Past Events

Saturday, 12th May 2018: Rebetiko Carnival BigSing Fundraiser Concert!

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Join us for the first ever Rebetiko Carnival Big Sing concert by our new 20 piece choir! Come and enjoy the fruits of one of the most fun and engaging Rebetiko Carnival community projects. Our singers will be joined by musicians of the Rebetiko Carnival in this celebration of song and the community in an evening of music that spans the ages.
Rebetika (Vamvakaris), Laika (Kazandzidis), Nisiotika, Retro (Sougioul), Endehna (Notis Maroudis) and others (Theodorakis, Xarhakos, Hadjidakis). Bring family, friends, young and old! In the same spirit of openness and inclusiveness that the choir runs, so will this concert be. It is appropriate for all ages and all nationalities and all tastes!!! Do come and help us make this first concert a special one to remember. All funds raised go towards the Rebetiko Carnival community projects.
Lead singers: The Big Sing Choir!!! Rebetiko Carnival musicians: Marina Deligianni, vocals Manolis Taouxis, bouzouki Pavlos Carvalho, Cello/bouzouki Giorgos Alevizakis, guitar Theodoris Ziarkas, double bass Kostas Kopanaris, percussion Tickets: £10, £3 for children under the age of 15 years old.
Tickets are either sold on the door, or bought in advance by direct bank transfer to the Rebetiko Carnival account: Sort: 30-18-30 Account: 34048860 Please add reference: BigSingFundraiser An email will be sent to confirm receipt of payment and reservation of a place. For more information email: rebetikocarnival@gmail.com
We are deeply grateful to Kite Music and the Cypriot Community Centre for their support of this event, the RC choir and othe Rebetiko Carnival education events.

Sat. 3rd Feb, 7.30pm. OPENING WEEKEND: TRIBUTE TO MARKOS VAMVAKARIS

Rebetiko Carnival Musicians

The Vortex

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Rebetiko Carnival Musicians

The Vortex

Sun. 4th Feb, 5pm. OPENING WEEKEND: TRIBUTE TO YIANNIS PAPAIOANNOU

Rebetiko Carnival Musicians

The Vortex

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Wed. 21st Feb, 8.30pm. REBETIKO IN GREEK CINEMA

Katerina Clambaneva-vocals, Dimitris Gionis-bouzouki, Andreas Papapetrou-piano/accordion

The Green Note

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Sat. 3rd March, 8.30pm. ASIA MINOR, REBETIKO AND THE SANTUR

Marios Papadeas-santur, (visiting from Greece) Dunja Botic-vocals, Pavlos Melas-guitar

The Green note

ΜΑΡΙΟΣ ΠΑΠΑΔΕΑΣ


Wed. 21st March, 8.30pm. TRIBUTE TO TOUNDAS

The Near East Collective

The Green Note

Near Eastern collective


Wed. 18th April, 8pm. STO CAFE AMAN: Rebetika, Smyrneika

with Cigdem Aslan

The Green Note

Cigdem 1920s


Sat. 28th April, 8pm. REBETIKO TODAY

Pliri Ntaksi (visiting from Greece)

The Vortex.

Pliri ntaksi


Wed. 9th May, 8pm. REBETIKA, LAIKA

Planodeioi (visiting from Greece) with

Vassiliki Tsiftsi, voice

The Green Note

πλανωδειοι


Saturday 12th May. FUNDRAISER. RC BigSing Choir concert.

From Rebetika to today. Songs through the ages.

The RC Big Sing Choir and musicians of the Rebetiko Carnival.

Marina Deligianni, Savvia Kozakou, voices/Manolis Taouxis, bouzouki/Pavlos Carvalho, cello, bouzouki/Giorgos Alevizakis, guitar/Kostas Kopanaris, percussion

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Sunday 27th May. 4pm. The Rebetiko Jammers Final Gig!

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Spiros Bolovinis with the Rebetiko jammers perform a concert of rebetiko classics. Not to be missed. 3 months of hard jamming…all in one afternoon!

Tickets only available at the door. £5 for members of the public.

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Fri 8th June, 8pm. Constantinople, Smyrna and Peiraias…the harbours of our hearts.

Solon Lekkas-vocals, Kyriakos Gouvendas-violin, Vaggelis Pashalidis-santur, (visiting from Greece)

with Marina Deligianni-vocals, Giorgos Alevizakis-guitar

The Vortex

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Action Esti

Spiros Bolovinis-vocals/bouzouki, Manolis Taouxis-vocals/bouzouki, Kostas Voros-guitar, Andreas Papapetrou-accordion, Lydian Dhami-double bass

The Green Note

Rebetika tis katohis


Sat. 30th June, 7.30pm. FINAL CONCERT: WOMEN OF REBETIKO

Marina Deligianni, Katerina Clambaneva, Isidora Bouziouri, Laura Fizeri

and Rebetiko Carnival Musicians