Moni Lazariston Festival is a major organizer of cultural activities in the city of Thessaloniki over the past decade. The greatest artists of the Greek and International music industry, with a variety of music ranging from World to Rock ‘n Roll music, constantly win the audience’s acceptance and cheerful applause.
Having as a background the natural light that is offered by the summer nights Moni Lazariston Festival provides artistic diversity, by organizing concerts, dance performances, theatrical plays and art exhibitions in their most contemporary form. The surrounding atmosphere is constituted by many levels: The open space with the amphitheatric setting, where the large concerts take place, 2 exhibition rooms, and a smaller stage designed to host “special editions” of every cultural expression.
Friday, 17 September || Naxatras
Dynamic rhythmic patterns, dreamy melodies, heavy riffs and traveling guitar solos, all imbued with a magical 70’s atmosphere and aesthetics, are the main body of their musical creations. Naxatras do not hesitate to experiment with psych, progressive, blues, funk, stoner and oriental elements, in order – in combination with their psychedelic video show – to stimulate the senses of the viewers. Support acts: Chipper & Paranoid Reverb.
Start time: 20.30
Ticket prices: A Zone (Square): 13 €, B Zone (Square): 12 €, C Zone (Stand): 11 €
Monday, 20 September || Δέηση Πόντου
Deisi Pontou is a living musical mural of the passions of Pontian Hellenism with elements for Ionia and Armenia, in the modern Greek vernacular so that the meanings of historical events can be more widely understood. The main narrator is Tassos Nousias and in the song are: Eleni Tsaligopoulou, Giannis Kotsiras, Alexis Parkharidis, Christos Chalkias.
Start time: 20.30
Ticket prices: 15€ (General Admission)
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 September|| Long Day’s Journey into Night by Eugene O’Neill
Written in 1941-1942 and first published in 1956, Long Day’s Journey into Night is a tragedy in four acts. The play is semi-autobiographical. It is widely considered to be Eugene O’Neill’s magnum opus and one of the finest American plays of the 20th century. The “Long Day” refers to the setting of the play, which takes place during a single day in August 1912, from around 8:30 a.m. to midnight. The story revolves around the Tyrone family consisting of father James (an actor), mother Mary (a morphine addict), and their sons Jamie and Edmund.
Cast: Takis Chrysikakos / Peris Michailidis (James Tyron), Vera Krouska (Mary Tyron), Thanasis Sarantos (James Tyron Jr), Christos Diamantoudis (Edmund Tyron), Stavriana Papadaki (Cathleen)
Start time: 21:00
Ticket prices: 8 € – 12 €
Information: ntng.gr, 2315200200
Tuesday, 28 September|| The Tiger Lillies “Greek Songs and other greatest hits”
The seductive and subversive Tiger Lillies are coming to Thessaloniki after many years. The famous English punk / street opera band returns with a unique performance, entitled “Greek Songs and other hits” and will present for the first time to the world its new album, “Greek Songs”, along with songs from the two “Covid-19 “albums, which were recorded during the lockdown, but also from their entire 30-year career.
Start time: 21.00
Ticket prices: A Zone (Square): 25 – 27 €, B Zone (Square): 20 – 22 €, C Zone (Stand): 17 €
Friday, 1 October || Ενεκα Zeneca
Start time: 20.30
Ticket prices: 10 € (presale), 12 € (box office)