Tricky is an English musician born in Knowle West, Bristol, England. Tricky, alongside Massive Attack and Portishead, was one of the architects of trip-hop in the early 90s` in Bristol. Culturally, he bridges white and black Britain, particularly in his blend of rock and hip hop, high art and pop culture. His debut album "Maxinquaye" was nominated for the Mercury Prize and voted Album of the Year by the NME Magazine. Tricky will perform live at Fuzz Club on 28th of November.
British iLiKETRAiNS, a brilliant band with their dark ballads and their epic post rock melodies are visiting Athens, for the second time within a year, for a special live show on November 23rd at Gagarin 205. After their first impressive show last January, the British post-rockers return to Athens to startle and entertain their audience once more. Don't miss them.
This year's rising stars series will shine once again at the Athens Concert Hall. The rising stars series is a unique opportunity to hear outstanding young musicians, hand-picked by the directors of the most important concert halls in Europe and America. This year's artistic period will commence with a unique recital from the Belgian soprano, Hendrickje van Kerckhove, one of the upcoming talents of opera, on 19th November at the Athens Concert Hall.
Is it possible for six hands to play on one cello at the same time? Is the transition from Vivaldi to rock or from Bach to the Beatles possible in the same musical piece? When it comes to the French quartet Le Quatuor, with their bows in hand (or possibly in foot) nothing is impossible! Get ready to enjoy this brilliant music show from 12 to 16 November at Badminton Theater.
He was the 2000 World Artist for the Environment. His 38 albums have sold more than 100.000.000 copies around the globe. Composer of more than 50 film soundtracks, winner of a Grammy Award and a Golden Globe Award for best original composition, the internationally renowned Japanese composer Kitaro arrives in Athens for one and only show on October 23 at Badminton Theater.
David Harrington and John Sherba with their violins, Hank Dutt in viola and Jeffrey Zeigler in cello meet with Greek composer Yorgos Koumentakis and the Greek music tradition and present a unique concert on October 2 at Pallas Theater in Athens.
In Athens, the weekend of October 4th and 5th provides kids the opportunity to live a unique experience. Under the title "Town for Kids", a festival full of games, entertaining and educational activities for children takes place at Alsos Stratou at Goudi district.
On Saturday, October 4, Athens' cultural center Technopolis opens its gates and welcomes important artists and all funs of hip-hop. The reason is the 1 Athens Hip-Hop Festival, a new institution that aims to induce us into the philosophy of hip-hop.
One of the most important figures in contemporary Brazilian music, Barbara Mendes has a repertory that covers a range from contemporary musica popular brasileira and bossa nova to dance electronica. Making her first steps in Brazil, she then moved to New York and from there on to Europe, appearing in many jazz clubs and festivals.
One of the most distinguished composers of our times, the recently awarded with the Oscar prize for his course in cinema music Ennio Morricone arrives in Athens to offer two unique evenings at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus on September 28 and 29 respectively.
Well known worldwide in the field of world music, ECM represents some of the most acclaimed artists in this music genre. This year, Ymittos Festival incorporates in its broader programme, a four - days music festival featuring ECM artists. The ECM Festival opens on 5 September with two concerts by Anouar Brahem Trio and Savina Yannatou & Primavera En Salonico at 21:00 and 23:00 respectively.
Well known Italian songwriter Paolo Conte arrives in Athens for a single concert at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus on 31 July.A central figure in the Italian music scene, Conte begun his career in the ‘60s and managed to maintain his independence and personal style throughout the following decades.
Athens is famous for its vibrant nightlife. The Athenians like to party and will do so almost every night of the week. The choices are plenty and they appeal to all tastes and lifestyles. In general, things get started pretty late: after midnight for bars and clubbing and after 10:00 p.m. for dinner at the city's tavernas, Athens Restaurants and bar-restaurants.