B. King. July 25, 8:30 p.m.

Garik Osipov: retro, acoustic. Cool Train. July 25, 9 p.m.

Golik-Masalsky-Rodovsky-Tolpegov: experimental. Alexei Kozlov Club. July 25, 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Hammond Jazz: Vladimir Nesterenko Trio. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. July 25, 8:30 p.m.

Karamadzhongi: punk. SpaceCats: electronic. Faq-Cafe. July 25, 8 p.m.

Kirpichi: hip-hop, rock. B2. July 25, 9 p.m.

Maxim Yermachkov and Pulya: indie from St. Petersburg. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. July 25, 10 p.m.

Naik Borzov: rock. Music Town. July 25, 9 p.m.

Nogu Svelo!: rock. Alma Mater. July 25, 10 p.m.

Panda Rhei: grunge, post-punk, indie rock. Dropsydies: grunge. Paskura: prog rock, post-metal. China Town Cafe. July 25, 8 p.m.

RawCats'88: rockabilly, boogie, swing. DeFAQto. July 25, 8 p.m.

Sunny From The Moon: indie rock. Masterskaya. July 25, 9 p.m.

The Retuses: folk, indie. Shestnadtsat Tonn. July 25, 9 p.m.

MT PICK Vadim Eilenkrig (trumpet) and his quintet. Durov. July 25, 8 p.m.

1/2 Orchestra: jazz, brass, fusion. Gogol Club. July 26, 8 p.m.

Drugly Cats: rock show. Vermel. July 26, 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Hammond Jazz: New Trio: Mateusz Smoczynski (violin), Jan Smoczynski (organ) and Alexander Zinger (drums). Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. July 26, 8:30 p.m.

Mamulki Band: disco, ska. Art Garbage open stage. July 26, 8 p.m.

Stainless Blues Band. Cafe Blues. July 26, 10 p.m.

Vladimir Kuzmin: rock. Concert Club. July 26, 9:30 p.m.

FESTIVAL AvantFest: Lemonday, Gods Against Zombies, Jet Plane, Pozor Machine, Silence Kit, uSSSy and Weo. Museon Park Of Arts. July 27, 2 to 11 p.m. Free admission.

Olga Gerchakova (vocals) and JazzUp Band. Duma Club. July 27, 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL AvantFest: Ambidextrous Live Band and Kira Lao. Plus new Ukrainian music from Kakaxa, Singleton and Zapaska. Museon Park Of Arts. July 28, 2 to 6 p.m. Free admission.

FESTIVAL AvantFest: CocoRosie, Maxixe and Yolochniye Igrushki. Museon Park Of Arts. July 28, 6 to 11 p.m.

FESTIVAL Guitar Music: Frauchi guitar quartet in concert. Arkhangelskoye Estate Museum Oval Hall. July 28, 5 p.m.

MT PICK Summertime Blues from Beth Hart and Taj Mahal. Crocus City Hall. July 31, 7:30 p.m.