Free (and near free) Live Music in Athens during January 2008

Looking for a venue to experience authentic live Greek music while you are in Athens? The Phillipos Nakos Conservatory, conveniently located within easy reach of Syntagma Square, hosts free concerts on a regular basis. This is a great place to expland your Greek repertoire beyond Never on Sunday and Zorba the Greek!

January events at the Conservatory, which is located at 41 Ippokatous Street, near Navarinou Street, will host the following concerts in January 2008:

January 15, 2008 at 20:30 (8:30 pm)  Thessaloniki born musician and actor, Kostas Thomaidis. For a sampling of Thomaidis click hereFREE

January 19, 2008 at 19:00 (7:00 pm)  The Youth for Youth concerts featuring Angleos Politis, pricipal clarinetist with ERT National Symphony. FREE 

The Conservatory also hosts ticketed events in their concert hall, covering a wide range of musical genres:

January 19, 2008 at 20:30 (8:30 pm) Difono magazine presents Contemporary Greek rocker Pavlos Pavlidis. Tickets available for 20 euro, students 15 euro.

The Phillpos Nakas Conservatory is located at 41 Ippokratous Street, near Navarinou Street. It is a couple of blocks off of Solonos street in Exarchia.