Greece is always fun wherever you go: athens, thessaloniki, the cyclades, crete, rhodes, corfu, santorini and naturally at the world-renowned international hangouts such as cosmopolitan mykonos, and those pumped-up party venues like ios, hersonissos and malia on crete, lagana on zante and kavos on corfu. With an industrial baroque aesthetic, top of the line sound and lighting systems, and the best dj and live acts, combined with a unique approach to partying, lohan nightclub is redefining nightlife one party at a time. With a hip hop and r&b only music policy, this deliberately boutique club focuses specifically on delivering elite hospitality to a clutch of athens most fashionable movers and shakers.
The more famous a singer the more offers he will receive from various bouzoukia owners, who would like him or her to lead the show at their club. Sundays’ hosts showtime party” share their funky rnb beats. Bouzoukia (from the popular fold musical instrument bouzouki) or skyladika (meaning the dog houses) is a very important aspect of greek subculture and extremely popular among greeks.
Opening an athens φωταεριο nightlife magazine, you will find the bouzoukia-nightclubs into different categories, according to the style of the venue and its performers. Named for the basketball court painted on the dance floor, the club opens only on saturdays between 1-7 am. These singers have common repertoire and have ‘served’ the original greek music since the the start of their careers.
And then there it was: a huge sign reading “Lohan” on the façade of a club on iera odou street. Fridays’ party, “Dance ‘n’ roses”, is an innovative collaboration by dj duo playmen and the live performances of mc timm chris, vocalist anastasios rammos and drummer joanna papagianni, filled with glamour and a true love for music. If you go into psiri on a weekend night there will be live greek music coming from many of the restaurants.
Start in the early afternoon with a coffee and cocktails until nightfall when david transforms into a hot party venue in athens. Greek singer anna vissi performing live on a pile of flowers in a greek nightclub (bouzoukia). The show at bouzoukia lasts from 5 – 8 hours, therefore each bouzoukia-nightclub has more than one singers for its show.
At all bouzoukia nightclubs there is a photographer, who will, for sure, take your picture, either you want so or not. The famous greek stars singers will be found at the big bouzoukia-nightclubs. You’d be a bit crazy to start a label focused on the more forward-thinking” side of club music in athens—yet these guys did it. You can’t help but admire hypermedium for its vision, dedication, on-point visual identity.