The Speakeasies Swing Band, Greece’ favorite swing band!
They have made their first appearance in SwingALONICA in May 2010. Since then, they have made many appearances in Thessaloniki and other cities of Greece, but also in festivals abroad like the 1st DIGA DIGA DOO festival in Bangkok, Thailand, Hep Cat’s Holiday #9, #10 & #11 in Great Britain, the 1st Copenhagen Lindy Exchange in Denmark, the 15th Bansko International Jazz Festival in Bulgaria, and the Summer Jamboree #14 in Italy. They shared the stage with big names such as Parov Stelar, Ray Collins, Cherry Poppin Daddies, Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Emanuele Urso, etc.
In 2012 they released their first album “Bathtub Gin”, alongside with the music videos “Bright Lights Late Nights”, and the ISC award winning “Black Swamp Village”.
In 2015 they are back with “Land of Plenty”, an album with 10 songs in Swing, Jazz, Blues.
The “Speakeasies Swing Band!” are:
Caterina Sisinni (vocals), Panos Karnoutsos (electric guitar), Giannis Ntalianis (acoustic guitar), Panos Voulgarakis (double bass), Manolis Stamatiadis (piano), Stergios Koias (drums), Christos Papadopoulos (clarinet).