Giannis Parios Greek Singers in Athens

GREEK SINGERS PERFORMING IN ATHENS

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Where: Various locations around Athens
When: Throughout October 2018
Why Go: Experience the latest in modern Greek music LIVE

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 autumn season in Athens. Here are our top picks of Greek singers performing in Athens in the coming months.

Are you coming later in the year? Click here to let us know when you are coming to Athens and we’ll keep you up to date as acts are announced.

 

OCTOBER 2018 – GREEK SINGERS IN ATHENS

During October, the autumn concerts are in full swing with some big name performances in Greece’s most iconic venues. The start of October will see the last of the open air outdoor concerts for the year for Greek singers at venues such as the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Katrakeio Theatro and the beach clubs along the riviera. We’ll continue to keep you up to date with who’s playing where in Athens.

 

GEORGE DALARAS & IZMIR STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

New Concert date to be announced for October 2018

George Dalaras Odeon Herodes Greek Singers

George Dalaras and the İzmir State Symphony Orchestra will give a breathtaking concert at the Odeon of Herodes in Athens. Songs by Greek composers, Mediterranean ballads, traditional songs and songs from Asia Minor, composed by Apostolos Kaldaras, will be performed.

Tickets: from 20 euros | Starts at 9:00pm

When: To be announced for October 2018

Where: Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Dionysiou Areopagitou

For the taxi driver: Θέατρο Ηρώδου Αττικού – Ηρώδειο

Pre-Sale: Tickets Available Here

 

ALKISTIS PROTOPSALTI

5 October 2018

Protopsalti Greek Singers Athens

Protopsalti will perform 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 will be accompanied by MandolinARTe Night String Orchestra along with 10 outstanding soloists.

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

When: 5 October 2018

Where: Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Dionysiou Areopagitou

For the taxi driver: Θέατρο Ηρώδου Αττικού – Ηρώδειο

Pre-Sale: Tickets Available Here

 

ELEFTHERIA ARVANITAKI

6 October 2018

Greek Singers in Athens Arvanitaki

Since the start of her career, legendary Greek songstress Eleftheria Arvanitaki has set poetry to music, interpreting works by Sappho, Maria Polydouri, Kostas Karyotakis and others. She has collaborated with several great composers including Nikos Mamangakis and Ara Dinkjian. Her work has reached wide audiences in Greece and around the world through her unique voice and music.

Tickets: from 5 euros | Starts at 8:00pm

When: 6 October 2018

Where: Zirinio Stadium, Kifissia. 192 Kifissias Avenue, 14562 Kifissia

For the taxi driver: Ζηρινειο Σταδιο: Λεωφόρος Κηφισίας 192, 14562 Κηφισιά

Pre-Sale: Tickets Available at the door

 

TOLIS VOSKOPOULOS

9 October 2018

TOLIS VOSKOPOULOS Odeon Athens

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

Tickets: from 20 euros | Starts at 9:00pm

When: 9 October 2018

Where: Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Dionysiou Areopagitou

For the taxi driver: Θέατρο Ηρώδου Αττικού – Ηρώδειο

Pre-Sale: https://www.ticketmaster.gr/showEventInfo.html?idEvent=2004212 (copy and paste URL)

 

A TRIBUTE CONCERT TO MANOS ELEFTHERIOU

26, 27 & 29 October 2018

Manos Eleftheriou Tribute Concert Athens

A tribute concert at the Megaron Music Hall for the great Greek poet and lyricist, Manos Eleftheriou who passed away earlier this year. Eleftheriou wrote more than 400 songs and worked with many significant composers over the years including Mikis Theodorakis and Manos Hatzidakis.

With Yiorgos Dalaras, Eleni Tsaligopoulou, Christos Thiveos, Martha Frintzila, Gianno Perlega (narrator) and a folk orchestra of 12 musicians.

Tickets: from 15 euros | Starts at 8:30pm

When: 26, 27 & 29 October 2018

Where: Megaron Athens Concert Hall, Vass. Sophias & Kokkali, Athens 115 21

For the taxi driver: Μέγαρο Μουσικής Αθηνών, Βασιλίσσης Σοφίας & Κόκκαλη

Pre-Sale: tickets on sale from 5th October at https://webtics.megaron.gr/en/events/?eventid=2072 (copy and paste URL)

 

STAMATIS SPANOUDAKIS

29 & 30 October 2018

STAMATIS SPANOUDAKIS Odeon Herodes Athens

Legendary classical composer, Stamatis Spanoudakis returns to the Pallas Theatre accompanied by a string orchestra and choir.

Throughout his career, Spanoudakis has recorded more than 60 albums and written numerous hit songs for film and major Greek singers. His music often fuses together rock, classical and byzantine styles.

The previous concert which was on at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus for October 9 has been changed to October 29 at the Pallas Theatre due to adverse weather predictions. If you had purchased tickets to the October 9 concert, please contact Ticketservices.gr on [email protected] to exchange your ticket or request a refund.

Tickets: from 20 euros | Starts at 9:00pm

When: 29 & 30 October 2018

Where: Pallas Theatre, Voukourestiou 5, Athina 105 64

For the taxi driver: Παλλάς, Βουκουρεστίου 5, Αθήνα 105 64

Pre-SaleTickets Available Here

 

NOVEMBER 2018 – GREEK SINGERS IN ATHENS

November sees the start of the winter residency programme at popular clubs around Athens. 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 November. 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.

 

ANTONIS REMOS with DESPINA VANDI

Friday and Saturday’s in November and December (start date yet to be announced)

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 the legendary nightclub, the Athens Arena for the winter. Remos is accompanied this year by Greek songstress Despina Vandi.

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

When: Every Friday & Saturday

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

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

Pre-Sale Tickets: Yet to be announced

 

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The Greek Singers you missed last month in Athens

YIANNIS PARIOS Yiannis Parios performed at the magnificent open-air theatre of Katrakeio in Athens for one night only, with new songs that are yet to be released and interpreted for the first time in this unique concert.

PEGGY ZINA – Popular Greek singer, Peggy Zina, performed for one night only at the open air Veakio theatre in Piraeus. Considered to be an important contemporary singer of the “laiko” genre, Zina has released more than 10 studio albums with nine platinum and two gold records.

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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