LIVE MUSIC:STATUS QUO, an English rock band that has sold more than 118 million records, will perform in Bratislava on July 1. The group has had over 60 hits on the UK charts, which is more than any other group. Their well-known boogie style has entertained audiences for more than 40 years, and they're obviously still wildly popular. The concert will be held at the Sibamac Arena (the National Tennis Centre, Príkopova 6), starting at 20:00. Tickets cost between Sk999 and Sk1,999. For more information, go to www.doubleheadpro.com
LIVE MUSIC: Blues Monday – The popular ZVA 12-28 band offers a unique interpretation of classic Chicago blues melodies.
Starts: June 30, 20:00. Admission: Sk100. Hlava XXII (Catch XXII), Bazová 9. Tel: 0903/725-557, www.hlavaxxii.sk.
DANCE: Hot Dance – The Tropical Dance Ensemble presents its new show of “hot” Latin-American dances.
Starts: July 1, 17:00. Admission: free. Štrkovec Centre (Ružinov). Tel: 02/4333-7449.
WORKSHOP: Great Jazz Workshop – Jazz lessons by prominent Slovak musicians are available for all jazz fans.
Runs: June 30-July 4. Admission: Sk1,600 (to apply in advance). The Conservatory, Tolstého 11. Tel: 0903/464-265.
EXHIBITION: My Little Ones – Young artist Lucia Dovičáková exhibits her latest paintings, which are characterised by an unusual view of the world as well as of herself.
Open: Tue-Sat 12:00-17:00, until August 31. Admission: free. Cyprián Majerník Gallery, Ventúrska 9. Tel: 0903/468-776.
FESTIVAL: Klikkfest – The motto of this three-day festival headlined by British band Chumbawamba is "music and friendship beyond borders".
Starts: July 3, 19:00. Admission: Sk490-Sk600. Oáza Camp (near Nové Zámky). www.kozelklikkfest.sk.
DANCE: Song of Nature and Harmony of Movements – Traditional Korean folk music and dances are presented.
Starts: July 4, 9:30. Admission: free. The football stadium. Tel: 02/3307-0711.
FESTIVAL: Hodokvas - This two-day open-air festival features such stars as the Sex Pistols and Cypress Hill, as well as dozens of Slovak and Czech bands.
Runs: July 4-5. Admission: Sk1,299-Sk2,499. Piešťany Airport. www.hodokvas.sk.
LIVE MUSIC: BANSKÁ ŠTIAVNICA is the venue for several outstanding jazz musicians at the Jazznica festival, which takes place from from July 4 to 6. The list of performers include musicians from Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, the United States and even Albania. The highlights of this year's festival are Iva Bittová (on the picture), Elina Duni and Soundcheck. On July 5 at 14:00, famed Slovak artist Oskar Rózsa will hold a workshop at the Divná Pani café. All the performances take place at St. Catherine’s cathedral, beginning daily at 19:00. Festival passes cost Sk550 in advance and Sk700 at the door and one-day tickets are available from Sk250 to Sk300. For more information, see www.jazznica.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Violin Recital – French violinist Solenne Paidassi, who has won a number of international awards and even performed at the famed Carnegie Hall in New York, plays during the 7th Music under a Diamond Vault festival.
Starts: July 4, 19:00. Dom Komorského Grófa (Count Komes Mansion), Kollárova 542. www.kremnica.sk.
FOLKLORE: Sts. Cyril and Methodius Days – A series of folklore and musical events accompany the celebration of the national holiday honouring the saints.
Runs: July 4-6. Admission: free. Tel: 041/5695-129, www.terchova.sk.
FESTIVAL: Orange Music Summer – The most popular Slovak musicians, including Desmod, Polemic, Peha, No Name, Hex and many others, make this one of the major cultural events of the summer.
Runs: July 4-5. Admission: Sk499. Domaša Relax Centre, www.domasafest.sk.
EXHIBITION: Bronislaw Chromy - Renowned Polish painter and sculptor, who is also professor at the Academy of Visual Arts in Krakow, presents the best of his works.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 14:00-18:00, until September 7. Admission: Sk10 (children), Sk20 (adults). The Šariš Gallery, Hlavná 51. Tel: 051/7725-423, www.sgpresov.sk.
30. Jun 2008 at 0:00 | Dominika Uhríková