Gigs

The ever-energetic Garik Sukachyov performing to an appreciative crowd in Moscow’s Gorky Park in September last year. The Russian rock star will be taking to the stage again at the 2000-capacity B2 club this Friday at 9 p.m.

Gigs Addresses

Thursday The 22nd

Anatoly Tekuchev Quintet.  Jazz Esse. 9 p.m.

Anna Buturkina: jazz vocals. Music Town. 9 p.m.

Artesanos del Flamenco: Latino, Gypsy. Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Ascorbic Acid: Moscow prog trio. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Badda Boo Happy Band: neo folk, romantic low-fi, pshycho folk. B2. 9 p.m.

Blues Party with Petrovich. B2 small hall. 9 p.m.

Chicago Groove: jazz. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Dark Horses: Fanny Kaplan and Pincher. China Town Cafe. 8 p.m.

Denis Mazhukov: boogie, rockabilly, rock 'n' roll. Forte. 8 p.m.

Dmitry Chetvergov: guitar. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Gia Dzagnidze (guitar, vocals) and Modern Blues Band. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

MT PICK Jazz in Motion: Katt Hefner (jazz vocals) and the Yevgeny Ryaboi Trio. Durov. 8 p.m.

Khamil i Zmei of the Kasta hip-hop quartet. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 9 p.m.

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

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

Mister Twister: rockabilly. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

Nadezhda Rafailidi (jazz vocals) and the Oleg Ageyev Quartet. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Polyarus: new cover band. Radio City Bar. 8 p.m.

Psoi Korolenko and Israeli klezmer band Oy Division. Masterskaya. 8 p.m.

MT PICK Pyotr Mamonov with a new eccentric musical show. Alma Mater. 8 p.m.

Rapapam: dub, reggae. Sergei Goncharov celebrates his birthday with Roma VPR, Palevo and Marialihari. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 9 p.m.

Friday The 23rd

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

Anton Rumyantsev Quartet with the Nirvana in Jazz program. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Beat Devils: new rockabilly, psychobilly. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 10 p.m.

Blagovest Ensemble Quartet of Soloists in a vocal jazz concert. Kolomenskoye Estate Museum Teatralnaya Khoromina Hall. 6 p.m.

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

Esh: Brazilian jazz. Duma Club. 8 p.m.

MT PICK Garik Sukachyov: rock. B2. 9 p.m.

Gorodskaya Kultura: alternative rock. Vermel. 8 p.m.

Grigory Fain Trio and Robert Anchipolovsky (saxophone): jazz improvisations. Jazz Esse. 8 p.m.

MT PICK FESTIVAL Jazz in the Hermitage Garden: Antaoly Tekuchev (vibraphone), Maceij Kocinski (saxophone) and Teh Funky Outlet, the Andrei Krasilnikov Ensemble, Benjamin Koppel (saxophone) and the Yakov Okun Ensemble, Katt Hefner (vocals) and the Yevgeny Ryaboi Trio. Hermitage Garden. 4 p.m.

MT PICK FESTIVAL Jazz in the Hermitage Garden: Night jam. Jazz Esse. 11 p.m.

Konstantin Nikolsky: blues rock. Concert Club. 9:30 p.m.

Krasniye Zvyozdy: rock from Minsk. China Town Cafe. 9 p.m.

Ksenona: pop. B2 small hall. 11 p.m.

Mishouris Blues Band.  B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

Music City: cover band. Radio City Bar. 9 p.m.

Olga Oleinikova Trio: r&b, jazz, folk, soul. Cafe Blues. 10 p.m.

Rain Drops: a'capella. Alma Mater small hall. 8 p.m.

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

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

Sofi Okran: jazz vocals. B2 small hall. 9 p.m.

Sunsation: cover band. DeFAQto. 10 p.m.

The Open Club: new Moscow band. In a Lonely Place: post-punk. April Sun: rock, electronic, psychedelic. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 11:55 p.m.

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

Saturday The 24th

Alexander Dovgopoly Project: jazz. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Anakondaz: hip-hop. China Town Cafe. 8 p.m.

Anna Buturlina (jazz vocals) and her sextet with the Jazz Accent program. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Art Ceilidh: art folk rock. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

Auktsyion: rock. B2. 9 p.m.

Ben Gann: post-punk. Aero TV: rock. Schwein. 10 p.m.

Classy Jazz Band. Duma Club. 9 p.m.

Crematorium: legendary Moscow rockers. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

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

Edelweiss: jazz. Jazz Esse. 8 p.m.

Gin Tonic: funk. Schwein. 8 p.m.

Godflesh: British industrial metal band. Also in concert is industrial noise band Sobaki Tabaka. Moskva Hall. 8 p.m.

MT PICK FESTIVAL Jazz in the Hermitage Garden: Igor Ulanov Orchestra, Robert Anchipolovsky (saxophone) and the Grigoru Fain Trio, the Alex Rostotsky Jazz Bass Theater, George Garzone (saxophone) and the Yevgeny Lebedev Trio. Hermitage Garden. 4 p.m.

MT PICK FESTIVAL Jazz in the Hermitage Garden: Night jam. Jazz Esse. 11 p.m.

Joyful Band: groove. DeFAQto. 10 p.m.

Kitaisky Lyotchik celebrates the 14th birthday. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 7 p.m.

Mango-Mango: lively post-punk show. Concert Club. 9:30 p.m.

New Season Opening Party.  Grand Bourbon Street. 6 p.m.

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

Real Jam: retro, girl's vocals. B2 small hall. 9 p.m.

Tantsy Minus: rock. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 9 p.m.

VIA Gagry: retro rock. Radio City Bar. 8 p.m.

Yury Kaverkin and Nothing Personal: blues. Cafe Blues. 10 p.m.

Sunday The 25th

Alexander Andreyev: jazz vocals. Jazz Esse. 8 p.m.

Antaoly Tekuchev (vibraphone) and Maceij Kocinski (saxophone). Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Carina La Dulce: Latino, Flamenco. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. 9 p.m.

Dance Party. Hermitage Garden. 6 p.m.

Drugdeejeya: new soul jazzy hop, nu jazz, electronic. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

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

MT PICK FESTIVAL Jazz in the Hermitage Garden: Mikhail Okun Trio, Sergei Golovnya (saxophone), Mario Vavti (trombone) and Ride the Slide, Alexei Kuznetsov (guitar) and the Felix Lakhuti Quintet, Flio Machado and Samba Jazz All Stars. Hermitage Garden. 4 p.m.

MT PICK FESTIVAL Jazz in the Hermitage Garden: Night jam. Jazz Esse. 11 p.m.

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

Lex & Team: jive, rock, swing, pop. B2 small hall. 9 p.m.

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

Modern Blues Band.  Forte. 8 p.m.

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

Old School Blues with Dynamic James. Radio City Bar. 8 p.m.

Roman Miroshnichenko: fusion guitar. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

Monday The 26th

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

Ani Arzu and Friends: funk, soul, vocals. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

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

Armen Merabov Trio: jazz. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

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

Guitar Duels Show.  B2 small hall. 9 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.

Poetry Party. Schwein. 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 The 27th

2Dreams Duet: jazz, soul. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

36 i 5: intellectual game. China Town Cafe. 8 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 with Mikhail Petrovich Sokolov and Gia Dzagnidze. B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

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

Haleo: Cuban ethno fusion. B2 small hall. 8 p.m.

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

Kuchera and Band'R: joint project of actor Oskar Kuchera (guitar, vocals) and multiinstrumentalist Timur Vedernikov. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 8 p.m.

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

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

Svyatoslav Tekuchev Quintet: pop rock. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

VIA Life: pop. Schwein. 8 p.m.

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

Wednesday The 28th

130 Po Vstrechnoi Na Starenkoi Vespa: indie. Shestnadtsat Tonn. 8 p.m.

Alina Rostotskaya and Jazzmobile. Soyuz Kompozitorov. 8:30 p.m.

Andrei Barbashov OK.Asion: Andrei Barbashov (keyboards, vocals), Pavel Semiletkov (guitar) and Andrei Pankratov (drums). B.B. King. 8:30 p.m.

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

Blues Jam with Dynamic James. B2 small hall. 8 p.m.

Classy Jazz Band. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. 8:30 p.m.

Diana Dikovski (jazz vocals) and her trio. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. 8:30 p.m.

Fusion Port: fusion. DeFAQto. 8 p.m.

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

Jam Art Club features Maria Art and her quartet. Jazz Esse. 7:30 p.m.

Jooliki: indie covers. Life Pub. 9 p.m.

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

Open Microphone Party.  Faq-Cafe. 8 p.m.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Party with GKChP. Music Town. 9 p.m.

Tono Alcalde (guitar), Mikhail Smirnov (multi instrumentalist) and guests play Spanish music and Alcalde's original works. Alexei Kozlov Club. 8 p.m.

and Beyond…

Alexei Kozlov and Arsenal: jazz rock, funk, fusion. Forte. Aug. 29, 8 p.m.

Alina OS: singer-songwriter. Masterskaya. Aug. 29, 9 p.m.

Anastasia Glazkova (jazz vocals) and her trio. Igor Butman Club Na Sokole. Aug. 29, 8:30 p.m.

Chicherina: rock. Alma Mater. Aug. 29, 10 p.m.

Denis Mazhukov: boogie, rockabilly, rock 'n' roll. B.B. King. Aug. 29, 8:30 p.m.

Drunken Sailors Band: blues, country, r&b. DeFAQto. Aug. 29, 8 p.m.

Easy Dizzy: rock. B2. Aug. 29, 9 p.m.

Esh: Brazilian jazz. Soyuz Kompozitorov. Aug. 29, 8:30 p.m.

Kostya Bes: rap. Shestnadtsat Tonn. Aug. 29, 9 p.m.

Kush Orchestra: instrumental. Vermel. Aug. 29, 9 p.m.

Mango-Mango: lively post-punk show. Music Town. Aug. 29, 9 p.m.

Metro: rock. Radio City Bar. Aug. 29, 9 p.m.

RawCats'88: rockabilly, boogie, swing. Faq-Cafe. Aug. 29, 8 p.m.

Sound Cake: jazz rock, soul, funk. Jazz Esse. Aug. 29, 9 p.m.

Vagif Sadykhov Quintet: jazz. Igor Butman Club Na Chistykh Prudakh. Aug. 29, 8:30 p.m.

Valery Stepanov and Arkady Kornev (keyboards, percussion, drums): funk, hip-hop, soul. Alexei Kozlov Club. Aug. 29, 8 p.m.

Addis-Abeba: reggae from Minsk. Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da. Aug. 30, 10 p.m.

Chicago Blues Party with Blues Cousins and guests. Schwein. Aug. 30, 9 p.m.

Fear Factory: metal from California. Moskva Hall. Aug. 30, 8 p.m.

Juliana Strangelove and These Guys: blues rock, country. Duma Club. Aug. 30, 9 p.m.

Li'l Mary Brick & The Telescopes: fusion. Cafe Blues. Aug. 30, 10 p.m.

Needshes: indie, Brit pop. Grand Bourbon Street. Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

Viktor Zinchuk: guitar. Concert Club. Aug. 30, 9:30 p.m.

Voskresenye: one of Moscow's oldest traditional rock bands. Alma Mater. Aug. 30, 10 p.m.

Private Radio: ska, rock, modern rock. Vermel. Aug. 31, 9 p.m.

Editors: British alternative rock band. Izvestia Hall. Sept. 1, 8 p.m.