Calendar of Events


  • Dmitri Kimmelfeld and Alexandr Dov present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Friday, January 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberly Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Room #4
    Please, call Lelya for the tickets at (650) 964-6838
    For more information, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923


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    2003

  • Alex Kushner presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Friday, September 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Cen tre, 4000 Middlefield Road
    Please, call Lelya for the tickets at (650) 964-6838
    For more information, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Vladimir Turiyanski presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Friday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Mark Freidkin and Sergey Kostyukhin
    (They are Timur Shaov's scene-partners, Moscow)
    present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Wednesday, August 20 at 7:30 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • KSP camping and guitar music festival.
    Private campground has been reserved on Saturday, August 2 at 2 p.m.
    For more info, please call Efim 510-657-9307

  • Michail Kazakov performs
    on Sunday, June 29 at 6:00 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Centre A uditorium, 4000 Middlefield Road
    Please, call Lelya for the tickets at (650) 964-6838
    For more information, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Michail Sherbakov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Friday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Centre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Room #4
    Please, call Lelya for the tickets at (650) 964-6838
    For more information, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • A private performance of Zhanna Shpits
    on Sunday, May 11 at 5:00 p.m. in Fima's house. Number of places is limited.
    Please, make reservation ASAP.
    For more information, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
    or Fima at (510) 657-9307

  • Boris Kiner or "Master Grisha" invites to bard song concert
    on Wednesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Centre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Room #4
    For more information, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • An evening of bard songs and guitar music with Alexandr Dulov
    on Sunday, March 23 at 5:00 p.m. in Fima's house. Number of places is limited.
    Please, make reservation ASAP.
    For more information, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • An evening of poetry with Eugene Evtushenko
    on Saturday, April 5 at 4:00 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road
    For more information, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Alex Bystricki (Piter - Los Angeles) presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, April 12 at 6:00 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Room #4
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Natalia Dudkina (Moscow) presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road Auditorium
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • "Vladimir Visotsky's birthday 65 anniversary" an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    with Oleg Mityaev and Leonid M argolin
    on Saturday, January 25 at 5:30 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road
    Tickets can be purchased at:
    Russian Club store, (650)941-5327
    and from Lelya, (650)964-6838
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650)965-3923

  • Galina Homchik presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Palo Alto Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road Auditorium
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

    2002

  • Vadim Egorov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Wednesday, December 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Palo Alto, 4000 Middlefield Road Auditorium
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • "Quartet" performs in the hotel "Rex", San Francisco (562 Sutter St.)
    on Sunday, November 10 at 6 p.m.

  • Victor Berkovsky, Dmitri Zemski, and Eugene Bykov present an evening of bard songs
    and guitar music on Saturday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m. in in Congregation Beth Am,
    26790 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Alexander Gorodnitskiy presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m. in the theater of Palo Alto, 4000 Middlefield Road
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
  • Alexander Mirzayan presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, October 5 in private house
    on Sunday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Palo Alto, 4000 Middlefield Road Auditorium
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
    For tickets, please, call Lelya (650) 964-6838

  • Happy birthday to "Poluostrov"
    Anniversary performance of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, October 19 at 6:00 p.m. in Palo Alto, 4000 Middlefield Road Auditorium
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
    For tickets, please, call Lelya (650) 964-6838

  • Inna Shmerkina (Israel) presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, August 25 at 5:00 p.m. in recreation room, 3201 Loma Verde Dr, San Jose
    For more info, please call Victor Grinberg, (408)378-9495
    victor_grinberg@yahoo.com

  • Vadim Pevzner (New York) presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Wednesday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call (408) 225-4831 (Tamara and Oleg)

  • An evening of bard songs and guitar music with Gregory Dikshtein
    on Sunday, August 4 at 6:00 p.m. in Congregation Beth Am, Arastradero Roa d, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
    For tickets, please, call Lelya (650) 964-6838

  • Ilya Vinnik from Kiev presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
    or Irina at (408) 730-4583

  • The second international bard song festival at Cyprus "Buyanuca-2002"

  • Valentin Vikharev and Boris Poloskin from St Peterburg present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Tuesday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
    or Fima at (510) 657-9307

  • Natalia Dudkina (Moscow) presents an evening of
    bard songs and guitar music
    She is Timur Shaov's scene-partner.
    on Friday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 965-3923
    For tickets, please, call Lelya (650) 964-6838

  • An evening dedicated to Svetlana Smelyanskaya memory
    on Sunday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m. in Hotel "Rex", first floor lobby
    562 Sutter St. (at Mason St.), San Francisco
    For more info, please, send message to Alexander Zevelyov (sasha01@hotmail.com)< br>
  • Happy birthday to Poluostrov bard club. 10-th anniversary bard song festival
    runs on July 12-14 weekend.
    Campground reserved in Oregon.

  • Nikolay Shtromilo (Moscow) and Alexander Markman (San Diego)
    present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, June 2 at 5:00 p.m. in Hotel "Rex", first floor lobby
    562 Sutter St. (at Mason St.), San Francisco
    For more info, please, send message to Alexander Zevelyov (sasha01@hotmail.com)
  • Timur Shaov presents 2 different performances of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, May 19 at 5:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road
    on Monday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
  • Igor Kuzmin and Vladimir Ragimov, two talented bards from Los Angeles,
    present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, May 5 at 5:00 p.m. in Hotel "Rex", first floor lobby
    562 Sutter St. (at Mason St.), San Francisco; Door charge: $10
    Bard's info at
    www.ragimov.com/vrag/KUZ/in dex.html
    www.ragimov.com/vrag/RAG/in dex.html
    For more info, please, send message to Alexander Zevelyov (sasha01@hotmail.com)

  • Tatyana & Sergey Nikitin present a new program "Black and White Movie" with Aleksandr Nikitin.
    on Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Benjamin Franklin High School,
    1430 Scott St., San Francisco, CA; Tatyana (415)242-5416

    on Saturday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Albert L. Schultz JCC,
    655 Arastradero Rd., Lyolya (650)964-6838

    on Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 p.m. (Special Concert for children),
    Albert L. Schultz JCC, 655 Arastradero Rd., Lyolya (650)964-6838

    on Tuesday, April 9 7:30 p.m. in 1st Baptist Church, 4401 St. Juan Ave., Sacramento; Leonid (650) 965-3923

  • Olga Serova, an actress at Mark Rozovsky Studio, performs "Master and Margarita" (by M. Bulgakov).
    on Sunday, April 7, 2002 at 5 p.m in Hotel "Rex", 1-st floor lobby.
    562 Sutter St (at Mason St), San Francisco.
    For more info, please send message to Alexander Zevelyov (sasha01@hotmail.com)
  • Alexander Gorodnitskiy presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923
    Please, call Lelya for ticket purchase (650) 964-6838
  • Evening with Alexey Brunov (Moscow)
    on Saturday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Renata Olevskaya (San Diego) presents an evening of
    bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, March 31 at 6:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Svetlana Vetrova (Russia) presents an ev ening of
    bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Igor (Garik) Demichev memorial evening "I wanted to fly so much!.."
    Poetry, songs, and movie on Sunday, March 3 at 6:00 p.m.
    in hotel "Rex", 562 Sutter St, San Francisco
    For more info, please send message to Alexander Zevelyov (sasha01@hotmail.com)

  • Alexandr Medvedenko (Radio of Izrael journalist) presents an evening of b ard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, January 26 at 7:00 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Iliya Fridlip presents "Poetry 2001" collection
    on Sunday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m.
    in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Zinaida and Anatoly Postolov (Los Angeles)
    present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, February 3 at 6:00 p.m.
    in hotel "Rex", 562 Sutter St, San Francisco
    For more info, please send message to Alexander Zevelyov "sasha01@hotmail.com"

  • Andrey Anpilov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Friday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Michail Sherbakov presents an evening of
    bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, January 20 at 6:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 964-6838

  • New Year party for Poluostrov club
    on Sunday, December 30 at 6:00 p.m.
    in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    Bring your friends, guitars, and food/drinks to share.

    2001

  • Yuliy Kim presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road
    an additional private house concert
    on Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • 9th South California festival information

  • Dmitri Sukharev, Dmitry Bogdanov, Olga Muratova, and bard-group "Sky" present classic of bard-song.
    D. Sukharev is the first time in America. He is an author of "Brich-Mulla" and many other well-known songs.
    on Friday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Sacramento
    on Saturday, October 6 at 6:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Vladimir Turiyanski presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Thursday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Concert dedicated to memory of Bulat Okudshava "Poka zemlja eshe vertitsja"
    Poets, composers and performers are from Norhtern California.
    on Saturday, November 3 at 6 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 965-3923

  • Veronika Dolina will perform her songs at private house on Sunday, November 4th at 6 p.m.
    All info: (650) 858-8402 (Grisha) or (650) 965-3923 (Leonid Dukhovny)

  • Sergey Terpenev invites his friends to final "Halyava-2001" bard-slet camping
    on September 15-16 at Woodward Lake
    Direction (provided by Sergey):
    take Highway 580 East, than 205 to Freeway 120 East,
    pass Menteca, go straight till Twentysix Mile Road (J14),
    turn left, then secind right on Dorsey Road,
    then left on Twentyeight Mile Road to campsite
    (Stanislaus Country Park).
    For more info, please, call Sergey at (408) 225-2990 or (408) 472-1541 (cel)

  • Concert dedicated to memory of Bulat Okudshava "Poka zemlja eshe vertitsja"
    Poets, composers and performers are from Norhtern California.
    on Saturday, July 21 at 5 pm in JCC San Francisco, 3200 California Street
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Alexandr Geintz & S ergey Danilov (Peterburg) present an evening of bard songs and guitar music.
    Duet won prices at Grushinsky bard-song festival 3 times.
    on Friday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • KSP camping and guitar music festival.
    Private campground has been reserved on Saturday, July 28 at 2 p.m.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Victor Berkovsky presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Friday, June 22 at 8:00 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Yuri Lores presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, May 13 at 6:00 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Michail Sherbakov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Friday, May 25 at 8:00 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Boris Kiner and Michael Tsintrinyak or "Master Grisha", actors of Vachtangov Theater in Moscow, invite to bard song concert
    on Sunday, April 1, at 4 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more information, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Vadim Pevzner (New York) and Leonid Pozen (Seattle) host to private party of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, April 15 at 5:00 p.m.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Veronika Dolina invites to concerts
    on Saturday, April 28 at 7:00 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Boris at (415)775-7755 or at (650) 493-0563 x249
    on Wednesday, May 2 at 7:00 pm in "Alliance Francaise", 1345 Bush Street, San Francisco
    For more info, please call Masha at (415) 668-7334

  • Evening of poetry with Michael Romm. Author from San Diego introduces his new book "Treugolnye strofy".
    R. Goldman, A. Zevelev, M. Melodiev, L. Khalis, N. Shegol participate in the performance.
    on Sunday, February 25 at 6:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Rd.
    For more information, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Dmitri Kimelfeld and Vladimir Semenov present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • "Master and Margarita" of Michail Bulgakov
    Evening of literature with actress Olga Serova
    on Sunday, January 28 at 4:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Rd.

    2000

  • Alexey Brunov, author from Moscow, invites to bard song concert
    on Thursday, October 19, at 8 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
    For more information, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • An evening of bard songs and guitar music with Alexandr Dulov
    on Wednesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Fima's house. Number of places is limited.
    Please, make reservation ASAP.
    For more information, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Alexander Zevelyov invites to a concert
    on Sunday, August 6 at 6 p.m. in Russian bookstore "Arlekin" in San Francisco, 5909 Geary Blvd (at 23-th Ave)
    for introduction of his new CD "Fifteenth Floor" (available for purchasing).
    For more info please call "Arlekin" at (415) 751-2320 or Mariya at (408) 369-9105

    e-mail mariya@via-tech.com
  • Renata Olevskaya, author from San Diego, for the first time in the Bay area.
    She invites to a concerts (in the memory of Igor (Garik) Demichev):
    Saturday, August 19, at 6 p.m. at Fima's house in Freemont (1157 Vuelta Olivos);
    Sunday, August 20, at 6 p.m. at "Arlekin" bookstore in San Francisco (5909 Geary Blvd @ 23-rd Ave.)

  • Alexander Zevelyov invites to a private party-concert
    on Sunday, July 23 at 6 p.m. at Fima's house in Fremont to celebrate recent release of his new CD "Fifteenth Floor" (available for purchasing).
    For more info please call Mariya at (408) 369-9105 or

    e-mail mariya@via-tech.com
  • Vladimir Kapger invites to private concert
    on Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 pm in Maks's house, 49 Midvale Drive, Daly City (from 280 take Pacifica, Hwy 1 exit)
    For more info, please call Maks at (650) 756-6601

  • Veronika Dolina invites to concert
    on Saturday, May 13 at 7:00 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • CANCELED
    Sixth South California's bard song festival "Oso-Lobo 2000"

  • An evening of bard songs and guitar music with Oleg Mityaev
    on Sunday, May 21 at 5:00 p.m.
    in Ebnezer Lutheran Church (corner of Partola Dr and Market Street) San Francisco.
    Tickets can be purchased at:
    Russian Club store, (650) 941 - 5327
    Evromart store, (650) 855 - 3923
    and from Lelya, (650)964 - 6838
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Alexandr Dolsky invites to concert
    on Friday, June 9 at 8:00 pm in Roosevelt Middle School (460 Arguello Blvd., San Francisco)
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • "Songs of our century (Part 2)"
    Presentation of new CD with famous bard songs of our century
    On Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 p.m.
    in Roosevelt Middle School (460 Arguello Blvd.)
    Alexander Gorodnitskiy
    Viktor Berkovsky and Dmitry Bogdanov
    Alexander Mirzayan
    Vadim and Valery Mishuks
    Leonid Sergeev
    Konstantin Tarasov
    Galina Khomchik and
    Lidia Cheboksarova
    Present songs of Yury Vizbor, Vladimir Visotcky, Bulat Okudshava,
    Vadim Egorov, Yuliy Kim and other well known authors.

  • Yuliy Kim presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m. in
    JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650)494-3923

  • Aleksandr Rozenbaum with a new concert program "A Window to a Soul"
    on Saturday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. in
    Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., San Francisco
    on Sunday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. in
    Spangenberg Theatre, Gunn High School, 780 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call at (408)260-1042

  • Sergey Terpenev invites friends to "Halyava-2000" camping
    for his birthday celebration on April 1-2
    Direction (provided by Sergey):
    HW 680 - HW 84 to Livermore - turn right on Colleve Ave. -
    turn right on Livermore Ave. - turn to Tesla Road -
    turn right on Mines Road to Del Valle Lake -
    please, look at messages in reserved camp sites.
    Reservation is required.
    For more info, please, call Sergey at (408) 225-2990 or (408) 472-1541 (cel)

  • Vladimir Berezhkov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music.
    He is an author of many well-known songs.
    He performed at Moscow's "First Circle" Theater.
    on Saturday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.
    in Fima's house in Fremont. Number of places is limited.
    Please, make reservation ASAP.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • New CD from "Grushinskj festival"

  • Alexander Gradsky presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in
    Spangenberg Theatre, Gunn High School, 780 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650)494-3923

  • "Village stories" of Vasily Shukshin
    Evening of literature with actress Olga Serova
    on Sunday, January 9 at 6:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Rd.

    1999

  • Yuli Kim is seriously ill and needs our help!

  • Irina Rudneva presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, November 21 at 5:00 p.m. in private house
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Seven years of "Poluostrov" celebration
    on Saturday, November 20 at 5:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road .
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Alexander Gorodnitskiy presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road .
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494-3923
  • Viktor Berkovsky and Dmitry Bogdanov present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Tue., October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Michail Sherbakov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • South California bard-song festival FALCON'99 on October 1-3.
    Campground has been reserved.

  • "Village stories" of Vasily Shukshin
    Evening of literature with actress Olga Serova
    on Sunday, October 10 at 5:00 p.m. in the "Sochi" cafe, 20956 Homestead Road, #A1, Cupertino.
    Rimma Goldman leads this evening.
    Please, call Rimma at (408) 366-0459 or "Sochi" cafe directly at (408)366-1367 for more information.
    Price per ticket is $8

  • Labor Day (on September 4-7) camping and guitar music festival.
    Sorry, campground is full. Reservations will not be accepted for this event.

  • Evening of literature and poetry with poetess Marina Genchihmaher (Los Angeles)
    on Saturday, August 21 at 4 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Tigran Osipov, the leader of the Moscow bard group "Listya", is performing
    on Friday, July 30 at 8 p.m. in San Francisco
    For more info, please, call Izolda at (415) 351-2232 and
    on Wednesday, August 4 at 8 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Canadian KSP festival on July 31 - August 2.
    Private campground has been reserved at Cedar Cove Resort.

  • Alexandr Gainc & Sergey Danilov (Peterburg) present an evening of bard songs and guitar music.
    Duet won prices at Grushinsky bard-song festival 3 times.
    on Tuesday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Poluostrov-99 the biggest all-American bard song festival
    runs on July 16-18 weekend.
    Campground reserved in Antony Chabot Regional Park.

  • Independence Day (on July 3-4) camping and guitar music festival.
    Please, join us at Bear Valley
    Directions:
    take 880 N. to Oakland - 580 - 5 N. to Stockton
    don't miss a sign to 4 East, and take it
    drive 80 mi to Arnold and find sign "Calaveras Bigtrees State Park" in extra 3-4 mi after this city.
    For more information, reservation, and directions call Isaac Tarasov (reservation on his name) at (650) 326-4621 (h)

  • East coast festival "Horosho zhit' na Vostoke" on June 12-13.
    Private campground has been reserved.

  • Yuri Kukin presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, Jun 6 at 6:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    on Tuesday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. private home concert (call 650-858-8402 for directions); tickets are $15
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Memorial Day bard song festival
    runs on May 28 weekend.
    Campground reserved in Volcanic park.
    Directions to Almanor Lake Campground:
    Hwy 80 N-E (55.3 mi) -- Hwy 505 N (34 mi) --
    Hwy 5 N (95 mi) exit Red Bluff --
    Hwy 36 E (68.5 mi) -- Pass Hwy 36 and Hwy 89 merge --
    take right to 89 S (5.5 mi) it is 3 mi before Chester --
    watch sign to campground and take turn to Almanor Road (0.5 mi)
    (530) 257-2151; (530) 258-3844
    note: please, take warm clothing with you and swimming equipment

  • An evening of bard songs and guitar music with Oleg Mityaev
    This is the first his concert in America on Sunday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m.
    in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    Tickets can be purchased at:
    Russian Club store, (650) 941 - 5327
    Arlekin store, (415) 751 - 2320
    and from Lelya, (650)964 - 6838
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Fifth Southern Californian Festival of Author's Song,
    at Barton Flats (San Bernardino mountains, near Los Angeles),
    Oso/Lobo Group Campground.
    from May 21 through May 23, 1999
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny (650) 494-3923
    or Boris Goldshteyn (619) 229-8438

  • An evening of bard songs and guitar music with Alexandr Dulov
    on Sunday, April 25 at 4:00 p.m. in Fima's house. Number of places is limited.
    Please, make reservation ASAP.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • An evening of bard songs and guitar music with Gregory Dikshtein
    2 new CDs and parts of performance will be introduced.
    on Sunday, April 4 at 3:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Alexander Mirzayan presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, March 27 at 4:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Tatyana & Sergey Nikitin present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m. in Roosevelt Middle School, 460 Arguello Blvd. (at Geary Blvd.)
    Tickets ($10.00 - $20.00) can be purchased at:
    JCC San Francisco, 3200 California Street
    Regina store, (415) 386 - 8577
    Arlekin store, (415) 751 - 2320
    For more info, please call Mara Stolina (415) 292-1275

  • An evening with Michael Volodin (Minsk)
    on Sunday, March 7 at 4:00 p.m. in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    Please, call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923 for more information.

  • Lilya Khaylis performs an evening of author's songs. She is the author of novels "Disaster" and "Steps to the sky", as well as many songs and music.
    on Friday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m. in "Babushka" cafe of Walnut Creek
    For more info, please, call at (925) 210-0779

  • Olga Serova performs "Village stories" of Vasily Shukshin
    on Friday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m. in "Babushka" cafe of Walnut Creek
    For more info, please, call at (925) 210-0779

  • An evening with Alexander Zevelyov
    on Sunday, February 7, 1999 at 6:00p.m. at the "Sochi" café, 20956 Homestead Road, #A1, Cupertino.
    Please, call at (408) 366-0459 for more information.

    1998

  • Vladimir Kapger presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Saturday, December 12 at 2:00 pm in private house at 1527 Miramonte Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040.
    You all welcome as well as you friends and relatives. Ticket price is $10.
    For more info, please call Gene (Genja) Leybzon 650-967-0645, or better leybzon@hotmail.com

  • Yurij Lores presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Friday, December 18 at ???? pm private concert
    on Saturday, December 19 at 3:00 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Alexandr Suhanov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on Sunday, December 6 at 4:00 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Dukhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • Veronika Dolina invites to concert
    on Sunday, November 22 at 5:00 pm in JCC San Francisco, 3200 California Street.
    Price is $7 per person ($5 discount tickets).
    For more information, please call Mara at (415) 292-1275

  • An Evening with Andrei Makarevich
    on Monday, November 30 at 20:00 in San Francisco.
    Please, call Rita for more info and tickets at (408) 260-1042.

  • Vadim Egorov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on October 30 at 7:30 pm in JCC San Francisco, 3200 California Street.
    on October 31 at 3:00 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494-3923

  • "Kamin" invites you on evening of October 18 at 7 pm to "Sochi" café & grill
    (20956 Homestead Road #A-1 Cupertino, CA (408) 366-1367)
    For more information, please call Misha (408) 736-7595 or Rimma (408) 366-0459

  • "Kamin" meets first Sunday of every month at 4 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road
    Next one will be on October 4. For more information, please call Rimma Goldman at (408) 366-0459

  • KSP slet of South CA "Palomarskie zvezdy na Sokolinoj Gore" - Palomar'98 October 2-4, 1998. Falcon group campground.

  • Evenings of guitar music in front of fireplace under moon light. Please, join us on September 5 (09/05-09/07) Labor Day weekend camping. We will meet at a Almanor lake campground.
    Directions from San Francisco to Almanor, CA (245.9 miles )
    1: Go East on US 101 to I-80 (0.7 miles)
    2: Go Northeast on I-80 (Portions toll) to I-505 (57.1 miles)
    3: Go North on I-505 to I-5 (33.0 miles )
    4: Go North on I-5 to State Rte 32 (67.5 miles )
    5: Go Northeast on State Rte 32 to State Rte 36 ( 71.7 miles )
    6: Go East on State Rte 36 to State Rte 89 ( 8.9 miles )
    7: Go Southeast on State Rte 89 ( 7.0 miles )
    8: Almanor Group, campsite #1
    For more information, reservation, and directions call Isaac Tarasov (reservation on his name) at (650) 326-4621 (h)

  • Vladimir Frumkin is one of the bard's song founders in Leningrad. He lectures in history of author's songs (Galich, Okoudjava, Visbor, Klyachkin, and Brodsky) in several American universities. His voice sounds around 25 years at "Svoboda". He presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music on July 29 at 4 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road. For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494 - 3923

  • Birthday camping July 25-26.
    Directions. Take 280 So. from S.F. or 280 N. from S.J.; exit Woodside Road So. (Hwy 84); and take right to Kings Mountain Road; follow this road to Huddart county park.
    Please, make it for consideration, park is closed at night time and gate is locked. Ask for direction to Toyon Groupcamp at park entrance.
    For more information, reservation, and directions call Isaac Tarasov (reservation on his name) at (650) 326-4621 (h)

  • Evening of guitar music in front of fireplace under moon light. Please, joint us on July 4 (07/03-07/05) long weekend. It will be in Bar Valley, Tahoe. Campground is full, but... for those who likes to know direction:
    take 880 N. to Oakland - 580 - 5 N. to Stockton
    don't miss a sign to 4 East, and take it
    drive 80 mi to Arnold and find sign "Calaveras Bigtrees State Park" in extra 3-4 mi after this city.
    For more information, reservation, and directions call Isaac Tarasov (reservation on his name) at (650) 326-4621 (h)

  • Alexei Ivaschenko & Georgiy Vasilyev present an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on June 7 at 7 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494 - 3923

  • Second Open Californian Festival of Bard Songs "FALCON" May, 22-24, 1998
    Festival Program
    DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM:
    San Francisco: I-5 south, 210 east, 10 east, 15 south exit to hwy-74 heading west, then follow common directions below;
    Los Angeles: I-10 east, I-15 south exit to hwy-74 heading west, then follow common directions below;
    Orange County: I-5 south, exit to 74 heading east, make a left at Long Canyon Road. The Falcon Group camp is located on the left side of the road immediately after the Blue Jay Family Campground;
    San Diego: I-15 north, exit to hwy-74 heading west, then follow the common directions below;
    Common directions: hwy-74 west, make a right onto Long Canyon Road and follow signs to the Falcon Ground Campground.

  • Concert dedicated to memory of Bulat Okudshava "Poka zemlja eshe vertitsja" on August 23 at 5 pm. For more info, please call at (415) 292 - 1271 and (415) 292 - 1275. Tickets are $5 at JCC Palo Alto, stores "Regina" and "Arlekin"

    1997

  • Summer'97 farewell camping Oct 10-12.
    Directions. Take 280 So. from S.F. or 280 N. from S.J.; exit Woodside Road So. (Hwy 84); and take right to Kings Mountain Road; follow this road to Huddart county park.
    Please, make it for consideration, park is closed at night time and gate is locked. Ask for direction to Toyon Groupcamp at park entrance.
    Price is $3 per car for park entrance and $7 per person, kids are free.
    For info.: call Maksim (415) 221 - 1771

  • Michail Sherbakov presents an evening of bard songs and guitar music
    on October 24 in Luteran Church (678 Partola Drive) of San Francisco at 8 pm.;
    on October 25 at 7 pm in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road.

    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494 - 3923

  • Yuriy Kukin - well known "maitre" of bard songs, one of the founders those genre. His songs were very popular in 60... Everybody knows "Za tumanom", "Parij", "Staryy skazochnik", "Gorod" ("Gory dalyokie..."), "Volshebnik", "Poezd" ("A v tayge po utram tuman..."), "Ya gubami solntse snyal so scheki...", "Gostinitsa", "30 let", and other. Kukin - poet-romantic. His songs about life, dreaming, and craving for journey have philosophical irony and light melancholy. They have poetical view of day-to-day life, but don't idealize it.
    on Sat. Nov. 8 - San Francisco, Rita (408) 260-1042
    on Sun. Nov. 9 - in JCC Palo Alto, 655 Arastradero Road, Rita (408) 260-1042
    For more info, please call Leonid Duhovny at (650) 494 - 3923