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Sinefiansemni Kiriaki - Tsitsanis And Bellou Legacy Concert

DOORS 6PM // KITCHEN OPEN // SHOW STARTS 7PM

Sinefiansemni Kiriaki - Tsitsanis and Bellou Legacy Concert 

A Tribute Show Dedicated to Vasilis Tsitsanis and Sotiria Bellou

Are you a fan of rebetiko music, the urban folk genre that emerged in Greece in the early 20th century? If so, you won’t want to miss this tribute show dedicated to two of the most influential rebetiko artists of all time: Vasilis Tsitsanis and Sotiria Bellou.

Vasilis Tsitsanis (1915-1984) was a composer, singer, and bouzouki player who is widely regarded as one of the founders of modern rebetiko. 

Sotiria Bellou (1921-1997) was a singer who collaborated with Tsitsanis and other rebetiko composers, and became one of the most popular and respected voices of the genre. She had a distinctive, husky, and emotional vocal delivery that conveyed the pain, joy, and passion of rebetiko lyrics. She sang about love, betrayal, poverty, and social issues, earning the admiration of both the public and the critics.

The tribute show will feature a live band of talented musicians who will perform some of the most beloved songs of Tsitsanis and Bellou, as well as other rebetiko classics. You will also have the chance to learn more about the history and culture of rebetiko, and how it influenced the Greek music scene and society. The show will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 8 pm, at the Melbourne Rebetiko Club. Tickets are $28 + BF and can be purchased online or at the door. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a night of authentic and captivating Greek music, and to pay homage to two of the greatest rebetiko legends.

Musicians from this newly formed ensemble "Estudiantina of Melbourne"

Maria Antaras-Dalamagas - Accordion/Vocals

Vagelis Ginis - Vocals

Camille El Feghali - Qanun

Jenny Dixon - Violin

Alex Petropoulos - Guitar

Paul Karalis - Bouzouki

Con Kalamaras - Bouzouki/Vocals

Proudly supported by Hellenic Museum and ANT Pacific 

TICKETING INFO 

Please have a digital or printed copy of your ticket ready on arrival along with a valid photo ID. Acceptable ID includes a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence, State Approved ‘Proof of Age’ card or Passport.

The Brunswick Ballroom strives to improve our practices when it comes to sustainability and to reduce our carbon footprint. We don’t sell or provide plastic water bottles.

VENUE INFO 

THE BALLROOM MENU
The kitchen will be serving The Ballroom Menu for this show.
You can view the delicious offerings available by clicking here.

ACCESSIBILITY
The Brunswick Ballroom is Accessible.
The Brunswick Ballroom has made significant improvements to accessibility by installing an Acorn Chairlift. (Model: New Acorn Indoor 180 Curved Stairlift.)

VENUE FAQS
To find out more about the venue, FAQs can be viewed by clicking here.

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