JAZZ MUSIC EVENING SERIES - ErmisVickyLee Trio

Vasiliki Anastasiou (voice), Ermis Michail (guitar), Andreas Panteli (piano)

Friday 24 September 8pm

Technopolis 20 Garden Paphos

Tickets: €12 ONLY with reservations by phone at 70002420 and presales

Box Office: Technopolis 20 art centre. Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm. Online banking (email us at info@technopolis20.com for details)

Information: Tel: 70002420, www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Technopolis 20 celebrates its seven years birthday, and we invite you to celebrate with us, with a jazz concert with the talented and beloved musicians Vasiliki Anastasiou on voice, Ermis Michail on guitar and Andreas Panteli on piano. The band will play their favourite soul, jazz and pop songs, incorporating strong influences from blues, soul and gospel, along with a selection of Greek songs arranged in a jazz sound.

Directions: Head into town from the Debenhams roundabout and turn right just before the Makarios statue, over the crossroads then right again just past the big white court building, and the venue will be found 200M on the right with parking on the left. TECHNOPOLIS 20 Cultural Centre, 18 Nikolaou Nikolaidi Avenue, 8010 Paphos. Tel: 70002420. www.technopolis20.com. Facebook: @technopolis20.

OKTOBERFEST with Bierstein Blasmusik

Sunday 26 September 7pm

Technopolis 20 Garden Paphos

Tickets: €10 ONLY with reservations by phone at 70002420 and presales. Bratwurst (hotdog), pretzel, beer and wine available to purchase. Doors: 6pm, concert: 7pm.

Box Office: Technopolis 20 art centre. Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm. Online banking (email us at info@technopolis20.com for details)

Buy Online: HERE

Organised by Paphos Music Lovers. Sponsored by The Cyprus German Business Association, Korantina Homes, Aristo Developers, Michael Kyprianou Advocates and Legal Consultants.

Information: Tel: 70002420, www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Enjoy an authentic Oktoberfest with food and drinks and the entertaining Oompah band. Bierstein Blasmusik, now in its third year, is a 9-piece authentic German style Oompah Band - the only band of its kind in Cyprus. The line-up consists of two clarinets, two trumpets, trombone, euphonium, tuba, accordion and drums. Their repertoire is based on traditional Bavarian style Oktoberfest music, but encompasses a wider variety of styles including singalong medleys, instrumental features, and pop covers (all in an Oompah style). The band’s objective is to deliver a high standard of musical performance, whilst providing a good evening’s entertainment for all. The band features George Georgiou (clarinet), David Locke (clarinet), Christos Loizides (trumpet), Janet Baker (trumpet), Steve Walkley (trombone), Jim Adair (euphonium), Andreas Theocharous (tuba), Majiek Kielak (accordion), Pete Rathbone (drums).

Directions: Head into town from the Debenhams roundabout and turn right just before the Makarios statue, over the crossroads then right again just past the big white court building, and the venue will be found 200M on the right with parking on the left. TECHNOPOLIS 20 Cultural Centre, 18 Nikolaou Nikolaidi Avenue, 8010 Paphos. Tel: 70002420. www.technopolis20.com. Facebook: @technopolis20.

JAZZ MUSIC EVENING SERIES - Gabriel Karapatakis Trio

Gabriel Karapatakis (bass), Christos Yerolatsitis (piano), Stelios Xydias (drums)

Thursday 30 September 8pm

Technopolis 20 Garden Paphos

Tickets: €12 ONLY with reservations by phone at 70002420 and presales

Box Office: Technopolis 20 art centre. Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm. Online banking (email us at info@technopolis20.com for details)

Information: Tel: 70002420, www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Gabriel Karapatakis Trio is a new music group created by Cyprus-based bassist and composer Gabriel Karapatakis. On stage will join him Christos Yerolatsitis on piano and Stelios Xydias on drums. The music is decidedly lyrical with accessible nature and attractive themes but might turns energetic with some truly exciting peaks. Strong melodies and interactive jazz, deal primarily in atmosphere and mood. In the past few years Gabriel has initiated numerous ensembles and he has established his musical frame of reference and stylistic range of his projects. New band members’ background knowledge and experience corresponds to configurations that have been internalized over time by a number of different styles. Gabriel Karapatakis trio is going to present Gabriel’s music from his previous CD’s/ collaborations and new compositions. The music is decidedly lyrical with accessible nature and attractive themes but might turns energetic with some truly exciting peaks. Strong melodies and interactive jazz, deal primarily in atmosphere and mood.

Limited number of seats available, due to the measures announced by the government to deal with the pandemic of COVID-19. The venue takes all the necessary precautions and follows the instructions announced by the government, in order to ensure your health and safety.

Stelios Xydias (drums) was born and raised in Limassol, Cyprus. He received his BA in Music specialising in Jazz Drumming from the Codarts University of the Arts in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He won the Nicolas Economou scholarship in 2009. Known for his versatility going from jazz, groove and different styles keeps him very active in his region. He has collaborated with all the big names in Cyprus as well with some international artists like Guthrie Govan (guitarist), Gilad Atzmon (saxophonist), Offer Gannor (guitarist), Damien Erskine (bassist) and more. Living in Limassol doesn't keep him for appearing in international Festivals as he has performed in Berlin, Athens, Netherlands, London and more. He has appeared in albums from artists like Mighty Sugarcane, Cahit kutrafali, Buray, Andreas Rodosthenous and more, he has also released his personal EP album called “silence” which is a solo drums project in 2014. Fresh in the Bosphorus Cymbal Company as he got his Endorsement with them in 2018.

Christos Yerolatsitis (piano) is a Cypriot pianist, keyboardist and composer. With an interest in various music genres, Christos’s music can be characterised as colourful, intuitive and diverse. Christos moved to The Netherlands in 2008 where he lived for 9 years. Soon after his arrival he got into the Dutch jazz scene and performed all around the country with well-known artists, such as Benjamin Herman, John Ruocco, Simon Rigter, Ben van den Dungen, Ben Van Gelder and others. In 2016 he appeared in the biggest theatres of the country with the “Eef van Breen Group” in cooperation with the extremely successful theatre production “Borgen”. In 2017 he moved to Mumbai where he got employed as the head of the Piano department of the True School of Music, one of India’s biggest music schools. During his stay in India, Christos has performed with many bands in music festivals and jazz clubs and shared the stage with names such as Ranjit Barot (John Maclaughlin’s drummer) and Erik Truffaz (trumpet) as well as Indian Carnatic musicians like Sabir Khan (Indian Sarangi player) and Bangalore Amrit (Indian Khanjira). Christos is currently based in Cyprus working with various international bands as a leader and a sideman. (https://christosyerolatsitis.com/).

Gabriel Karapatakis (bass) studied music at the Mannes College of Music in New York and at the Rotterdam Conservatory in the Netherlands. He has extensively performed in the Netherlands, having collaborated with renowned jazz musicians. Gabriel has given concerts in Cyprus, Greece, England, France, Germany, Australia, Serbia and Lebanon and he had participated at numerous festivals, including Kypria International Festival, Ruhrfestspiele Festival - Recklinghausen, and the European Jazz Festival Athens. In the past few years Gabriel has initiated numerous ensembles and he has established his musical frame of reference and stylistic range of his projects. With the Takoushis-Karapatakis Project, a world-jazz group, has so far released three critically acclaimed albums “Sympnoia”, “Seven Miles East”and “Colors of Another Sky” and with a cross-cultural trio, alone with the Berliner guitarist Hub Hildenbrand and the Cretan lyre player Zacharias Spyridakis, has released their first album "Nenemia " in 2018. Music magazines are often attributing both band’s music to the music of the ECM record label.

Directions: Head into town from the Debenhams roundabout and turn right just before the Makarios statue, over the crossroads then right again just past the big white court building, and the venue will be found 200M on the right with parking on the left. TECHNOPOLIS 20 Cultural Centre, 18 Nikolaou Nikolaidi Avenue, 8010 Paphos. Tel: 70002420. www.technopolis20.com. Facebook: @technopolis20.

PAPHOS FOLK CLUB

Thursday 7 October 8pm

Phoenix Social Club Paphos

Entrance: Free to members, €2 for non-members

Information: Tel: 26273076, 99908241, 99553096. www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Paphos folk night is on the first Thursday of the month and includes folk, blues, world music, light pop and country & western. A sound system is provided and recitations, drum machines and backing tracks are not allowed. Intending performers should pre-book their spots with Phil Willcock. Tel: 99908241 or Paul Lowndes Tel: 99553096. Food is available. www.facebook.com/paphosfolkclub.

Directions: From the roundabout at Kings Mall take the east exit, opposite Tombs of the Kings Road. At the traffic lights by the big church, turn right. At the T junction turn right. The venue will be found one block along on the right, on the corner - THE PHOENIX SOCIAL CLUB, 5 Ikarou Street, Kato Paphos. Tel: 26272524. Email: info@phoenixclubpaphos.com. www.phoenixclubpaphos.com.

JAZZ MUSIC EVENING SERIES - Workin' Trio

Charis Ioannou (saxophone), Christos Yerolatsitis (organ),

Marios Spyrou (drums)

Friday 8 October 8pm

Technopolis 20 Garden Paphos

Tickets: €12 ONLY with reservations by phone at 70002420 and presales

Box Office: Technopolis 20 art centre. Opening hours: Wednesday – Friday, 9am – 1pm. Online banking (email us at info@technopolis20.com for details)

Information: Tel: 70002420, www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Workin' Trio, a band formed in 2020, invite you to the garden of Technopolis 20. Their music is inspired by uplifting swing jazz grooves at times blended with Gospel, New Orleans, and Boogaloo rhythms. The combination of the Hammond organ, tenor saxophone and drums create a unique sound. The focus of the Trio is to unbury the less-known repertoire from the 1940s, 50s & 60s as well as compose original tunes within those lines. Enjoy a beautiful music evening with the sounds of Charis Ioannou (saxophone), Christos Yerolatsitis (organ), and Marios Spyrou (drums). Follow Workin' Trio: IG: www.instagram.com/workin_trio. FB: www.facebook.com/workintrio.

Limited number of seats available, due to the measures announced by the government to deal with the pandemic of COVID-19. Audiences should carry a rapid test or PCR valid for 72 hours or have been vaccinated with at least the first dose of the vaccine three weeks before or to have been infected by the Covid-19 during the last three months. The venue takes all the necessary precautions and follows the instructions announced by the government, in order to ensure your health and safety.

Charis Ioannou (saxophone) was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1976. In 1997 he was enrolled at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studied saxophone performance and Jazz Composition. Charis won the Woodwind Achievement Award in the last year of his studies in Boston and in 2001, after graduation, he moved to New York where he stayed for three years. While in New York, Charis earned his Master’s Degree in performance from the New York University and in the meantime performed and taught around the state. Charis left the United States in 2005 and moved back to Cyprus. The return to his homeland country found Charis collaborating with various musicians and appearing in all the major clubs and festivals around Cyprus as well as various venues around the world including performances in Greece, Kuwait, Germany, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Poland, Serbia, Spain, England, Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium, Holland and the U.S.A. Charis has also collaborated with the American Embassy in Cyprus in a Bi-Communal Jazz program called Jazz Futures through which he has appealed all over Cyprus performing alongside the group of Ari Roland and Chris Byars for 6 years during the period 2007-2013. In 2015 he led BopCy, a quartet with all Cypriot musicians and won the 2nd place in the first Greek Jazz Competition held in Athens in the same year and appeared in Syros as part of the International Jazz Day 2015. Charis is currently teaching the saxophone and the jazz idiom at the University of Nicosia as well as making guest faculty appearances in workshops held in Italy, Lebanon and Greece and continuing to perform and record as a leader as well as a sideman in Cyprus and abroad.

Christos Yerolatsitis (organ) is a Cypriot pianist, organist, keyboardist and composer. With an interest in various music genres, Christos’s music can be characterised as colourful, intuitive and diverse. Christos moved to The Netherlands in 2008 where he lived for 9 years. Soon after his arrival he got into the Dutch jazz scene and performed all around the country with well-known artists, such as Benjamin Herman, John Ruocco, Simon Rigter, Ben van den Dungen, Ben Van Gelder and others. In 2016 he appeared in the biggest theatres of the country with the “Eef van Breen Group” in cooperation with the extremely successful theatre production “Borgen”. In 2017 he moved to Mumbai where he got employed as the head of the Piano department of the True School of Music, one of India’s biggest music schools. During his stay in India, Christos has performed with many bands in music festivals and jazz clubs and shared the stage with names such as Ranjit Barot (John Maclaughlin’s drummer) and Erik Truffaz (trumpet) as well as Indian Carnatic musicians like Sabir Khan (Indian Sarangi player) and Bangalore Amrit (Indian Khanjira). Christos is currently based in Cyprus working with various international bands as a leader and a sideman. https://christosyerolatsitis.com.

Marios Spyrou (drums) is a professional Cypriot Jazz drummer, based in Nicosia. He completed his master’s degree in the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag and followed several workshops and private lessons with many important Jazz musicians, as Eric Ineke, Joseph Farnsworth, George Fludas, Leroy Williams, Adam Nussbaum, Barry Harris and Harold Maybern. Currently he is teaching private drum lessons at the English school in Nicosia. Over the last 12 years he has been playing extensively with the top Cypriot and European jazz musicians all over the island and in other important venues around Europe (UK, Greece, Italy, Holland, Belgium).

Directions: Head into town from the Debenhams roundabout and turn right just before the Makarios statue, over the crossroads then right again just past the big white court building, and the venue will be found 200M on the right with parking on the left. TECHNOPOLIS 20 Cultural Centre, 18 Nikolaou Nikolaidi Avenue, 8010 Paphos. Tel: 70002420. www.technopolis20.com. Facebook: @technopolis20.

OKTOBERFEST with BIERSTEIN BLASMUSIK

Saturday 9 October 6.30pm

Darcy’s Restaurant & Lounge Pegeia Paphos

Tickets: €20 including food - German sausages etc, fun and games throughout the night with guest German beers / Steiners. Doors: 5pm, music: 6.30pm

Reservations: Tel: 26936926

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Enjoy German sausages: bratwurst, currywurst and more with the Bierstein Blasmusik Oompah band plus lots of fun and games. Bierstein Blasmusik, now in its third year, is a 9-piece authentic German style Oompah Band - the only band of its kind in Cyprus. The line-up consists of two clarinets, two trumpets, trombone, euphonium, tuba, accordion and drums. Their repertoire is based on traditional Bavarian style Oktoberfest music, but encompasses a wider variety of styles including singalong medleys, instrumental features, and pop covers (all in an Oompah style). The band’s objective is to deliver a high standard of musical performance, whilst providing a good evening’s entertainment for all. The band features George Georgiou (clarinet), David Locke (clarinet), Christos Loizides (trumpet), Janet Baker (trumpet), Steve Walkley (trombone), Jim Adair (euphonium), Andreas Theocharous (tuba), Majiek Kielak (accordion), Pete Rathbone (drums).

Directions: On the main road from Pegeia towards Agios Georgios. DARCY’S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE, St Georges Avenue, Pegeia. Tel: 26936926. Email: darcys2018@gmail.com, Facebook: @donaldcyp.

THE JAZZ TRIO

Giorgos Krasidis (saxophone), Irenaeos Koulouras (double bass),

Marios Spyrou (drums)

Sunday 10 October 2pm

Saint Giorgio Paphos

Tickets: €13 in advance, €15 on the door, food from 12 noon

Box Office: Saint Giorgio: open daily except Monday from 10am – 10pm, Tel: 26949576, or buy online www.dailydealscy.com/event/jazztrio

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

The Paphos Sessions presents three musicians: Giorgos Krasidis (saxophone), Irenaeos Koulouras (double bass) and Marios Spyrou (drums), who are considered to be among the most important and influential soloists and educators of jazz music on the island, so if you are a jazz fan and haven’t had the pleasure yet, prepare to be musically amazed. The event is powered by The Sunset Sound, supported by Saint Giorgio with media sponsorship from Rock FM and LivePaphos.

Giorgos Krasidis (saxophone) is one of the most influential jazz saxophonists in Cyprus and he is the founder of Jazzologia Cyprus Big Band. Krasidis shared the stage both as a performer and educator with jazz leading figures.

Irenaeos Koulouras (double bass) is one of the most active jazz double bass players in the island of Cyprus. He has performed all over Cyprus and abroad and he is a frequent collaborator with international renowned jazz musicians.

Marios Spyrou (drums) is a professional Cypriot Jazz drummer, based in Nicosia. He completed his Master Degree in the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag and followed several workshops and private lessons with many important Jazz musicians, as Eric Ineke, Joseph Farnsworth, George Fludas, Leroy Williams, Adam Nussbaum, Barry Harris and Harold Maybern. Currently he is teaching private drum lessons at the English school – Nicosia. Over the last 12 years he has been playing extensively with the top Cypriot and European jazz musicians all over the Island and in other important venues around Europe.

Directions: The venue is just off the Chlorakas coast road opposite the St George Hotel, turn in opposite the UKCA. SAINT GIORGIO RESTAURANT BAR, St. George Street. Chlorakas, Paphos. Tel: 26949576. Email: sgiorgiores@gmail.com. Facebook: @saintgiorgiobar.

THE REAL THING BLUES BAND

Sunday 17 October 2pm

Saint Giorgio Paphos

Tickets: €10 in advance, €12 on the door, food from 12 noon

Box Office: Saint Giorgio: open daily except Monday from 10am – 10pm, Tel: 26949576 or buy online www.dailydealscy.com/event/real

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

The Paphos Sessions presents The Real Thing Blues Band playing the blues with the classical line-up: guitar, bass and drums playing blues and classic rock. Andrey Stareyshinski (guitar, vocals), Nikolay Gergov (bass) and Ruslan Dobrikov (drums). The band members are professional musicians able to play any style of music but the blues and classic rock are their passion. Simply classic guitar blues. The event is powered by The Sunset Sound, supported by Saint Giorgio with media sponsorship from Rock FM and LivePaphos.

Directions: The venue is just off the Chlorakas coast road opposite the St George Hotel, turn in opposite the UKCA. SAINT GIORGIO RESTAURANT BAR, St. George Street. Chlorakas, Paphos. Tel: 26949576. Email: sgiorgiores@gmail.com. Facebook: @saintgiorgiobar.

JAZZ MUSIC EVENING SERIES – Monsieur Doumani

Sunday 17 October 8pm

Technopolis 20 Garden Paphos

Tickets: €12 ONLY with reservations by phone at 70002420 and presales

Box Office: Technopolis 20 art centre. Opening hours: Wednesday – Friday, 9am – 1pm. Online banking (email us at info@technopolis20.com for details)

Information: Tel: 70002420, www.paphosmusiclovers.com

The Technopolis 20 outdoor events finish with the yearly concert of the popular Cypriot band Monsieur Doumani Antonis Antoniou (tzouras, vocals, electronics), Demetris Yiasemides (trombone, flute), Andys Skordis (guitar, loops, backing vocals) in the garden. The multi-award-winning group Monsieur Doumani will present songs from their three studio albums, as well as songs from their upcoming fourth album Pissourin, to be released in early September 2021 on Glitterbeat Records. Described by the Guardian as ‘one of the most entertaining, confident and inventive groups in the scene’, multi-award-winning group Monsieur Doumani, was formed in 20212 in Nicosia. Coming from different musical backgrounds, but influenced by the Cypriot tradition at various levels, Monsieur Doumani compose music that draws inspiration from the contemporary Cypriot society as well as from the shaky conditions of our era. The original identity of the project was determined by the adaptation of Cypriot traditional pieces, with a special contemporary colour in sound and mood, forming a style distinctively of their own. Antonis Antoniou (Vocals, Tzouras, Stomp Box), Demetris Yiasemides (Trombone, Flute, Back. Vocals), Andys Skordis (Guitar, Electronics, Back. Vocals).

Directions: Head into town from the Debenhams roundabout and turn right just before the Makarios statue, over the crossroads then right again just past the big white court building, and the venue will be found 200M on the right with parking on the left. TECHNOPOLIS 20 Cultural Centre, 18 Nikolaou Nikolaidi Avenue, 8010 Paphos. Tel: 70002420. www.technopolis20.com. Facebook: @technopolis20.

MOONRIVER SWING & JAZZ BAND

Friday 22 October 7.30pm

Saint Giorgio Paphos

Tickets: €25 in advance, €27 on the door, including 2-course dinner or €10/€12 for show only. Doors: 6pm, music: 7.30pm

Box Office: Saint Giorgio: open daily except Monday from 10am – 10pm, Tel: 26949576 or buy online www.dailydealscy.com/event/moonriver

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

The Paphos Sessions presents Michael Antoniou and his band performing classic songs from the Great American Songbook with Michael Antoniou (vocals), Renad Nourmanchine (piano), Sergie Sergienko (drums) and Elias Ioannou (trumpet). The event is powered by The Sunset Sound, supported by Saint Giorgio with media sponsorship from Rock FM and LivePaphos.

Directions: The venue is just off the Chlorakas coast road opposite the St George Hotel, turn in opposite the UKCA. SAINT GIORGIO RESTAURANT BAR, St. George Street. Chlorakas, Paphos. Tel: 26949576. Email: sgiorgiores@gmail.com. Facebook: @saintgiorgiobar.

COUNTRY & WESTERN with BADLANDZ

Thursday 28 October 6.30pm

Darcy’s Restaurant & Lounge Pegeia Paphos

Free Entrance. Doors open at 12 noon, food available all day

Reservations: Tel: 26936926

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Classic country hits featuring this new quartet with female and male singers, plus guitar, banjo, lead guitar and bass.

Directions: On the main road from Pegeia towards Agios Georgios. DARCY’S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE, St Georges Avenue, Pegeia, Paphos. Tel: 26936926. Email: darcys2018@gmail.com, Facebook: @donaldcyp.

A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF FRANK SINATRA

The Moonriver Swing & Jazz Band

Saturday 30 October 7.30pm

Secret Valley Golf Club Kouklia Paphos

Tickets: €35 including a 3-course buffet and a glass of Prosecco on arrival. Doors: 6pm, show: 7.30pm

Box Office: Michael Tel: 99854375, Hillar Tel: 95540100, Secret Valley Tel: 26274002

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

A tribute to the music of Frank Sinatra and friends by The Moonriver Swing & Jazz Band. The greatest hits of Frank and the boys, like That’s Amore, Mr Bojangles, That’s Life and many more. The band features Renad Nourmanchine (keyboard), Constantinos Paouros (drums), Elias Ioannou (trumpet) and Michael Antoniou (vocals).

THE CAIPIRINHA BRAZILIAN PROJECT

Sunday 31 October 2pm

Saint Giorgio Paphos

Tickets: €13 in advance, €15 on the door

Box Office: Saint Giorgio: open daily except Monday from 10am – 10pm, Tel: 26949576 or buy online www.dailydealscy.com/event/caipirinha

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

The Paphos Sessions presents The Caipirinha Brazilian Project, the new band that specializes in Latin styles of music which will make you want to dance the whole night long! The band features Alice Ayvazian as the lead singer, with Alexis Kasinos on guitar, Alexandros Panagiotoy on bass and Marios Spyrou on drums. Join us for a night filled with the exotic sounds of Bossa Nova, samba and many more! The event is powered by The Sunset Sound, supported by Saint Giorgio with media sponsorship from Rock FM and LivePaphos.

Directions: The venue is just off the Chlorakas coast road opposite the St George Hotel, turn in opposite the UKCA. SAINT GIORGIO RESTAURANT BAR, St. George Street. Chlorakas, Paphos. Tel: 26949576. Email: sgiorgiores@gmail.com. Facebook: @saintgiorgiobar.