Pantelis Pantelidis was one of Greece’s most loved and popular singers. He was born in Athens…
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“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.
Stelios Kerasidis is a ten year old award-winning pianist and composer, named amongst the Top 100 Global Child Prodigies at the Global Child Prodigy Awards in 2022. Greek City Times speaks with this uber talented young musician to learn more.
With vocal skills extending to all genres of music, talented singer Domna Kountouri became well known after appearing as a contestant in season 3 of ANT1 network’s Fame Story music competition, one of the most successful Greek TV shows of recent years. Greek City Times speaks to her to learn more.
We’ve all been guilty of mishearing song lyrics that somehow, at the time, in some way, seemed to make sense to us. But do not fear – let bygones be bygones, as you can now find the lyrics to your favourite Greek songs, scrolling in real time on Spotify. Did someone say “Greek karaoke party”??!
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.
“I would never forget that moment. It was then that I came to understand the power of music. And, how important Theodorakis is to the Greeks and would become to my life. He clearly reflects the spirit of the Greeks — be strong, and like my grandfather often told me, always have hope.”
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!
Sharing her passion with Greek music fans worldwide, Niki brings to you all of the tunes from Greece as soon as they are released, as well as hot remixes plus some of her own favourites. Listen to her playlists here.
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.