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GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

We kept seeing questions about events in Bishkek from expats and foreign guests. And there was no information in English. Well, until now. GO KG launches Events Guide Weekly — we will collect the most interesting events of the coming week in a weekly guide.

Monday, Apr 3

Argentinian Tango Night, 8 pm

Love tango? Then don't miss this Argentinian tango night at Chicken Star, owner of which is also a huge fan.

Venue: Chicken Star, 36, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (558) 041 111
Entrance: free of charge

 

Tuesday, Apr 4

Beauty and the Beast, 8:20 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Beauty and the Beast, the English version of which will be shown at its 'VEFA' movie theater.

Venue: VEFA Shopping Center, Gorky str. / Baitik Baatyra str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 596 688
Entrance: KGS 260

 

Wednesday, Apr 5

Wednesday Live Jazz with Salt Peanuts, 8 pm

Traditional Wednesday jazz event in Chicken Star with a legendary Salt Peanuts jazz band, who got on the pages of 'The Economist'.

Venue: Chicken Star, 36, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (558) 041 111
Entrance: KGS 150


Jazz Party with Keiko Borjeson, 8 pm

Jazz party with a guest from Japan — Keiko Borjeson, who is a piano player.

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 200

 

Thursday, Apr 6

 

Friday, Apr 7

Jazz. Bishkek. Spring XII International Festival — Day I, 7 pm

The largest annual jazz event of the country. Three days of jazz music starting April 7. Fourteen bands from nine countries are taking part. Tickets are also available online here. The festival's program is available here.

Venue: Metro Pub, 168, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 611 092
Entrance: KGS 400—1,200


Friday Live Music Lounge with Fandango, 7 pm

Traditional Friday Live Music Lounge with Fandango — combination of tasty Spanish sounds, Latino rhythms and a positive atmosphere.

Venue: Chicken Star, 36, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (558) 041 111
Entrance: KGS 150


Ghost in the Shell, 8 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Ghost in the Shell, the English version of which will be shown at its 'Cosmopark' movie theater.

Venue: Cosmopark, 7 microdistrict
Tel.: +996 (312) 299 494
Entrance: KGS 260


Ghost in the Shell, 8:30 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Ghost in the Shell, the English version of which will be shown at its 'VEFA' movie theater.

Venue: VEFA Shopping Center, Gorky str. / Baitik Baatyra str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 596 688
Entrance: KGS 260


Limoncello Party, 9 pm

DJ Shallon and lots of limoncello are awaiting you in Zusmanovich's Suitcase this Friday.

Venue: Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 6/2, 4th micro-district.
Tel.: +996 (550) 223 667, +996 (553) 041 870
Entrance: free of charge

 

Saturday, Apr 8

Musical Erkindik, 3 pm

If you haven't already, it's a must-visit — lots of different music on the main boulevard of Bishkek. It's a new event type for Bishkek — ololo Art Studio started organizing it last year and it quickly became quite popular.

Venue: Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (553) 009 582
Entrance: free of charge


Jazz. Bishkek. Spring XII International Festival — Day II, 6 pm

The largest annual jazz event of the country. Three days of jazz music starting April 7. Fourteen bands from nine countries are taking part. Tickets are also available online here. The festival's program is available here.

Venue: Kyrgyz National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 611 092
Entrance: KGS 400—1,200


Ghost in the Shell, 8:30 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Ghost in the Shell, the English version of which will be shown at its 'VEFA' movie theater.

Venue: VEFA Shopping Center, Gorky str. / Baitik Baatyra str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 596 688
Entrance: KGS 260


Saturday Open Mic Night, 9 pm

Brave enough to get on Chicken Star's stage? Any musicians are welcome to call +996 (554) 080 493 to sign up for a performance. Or you can just come as a visitor to see who turned out to be brave this Saturday.

Venue: Chicken Star, 36, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (558) 041 111
Entrance: free of charge


Muzecology Concert, 9 pm

If you feel there was not enough music in your Friday, there is a Muzecology concert for you this Friday at Studio 247.

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 300


Jazz. Bishkek. Spring XII International Festival — Day II, 10:30 pm

The largest annual jazz event of the country. Three days of jazz music starting April 7. Fourteen bands from nine countries are taking part. Tickets are also available online here. The festival's program is available here.

Venue: Metro Pub, 168, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 611 092
Entrance: KGS 400—1,200

 

Sunday, Apr 9

Motocross Championship, 11 am

Welcome to the the first stage of the international championship with representatives from Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

Venue: Manas International Airport area, click here for the detailed map
Tel.: +996 (555) 433 043
Entrance: n/a


Jazz. Bishkek. Spring XII International Festival — Day III, 6 pm

The largest annual jazz event of the country. Three days of jazz music starting April 7. Fourteen bands from nine countries are taking part. Tickets are also available online here. The festival's program is available here.

Venue: Kyrgyz National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 611 092
Entrance: KGS 400—1,200


Days of Being Wild by Wong Kar-wai, 7 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other movies' from Russian) movie club's retrospective of Wong Kar-wai continues with his Days of Being Wild this Sunday. The movie club is a community of art film fans in Bishkek.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: +996 (777) 777 217
Entrance: KGS 100
Language: Russian


Ethno Jazz Night, 8 pm

Ethno jazz party with the AURA band in Studio 247.

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 250


Ghost in the Shell, 8:30 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Ghost in the Shell, the English version of which will be shown at its 'VEFA' movie theater.

Venue: VEFA Shopping Center, Gorky str. / Baitik Baatyra str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 596 688
Entrance: KGS 260


Argentinian Tango Night, 9 pm

Amal Sher Kurbanov's tango class is open for everyone this Sunday night at Zusmanovich's Suitcase.

Venue: Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 6/2, 4th micro-district.
Tel.: +996 (550) 223 667, +996 (553) 041 870
Entrance: free of charge

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GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly