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Azymuth to perform in Tbilisi

By Mariam Chanishvili
Friday, August 31
Brazilian jazz-funk trio Azymuth - formed in 1973, will perform in Georgia on September 28.

Azymuth concert is brought and presented by Lyra Entertainment.

Today, the members of the band feature Alex Malheiros, Ivan Conti and Kiko Continentino.

Classically trained and initially influenced by pianists Bill Evans and Luiz Eca (of the Tamba 4), Bertrami worked with Flora Purim and Robertinho Silva before meeting Conti at a Rio nightclub.

The band has also worked with Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, George Duke and others.

Since the mid-1990s, they have released albums on the London-based Far Out Recordings label, and continue to tour in Europe.

Azymuth creates a psychedelic jazz architecture, a cosmic Funk and overwhelming Groove, music without borders, which leads souls to the mystical world through dance moves of the body.

The concert will take place at Republic in Tbilisi, which is a horizontally stretched four-story building hosting three different venues ranging from several modern event spaces to an upscale gourmet Seafood restaurant with a rooftop terrace.

Lyra Entertainment is a dynamic and growing entertainment company. Their vision is to create powerful projects that bring unforgettable experiences for artists, magical and memorable moments for the guests with the highest-quality music content.

The team books, promotes and produces the most successful music around the world while seeking new opportunities and partnerships.

The event is also supported by TBC Status, Club Iveria, Aversi, Tbilisi City Hall, Check in Georgia.

Tickets are available online on

TBC Status members will be able to get 10% of the price back.