Jul
04

Paniyiri Pop-Up!

Paniyiri Pop-Up! Sunday July 7th, 2019, 12:30 to 5pm Open-air event. Dance, music and food. Adults £3 Children £2 Kourelou & The London Greek Collective Live traditional music by Kourelou and the London Greek Collective: Violin, Kanun, Bouzouki, Percussion, Guitar and Vocals. Dances from the Aegean, Ikaria, Thessalia, Macedonia, Epirus and all over Greece. Access by car, bus and train: Edmonton Green. Free parking in the area. http://www.saintdemetrios.org.uk/contact Info: 02088034411 […]

Feb
19

The Big Band is back

After the success of our December acoustic Big Band gig, musicians from London’s favourite bands, Plastikes Karekles, Peran, Amalgama, Kourelou, come together again to celebrate Rebetiko and raise money for the Rebetiko Carnival Charity. Come and enjoy an afternoon of the most loved rebetiko songs…plus a few unkown beauties, with an orchestra of bouzoukia, baglamas, guitars, singers and whoever else can make it. The band…so far: Marina Deligianni, voice Olcay […]

Feb
07

Paniyiri with Kourelou and the London Greek Collective

On this special Monday we celebrate the end of Carnival. Six musicians from Kourelou and the London Greek Collective are putting on a ‘Paniyiri’ with music from all over Greece. Further to their Sweden concert, headline-show at Dublin Greek Film Festival and a series of UK performances including Womad Festival, BBC radio 3, Kourelou & the London Greek Collective -6 piece band – are performing at the Hellenic Centre for […]

Nov
02

Kourelou at Balabam

Kourelou is a Greek word meaning ‘Patchwork.’ The band draws on Greek roots as well as music from other areas of the South Balkans to produce a vibrant musical mash with a contemporary twist. Do not expect muzak versions of Zorba and do not bring plates to break. Instead get ready to experience music that has unbelievable traditional diversity and wealth in a way that is engaging, jazzy and dynamic. […]

Mar
22

Orthodox Easter Fiesta – Πανηγύρι Πάσχα

Live traditional music by Kourelou, 8-piece. Dances from the Aegean, Crete, Epirus, Ikaria, Thessalia, Macedonia and all over Greece. Greek wines and beers. Souvlaki-wraps by GreekTreat.co.uk St John’s church on Wightman road offers a great space with a large hall, an outdoor yard and easy access by car (free parking), tube or overground. Previous events by the London Greek Collective/Kourelou have sold out so booking early is advisable. St John The Baptist, Wightman Rd, Hornsey, London […]

Jan
11

Kathara Deftera ‘panigiri’

It is the end of carnival. We meet on this special Monday to celebrate the beginning of Greek Lent with live music and traditional vegetarian food. Kourelou and the London Greek Collective are putting on a proper ‘Panigiri’ with music from all over Greece. Tickets £20, Concessions £18. Hellenic Centre Members £16. As these events often sell out, early booking is advised. Price includes live music and a taster of sarakostiana. Bookings: 020 7487 5060 […]

Mar
03

Rebetiko Carnival big band extravaganza

The first steps for the next Rebetiko Carnival in 2018 have already been put in motion! Join us for our Big Band fund raiser. Musicians from all over the UK come together for this party of Rebetiko music with a band of many bouzoukia, accordion, violins, guitars, singers, percussion and anything else you can think of! Dancing, singing… the greatest songs that everybody knows and loves.The music of Toundas, Skarvelis, […]

Feb
16

Pavlos Melas, Greek Collective and Kourelou gigs

Saturday, 9th Jul, Greek Open – Air Festival in Edmonton Details to be confirmed Saturday, 29th Jul, 12pm, WOMAD Kourelou on BBC’s Charlie Gillet Stage at WOMAD festival, UK. Artist announcement coming soon, book now.  

Jun
09

Kourelou @ Aldeburgh Festival

Kourelou draw on Greek roots as well as music from other areas of the South Balkans to produce a vibrant musical mash with a contemporary twist. Having recently performed live on BBC Radio 3, they bring their newly-launched album Patchwork. Tickets: £8 – Book here. The Pumphouse, 44 Park Rd, Aldeburgh IP15 5EU

Jun
09

Kourelou @ Tandem Festival – Oxford

All proceeds from the event will go to Restore’s works supporting people with mental health issues. Starts 3pm. Full Line up: Kourelou, Bitch’n’Monk, Xogara, Lambrego, Owl Light Trio, Okina, Sophie Ter Schure, Matt Chanarin and the Crumpet Failings, Jamie Doe, Leacudé, Ethno England, Castle, Ojkryptic, Rich Rainford, Papa Nui, Gabriel Edwards, and Greek Choir. Tickets: £15 (£12.50 concessions) in advance and £17.50 on the door. Available from now from Truck Store, Cultivate Veg Van, […]

Jun
09

Kourelou @ Rhythms of the World Festival

An incredible evening of Music from around the World in conjunction with St Mary’s Church Hitchin. The Kourelou Band – Kourelou is a Greek word meaning ‘Patchwork.’ The band draws on Greek roots as well as music from other areas of the South Balkans to produce a vibrant musical mash with a contemporary twist. Do not expect muzak versions of Zorba and do not bring plates to break. Instead, get ready to […]

May
10

Rebetiko Carnival 2016 – full list of gigs

For the serious fans of Rebetiko there are ticket bundles that will allow you to join more concerts at a better price. For further information on the available offers and to book click here. What you need to know about the concerts Limited number of tickets will also be available at the door, even when online tickets are sold out, however to avoid disappointment it is good to book in advance. […]