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Win 2 Tickets To Any Of These 5 Vertigo Gigs!

Here's your chance to snare a ticket to any of these 5 Vertigo events!

Thanks to our live music partner Vertigo Jazz Club & Restaurant, we are now able to offer our readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to any one of these 5 great gigs!

Located just off the market square on Oławska street, Vertigo Jazz Club & Restaurant has long established itself as the premier Jazz venue not only Wrocław, but also the wider region. Boasting an authentic 1920’s jazz club interior and impressive acoustics, not to mention a dazzling restaurant, it’s a superb venue to enjoy concerts of all genres. 

Naturally we would say that given Vertigo Jazz Club & Restaurant are our partner, but if you don’t want to take our word for it, check out these glittering reviews on Tripadvisor and Wrocław In Your Pocket.

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To win a pair of tickets for one of these concerts or stand-up gigs, just write the name of the event you wish to go to in the Facebook comments section of this article, in which you should also tag the person you’d like to go with. Please submit your entry by 11.59pm on Thursday the 5th of September. 

All entries will go into a prize draw to be conducted on Monday and the winner will be contacted by private message.

In the meantime, here are the five gigs:

Monika Borzym

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On the 8th of September, charismatic jazz singer Monika Borzym will perform an intimate set composed of beautiful pre-WW2 songs by eminent composers and poets including Julian Tuwim, Henryk Wars and Marian Hemar. Magnificent pianist Krzysztof Dys will join her on stage. 

To book a table for the gig now, visit emenago.com/i/vertigojazz


Vertigo Saturday Night Presents: Pet Cafe

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The Pet Cafe band are an outfit whose sound is shaped by its fascinating mix of six radically different musical personalities. First, there’s the magical, electrifying vocals of Kamila Kłos. Then there’s the fiery guitar improvisations of Tomek Kaczmarczyk. On top of that the band also boasts Paweł Balon on saxophone, Piotr Gawron on keyboards, bassist Sylwek Olszewski and drummer
Karol Zathey.

The band’s setlist will feature funk & soul classics from Stevie Wonder through to Jamiroquai and Simply Red, plus original songs by Pet Cafe and Tomek Kaczmarczyk’s band Slow.

To book a table for the gig now, visit emenago.com/i/vertigojazz


Vertigo Premiere: Natalia Szczypuła

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Natalia Szczypuła is a singer well known in Wrocław for her versatility; she is equally at home singing soul, jazz or funk songs. Earlier this year Natalia started work on a solo album that includes tracks combining these three musical genres together with a slice of pop. Her upcoming performance at Vertigo will see her perform a number of songs from that record. 

The singer originally honed her skills at Wrocław Jazz School and the London Centre of Contemporary Music/ Since then she gone on to perform at the National Forum of Music and numerous intimate venues across London. Her music has also featured in a couple of major Polish movies. 

To book a table for the gig now, visit emenago.com/i/vertigojazz


The Rolling Stones by Jacek Baran & The Blues Connection

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Rolling Stones fans can enjoy a classic set of Stones hits performed by Jacek Baran and his Blues Connection band. Baran is of course known as a ‘living legend’ of Wrocław’s rock ‘n’ roll scene – there’s literally nobody else in the area who can perform these songs like him. 

To book a table for the gig now, visit emenago.com/i/vertigojazz


Cykada

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Our last featured gig of the month comes from eclectic London jazz collective Cykada, who released their debut album this spring. Mixing jazz, Turkish, Flamenco and West African influences, Cykada recorded the five compositions at London’s Total Refreshment Centre back in December 2017.

The band includes bassist Jamie Benzies, keyboardist Tilé Gichigi-Lipere, drummer Tim Doyle, trumpeter Axel Kaner-Lidstrom, saxophonist James Mollison and guitarist Javi Pérez.

To book a table for the gig now, visit emenago.com/i/vertigojazz

Gregor Gowans

The founder and editor of Wroclaw Uncut, Gregor has been running the website since its inception in 2012. A Wroclawian for almost 10 years, Gregor writes on a wide variety of topics including, food & drink, nightlife, local news and politics. He is also a regular guest on Radio Ram's Sunday lunch programme.

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