Kneebody

When: February 12
Where: Control Club
What: Jazz Concert
Three days distance away from Sevdaliza, the same Control club is hosting another innovative sounding concert. The New York Times warns that there has not yet been invented a new name for the music that Kneebody is playing. The band had been around for 17 years but this is their first concert in Romania. They will be playing their latest album released in 2017 called Anti-Hero. Among the influences that have touched their music are free bop, popular in the ’60s, the jazz rock-in the ’70s, hip-hop and indie music. The dynamic of the band is quite rare, each musician taking turn in being the leader, able to change the tempo and style.

 

Moon Museum

When: February 14
Where: Control Club
What: Album Release Concert
The concert is part of the album launch tour “From No To Nowhere”, an album that has come to life following the collaboration of “48 fingers, 12 ears and 5 voices” plus the occasional guests: Mihai Iordache (sax), Andrei Fântână (clarinet) and Dominic Csergő (vibraphone).
Moon Museum is a collaborative project started by Oigăn – Eugen Nutescu (Kumm, Robin and The Backstabbers) joined by Ami Crișan and Mihai Grama – vocals, and then Andrei Robin Proca, Vladimir Proca (both RatB members) and Dan Georgescu (almadeer, Byron). A lot of creative energy to spice up your Wednesday evening!

 

Nordic Film Festival

When: February 15-18
Where: Cinema Elvire Popesco
What: Film Festival
NordicFF is a celebration of northern countries with their rich culture and cinematography. The festival will bring ten feature films, four documentaries and a compilation of short films to the public in the welcoming Elvire Popescu Cinema, many of them awarded in Berlin, Chicago, Toronto, Sundance and San Sebastian. Not to be missed!

 

Mariza

When: February 17
Where: Sala Palatului
What: Fado Concert

Born Marisa dos Reis Nunes in Portuguese Mozambique, Mariza grew up in Lisbon since age three, in the historic quarters of Mouraria and Alfama. She was already into a wide variety of music genres – gospel, jazz, soul – when she began singing fado. In 1999, after the death of great Amália Rodrigues, Mariza was asked to perform a tribute to Rodrigues’ memory, which lead to her first album ‘Fado em Mim’ and was the beginning of her worldwide success.
Today Mariza is the best selling Portuguese singer and some call her The New Queen of Fado. With multiple Grammy nominations and a BBC “Best European Artist of the Year”, she has toured all over the world and sang with some of the best: Jacques Morelenbaum and John Mauceri, José Merced and Miguel Poveda, Gilberto Gil and Ivan Lins, Lenny Kravitz and Sting, Cesária Évora and Tito Paris, Carlos do Carmo and Rui Veloso.
Mariza is coming back to Bucharest on the 17th with a 75 minute show, singing both new and well known songs. An emotional dive to anticipate the change of season!

 

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

When: February 17
Where: Unteatru
What: Dance-One Man Show
A choreographic show on the music of W.A.Mozart, signed Gigi Căciuleanu – a choreographer with an extensive career in France and around the world after studying in Bucharest and at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
Performed by Lari Georgescu, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik is described by its producer as a metaphor of the loneliness of creatives, the solitary, ageless Human-Artist, Eternal-Child and Wise-Elder at the same time, Trickster and Alchemist, Here and Nowhere, Now and Anytime.

 

Soundopamine / Nopame / Prichindel / Filipp

When: February 17
Where: Eden Club
What: djset/live improv
EverydayParadise is a Bucharest based community and record label, focusing on warm house grooves and the human touch. These artists will heat up the atmosphere…you might even forget it’s winter still and be transported back to a hot summer’s day.

 

#Brâncuşi he[ART]beat

When: February 19-26
Where: Qreator by IQOS
What: Sculpture Exhibition
Art Walk Street-AWS organise the 3rd #Brâncuşi he[ART]beat exhibition, commemorating 142 years since Constantin Brâncuși’s birth. 19 works of art made by UNArte students as a tribute to the artist who was called “a man far beyond his time”.(18+)

 

Malox

When: February 26
Where: Control Club
What: Jazz Concert
Malox is an Israeli band playing another concert in the Jazz Nouveau series at Control Club.
They are a crazy dynamic group, not just musically, mixing punk, klezmer, rock, polka and jazz, but also when it comes to dancing, engaging with the public and making it love them from the very first performance.
Gaza Strip is their latest album, released in 2016 and this is what the Bucharest public will be enjoying on the 26th. One of their most appreciated singles from this album is a reinterpretation of Walk like an Egyptian – The Bangles. You shouldn’t miss if you are in the mood for a fun, energetic night out!

 

Caro Emerald – Emerald Island Tour

When: February 28
Where: Sala Palatului
What: Live Concert

Dutch Caro Emerald, considered one of the best live voices, came to the public’s attention in 2009 with the popular “Back it Up” song, followed by many more tunes with a distinctive sound inspired by ballroom jazz, cinematic tangos, groovin’ jazz tracks and infectious mambos, all remembering the golden age of Hollywood.
Caro is not performing for the first time in Romania, in 2012 she was one of the headliners at B’ESTFEST festival. This year, on the last day of winter, February 28th, Caro lands a helping hand in welcoming spring with the Emerald Island show.
“Caro Emerald’s live performance is an absolute spectacle – electrifying and exhilarating ” (according to The Upcoming) and you shouldn’t miss what is announced to be a luxuriously textured and vibrant show!

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