There’s always something to do in Athens, the city is always a vibe and alive!…
“To say it’s a dream come true is an understatement.” Greek band FiloXenia are packing their bags and getting ready to hit the world stage, with multiple performances and gigs booked across Greece in 2023.
Exclusive interview with Saxtom – Tom Giannakopoulos, the 22 year old saxophonist who performs alongside some of Greece’s music industry greats including Sakis Rouvas and Konstantinos Argyros and whose collaborations include global brands such as Adidas, Diesel and Swarovski. And this is just the beginning… Link in article to watch him live on Greek City Times.
Accomplished musician and singer, Michael Platyrrahos is sought after internationally for his performances on the lyra, viololyra, lyraki, lute and mandolin and has spent a lifetime dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the unique musical and cultural traditions of Crete.
A professional musician from the tender age of just 14 attending school by day and performing gigs by night, Thanasis has shared the stage with Greek music royalty such as the likes of Dimitris Bassis, Stathis Aggelopoulos, Vasilis Lekkas, Nikos Kourkoulis, Kelly Kellidou, Thanasis Vasilakos, Sakis Arsenious….the list goes on.
Bouzouki player, Gregory Georgiou, DJ George Savva and Percussionist Arky Kalithrakas. Three gifted musicians, who together form the modern Greek sensation that is the band ‘FiloXenia.’ Greek City Times chats with the guys in the lead up to their performance this time tomorrow in our sixth episode of Live in L0ckdown. Don’t miss it!
Whilst some of the world is experiencing C0VID fatique, fires are sweeping across our beloved Greece, may these few moments bring some much needed peace, albeit temporary. One hour from now our fifth episode features Lefteris Ganas, accompanied by Thanasis Plarinos, playing old school Greek laiko.
Greek City Times presents to you the fourth episode of our new weekly series, featuring the masterful and very soulful klarino soloist, Theo Skaltsas. Enjoy our premiere in just TWO hours from now.
“That’s the beautiful thing about music – there is a song or melody for every mood, feeling or experience.” Enjoy our premiere of the beautiful and very talented singer,Tina Kokkalis in just TWO hours from now.
Premiering in just TWO HOURS!! Don’t miss our debut episode featuring the epically talented and internationally acclaimed bouzouki player, Tommy Tsonis.
Starting on 22nd February and running for one week only, a visit to Woolloomooloo wharf will feel like a trip to Greece as MOLO transforms itself into MOLO/Mykonos.
Vasilis Ioannidis, from Polykastro, Kilkis has made a reputation for himself for the beautifully intricate guitars, bouzoukia, baglamadakia, mandolins and spinning tops that he hand carves from wood.