Entertainment

Live Music in Odesa

Odessa Philharmonic Hall

Housed in the beautiful building of Odesa's former stock exchange. Unfortunately, the original inhabitants – traders – asked the architects for a building with subdued acoustics, so that their business talks couldn'…
Opera in Kyiv

Taras Shevchenko National Opera Theatre

Performances at this lavish theatre (opened 1901) are grandiose affairs, but tickets are cheap. True disciples of Ukrainian culture should not miss a performance of Zaporozhets za Dunaem (Zaporizhzhyans Beyond the D…
Club in Odesa

Plyazhnik

As it often happens, you'd need to walk an extra mile to find something smarter than clubs on Arkadia. This one attracts a crowd of goatee-bearded, Vespa-driving people and invites Russian/Ukrainian musicians belove…
Bar in Yalta

South Cafe

If overexposure to ex-Soviet pop music makes you feel lobotomised, here is a place to escape. DJs, sometimes accompanied with a live bass player, strive to please more sophisticated and cosmopolitain ears. As ever, …
Bar in Odesa

Morgan Club

By day Morgan is a pretty benign breakfast or lunch spot or early-evening drinks stop, but at night capable DJs spin till the wee hours and there's a funky downstairs lounge. The crowd of expats, local heavies/beaut…
Club in Odesa

Itaka

It's slightly more downmarket than other clubs in Arkadia and consequently often rowdier (in a good way). The Greek columns and statues are a tad much, but you'll hardly care when it's 5am and you are out of your go…
Booking Service in Lviv

Teatralni Kasy

Advance tickets for the Solomiya Krushelnytska Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet as well as the Philharmonia are sold at the Teatralna Kasa. Prices range from 10uah to 100uah for local performances; quadruple that fo…
Concert Venue in Kyiv

Atlas

This industrial-style multi-storey venue, complete with roof terrace, caters to all musical tastes from techno to heavy metal with a sprinkling of theatre and poetry readings. The best of the best in Ukrainian and f…
Club in Odesa

Ibiza

This white, free-form, open, cave-like structure is Arkadia's most upmarket and most expensive club. European DJs and big-ticket Russian and Ukrainian pop bands often play here. Ticket prices can be high when a big …
Live Music in Donetsk

Liverpool Live Music Bar

This imaginatively designed place claims to have the longest bar in Eastern Europe. The catwalk stage is placed so that musicians find themselves in the middle of the crowd. Some major Ukrainian bands play here.