Well-known Greek and Cypriot musicians are preparing for their long-awaited summer concerts, albeit with reduced audiences and social distancing measures.
Marios Frangoulis is travelling Greece and Cyprus until September, with a message of love and hope through his songs. He will be performing two shows.
One on Thursday August 6 at the School for the Blind in Nicosia and one the following day (August 7) at Curium theatre. Besides performing his own music from his albums, Frangoulis will also touch on beloved Greek and international songs accompanied by Myrto Vasiliou and Vasili Kourti.
Deatils: August 6. School for the Blind, Nicosia. August 7. Curium Amphitheatre, Limassol. 9pm. €23-27. Tel: 7777-4040 www.tickethour.com.cy
Later on in August, on Friday 21, Evridiki will be at Etko Winery in Limassol for yet another outdoor concert. This one will be an acoustic show dressed in summer melodies and tunes, starting at 9pm.
Details: Acoustic summer performance. August 21. ETKO Winery, Limassol. Doors open at 8pm, concert at 9pm. €20. Tel: 99-300430 www.tickethour.com.cy
A few days later, Alkinoos Ioannides will be in Cyprus for three shows; in Limassol, Larnaca and Nicosia. Sunday 23 will be his first concert at Limassol’s open-air theatre, Monday 24 his second at Larnaca’s Amphitheatre and Tuesday 25 at Lakatamia’s Amphitheatre.
His concerts will be a one-man show as he’ll take the stage solo to sing and play the guitar (both acoustic and electric) and the lute. It’s a performance that the singer has presented in Greece numerous times, as well as in other countries, and now he’s bringing his solo show to Cyprus.
Details: Solo concert. August 23, Open-air theatre, Limassol. August 24, Amphitheatre Larnaca. August 25, Amphitheatre Lakatamia, Nicosia. 9pm. €25. www.tickethour.com.cy
Rounding up the hottest month of the year, are two concerts by Greek singer Eleftheria Arvanitaki. Skali Aglandjias will be her first stop on August 31 where she’ll take the audience back to her 90s hits, old classics and then to today’s popular melodies. The following day Eleftheria and her fellow musicians will travel to Limassol’s open-air theatre to entertain the Limassol music fans.
Details: August 31. Skali Aglandjias, Nicosia. September 1. Open-air theatre, Limassol. 9pm. €25. www.tickethour.com.cy
**Concert-goers are advised to check for updates frequently for any of the concerts, incase new measures are announced or there are any changes.