Athens
28
06
2023
CULTURAL EVENTS

"City Hall Sessions" musical evenings on the roof of the City Hall

Beginning Wednesday, June 28th, the roof of the City Hall, in the heart of Athens, will be filled with songs and melodies, with bands, troubadours and special musical tributes, on the occasion of World Music Day.
Beginning Wednesday, June 28th, the roof of the City Hall, in the heart of Athens, will be filled with songs and melodies, with bands, troubadours and special musical tributes, on the occasion of World Music Day.

Athens 9.84 FM has prepared and presents a series of radio concerts in an unexpected and beautiful part of Athens. The City Hall opens its doors and invites us to spend cool musical evenings on its welcoming terrace overlooking both the Acropolis and Lycabettus hills .

Concerts are open to the public. Those who wish, can watch them live, with free entry. All they have to do is tune into 98.3 FM and the station's social media to win invitations.

Well-known and beloved artists, lyrical and contemporary, songwriters and troubadours will give us unforgettable evenings, surrounded by the station's producers who will play music before the concerts. With us will be: Christos Thivaios and Panagiotis Margaris, Margarita Zorbalas and Apostolos Rizos with a tribute to Manos Loizos, Vangelis Germanos and Polkar.

More detail:

Wednesday, June 28: "With a lighthouse the moon"

Margarita Zorbalas and Apostolos Rizos choose to sing the ones they loved the most from the set of Manos Loizos' songs. The two embrace this priceless repertoire that - even though 50+1 years have passed since his death - still lives on, writing new stories and charting new paths.

The distinguished performer and the special songwriter deeply believe that looking back at the composer's important work, as well as the lyrics he chose to set to music throughout his life, are an essential deposit of our cultural heritage and a reminder to the younger generation of the timelessness of his musicianship. project.

Conductor and arranger: the pianist Neoklis Neofitidis

Bass: Thodoris Koelis

Flute: Konstantinos Makaritis

 

Thursday, June 29: "The soundtrack of our lives"

Vangelis Germanos, the beloved songwriter, invites us on a musical journey with his songs that have become the soundtrack of our lives in recent decades, as well as new surprises from his new album entitled "Petra po kylaei".

With him, on stage, will be 3 amazing musicians and Sassa Papalamprou on piano and voice.

Bass: Apostolos Kaltsas

Drums: Nikos Skomopoulos

Saxophone / Flute: Theodoros Pistolas

Sound engineer: Kostas Kyriakidis

 

Friday, June 30: "Polkar...until the final fall!"

The immovable Polkar, i.e. George Papageorgiou's band, close the series of concerts on the Terrace of the Town Hall with a glittering festival full of trumpets, ukulele and Balkan sounds.

The Polkars are:

Voice, ukulele: Giorgos Papageorgiou

Guitar, voice: Yiannis Kyratsos

Trumpet: George Avramidis

Trombone: Michalis Karanikos

Bass: Christos Pappas

Drums: Lazaros Pliabas

Sound engineer: Sotiris Papakos

 

Saturday, July 1: "The evenings of the world"

The concert that was supposed to open the curtain of the events on the roof of the City Hall, was moved - due to extraordinary circumstances - to the first day of the hottest month and its performers promise to complete the cycle of these special events in the most melodic way melodic evenings in the heart of the city.

Christos Thivaios and Panagiotis Margaris, meet on the Terrace of the City Hall and tell, each in his own way, their lyrical tales with lyrics and music.

Coordination - Curation of City Hall Sessions: Christos Papamichalis, Aristeas Ioannou, Odysseas Ioannou, Margarita Mytilineou

Organisation: Athens 9, 84, within the framework of "Culture Is Athens"

 

Concert Information:

Athens City Hall
Athinas 63
10552 Athens

Start time: 21:00