Annabouboula Pioneers of World Beat… Masters Of Greek Psychedelic Funk

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January 20, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

Now HEAR this, all fans friends and fiends from the worlds of Dervisi, The ByzanTones, Annabouboula and beyond: This SATURDAY NIGHT Jan 24 2015 (9 PM to midnight… more or less) come to Greenpoint, Brooklyn’s swingin’est bar TROOST   to partake of the musical mind-bending experience that is DJ BARBA YIORGI selecting amazing tracks from a treasure trove of Afro-Balkan […]

Spotlight on The ByzanTones

January 10, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

THE BYZANTONES have a MISSION: To present a new direction for 21st century party music inspired by classic swingin’ sounds like surf master Dick Dale and belly-dance guitarist Omar Khorshid and built on the legacy of the pioneer Psychedelic Greek Funk group, Annabouboula… The ByzanTones celebrate their Greek roots by exposing the Eastern modal force […]

Follow this link for Music by Dervisi, The ByzanTones, and Annabouboula –

January 8, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

George Barba Yiorgi has a selection of tunes By DERVISI (Greek Gangsta-Punk-Rembetika) The ByzanTones (Psychedelic Greek Surf-Rock) and World Music pioneers Annabouboula at his SoundCloud page. Includes 3 live DERVISI Rembetiko classics, previews of the forthcoming ByzanTones release, and Annabouboula rarities such as the Paul C  version of “Hamam”:

THE BYZAN TONES Annabouboula’s unruly offspring RETURN to Otto’s Shrunken Head THIS SATURDAY NIGHT-!

December 30, 2014 | Uncategorized | Permalink

This SATURDAY NIGHT! Will 2015 be the year THE BYZAN TONES conquer the world??– OR will it be MERELY a milestone in musical history – starting with GREEK SURF-ROCK PSYCHEDELIC MADNESS returning triumphantly to New York City’s OTTO’S SHRUNKEN HEAD to celebrate UNSTEADY FREDDIE’S BIRTHDAY SURF-ROCK EXTRAVAGANZA!! The ByzanTones at Otto’s Shrunken Head Sat. 01/03/15 SATURDAY JAN. 3 […]

DERVISI Greek Gangsta Blues featuring Barba Yiorgi from Annabouboula

December 11, 2014 | Uncategorized | Permalink

DERVISI come back to TROOST Greenpoint Brooklyn THIS THURSDAY  Dec. 11 Exotic Greek Gangsta Blues and PunkRembetika… with George Barba Yiorgi, Homeboy Steve “Spiti-pethi Stelio” Antonakos, Thanassi “Ethan D” Dervisi Thursday December 11 8:30pm-10:30pm At Greenpoint’s coolest watering hole (right up the street from the Greenpoint Ave. G stop!) TROOST 1011 Manhattan Avenue (between Huron and Green) […]

DERVISI Including Annabouboula members performing Exotic Greek Gangsta Blues

May 14, 2014 | Uncategorized | Permalink

Annabouboula continues to follow the melismatic perambulations of those Bad Boys of neo-Rembetica, The Byzan-Tones’ acoustic spin-off act DERVISI. Their next outing will be TONIGHT (Thursday May 15) at the cozy coffee bar Espresso 77  located at35-57 77th Street (just off of 37th Avenue)  (74th-Broadway stop on the 7 train) in Jackson Heights, Queens. DERVISI are REPRESENTING […]