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2020

Regular Engagements

EVERY TUESDAY

SOLO GUITAR
@ Axia, in Tenafly, NJ
7:30 pm -10:30 pm
www.axiataverna.com

EVERY SATURDAY

With Emre Yilmaz and Jose Ramon Rosario
@ Crimson and Rye NYC
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
www.crimsonandrye.com

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Special Gigs

January 8, Wednesday
@ The Grammy Museum
Prudential Center, Newark
with Evangelia and Jay Stolar
http://www.evangeliamusic.com

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2019

Regular Engagements

EVERY MONDAY

GUITAR AND VOCALS
@ Ayza, Midtown
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
www.ayzanyc.com

EVERY TUESDAY

SOLO GUITAR
@ Axia, in Tenafly, NJ
7:30 pm -10:30 pm
www.axiataverna.com

EVERY THURSDAY

SOLO GUITAR
@Mezza
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mezzalivingston.com

EVERY SATURDAY

With Emre Yilmaz and Jose Ramon Rosario
@ Crimson and Rye NYC
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
www.crimsonandrye.com

 

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Special Gigs

February 16, Saturday
Sudler Recital Hall @ Yale University
The Spiros Exaras - Elio Villafranca Project
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

February 27, Wednesday
@ Drom, NYC
Spiros Exaras, Yanna Katsageorgi, George Tsirigotis

Mon, Apr 15, 2:00-4:00
Queens College Rosenthal Library
Event with speeches and music about
the contribution of African Americans on the Greek Revolution 1821

May 5th, Sunday
@ The Green Room 42
For tickets
7:00 pm

May 30 and 31, Wednesday and Thursday
An evening with Mitch Winehouse (Amy's father) and Alexis Fishman
@ the City Winery, NYC
CIty Winery NY
7:00 pm

July 4, Thursday
Harpswell Concert Series, Maine
An evening with Spiros Exaras and Yanna Katsageorgi
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

September 27, Friday
Performance at the Hellenic Initiative Gala
The Hellenic Initiative

September 28, Saturday
Concert at Piscataway
with Evangelia and Jay Stolar
Evangelia musıc

November 23, Saturday
Concert with Lina Orfanos
at the Triad Theater, NYC
9:30 pm
Triad Theater NYC

December 7, Saturday
Concert with Lina Orfanos
at the Triad Theater, NYC
9:30 pm
Triad Theater NYC

 

 

 

2018

Regular Engagements

EVERY 1st MONDAY OF THE MONTH

GUITAR AND VOCALS
@ Ayza, Midtown
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
www.ayzanyc.com

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EVERY TUESDAY

SOLO GUITAR
@ Axia, in Tenafly, NJ
7:30 pm -10:30 pm
www.axiataverna.com

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EVERY SATURDAY

With Emre Yilmaz and Jose Ramon Rosario
@ Crimson and Rye NYC
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
www.crimsonandrye.com

 

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Special Gigs

April 9th, Monday 
@ The New York Art Academy with Jazz Trio
6:00-9:00 pm
New York Academy of Art

April 14th, Saturday 
@ AFS Fundraising Event in Greenwich CT, with Greek Ensemble
American Farm School Thessaloniki Greece

June 21st, Thursday
Harpswell Concert Series, Maine, duet with vocalist Yanna Katsageorgi
6:00-8:00 pm

August 26, Sunday
@ Tinos Jazz Festival
Spiros Exaras - Jim Politis Duo
http://www.tinosjazz.com

August 27, Monday
@ Beach Bar, Perissa Santorini
with vocalist Stella Papalamprou
http://www.thebeachbar.gr

August 30, Thursday
@ Rota Art Cafe
with vocalist Argyro Kaparou

September 21st, Friday, time TBA
@ The Hellenic Initiative Gala, with Vali Orchestra
The Hellenic Initiative

November 4, Sunday, 7:00 pm
@ The Triad Theater
with Lina Orfanos
http://www.triadnyc.com

November 11, Sunday, 7:00 pm
@ The Triad Theater
with Lina Orfanos
http://www.triadnyc.com

December 20, Thursday
@ Green 42
with Nancy Ticotin
https://www.onfournyc.com/january.html


 

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2017

Regular Engagements

EVERY MONDAY

GUITAR AND VOCALS @ Ayza, Midtown
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
www.ayzanyc.com

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EVERY TUESDAY

SOLO GUITAR @ Axia, in Tenafly, NJ
7:30 pm -10:30 pm
www.axiataverna.com

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EVERY WEDNESDAY

SOLO GUITAR @ Thalassa, in Tribeca, NYC
6:30-9:30 pm
www.thalassanyc.com

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EVERY THURSDAY

SOLO GUITAR @ Mezza Bistto, in Westwood, NJ
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
www.mezzawestwood.com


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Special Gigs

Sat, April 22 - Jazz Brunch @ Dewine
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
www.diwineonline.com

Sat, April 29 - Jazz Brunch @ Dewine
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
www.diwineonline.com

Fri, May 5 - Solo Guitar @ Yoga Candle Lighting
8:15 pm
www.thegivingtreeyogastudio.com

Sun, May 21 - with Gail Holst and Lina Orfanos @ Cornelia Street Cafe
6:00 pm
corneliastreetcafe.com

Sun, May 28 - Jazz Brunch with Kesley Jillette @ North Square, NYC
12:30 pm -3:00 pm
northsquareny.com

Thu, June 1 - with Anastasia Zannis @ The Cutting Room, NYC
tickets.thecuttingroomnyc.com

Fri, June 2 - with Spiros Exaras Jazz Trio @ The Refinery Hotel, NYC
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
winniesnyc.com

June 21-26 - Organize and perform at the inauguration music series of "Magazzino Italian Art Museum", in Cold Springs, NY
www.magazzino.art

Jul 14, Friday @ Drom, NYC
11:00 pm
Romero/Spiros Exaras Guitar Duo
www.dromnyc.com

Oct 22, Sunday @ Princeton University
3:00 pm
Tribute concert to Iakovos Kambanellis/New CD
music.princeton.edu/event-list

Nov 5, Sunday @ The Cutting Room
CD release party of my new work "Stis Paralies Tou Feggariou", based on the poetry of Iakovos Kambanellis.
http://thecuttingroomnyc.com

Dec 16, Friday @ Triad Theater
9:30 pm
With Lena Orfanos
http://www.triadnyc.com

Dec 23, Friday @ Triad Theater
7:00 pm
With Lena Orfanos
http://www.triadnyc.com

 

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2016

Regular Engagements

EVERY MONDAY

GUITAR AND VOCALS @ Ayza, Midtown
7:00 pm
www.ayzanyc.com

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EVERY TUESDAY

SOLO GUITAR @ Axia, in Tenafly, NJ
7:30 pm
www.axiataverna.com


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Special Gigs

Mon, May 9th, 2016 @ Swing 42, NYC
with Oscar award winning actor Forest Whitaker and
Tony award winning actor James Iglehart.

Sun, May 15th, 2016 Sound and Vision
@ One Art Space, NYC
with Alex Foster and Philip Hamilton

Fri, June 3rd, 2016 @ Beautique Club, NYC, 11:00 pm
solo guitar along with a DJ

Fri, June 10th, 2016 @ Juilliard School of Music, 10:30 am
with Achilles Liarmakopoulos
http://trombonefestival.net

Fri, June 10th, 2016 @ Queens Council of the Arts, 6:30 pm
Panagiota Lilikaki Project
http://www.queenscouncilarts.org

Sat, Dec 3, 2017 @ Metropolita Room, 9 pm
with Lina Orfanos and Jazz Ensamble

http://metropolitanroom.com

Sat, Dec 17, 2017 @ Trumpets Jazz Club, Montclaire, NJ 7:30 pm
with Lina Orfanos and Jazz Ensamble
http://www.trumpetsjazz.com

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Feb 28, 2015
Tribute concert to Lina Nikolakopoulou
with Yanna Katsageorgi and Nikos Kouroupakis
@ the Chian Federation
7:30 pm
www.hellasportal.com

Mar 1, 2015
Tribute concert to Lina Nikolakopoulou
with Yanna Katsageorgi and Nikos Kouroupakis
@ Princeton University

Mar 22, 2015
9:30 pm -
METROPOLITAN ROOM, New York
with Lina Orfanos and Hernan Romero

March 26, 2015,
7:30pm
TRUMPETS, Montclair, NJ
with Lina Orfanos and Hernan Romero

April 16, 2015
with Petros Gaitanos
@ Town Hall, NYC

May 2, 2015
tribute concert to Stellios Kazantzidis
@ Town Hall, NYC

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THE EXARAS-VILLAFRANCA PROJECT WEST COAST TOUR:

July 9, 2015 - in La Jolla, CA
www.ljathenaeum.org

July 10, 2015 - in Los Angeles, CA
www.bluewhalemusic.com

July 11, 2015 - in Seattle, WA
www.earshot.org

July 12, 2015 - in Portland, OR
www.classicportland.com

July 13, 2015 - in Santa Cruz, CA
www.kuumbwajazz.org
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SPIROS EXARAS SOLO GUITAR
August 11, 18, 25 @ 11;30 am - 2:00 pm
Plaza33, Penn Plaza NYC

Sun, Dec 6 @ Metropolitan, NYC, 4 pm
with Lina Orfanos

Sun, Dec 13 @ Metropolitan, NYC, 7 pm
with Lina Orfanos

Sat, Dec 26 @ Metropolitan, NYC, 7 pm
with Lina Orfanos


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2014(earlier dates for 2014 below)

July 17th, 2014
Acropolis Theater, Athens, Greece
with Kamerata Symphony Orchestra : a Tribute to Beatles

September 3rd, 2014
with Luba Mason
The Metropolitan Room, NYC
www.metropolitanroom.com

October 25th, 2014
A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
With Lina Orfanos' Jazz Ensemble
The Metropolitan Room
www.metropolitanroom.com

November 8th, 2014
8 p.m. & 10p.m.
A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
With Lina Orfanos'Jazz Ensemble
Trumpets, New Jersey
6 Depot Sq., Montclair, NJ 07042
$15 pp music charge, $12 pp minimum

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Spiros Exaras-Elio Villafranca Project
Live at Drom
10:00 pm
www.dromnyc.com

December 5th, 2014
An Die Musik, Baltimore
The Exaras/Villafranca Project

December 6th, 2014
with Lina Orfanos (project TBA)
The Metropolitan Room
www.metropolitanroom.com

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EARLY 2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Riverside Cathedral, NYC
with Soleil opening for Adrian Alicea fashion show

Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Greek Cultural Center
Those Were The Days with Yanna Katsageorgi and Alexandra Skendrou

Sunday, March 30, 2014
12:00 noon - 8:00 pm.
A non profit tribute to Paco De Lucia
The Spanish Center "La Nacional"
239 14th street, in Manhattan,

Sunday, April 6th, 2014
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
Fundraiser concert for children with brain and spinal cord tumors
Cavo, 42-18 31st ave, Astoria, NY

Friday, May 23 with
Earthman Experience at BAM Cafe.

Friday, May 30th at Revel, 7:30 - 10:30 pm
with my jazz quartet
REVEL NYC -
10 Little West 12th St., New York, N.Y. 10014

Friday, June 13
A a tribute to Manos Hatjidakis
with Yanna Katsageorgi
at the Greek Press Office

Sunday, June 15th at t
The Metropolitan Room
34 West 22 Street, NYC
with Lina Orfanos and her jazz quartet, 4:00 pm
Metropolitan Room

 

2013
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OCTOBER 19, 2013
Saturday 7:30pm
Thalia Theater of Symphony Space, NYC Dimitris Maramis, Lina Orfanos

OCTOBER 25, 2013
Friday 8:00pm
Ithaca, New York, Cornell University, Dimitris Maramis and Lina Orfanos

OCTOBER 27, 2013
Sunday 3:00pm
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, Dimitris Maramis and Lina Orfanos

OCTOBER 27, 2013
Sunday 6:00pm
Astoria, Chian federation, with Linos Kokottos (www.chianfed.org)

NOVEMBER 2
8:00 pm @Papillon (www.papillonbistro.com)  with Cynthia Sol

FRIDAY, JUNE 28 @ DROM
www.dromnyc.com cover band feat, Ahu Gural

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 @ DROM
www.dromnyc.com cover band feat, Ahu Gural

SATURDAY, MAY 18 @ DROM
cover band feat, Ahu Gural www.dromnyc.com

SUNDAY MARCH 24
Dewine Restaurant and Wine Bar, in Astoria - 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
with Spiros Exaras on guitar and Laura Brunner on vocals
www.diwineonline.com

SUNDAY JANUARY 27, 2013
Town hall, NYC 4:00 pm
with great Greek composer Yannis Markopoulos