Warrior of light

Lyapis Trubeskoy (Siarhei Mikhalok) “Warrior of Light” in Toronto
The Opera House, Toronto (09.09.2022)

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The Cat Empire

The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto 07.03.2019

The Cat Empire is an Australian rock band formed in 1999. Their core members are Felix Riebl (percussion and vocals), Harry James Angus (trumpet and vocals), Will Hull-Brown (drums), Jamshid "Jumps" Khadiwhala (decks, percussion), Ollie McGill (keyboard and backing vocals), and Ryan Monro (bass and backing vocals). They are often supplemented by The Empire Horns, a brass duo composed of Ross Irwin (trumpet) and Kieran Conrau (trombone), among others. Their sound is a fusion of jazz, ska, funk and rock with heavy Latin influences.

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The Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, 22.10.2019.

Band Members:

Владимир Кристовский — вокал, гитара, аранжировки
Сергей Кристовский — бас-гитара, акустика, перкуссия, вокал, бэк-вокал
Сергей Солодкин — ударные, перкуссия
Юрий Терлецкий — соло-гитара
Алексей Каплун — клавишные
Александр Абрамов — саксофон
Сергей Серов — тромбон

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“DDT” in Toronto (2019)

The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto
March 21, 2019

Band: Yuri Shevchuk – singer/songwriter, founder; Konstantin Shumailov – keyboards; Alex Fedichev – lead guitar; Artyom Mamay – drums, vibraphone;
Roman Nevelev – bass; Anton Vishnyakov – trombone, tambourine, shaker; Alena Romanova – backing vocals.

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Lyapis-98 (Sergei Mikhalok)

October 19, 2018 (The Opera House, Toronto)

Band: Sergei Mikhalok – musician singer-songwriter, Pavel Tretyak – guitar, Denis Sturchenko – bass guitar, Denis Shurov – drums, Ivan Galushko and Vladislav Senkevich – brass section.

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Diana Arbenina (Night Snipers)

May 12, 2018 (The Opera House, Toronto)

25th Anniversary Tour

Night Snipers is a Russian rock group. It was founded in 1993 as an acoustic female duo of Diana Arbenina and Svetlana Surganova. The ladies played guitar and violin respectively, sharing the vocal and songwriting duties evenly, eventually adding amplification to the band. Since its inception the band has participated in a variety of Russian musical festivals — from the underground to the major events, as well as touring extensively domestically and abroad.

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Mashina Vremeni

March 20, 2018 (John Basset Theatre, Toronto)

Mashina Vremeni (Russian for Time Machine) is a Russian rock band founded in 1969. Mashina Vremeni was a pioneer of Soviet rock music, and remains one of the oldest still active rock bands in Russia. The band’s music incorporates elements of classic rock, blues, and Russian folk music. Mashina Vremeni’s best known members are Andrei Makarevich – the founder, principal singer-songwriter and the band’s public persona, Alexander Kutikov – the bass player and producer/sound engineer.

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Mumiy Troll

February 8, 2018 (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Toronto)
North American Tour 2018

Mumiy Troll is a Russian rock group, founded in 1983 in Vladivostok by vocalist and songwriter Ilya Lagutenko.
Other band members: Oleg Pungin – drums, Alexander Kholenko – keyboards, Pavel Vovk – bass guitar, Artyom Kritsin – guitar.

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BG & Aquarium – 2017

The Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto (December 12, 2017) – 45 year anniversary tour

Boris Grebenshikov is one of the most prominent members of the generation which is widely considered the "founding fathers" of Russian rock music. Due as much to his personal contribution as to the undisputed and lasting success of his main effort, the band Aquarium (active since 1972 until today), he is a household name in Russia. Grebenshchikov is colloquially known as BG after his initials. He is often called the ‘Grandfather of Russian Rock’.

The band had members: Boris Grebenshikov, Alexander Titov, Alexey Zubarev, Andrey Surotdinov, Brian Finnegan, Liam Bradley, Gleb Grebenshikov

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The Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto (November 2, 2017)

North American Tour of the legendary band.
(Группа “Чайф” с программой “Вместе теплей”)

Band Members: Vladimir Shakhrin, Vladimir Begunov, Valery Severin, Vyacheslav Dvinin.

Video (YouTube playlist) are here

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