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What’s On > Athens Venues July 5, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Hellenic Athens Festival, Music Life Greek, Music Life Live Gigs.

Underworld Club > Themistocleous & 5 Gamveta Street, Athens, tel 210 3840965.
– Tonight: Psych folk by Devendra Banhart and his band. The show has changed venues from its original scheduling at the Gagarin 205 club. Tickets should be valid and can be purchased at Metropolis music stores, Ticket House, 42 Panepistimiou Street, tel 210 3608366 and at the club box office.

Karaiskaki Stadium > Faliron, nearest metro station “Faliro”, tel 210 7298930.
Tickets can be purchased at Virgin music stores, Ticket House, 42 Panepistimiou Street, tel 210 3608366 and at the Karaiskaki Stadium box office. For credit card bookings, call Ticketshop tel 211 9559900.
– July 12: Soul-pop with touches of glam-rock by Roxy Music: vocalist Bryan Ferry, guitarist Phil Manzanera, saxophonist and oboe player Andy Mackay and drummer Paul Thompson.
– July 13: Electro-rock by Archive.

Lycabettus Theater, > Lycabettus Hill, Kolonaki, tel 210 7227209.
– Friday: Jazz by Madeleine Peyroux.

Petra Theater, > Damari Petroupolis, tel 210 5012402.
Tickets are available at Ticketshop, tel 211 9559900, Virgin music stores and at Cine Petroupolis, 168, 25th Martiou Street, Petroupolis.
– July 10 & 11: International Percussion Festival, with the participation of Camut, Vassilis Vassilatos’s Percussion Stories, the National Technical School’s Percussion Group and Costas Moschos on July 10, as well as En Hordais, Misirli Ahmet, Costas Anastassiadis, Michalis Klapakis, Andreas Georgiou, Ramesh Shotham and Giorgos Pseirakis on July 11.
– July 12: Greek pop and rock by Michalis Hadziyiannis.
– July 13: Greek rock and ballads by Vassilis Papaconstantinou.

Events are held at different venues around the city. Tickets are available at the Hellenic Festival box office, 39 Panepistimiou Street, tel 210 3272000.
– Tonight: “La Belle et La Bete”: The production brings to life Jean Cocteau’s film of the same title to music by Philip Glass, which will be performed live by Philip Glass and the Philip Glass Ensemble (interpreters Philllip Bush, Dan Dryden, Stephen Erb, Jon Gibson, Richard Pech, Michael Riesman and others). In French with Greek surtitles. At the Herod Atticus Theater, near The Acropolis. Nearest metro station “Acropolis”.
– July 10:
Greek rock, entechno and rebetika with former Trypes frontman Yiannis Angelakas. At the Lycabettus Theater.
– July 11 & 12: Blues and soul music by Solomon Burke and the Blues Brothers Band. At the Herod Atticus Theater, near The Acropolis.
– July 12 & 13:
Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opera “Les Paladins” is directed and choreographed by Jose Montalvo and Dominique Hervieu and features the Les Arts Florissants Orchestra and Choir, with conductor William Christie, as well as interpreters Topi Lehtipuu, Leif-Ahrun-Solen, Hanna Bayodi and others. In French with Greek surtitles. At the Athens Megaron Concert Hall. Nearest metro station “Megaron”. 
– July 13:
Jazz and blues by Diana Krall. At the Herod Atticus Theater.

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