Russjaka announce new release called "Chronicles" coming out on SBÄM Records on 02/25/22 and a tour

Since 2005, Russkaja have been touring through Europe and delivering turbo party power at festivals and in clubs all over the continent. The band’s energetic front man Georgij Makazaria and his vibrant appearance inspires people to bounce frenetically, dance,pogo and scream their heads off. He is supported by the precise rhythm and driving force of drums, bass and guitar as well as the melody coming from violin, sax and the potete (a unique bass-trumpet). Together, the talented musicians follow their passion for live music and the classic melodies of Eastern Europe.

Russkaja play with Slavic clichés and melancholic minor notes which pick up speed and invite you to join the party. The beat of the so-called turbo polka with a Jamaican ska-offbeat makes the people’s feet and souls celebrate, dance and happily forget all their woes. Excursions into punk rock, metal and dub-step atrracts everyone that hears this band. Since 2008, Russkaja have been the house band of the Austrian late night show “Willkommen Österreich”, where they accompany the performances of star musicians in their own musical style – russifying and balkanizing their latest hits. Chronicles is a very limited, hand-numbered vinyl edition signed by the band accompany the art design of cult graphic artist Stefan Beham will be released on Beham's label SBÄM Records! The tracks of the best-of-album were selected by the band as well as by their fans, resulting in a colorful journey across Russkaja's 15-year creative period. From live classics like “Change” or “Hometown Polka” to the big crowd favorite “Energia” and the banger “Russki Style” – die-hard fans and everyone, who wants to become one, get the maximum of Russkaja experince! Line-up: Georgij Makazaria - Vocals Lea-Sophie Fischer - Violin Nico Loro Ravenni - Sax H-G. Gutternigg - Potete Engel Mayr - Guitar Dima Miller - Bass Mario Stübler - Drums “Russkaja will be on tour to America with Flogging Molly! 14 concerts in 7 states! Russkaja about how the tour with Flogging Molly came about: “And again, Vodka has connected people! We met Flogging Molly at a festival in Hungary. The sympathy and mutual admiration led to an invitation from the Irish-American band. After several years of planning, this invitation is now accepted - a joint tour of the USA. We can’t wait!” Flogging Molly on the upcoming tour with Russkaja: “We are very excited about the upcoming tour with Russkaja, and of course the cruise!” Russkaja tour dates with Flogging Molly: March 8, 2022 Knoxville, TN - The Mill & Mine March 9, 2022 Huntsville, AL - Mars Music Hall March 11, 2022 Kansas City, MO - The Truman March 12, 2022 Tulsa, OK - Cain’s Ballroom March 13, 2022 Austin, TX - Stubb’s Waller Creek March 15, 2022 Tempe, AZ - The Marquee March 17, 2022 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium March 18, 2022 Funner, CA - Harrah’s Resort Socal March 19, 2022 Indio, CA - Fantasy Springs Resort Casino March 20, 2022 Reno, CA - Grand Sierra Resort March 22, 2022 Santa Cruz, CA - The Catalyst March 23, 2022 Monterey, CA - Golden State Theatre March 25, 2022 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater March 26, 2022 Ventura, CA - Ventura Music Hall https://www.floggingmollycruise.com/artist/russkaja/ https://www.floggingmolly.com/tour For more information or to book an interview with Russjaka please contact Melanie at info@melaniekayepr.com