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 […]


Rebetiko and the Greek Cinema

An evening with Katerina Clambaneva celebrating the rebetiko scene as depicted in Greek films of the 1950s and 60s and how this ultimately helped establish the next wave of popular Greek music. Including music of Hiotis, Mitsakis, Zabetas and other great composers. Preceding the performance, there will be a short introductory talk (20 mins) by Kostas Voros on the relation between rebetiko and cinema. This will consider the different aspects […]

Rebetiko - David Prudhomme

Rebetika at Big Seff

Rebetiko and Laiko fans rejoice! For quite some time there had been no stable place catering for rebetika and laika in a fitting environment in or around London.  This is now likely to change. At Big Seff, Christos Vlahos (bouzouki, vocals), Kostas Voros (guitar, vocals) and Vedat Kafkazian (accordion) will entertain you playing all the much-loved songs that have made you dance, cry and fall in love! Για τους λάτρεις του […]


Rebet Asker – First autumn

Marina Deligianni, vocals Pavlos Carvalho, vocals, bouzouki Maria Tsirodimitri, vocals, bouzouki Just in case you need a bit of a warm, musical interlude as autumn is upon us, please do join us and any other friends that might turn up and play, at the Green Note for our first gig of the new season. More songs from Rebetiko greats such as Skarvelis, Toundas,Vamvakaris, Tsitsanis and others…but this time including a […]


Rebetiko at SOAS for Kathara Deftera

The Rebetiko Band is inviting you to celebrate Clean Monday aka Kathara Deutera at Soas. Bring your food, we don’t consume any meat that day, but please make the Bar happy and buy your drinks from them! Music will start 20.30 (hopefully!) and will stop 22.30pm (well… e never stop at 22.30pm so…) Come join us to celebrate this special day! Don’t forget no entrance fee… Nearest tube is Russell […]