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‣ The Speakeasies’ Swing Band!
The Speakeasies Swing Band! have been touring in Greece & in festivals abroad since 2010.
They took part in many festivals around the world, such as the DIGA DIGA DOO festival in Bangkok, Thailand, Royal Jazz Fest in Bahrain, Hep Cat’s Holiday in Great Britain, Copenhagen Lindy Exchange in Denmark, Bansko International Jazz Festival in Bulgaria, Summer Jamboree in Italy and many more.
They shared the stage with famous artists such as Parov Stelar, Ray Collins, Cherry Poppin Daddies, Hillbilly Moon Explosion.
Among all, they’ve performed to special events, such as Hollywood’s star Jessica Chastain’s beautiful wedding.
They released their first EP “Bathtub Gin” in 2012, alongside with the music videos “Bright Lights Late Nights”, and the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) award winning “Black Swamp Village”.
Three years later they are back with the LP “Land of Plenty”, an album consisting of 10 songs in Swing, Jazz, Blues and Dixieland style.
In 2019 they have released the single “Walkin’ Away Blues” alongside with a music. video and the following year, in the middle of the pandemic lockdown of 2020 they released the LP “Uproaring Twenties”.
Finally, they participated in Athens & Epidaurus Festival with the theatrical performance “Homesickness Blues”, directed by Akillas Karazisis and arranged by Kostas Vomvolos.
The Speakeasies’ Swing Band! are Christos Papadopoulos, Panos Karnoutsos, Giannis Ntalianis, Caterina Sisinni, Manolis Stamatiadis, Grigoris Oikonomou and Panos Voulgarakis.