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GREEK SINGERS PERFORMING IN ATHENS

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Where: Various locations around Athens
When: December 2018 & January 2019
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Experience the latest in the Greek music scene as Greek singers take up residence at various venues around the city, making it a highlight of the winter season in Athens. Here’s our curated guide of Greek singers performing in Athens in the coming months.

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DECEMBER 2018 & JANUARY 2019 – GREEK SINGERS IN ATHENS

The start of the winter residencies are in full swing with some big name performers taking up a weekly spots in Athens’ biggest clubs and venues. Greek music lovers will be thrilled to see their favourite singers every week on intimate stages with the thrill of a Greek nightclub experience, where flowers are thrown, whisky is served by the bottle and the night doesn’t end until the sun rises!

YIANNIS PARIOS with GLYKERIA

Friday and Saturday night’s (check with venue for xmas dates)

Greek Singers Athens Parios Glykeria

Glykeria and Yiannis Parios on stage at Baraonda in Athens. Photograph: courtesy of Baraonda

Yiannis Parios and Glykeria, two legends of the Greek music scene perform their favourite love songs on stage every Friday and Saturday at the Baraonda Club in Athens. Parios, known and loved across the world for his ballads, has had a successful music career spanning more than 40 years and will be joined by Glykeria, another musical legend adored in Greece and abroad.

Tickets: Prices vary for standing area or tables | Starts at 10:00pm (until very late)

When: every Friday and Saturday night in December (check with venue for xmas dates)

Where: Baraonda Music Hall, Tsocha 43, Athens 115 21

For the taxi driver: Αναστασίου Τσόχα 43, Αθήνα 115 21

Pre-Sale: Call the venue directly for reservations on +30 210 644 4308 or +30 210 644 1778

 

ANTONIS REMOS with DESPINA VANDI

Every Friday and Saturday night (check with venue for xmas dates)

Greek Singers Athens Antonis Remos

Antonis Remos | Greek Singers in Athens

Capping another year of number one hits in Greece, Antonis Remos returns to his residency at Athens Arena this winter. Remos will be accompanied this season by Greek songstress Despina Vandi.

Tickets: from 15 euros for standing area | Starts from 10:30pm (until very late)

When: Every Friday & Saturday night in December (check with venue for xmas dates)

Where: Athens Arena, 166 Panagi Tsaldari Avenue (Pireos 166)

For the taxi driver: Αθηνών Αρένα, Λεωφ. Παναγή Τσαλδάρη ( Πειραιώς) 166

Pre-Sale Tickets: Reservations: +30 210 34 71 111 or Email: [email protected]

 

ELEFTHERIA ARVANITAKI with YIANNIS KOTSIRAS

Every Saturday night in December (check with venue for xmas dates)

Arvanitaki Kotsiras Greek Singers Athens

Eleftheria Arvanitaki & Yiannis Kotsiras play the Akti Pireos nightclub on Saturday night’s.

Since the start of her career, legendary Greek artist Eleftheria Arvanitaki has set poetry to music, interpreting works by Sappho, Maria Polydouri, Kostas Karyotakis and others. Her work has reached wide audiences in Greece and around the world through her unique voice and music. This winter she takes residency at the Akti Pireos Club alongside Greek folk and rebetika singer Yiannis Kotsiras.

Tickets: Prices vary for standing area or tables | Starts from 10:30pm (until very late)

When: Every Saturday night in December (check with venue for xmas dates)

Where: Akti Pireos, Pireos 178 & Lamias 2 Tavros, Athens 177 78

For the taxi driver: Ακτή Πειραιώς, Πειραιώς 178, Ταύρος, Αθήνα 177 78.

Pre-Sale Tickets: Reservations: +30 210 341 8020 or Email: [email protected]

 

NOTIS SFAKIANAKIS with PAOLA

Every Friday and Saturday night (check with venue for xmas dates)

Notis SFAKIANAKIS Greek Singers Athens

Notis Sfakianakis is a popular Greek folk singer and one of the most commercially successful artists in Greece. This year he takes up his winter residency at Gazi Live accompanied by Greek pop sensation Paola, who is heralded for her powerful musical interpretations and performances.

Tickets: Prices vary for standing area or tables | Starts from 10:30pm (until very late)

When: Every Friday & Saturday night in December (check with venue for xmas dates)

Where: Gazi Live, 11 Iera St Gazi

For the taxi driver: Γκάζι Live, Ιερά οδός 11, Γκάζι

Pre-Sale Tickets: Tickets available online here

 

DIONYSIS SAVVOPOULOS

Every Saturday and Sunday in December (check with venue for xmas dates)

DIONYSIS SAVVOPOULOS Greek Singers Athens

With a career spanning 50 years, prominent Greek singer and songwriter Dionysis Savvopoulos will perform throughout December, at the newly restored performance venue ‘The Alsos’. His repertoire, ‘Songs of Others’ (Τα τραγούδια των άλλων) is a collection of music from various artists, selected by Savvopoulos that have influenced him over his long career. He will be accompanied by musicians, Yiotis Kiourtsoglou (bass), Vassilis Hatzinikolaou (keyboard), Kallistratos Drakopoulos (drums), Dimitris Lappas (guitar/bouzouki) and Evi Mazi (vocals/flute).

Tickets: from 15 euros | Starts at 9:00pm

When: Every Saturday & Sunday night in December (check with venue for xmas dates)

Where: ALSOS Club, 4 Evelpidon, Kypseli

For the taxi driver: Το Άλσος, Ευελπίδων 4, Κυψέλη, Πεδίον του Άρεως

Pre-Sale Tickets: Reservations: +30 210 822 7471

 

VASSILIS KARAS & Friends

Every Friday and Saturday night (check with venue for xmas dates)

Vasilis Karras Greek Singers Athens

Vasilis Karras | Greek Singers in Athens.

Vasilis Karras and Christos Menidiatis return to the stage at Iera Odos nightclub in central Athens this winter. Karras and Menidiatis are among Greece’s most popular recording artists, with widespread appeal and numerous decades in the Greek music scene. This year they are joined by rising star Christos Holidis.

Tickets: Prices vary for standing area or tables | Starts from 10:00pm (until very late)

When: Every Friday & Saturday night in December (check with venue for xmas dates)

Where: Iera Odos Club, 18-20 Iera Odos, Athens

For the taxi driver: Ιερά Οδός, Ιερά οδός 18-20, Γκάζι

Pre-Sale Tickets: Reservations: +30 210 342 8272

 

HARIS ALEXIOU with STAVROS XARHAKOS

Every Saturday and Sunday in December 2018 & January 2019

Alexiou Xarhakos Greek Singers Athens

Stavros Xarhakos and Haris Alexiou performing together. Photograph: courtesy of Alexiou

Greek composer and conductor Stavros Xarhakos returns to the main stage of Gazarte for another winter season of musical interpretation. Starting in December 2018, Xarhakos will interpret music from the great Bouzouki musician Giorgos Zambetas and will be accompanied on stage by the dame of the Greek music scene, Haris Alexiou, who is adored across the world after almost 50 years of performance.

Tickets: Prices start from 13 euros | Performance starts at 9:00pm Saturday’s and 8:00pm Sunday’s

When: Every Saturday & Sunday night in December and January

Where: Gazarte, 32-34 Voutadon St Gazi, Athens

For the taxi driver: Gazarte, Βουτάδων 32-34, Γκάζι

Pre-Sale: Tickets Available Here

 

ALKISTIS PROTOPSALTI

Monday’s and Friday’s in December 2018 and January 2019

Alkistis Protopsalti Gazarte Greek Singers Athens

A perfect way of exploring the music and culture of Greece with the legendary performer Alkistis Protopsalti on the main stage at Gazarte in Athens on Monday and Friday night’s for December and January. Her five piece orchestra will accompany, along with up and coming supporting artist Yiannis Mathes.

Tickets: Prices start from 12 euros | Performance starts at 8:00pm Monday’s and 9:00pm Friday’s

When: Every Monday & Friday night in December and January

Where: Gazarte, 32-34 Voutadon St Gazi, Athens

For the taxi driver: Gazarte, Βουτάδων 32-34, Γκάζι

Pre-Sale: Tickets Available Here

 

YIANNIS PLOUTARCHOS with MELINA ASLANIDOU

Every Friday and Saturday night (check with venue for xmas dates)

Greek Singers Athens Ploutarchos Aslanidou

Popular Greek singer and songwriter, Yiannis Ploutarchos will draw in the crowds throughout winter when he returns to the Fotaerio Nightclub in central Athens. Considered one of the most popular “laiko” singers of his generation, his deep voice is attributed to having a genuine “laiko” sound. Ploutarchos will be joined on stage by Greek pop singer Melina Aslanidou.

Tickets: Prices vary for standing area or tables | Starts from 10:30pm (until very late)

When: Every Friday & Saturday night

Where: Fotaerio, 102 – 104 Pireos St, Gazi

For the taxi driver: ΦΩΤΑΕΡΙΟ, Πειραιώς 102-104, Γκάζι

Pre-Sale Tickets: Reservations: +30 210 3413 888 or Email [email protected]

 

ELENI VITALI

Every Friday and Saturday night (check with venue for xmas dates)

Eleni Vitali Greek Singers Athens

Eleni Vitali performs her greatest hits from a long and successful career. She performs with her band TZUM, providing a fresh new sound to her repertoire.

Vitali will be joined on stage by emerging Greek singer Violeta Ikari, who released her first album “Come and Crack my World” (Έλα και ράγισε τον κόσμο μου) in 2018 and has collaborated with many significant artists. She is heralded for her unique voice and has a bright future in the Greek music scene.

Tickets: Prices start from 13 euros | Performance starts at 10:30pm

When: Every Friday & Saturday night in December and January

Where: ILON PLUS, Kodrigktonos 17, Athens

For the taxi driver: ILION PLUS, Κοδριγκτώνος 17

Pre-Sale: Tickets Available Here

 

GREEK SINGERS COMING SOON IN ATHENS

SAKIS ROUVAS & STELIOS ROKKOS 

Winter 2018/2019 (to be announced)

Greek Singers Athens Rouvas Rokkos

Popular Greek pop-rock singer, Sakis Rouvas has teamed together this year with singer/songwriter Stelios Rokkos and released a new single to coincide with their duet performances for the winter season. Starting in the clubs of Thessaloniki in the early winter, the pair will take up residency at Rouvas’ regular stage at the Estate Nightclub in central Athens.

Tickets: Prices vary for standing area or tables | Starts from 10:30pm (until very late)

When: Every Friday & Saturday night (to be announced)

Where: Estate Nightclub, Andronikou 3-5, Gazi

For the taxi driver: ESTATE, Ανδρονίκου 3-5 & Πειραιώς

Pre-Sale Tickets: Reservations: +30 21 0345 0345 or email: [email protected] 

 

ANNA VISSI

Winter 2018/2019 (to be announced)

Anna Vissi Greek Singers in Athens

Greek pop artist Anna Vissi has released 28 solo albums and has played a key role in the Greek music both in Greece and abroad. She will take up residence again this for the winter season at Hotel Ermou to perform songs from her expansive career.

Tickets: Prices vary for standing area or tables | Starts from 10:30pm (until very late)

When: Every Friday & Saturday night (to be announced)

Where: Hotel Ermou, Ermou 152, Kerameikos

For the taxi driver: Hotel Ερμού, Ερμού 152, Κεραμεικος

Pre-Sale Tickets: Reservations: +30 210 346 3003

 

FEBRUARY 2019 & BEYOND – GREEK SINGERS IN ATHENS

February 2019 sees the winter residency programme at popular clubs around Athens continue. Your favourite Greek artists play on intimate stages almost every weekend around the capital, where the drinks are flowing and trays of flowers are bought and thrown on stage to honour the artists.

More acts are announced every week in the lead up to February. Let us know when you are coming to Athens by joining our mailing list here and we’ll keep you up to date each month as acts are announced.

 

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The Greek Singers you missed last month in Athens

TOLIS VOSKOPOULOS – Celebrating his 60 year career, music veteran Apostolis ‘Tolis’ Voskopoulos performed at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens, accompanied by two outstanding soloists, Manolis Karantinis on bouzouki and Thanasis Vassilopoulos on clarinet.

ALKISTIS PROTOPSALTI Protopsalti performed a full programme of music at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in several languages; Chinese, Spanish, Swahili, Armenian, English, French and of course Greek. She was accompanied by MandolinARTe Night String Orchestra along with 10 outstanding soloists.

NOTIS SFAKIANAKIS & KAITI GARBI Notis Sfakianakis and Kaiti Garbi, met at the AKROTIRI nightclub for summer performances along the coast of Athens. Panagiotis “Notis” Sfakianakis is a popular Greek folk singer and one of the most commercially successful artists in Greece. With a string of hit songs, Kaiti Garbi is heralded for her powerful musical interpretations and performances.

 

A QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TO GREEK MUSIC GENRES

LAIKA is urban folk music or Greek pop which makes up the majority of Greek mainstream music.

ENTEHNA contains orchestral elements combining Greek folk along with the more popular sounds of “Laika”.

REMBETIKA in simple terms is the Greek blues. It is traditional music of the late 19th century where the basic instruments are the bouzouki, Greek baglama and tzouras.

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