RUMBA ATTACK

Sunday 18 April 5pm

The Hogshead Pub Emba Paphos

Tickets: €15

Reservations essential: Tel: 99858643

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com. Organised by Paphos Music Lovers

VIDEOS

True Sounds of Rumba

Harmonics

Cyprus Flamenco

The Paphos Sessions presents Constantinos Lyras, Memnon Arestis (guitars) and Savvas Thoma (cajon / percussion) performing original instrumental compositions as well as select covers, in their distinctive Flamenco-Rumba style, blended with sounds from Greece, Middle Eastern origins and Bossanova.

Directions: Head up the Polis road out of Paphos and just past Lidl supermarket turn left at Abbeygate Insurance and the venue will be found about 1Km along on the left. THE HOGSHEAD PUB, Petridion 47, Emba, Paphos. Tel: 99858643, 97620114. Facebook: @TheHogsheadPub.

AVANT TOUT DUO

Sunday 25 April 5pm

The Hogshead Pub Emba Paphos

Tickets: €15

Reservations essential: Tel: 99858643

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com. Organised by Paphos Music Lovers

VIDEOS

La Vie En Rose

My Love Will Never Die

Πες μου μια λέξη (Tell Me a Word)

The Paphos Sessions presents Vanessa Megalemou with Vasilis Vourvopoulos at the piano, who will transport you musically with retro melodies in French, English and Greek, with elements of jazz, swing and a nostalgic and intense Parisian style. You will listen to word-wide known songs from singers like Edith Piaf, Barbara, Dalida, Etta James and Rita Hayworth but also small surprises with songs that were forgotten touched by Vanessa's theatrical style and Vasilis amazing technique.

Directions: Head up the Polis road out of Paphos and just past Lidl supermarket turn left at Abbeygate Insurance and the venue will be found about 1Km along on the left. THE HOGSHEAD PUB, Petridion 47, Emba, Paphos. Tel: 99858643, 97620114. Facebook: @TheHogsheadPub.

PAPHOS FOLK CLUB

Thursday 6 May 7pm

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.

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. Facebook: @ThePhoenixSocialClubPafos and www.facebook.com/paphosfolkclub.

TRIPLE SOUL feat. George Kalopedis

Sunday 9 May 5pm

The Hogshead Pub Emba Paphos

Tickets: €15

Reservations: Tel: 99858643

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com. Organised by Paphos Music Lovers

VIDEOS

Kalopedis Soul Funk

Triple Soul Band - Funk Soul Jazz

Kalopedis Sould Funk 2

The Paphos Sessions presents the wonderful George Kalopedis (vocals), Antonis Polykarpou (piano) and Constantinos Paouros (drums) performing their groovy Soul, Motown, Jazz and Funk. George Kalopedis is a unique singer in Cyprus coming from the tradition of male soul and jazz vocalists including Marvin Gaye, George Benson, Louis Jordan, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole. He performs regularly around the island and has developed a loyal following - join him at this concert to see why.

Directions: Head up the Polis road out of Paphos and just past Lidl supermarket turn left at Abbeygate Insurance and the venue will be found about 1Km along on the left. THE HOGSHEAD PUB, Petridion 47, Emba, Paphos. Tel: 99858643, 97620114. Facebook: @TheHogsheadPub.

THE REAL THING BLUES BAND

Sunday 16 May 5pm

The Hogshead Pub Emba Paphos

Tickets: €15

Reservations: Tel: 99858643

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com. Organised by Paphos Music Lovers

VIDEOS

Crossfire

Leave Me Alone

Chained to the Blues Line

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, vocals). 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.

Directions: Head up the Polis road out of Paphos and just past Lidl supermarket turn left at Abbeygate Insurance and the venue will be found about 1Km along on the left. THE HOGSHEAD PUB, Petridion 47, Emba, Paphos. Tel: 99858643, 97620114. Facebook: @TheHogsheadPub.

DAVEY WOODFORD & AIMIE WILD

Wednesday 19 May 2pm

Darcy’s Restaurant & Lounge Pegeia Paphos

Free Entrance

Reservations: Tel: 26936926

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Great vibes from this top duo.

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.

THE POWER OF JAZZ PIANO TRIO

Sunday 23 May 5pm

The Hogshead Pub Emba Paphos

Tickets: €15

Reservations: Tel: 99858643

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com. Organised by Paphos Music Lovers

VIDEOS

Live at Sarah's Jazz Club with Loukas Louka (piano), Omiros Andreou (double bass), Philipp Psillides (drums)    

St Thomas with Loukas Louka (piano), Costas Challoumas (double bass), Philipp Psillides (drums)

The Paphos Sessions presents Loukas Louka (piano), Ioannis Karseras (double bass) and Andreas Stefanou (drums). From Bill Evans to Oscar Peterson, jazz pianists have formed trios to express the full melodic and harmonic power of the piano.

Loukas Louka (piano) is a Cypriot pianist and music teacher. He started studying classical piano from the age of 8. At the age of 22, he begun studying jazz piano with Cypriot jazz pianist Marios Toumbas and later he had lessons on jazz improvisation with Cypriot jazz guitarist Giannos Savvides. He participated for about 2 years in the Jazz Ensembles of the European University under the instruction of Marios Toumbas and also attended the “Jazz Futures” workshops that took place in Nicosia from 2008 until 2011, under the instruction of great jazz musicians from New York, such as Sacha Perry, Vahagn Hayrapetyan, Ari Roland and Chris Byars. In 2012, he succeeded taking the ALCM diploma in Jazz Piano of London College of Music. Since then, he has performed as a member in several jazz combos during various events in Cyprus. He is currently the leader of "The Greek Jazz Project" band, which is performing original greek jazz songs from the '40s, '50s & '60s. Loukas is currently teaching music in elementary schools and also performing jazz music in several jazz venues all around Cyprus.

Ioannis Karseras (double bass) is from Limassol, Cyprus. Ioannis received a Bachelor's degree in Music, Jazz Studies, Double Bass from the University of Northridge California State. Ioannis performed and recorded his own music in Cyprus and the USA with various artists and participated in folk music programmes in Europe.

Andreas Stefanou (drums) was born in Limassol in 1986. From the tender age of 9 he started playing drums and starts playing live with various musical groups in band competitions, concerts and recordings. After his service in the military philharmonic orchestra in 2006 he continues studying drums with George Koulas for a year. In 2007 was accepted at the Rotterdam Conservatoire in Holland in the direction of Latin Jazz. He there had the opportunity to study under the guidance of Lucas van Merwijk , Hans van Ousterhout, Kiko Fraidas and among others. In 2009 he went to New York to take a lesson from Mark Guiliana. He graduated from the conservatoire in June 2011 with distinction. Parallel to his studies he presents and takes part in various projects like The Hague Festival Latin Fanatics, De Doelen Brazilian Festival, Limassol Jazz Festival, Pomos Paradise Jazz Festival, Aglajia Jazz Festival with musicians from all over the globe, with Nelson Faria, Anna Ellis de Jong and others. He also takes part as a drummer in these groups: Funky Straat, Kafeney Quartet, Quintessence, Chevere Latin Jazz Project, Casus Belli, Nuevo Jaleo, Magunda Kinousa, The Heir Band, No More Jazz Trio and Ekon Nakon.

Directions: Head up the Polis road out of Paphos and just past Lidl supermarket turn left at Abbeygate Insurance and the venue will be found about 1Km along on the left. THE HOGSHEAD PUB, Petridion 47, Emba, Paphos. Tel: 99858643, 97620114. Facebook: @TheHogsheadPub.

THE WORLD’S GREATEST CROONERS

Moonriver Swing & Jazz Band

Thursday 27 May 7pm

Vasilikon Winery Kathikas Paphos

Tickets: €26 including a three-course hot buffet. Doors: 6pm, show: 7pm

Reservations: Tel: 99854375, 26633999

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com

Enjoy hits from the world’s greatest crooners - Sinatra, Matt Monro, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Al Martino, Andy Williams, Deano and more, from Michael Antoniou (vocals), Renad Nourmanchine (keyboard) and Sergei Sergeinko (drums).

Directions: Just outside Kathikas village, on the Pegeia to Polis road. VASILIKON WINERY, Kathikas, 8573 Paphos. Tel: 26633999. Facebook: @vasilikonwinery.

CANDY SOUL QUARTET

Sunday 30 May 5pm

The Hogshead Pub Emba Paphos

Tickets: €15

Reservations: Tel: 99858643

Information: www.paphosmusiclovers.com. Organised by Paphos Music Lovers

VIDEOS

Isn't She Lovely

Stand By Me

The Paphos Sessions presents a fantastic and experienced group of musicians – Malvina Charalambides on vocals, Christos Yerolatsitis on keyboard, Andreas Rodosthenous on electric bass and George Koulas on drums. Audiences can expect songs from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Etta James, Marvin Gaye, Van Morrison, Norah Jones, Sting, Ray Charles, Amy Winehouse, Ben E. King and more, in a wonderful fusion of soul, pop and jazz.

Directions: Head up the Polis road out of Paphos and just past Lidl supermarket turn left at Abbeygate Insurance and the venue will be found about 1Km along on the left. THE HOGSHEAD PUB, Petridion 47, Emba, Paphos. Tel: 99858643, 97620114. Facebook: @TheHogsheadPub.