Concerts and Events
YEREVAN SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011
Loyal to its aim VIBROGRAPHUS took actions towards another step in developing rock scene in Armenia and with the support of YEREVAN MUNICIPALITY presented YEREVAN SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011, August 26-27-28, with the participation of well-known bands from Armenia, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Georgia, USA.
Liberty Square, the heart of Yerevan, was 3 days flooded with high quality music and breathtaking sound open-air! Four bands performing each day making the event a real unforgettable celebration for all the music lovers! Spiced by heavy rain and mad wind, but unhindered and unstoppable yet, this music festival prooved once again that Armenia is a country of rocks and rocky people, and that the good music is still appreciated!
Vibrographus is thankful to all the Armenian bands who performed at the festival – VO.X, SHARAK . OAKSENHAM, THE BEAUTIFIED PROJECT, THE BAMBIR, DOGMA! Аs well as our special thanks go to the bands from abroad - German jazz metal band PANZERBALLETT, whose fanstastic music took a voyage through our brains, Italian powerful trio of jazz, rock, fusion etc. EURO GROOVE DEPARTMENT, who keept on rocking on the stage in a heavy rain and managed to keep the audience around dancing in the rain! Internationally compiled band KARMANDAN from the USA, with his funny charachters and multilingual music, Georgian band TAKO & GREEN MAMA ------- , and ,finally, last but not the least, our guests from Denmark - SOREN ANDERSEN with his passionate guitar and artistism, and OLIVER WEERS taking us back to the 80s hard rock and making all the girls go crazy!
Women in Armenian Rock
March 31, 2011, Puppet Theater
The Rock Associacion of Armenia presented this festival with participation of 5 bands with female vocalists - Dogma, Vo.x, Alien Time, E.V.A, Degh - and the all female metal band Divahar. The Puppet Theater was packed coming to prove that the female lead bands aquire more and more interest among the Armenian audience.
Charity Concert in Memory of Ashot Harutyunyan
March 2, 2010, Puppet Theater
Ashot harutyunyan was a talanted jazz musician, trombonist of the Armenian State Jazz Band Armenian Navy Band and Katuner. His friends and band members, along with the guest bands Dogma and Dorians honored his memory by a charity concert.
Rest in Peace.
Rock Association Founding Festival
December 26, 2010
A festival devoted to the foundation of the Armenian Rock Association established with the efforts of the Armenian Prime Minister and rock musicians was held at the Yerevan National Academic Theatre after Gabriel Sundukyan. Association-founding member 9 Armenian rock groups - THE BAMBIR, DORIANS, ROAD MOVIE , DOGMA, EVA, ALIEN TIME, OAKSENHAM, EMPYRAY, VO.X - made their appearances during the festival. It was a great concerts with great sound!.
JOE COCKER live in Yerevan
With the efforts of Yerevan Perspectives 11th International Music Festival, AmeriaBank and Vibrographus the legend from Woodstock landed right in Yerevan 41 years after. On October 26 Joe Cocker gave a bombastic show in Yerevan, proving that even now his voice is unique indeed as it was when he was 25.
Goran Bregovic and his Wedding & Funeral Orchestra
Within the framework of 11th Yerevan Perspectives international music festival on November 15, World wide famous Serb composer & musician Goran Bregovic and his Wedding & Funeral Orchestra gave a concert in Yerevan playing their program called “Alcohol. Vibrographus assured technical organization of the show.
Ian Anderson Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull
On September 24, 2010, the Opera House was filled with miraculous sounds of a silver flute – Ian Anderson Played the Orchestral Jethro Tull! A unique and divine concert played by Ian Anderson and his band - John O'hara, David Goodier, Florian Opahle, Scott Hammond, in accompany with the Armenian Chamber Players. The special guest of the shaw was Zara, lead vocalist of an Armenian folk metal band Dogma, who performed together with Ian, presenting two songs of Jethro Tull and two Dogma songs. In Ian's words, Dogma is...."The best musical metal band this side of Mars. Amazing bass player. Brilliant vocals. Searing guitar. Thundering neutron drums. This band feature instruments which are weapons of mass destruction.... Oh, to be so young."
Fete De La Musique 2010
June 21, 2010
For the World Music Day this year Vibrographus staged two events!
The unchangeable rock stage in front of Moscow Cinema/Aznavour Square with bands - HAYARD, Suren Arustamyan Blues Band, E.V.A., The Beautified Project.
The stage at the lovely Lover's Park featuring Raffi Ohanyan with his band from Armenia and guests from France - "Lavash" and "Les Ogres de Barback".
Highland Metalfest 2010
June 14, Puppet Theater
Zhesht and Sacrond presented Highland Metalfest 2010 headlined by Horse the Band from the USA and a number of metal bands from Armenia, Georgia and Iran.
Play City Rock Fest
June 5, PLAY CITY entertainment center
Play City presented the new attraction - Buggy Carting along with extreme summer rock festival with participation of the bands: Empyray, Stryfe, Bambir, Dorians, Dogma, Artsruni Band from Armenia, and guests from Georgia - Heavy Cross and Rema.
Fantastic openair rock festival, good sound, great audience, lots of fresh air and drink! Something quite different indeed!