18 Oct 2015, KOKO, London
Boombox w/ David Gilmour
Boombox w/ David Gilmour
Sun 18 Oct 2015 Koko, London
Anthem of the Ukrainian revolution

Ukrainian supergroup Boombox were part of the struggle during the Maidan demonstrations in Kiev in 2013-14, and their iconic song Злива (Rain) which remembers the 106 people killed, became a rallying call for freedom.

They are now banned from performing in Russia, where they have a huge following, because of their pro-freedom stance.

Often described as a funky-groove band, Boombox was founded in Kiev in 2004 by vocalist Andrey Khlyvniuk, guitarist Andrey “Fly” Samoylo and DJ Valentin “Valik” Matijuk. Blending elements of hip-hop, rock, funk, jazz and reggae, Boombox mainly perform in Ukrainian, with a couple of tracks in Russian and English.

David Gilmour is guitarist, vocalist and writer with Pink Floyd, but is also renowned for his solo work: his highly acclaimed 2006 platinum album On An Island was Number 1 in the UK and made the Top Ten in many countries. In September 2014, Pink Floyd released The Endless River and David confirmed that it would be the band's final album: it topped the charts in over 20 countries. His fourth solo album Rattle That Lock was released worldwide on 18 September 2015, and is currently ranking Number 1 in the album charts in eleven countries.

For I’m with the Banned, a brief pit-stop on his first live tour in Europe in nine years, he performed tracks including Rattle That Lock, In Any Tongue and Wish You Were Here with Boombox.

Ukrainian supergroup Boombox were part of the struggle during the Maidan demonstrations in Kiev in 2013-14, and their iconic song Злива (Rain) which remembers the 106 people killed, became a rallying call for freedom.

They are now banned from performing in Russia, where they have a huge following, because of their pro-freedom stance.

Often described as a funky-groove band, Boombox was founded in Kiev in 2004 by vocalist Andrey Khlyvniuk, guitarist Andrey “Fly” Samoylo and DJ Valentin “Valik” Matijuk. Blending elements of hip-hop, rock, funk, jazz and reggae, Boombox mainly perform in Ukrainian, with a couple of tracks in Russian and English.

David Gilmour is guitarist, vocalist and writer with Pink Floyd, but is also renowned for his solo work: his highly acclaimed 2006 platinum album On An Island was Number 1 in the UK and made the Top Ten in many countries. In September 2014, Pink Floyd released The Endless River and David confirmed that it would be the band's final album: it topped the charts in over 20 countries. His fourth solo album Rattle That Lock was released worldwide on 18 September 2015, and is currently ranking Number 1 in the album charts in eleven countries.

For I’m with the Banned, a brief pit-stop on his first live tour in Europe in nine years, he performed tracks including Rattle That Lock, In Any Tongue and Wish You Were Here with Boombox.