Global East Rock Festival 2009

It was the first festival of such level on the territory of Ukraine. Almost every band in the festival line-up is very known in Ukraine, some of them are the legends, other bands are the symbols of their time, many bands are in rotation of many music TV channels. The legendary British band Motörhead was headliner of the festival. The band succeeds the late 70th and it's a reason to sad that headliner was chosen perfectly.

Dates: August 1, 2009 - August 2, 2009

Guests: 2000

Headliners: My Dying Bride, Kreator, Tarja Turunen, Motorhead

Ticket price:

  • only August 1: 400 UAH (~ 50 USD or ~ 36 EUR)
  • entire festival (pre-sale): 600 UAH (~ 75 USD or ~ 55 EUR)
  • in the days of the festival: 700 UAH (~ 88 USD or ~ 64 EUR)

Festival is held the August,1st and 2nd, 2009 on the racetrack "Chaika" near Kiev, Ukraine. On the territory of racetrack held many different festivals. Nearby there is a guarded parking,several hotels (hotel "Chaika" is placed near the entrance on the festival's territory), a few bars and a small grocery store. Also racetrack is located far enough away from residential areas. But after numerous complaints of residents for noise during the festival, which took place before the Global East Open Air, organizers had to cancel the nightly performances of Alight and Haggard.

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