Summer in Athens Why Athens City Guide

Summer in Athens 2016

Where: Theatre of Attiko Alsos
When: Throughout August and September
Why Go: To enjoy summer nights outdoors with music & performance

To celebrate the summer season, the municipality of Athens presents, Summer in Athens with a series of outdoor musical events and theatrical performances. For the first time after several years, the Theatre of Attiko Alsos is opening its space to popular artists and performers. Below are highlighted events during August and September.

Summer in Athens outdoor programme – 2016



Tango Orchestras de Atenas

29th August 9:00pm

The renowned tango orchestras Tanguerissimo & Evocation will takes audiences on a tango journey around the world.

Free entry

Onirama band

31st August 9:00pm

General admission: 4 euros

Antigone by Sophocles

5th September 9:00pm

The National Theatre presents Sophocles’ ancient Greek tragedy Antigone which had premiered at the Epidaurus theatre around 441 BC. Director Stathis Livathinos adopts the modern translation by Dimitris Maronitis.

General admission: 4 euros

Concert: Manolis Famellons, Stathis Drogosis, Odysseus Tsakalos and Vangelis Markantonis

9th September 9:00pm

Free entry

Concert: Dionysis Tsaknis, Yannis Miliokas and Nikos Ziogalas

11th September 9:00pm

With the participation of Violetta Ikari

General admission: 3 euros

Concert: Yiannis Koutras and Aphrodite Manou

13th September 9:00pm

General admission: 3 euros

Concert: Gerasimos Andreatos

14th September 9:00pm

General Admission: 4 euros

Concert: Krotala band

15th September 9:00pm

General Admission: 3 euros

Concert: Dimitra Galani – The Chronos Project

18th September 9:00pm

The “Chronos” or time project will encapsulate the history of Greek song with four exceptional Greek musicians presenting the influences on Greek music from the East and West.

Featuring Petros Klampanis, Thomas Konstantinou, Spyros Manesis and Christos Rafalides.

General admission: 7 euros



Concert: City of Athens Choir

10th September 6:00pm

Take in the magical surrounds of the Byzantine and Christian Museum with the angelic voices of the City of Athens Choir.

Free entry