Where to find live jazz, rock and Greek music on Mykonos

Vocalist and saxophonist Giuseppe Fabris makes frequent live appearances in Mykonos, including Tuesday and Friday nights this summer at Vinos wine bar. Check out the video (above) to watch him perform to the backdrop of a magnificent Mykonos sunset.   Sun, sea & sax: Although most people associate Mykonos with frenzied beach parties and a vibrant dusk-to-dawn club and bar scene boasting […]
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Tuesday food & drink promotion kicks off at bars, restaurants & cafes in Central Athens

The Have Fun in Athens (Βγαίνουμε Αθήνα) food and drink promotion launched today at 39 participating establishments in the city center     Cheap ‘n’ cheerful: More than three dozen restaurants, bars and cafés have teamed up to offer special food and beverage discounts every Tuesday as part of a City of Athens initiative to […]
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Singers Julio Iglesias, Anna Vissi and Conchita Wurst to perform at Mykonos beach clubs this week

  Eurovision singing sensation Conchita Wurst, left, and Greek entertainer Anna Vissi, right, will appear at the Jackie O’ Beach club on Mykonos Saturday night. This image was posted with a recent protothemanews report about the event.   Big-name acts: The Mykonos party scene will reach a midsummer climax over the next four days when […]
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Cyclades islands celebrate summer with festivals for food & wine, arts & literature, culture & sports

A promotional poster for the 10th Annual International Festival of the Aegean taking place July 6 to 19 in Ermoupoli on Syros island.   Food & culture fests: I love travelling to Greek islands during low season, particularly in the spring, but that means I always miss out on major cultural and gastronomical celebrations that […]
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Champagne showers forecast for Super Paradise beach on Mykonos Thursday afternoon

An image of a cheeky white-winged “angel” advertises a champagne spraying party being held at Super Paradise Beach Club on Mykonos June 19   Bubbly angels: You won’t see warnings on The Weather Network or read about this on the comprehensive Greek weather website meteo.gr, but when a wild summer storm strikes Mykonos tomorrow afternoon, […]
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Sudden storm soaks Skiathos on Sunday

This video showing a Skiathos Town street flooded by yesterday’s thunderstorm was posted on YouTube by the tsak Bpam crêperie. It reminded me of television newsclips reporting on flooding from monsoons in southeast Asia. This wasn’t a scene I would expect to see on a Greek island in June!     Stormy interlude: I keep […]
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Mykonos town & beach party clubs ready to rock with Holy Spirit long weekend special events

A flyer for the June 6 2014 official opening party for Cooh Sunset Bar & Club, located at the Mykonos Town seafront near the Delos ferry boat pier   Party weekend: A long holiday weekend always provides a great opportunity to let loose and celebrate, and there will be plenty of events to enjoy on […]
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