Roussos was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt in a Greek family. His father George (Yorgos Roussos) was a classical guitarist and an engineer and his mother Olga was a singer; her family also originally came from Greece.
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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.
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.
Xronia Polla to Nikos Vertis! The now 45-year-old singer released his latest single on July 2nd and the official music video has already reached almost 11 million views on YouTube. Watch it here.
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.