Aug
27

Celebrating Mitsakis, with Plastikes Karekles

£ 10.00 – £12.00 / Age All Ages A celebration of Rebetiko and more Additional Info: Celebrating Mitsakis, with Plastikes Karekles Born in Istanbul in 1921, Giorgos Mitsakis started his career as a bouzouki player in 1937. Mitsakis’s career, both as a songwriter and a composer, took off after the Second World War. For Mitsakis song writing was telling a story and he was known not only for his beautiful […]

Jul
04

Rebetiko Unplugged at the Life Goddess

Last Sunday rebetiko unplugged for this season with Spiros Bolovinis & Theodoulos. The usual old school tunes. Music starts at 6.30pm. For reservations please call 020 7637 4077 or 020 7637 2401. The Life Goddess, 29 Store Street, London WC1E 7QB

Jun
18

Greek Night – Live Rebetiko

Come and enjoy the beautiful, soul searching melodies…the foot tapping, finger click licking rhythms and the nostalgia of Greek Rebetiko, with our favourite Greek house band. Tickets £10 Ad/ £12 at the door Doors at 7pm, Music starts 8.30pm Tickets here. Cafe Barcelona 344A Streatham High Road, London SW16 6HH

Jun
18

Tapiserie Nights: Greek Rebetiko With Ankór at Jamboree

A Wednesday night of Greek rebetiko and laiko at Jamboree in London’s East End, presenting Ankór The band’s repertoire ranges from the rebetiko of the interwar period to laiko of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, forgotten gems and classics played with passion and flair. It will be a cracker. Entry: £5 at the door Ankór are: Laura Fileri (Voice) Ilias Papavgieris (Voice/Guitar) Nikos Kotsoglou (Bouzouki) www.jamboreevenue.co.uk “Follow the muffled strains […]

May
30

Sunday live rebetiko at The Life Goddess

A favourite genre of Greek music at a favourite Greek restaurant in central London. By Megla band. The Life Goddess, 29 Store Street, London WC1E 7QB

May
30

Rebet Asker Greek Roots at the Green Note

Doors open: 2pm Music starts 2.30pm Tickets: £7, Free for children up to and including 6 years old. Marina Deligianni, voice Pavlov Carvalho, bouzouki, voice Maria Tsirodimitri, guitar, voice Last month we went big with the Rebetiko Carnival Big Band! This month we bring things down to a more intimate atmosphere with a trio of musicians playing an acoustic set of Rebetiko. Come and enjoy some classic Rebetika favourites at […]

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
19

Greek Night: Rebetiki Serenata

Come and enjoy the beautiful, soul searching melodies…the foot tapping, finger click licking rhythms and the nostalgia of Greek Rebetiko. Laura Fileri, voice Giorgos Stamatis, voice, guitar Spiros Bolovinis, voice, bouzouki, baglama Pavlos Carvalho, voice, bouzouki, baglama Food and drinks on the night Doors 7pm, Music at 8.30pm Cafe Barcelona, 344A Streatham High Road, London SW16 6HH

Dec
20

Greek entehno and rebetiko at ‘It’s All Greek to Me’

Perastiki band will be playing at Its All Greek to Me on Saturday, 12th January! Let’s welcome the new year with a night of Greek entehno, rebetiko and traditional songs! Great food and atmosphere, friends and music! Entry: free Reservations: 02074025505 (It’s All Greek to Me) It’s All Greek To Me, 101 Praed Street, London W2 1NT

Jun
08

Women of Rebetiko

Our final celebratory concert is dedicated to the great female icons of rebetiko. Eskenazy, Apatzi, Bellou, Haskil, Georgakopoulou, Ninou among others. The RC musicians come together with some of our most loved UK based singers, Marina Deligianni, Katerina Clambaneva and introducing Isidora Bouziouri and Laura Fileri. Prior to the event Noonie Minogue will lead a talk about the inspiration of the female singers of rebetiko. RC Musicians Manolis Taouxis, bouzouki […]

May
31

Classic Rebetika At The Green Note

Join us for our regular after noon of beloved REBETIKA songs. We will be playing an afternoon of classic rebetika songs from all our favourite composers, so do come and join us for another beautiful, intimate matinee at the Green Note! As always, we encourage you to bring the family…young children, brothers, sisters, parents, grand parents, friends…you are all most welcome! Doors will open at 14.00pm Music will start at […]

Feb
23

Asia Minor, rebetiko and the santur

VENUE: The Green Note DOORS OPEN: 7pm MUSIC STARTS: 8.30pm MUSICIANS: Marios Papadeas – santur/vocals, Dunja Botic – vocals, Pavlos Melas – guitar Tickets: £12, £10 students In tonight’s performance Marios Papadeas, together with Dunja Botic on vocals and Pavlos Melas on guitar, will be exploring rebetika through the rich harmonic spectrum and magical soundscape of the santur. Marios Papadeas has worked as a santouri player, singer and composer from […]