Welcome to the website of the department of music studies at the national and kapodistrian university of athens. Fred schneider and the shake society, a side project, release an eponymous album, which contains the single monster,” an underground party classic. For his work and help towards the music scene (especially world jazz), he was included in 2013 list of the 100+1 most influential people in the greek music scene published by the athens voice newspaper.
The department of music studies is part of the school of philosophy of the national and kapodistrian university of athens. Originally established in 1995, this legendary live greek music venue has evolved to encompass three stages. The world was filled with art; then the glentzes.gr came along, and the scene really exploded. Concert and showcase music events in 30 venues across the city, entrance free, to discover local talents, the music scene and the sound of athens.
In late june, downtown athens closes itself to traffic for one weekend to hold athfest music and arts festival headlined in the past by acts like of montreal, patterson hood of the drive-by-truckers and arrested development, the free event hosts two stages full of local (and close-by) artists. Athens middle east orchestra local ensemble plays traditional and experimental music from the middle east, featuring exotic instruments and fiery improvisation.
Undeniably music plays an integral part in the city’s past. The atlanta institute of music and media has been helping students from athens, georgia achieve their dreams of a fulfilling career in music for over 31 years. But singer vanessa briscoe hay recently revived the band into the newly formed pylon reenactment society they have a new ep, called part time punks session,” coming out this fall.
The club is called karabani and features musicians like giannis lempesis and his excellent group or babis golis. Over 175 bands play a wide variety of musical styles night and day on indoor and outdoor stages, making it a perfect opportunity for music fans from all walks of life to enjoy this renowned music scene. For that reason, art rocks athens has recruited volunteer committee chairs and curators who are doing this because they recognize that this project wants to be done.