Two Families Band

Studio 13 Concerts has hosted over 80 live concerts and the Two Families Band show was one of the best received Studio 13 shows EVER!

Sunday, February 18th, 2024 

3-4:45 pm with intermission 

Live and Livestream!

This talented and versatile band will entertain with a Family Day musical variety programme for kids of all ages!

The programme will include original compositions in classical, ethnic, and ancient styles; original songs in Celtic and modern style; Ukrainian folk songs; and Golden hits of jazz and blues, and popular songs of the 21st century in different languages.

Information for In-Person Audience:  Doors open 2:20 pm.  Concert begins at 3 pm.  There will be a 15 minute intermission.  Cookies and Hot Cocoa will be available for a donation to the West Plains Roof Fund.  The West Plains Honey products and Used Book Sale will also be open.  Bring coins and loose change and small bills to support these fundraisers!  If the parking lot is full, please park across the street.

Ways to Donate:  Your donation at the door will support the band members and the church roof fund.  You may also donate online by e-transfer to or at CanadaHelps, choosing the “Live!@WestPlains” fund: Donate Now – West Plains United Church (   Thank you!

Free admission 

(Donations gratefully received to support the musicians and the Live!@WestPlains concert series) 

Introducing Two Families Band 

Concert performances, original and cover programs in various styles, musical arrangement of events, private lessons for children and adults. 

We are professional musicians (Newcomers to Hamilton from Ukraine in 2022 & 2023) with extensive experience in stage work: clubs, restaurants, hotels, cruise ships. We also have a large repertoire of music in different languages, in different styles: classical music, jazz, blues, folk, rock and roll, etc. During our half-year stay in Canada, we have given many solo concerts, participated in television shows and participated in festivals: Niagara Jazz Festival, Dundas Cactus Festival, Niagara Music Festival, Hamilton “Music and Motion”, “It’s your Festival” and others. 

Valentyn Zadoianov (guitar, vocals, harmonica) is a professional concert performer, guitar teacher, composer. Higher education. Teaching experience 17 years. Travelled the world with concerts and creative expeditions. Wrote and published 12 collections of original music for guitar. Recorded 12 original albums in various styles: classical, ethnic music, blues, rock, jazz, etc.  

416 270 3031 


Irina Samarina (vocal, flute) is a professional concert and studio singer, and vocal teacher for children and adults. Irina has a wealth of experience. Travelled a lot around the world performing concerts as a singer and flute player with music bands. Winner of numerous competitions. Performs music in various styles: classical and folk music, jazz, blues, rock, etc.  

Julia Kim (domra) is a professional teacher and performer with vast experience. Winner of numerous music competitions. Higher education. 20 years of teaching and performing experience. Regularly performed in ensembles, orchestras, and as a solo artist.  

Oleg Apostolov (double bass, bass guitar) is a professional performer, teacher, arranger with a higher musical education and many years of experience. Winner of numerous competitions and participant in international jazz festivals.  

For more information, please contact or call 905-320-4989.