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 […]

Nov
02

Greek Night: Peran

Peran is a a prominent London band of the rebetiko scene. The name comes from a neighbourhood in Istanbul where Greeks and Turks have lived together for centuries, forming the basis of the music genre. The band’s repertoire consists of melodic songs from the port of Piraeus in the 30’s, through the WW 2, and the ensuing Greek civil war, to the rebetiko revival of the 50’s. Tapas and wines […]

Jul
27

Musicians of London for Athens

In light of the recent tragedy that hit the suburbs of Athens, where wildfires left dozens of people dead, and hundreds more missing and injured, Greek folk musicians of London and their friends are holding a fundraising concert. This Saturday 28th July join Cigdem Aslan and Tahir Palali, Athur Methau, Mutsumi Abe, and members of the bands Anatolian Collective, Amaraterra, Nefes, Pakaw, Peran, Peyman Heydarian and the Voice of the […]

Jul
20

Greek Glenti with Peran

Greek glenti with live music, dance and fun at the Hackney Cypriot Association. We are making merry the Greek way to celebrate the end of Greek classes for this academic year – but this is just an excuse. This is an unmissable get-together for everyone who wants to enjoy a real taste of Greek culture at the heart of London, with the rebetiko band PERAN performing a mix of golden […]