> Athens > May 22 Seasoned vocalist Maria Farantouri and singer Alkinoos Ioannidis join forces at the Athens Concert Hall on Sunday, May 22, in a tribute to the late lyricist Nikos Gatsos. The performance starts at 8.30 p.m. Athens Concert Hall, 1 Kokkali & Vas. Sofias, tel 210.728.2333
Deep Purple Tour
> Around Greece > To May 25 Legendary rock band Deep Purple is touring Greece this month with concerts in Patra (May 21), Thessaloniki (May 23) and Ioannina (May 25) and Greek rocker Vassilis Papaconstantinou as the warm-up act (except for the Ioannina concert). The Athens concert will take place at the Indoor Basketball Arena in Elliniko. Doors open at 6 p.m., Papaconstantinou will take to the stage at 9 p.m. followed by Deep Purple at 10.20 p.m. Tickets are available at Public stores, Ticket House and online at www.ticketarena.gr. For information, call 210.961.1118.
Mikroutsikos & Thivaios
> Athens > May 21 Thanos Mikroutsikos and Christos Thivaios are back from their 130-date winter tour in Greece and Cyprus and will be putting on a last concert at the Stavros tou Notou venue on Saturday, May 21. The show begins at 10.30 p.m. and admission costs 15 euros, including a complimentary glass of wine or beer. Stavros tou Notou, 35-37 Tharypou & Frantzi, Neos Cosmos, tel 210.922.6975/923.9031
> Athens > May 22 Oticons will perform music from films at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation on Sunday, May 22, starting at 8.30 p.m. The six-member ensemble will be playing compositions ranging from the minimalist melodies of Angelo Badalamenti and Philip Glass to the legendary theme tunes of movies such as “ET” and “The Lord of the Rings.” Admission costs 15 euros. Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, 206 Pireos, Tavros, tel 210.341.8550