Sergey Manukyan will perform on the cathedral stage of the festival

The legendary jazz singer and pianist Sergey Manukyan will become a participant in the XV International Music Festival «Kaliningrad City Jazz». He will perform on August 29 on the cathedral stage, which will be located in the Cathedral. This is the second appearance of the famous artist in the festival program: initially, he performed in Kaliningrad at the very first festival in 2006.
Sergey Manukyan is a great musician who performed on the same stage with a plethora of legends: Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, George Benson. He earned such recognition due to his unique performing manner. He was also awarded the title of «Best Jazz Musician» and other prestigious awards for his extraordinary vocal skills.
Sergey Manukyan’s second visit is the part of The Best program. The organizing committee has already stated that the 15th-anniversary edition of the festival is an occasion to invite artists who appeared on the stage of the Kaliningrad City Jazz in different years and won special attention of the audience. Earlier it became known about the participation of the Israeli band Funknstein, which performed at the festival in 2013. Polish collective Bibobit will return to us four years later, so will Richard Galliano, but he is coming after long 12 years: the «holy monster of jazz» appeared on the Kaliningrad stage in 2008.
Recall that this year the XV International Music Festival «Kaliningrad City Jazz» will be held on August 28, 29, 30 on the Kant island of where three stages will be located – the main, the new and the cathedral, the so-called «Classical». The headliners will perform on «Main», hip-hop and electronic music outfits on «New», and the legends of classical jazz on «Classical» stage in the Cathedral. The Bonus scene will be built in the New Kaliningrad Synagogue, where Israeli musicians will perform.