Celebrating Tsitsanis with Plastikes Karekles

Marina Deligianni, voice Pavlos Carvalho, bouzouki Manolis Taouxis, bouzouki, voice Spiros Bolovinis, baglama, bouzouki, voice Maria Tsirodimitri, guitar, voice Sarah Carvalho-Dubost, guitar Vassilis Tsitsanis (1915-1984) is probably the greatest icon of Greek music. Born out of  the Rebetiko tradition, his music evolved into the more popular music form laiko. He is attributed with revolutionising the sound of Greek music with his special blending of modal and byzantine melodies from which an […]


Homage to Tsitsanis

Part of the Rebetiko Carnival 2016. Two of Greece’s highly acclaimed musicians, vocalist Gerasimos Andreatos and Bouzouki player Manolis Pappos, will be performing with the hugely popular UK based group Plastikes Karekles. Together with lead vocalist Marina Deligianni they will be presenting a collection from Vasilis Tsitsanis repertoire of much loved rebetiko classics. Arguably the greatest icon of Greek music, Vasilis Tsitsanis (1915-1984) lifted Rebetiko from its underground origins, revolutionising […]