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Rock On: A Jarocin Retrospective
Background Jarocin Festival was one of the biggest rock festivals in 1980s Europe and by far the biggest festival of alternative music in the Eastern Bloc. Regarded by some as the Polish Woodstock, some believe that the festival was designed by the government’s secret service to create a “safe... Read more
Review: Pardon To Tu
Back and better than before, the legendary Pardon To Tu reopen for business… What You Missed Pardon To Tu: remember them? Regarded as one of Warsaw’s most experimental live music venues, its closure at the start of 2017 was a kick in the crackers for the city’s alternative ‘night... Read more
Green Light For Epic Hall
The mayor of Warsaw, Rafał Traszkowski, has given the go ahead for work to finally begin on Poland’s biggest concert hall – nearly ten years after its design was first finalized. Set in the Praga district, the Sinfonia Varsovia Centrum will house the city’s symphony orchestra, a recording studio,... Read more
One Of A Kind: Europejski
Re-energized following a magnificent six-year refit, the Europejski Hotel reopened in June to widespread acclaim… Immediately installed as Poland’s most distinguished hotel, the June launch of the Raffles Europejski Warsaw was the culmination of a meticulous renovation that saw no expense spared. But so much more than just another... Read more
Stones In Warsaw!
Over fifty years since they first played in Warsaw, the Rolling Stones returned to the capital to leave crowds stunned with an electrifying performance at the National Stadium. Marking the end of their No Filter tour, Mick Jagger took time to address the crowd in Polish and back dissenters... Read more
Stones Return?

Stones Return?

Insider News 29 December 2017 0

The Rolling Stones are set to make a sensational return to Warsaw over fifty years since they last played in the Polish capital. With the arena in Chorzow already booked to host Guns’n’Roses this coming summer, speculation has mounted that the Stones will choose instead to perform at the... Read more
Cross Culture Festival
The thirteenth edition of this annual festival will promote cultural and musical diversity, and will feature workshops and debates as well as concerts from Baba Zulu (Turkey), Marta Gomez (Colombia) and Kondi Band (Sierra Leone / USA). For info, see: Cross Culture Festival 23-30 Sept @ various locations Read more
The Queen of Smooth Jazz
Ive Mendes will perform at this year’s edition of BMW Jazz Club, a series of concerts that will be held as part of BMW’s centenary celebrations. Often called ‘the Brazilian Sade’, the undisputed Queen of Smooth Jazz is perhaps best known for hits such as If You Leave Me... Read more
The Warsaw Playlist

The Warsaw Playlist

Features 5 October 2016 0

Numerous bands and musicians – both domestic and foreign – have been sufficiently moved by Warsaw to feature it in their works… Sen o Warszawie Czesław Niemen A classic 60s anthem from the pen of ‘the Polish Bob Dylan’, this epic ode to Warsaw is steeped in sentimentality. Lustily... Read more
Mexican Month

Mexican Month

Partner news 27 September 2016 0

Art, music, film and food: coordinated by the Mexican Embassy, September has seen a rash of activity celebrating the colorful culture of Mexico. Thus far, events have included three days of film at the cult Kino Ilujzon as well as a Mexican Week held in the Sheraton’s Someplace Else... Read more