Kefalonia live music, events, festivals, church feasts, Greek nights and more

Kefalonia live music and events coming up the next days. Please contact me if you know of more events all over Kefalonia and I will include them in my updates.

Lourdas – Andromeda Restaurant on 3/2

Dinner and Dance in Lourdas, Kefalonia

FLIK’s new year’s cake cutting with dinner and dance in Lourdas.

Greek band & DJ for both Greek and English music.

Included in the price of 15 Euro is a meal (also vegetarian option available).

Please book with Donna: 6972196200

Svoronata – Legends Bar on 25/1

Darts tournament Kefalonia

Flik Darts Tournament at Legends Bar. Tea, Coffee and cakes available as well as lunch platters at the bar.

Entry: 2 Euro per person, starting from 12:00 until late

Lakithra – Mescalero Bar on 11/1

Live music Kefalonia Greece

Phil and Roj live at Mescalero Bar with Elphie to join in later.

From 21:00 – 00:00


Argostoli – Square One Bar on 22/12

Music event in Argostoli

Music at Square One Bar (main square Argostoli) with Peter Lee.

Start at 20:00.



Svoronata – Legends Bar all through December

Legends Bar Svoronata

Open every Saturday from 14:00 for Premier League.

Sundays from 10:30 for coffee and cake mornings.

December 31st New Years Eve Party with Holli’s Rock show.

Argostoli – Christmas Bazaar 8-11/12

Christmas Bazaar Kefalonia

Bazaar of the Charokopeio workshop with traditional embroideries and needle works.

Place: Charokopou Str.60

Friday to Monday: 9:00-14:00 and 17:00-19:00

Lourdas – Community Center on 9/12

Christmas Fayre by 4 Paws Kefalonia

Christmas Fayre organized by the animal welfare organisation 4PAWS.

10:00 -13:00

Svoronata – Dum Spiro Spero Taverna on 2/12

Kefalonia Animal Trust

Christmas Fayre organized by the Kefalonia Animal Trust (Kat).

Tombola, Raffle, Coffee, Cakes and get together with (old and new) friends.

Christmas decorations and more to buy.

12:00 – 15:00


Mythos – Travliata on 24/11 & 25/11


Pantomime, dinner, disco at the Mythos in Travliata

Doors open at 18:00, start at 19:00

Ticket pre order: call  6949323042 or 6933341528

Entrance : 15 Euro for adults, 10 Euro for children 5-12 years

Argostoli – Square One on 11/11

Music event Argostoli

Karaoke night at Square One Bar

Start at 22:00

Entrance: 2 Euro



Argostoli – Draught Bar every Thursday

Rock at Draught Bar Argostoli

Every Thursday Rock evening at Draught Bar




Lakithra – Mescalero Bar on 9/11

Live music Lakithra

Live music with Elphi at Mescalero Bar




Acropolis – Svoronata on 3/11

Singapore strings live at the Acropolis Bar in Svoronata.

From 21:00 until 23:30


Lakithra – Mescalero Bar on 26/10

Live at Mescalero Bar Lakithra

Live at Mescalero Bar Phil and Roj (and Elfie for some songs).


Omala – Agios Gerasimos Feast 19-20/10

Agios Gerasimos church

19/10 Transfer of St Gerasimos to the new church after 17:00.

Liturgy from 20:30 onwards.

Bazaar from afternoon through the night next to the church.

20/10 Procession from the church along the road to the old plane tree around 11:00.

Peratata – Stateri on 19/10

Kefalonia live event

Stamatis Gonidis live at Stateri on 19/10.              Start at 23:00


Svoronata – Charity event in Koutoupas Taverna on 14/10

Charity event in SvoronataKefalonia’s got Talent – Charity event in aid of Flik.

Entrance: 5 Euro donation suggested

Start at 20:00


 Argostoli – Bass Club on 7/10

Argostoli live music

Giorgos Liatis live at Bass Club.

Start: after midnight

Entrance free




Lakithra – Mescalero Bar on 5/10

Live event Lakithra

Live music with Phil, Elly and Roj at Mescalero Bar in Lakithra.


Manganos – Ionion Taverna

Live Greek music every Wednesday

Lassi – Kefalonia Northern Soul Week in Trentis Bar 2/9 – 12/9

Northern Soul in LassiNorthern Soul every evening from 22:00 until the early hours at Trentis Bar on the main strip in Lassi.



Argostoli – Rockomeladiko on 8/9

Live at Rockomeladiko Argostoli


Lia Hide Trio live at the Rockomeladiko.

Start at 22:00



Dilinata – Panigiri on 7/9

Feast of the Virgin Mary in the evening.

Lassi – Aqua Marina Restaurant on 7/9 & 11/9

Greek music and dance on Wednesday

Quiz night on Monday

Fiskardo – Live music in the Fishbone Bar on 7/9

Fiskardo live event

Lia Hide Trio live at the Fishbone Bar in Fiskardo.

Start at 22:00


Lassi – Paliostafida Beach on 6/7

Lassi Beach Party at Paliostafida Beach

Full moon beach party at Paliostafida beach in Lassi.

Start at 19:00.




Skala – Ammos Beach Bar on 2/9

Skala Beach Party


Party at Ammos Beach Bar.

Start at 23:00


Argostoli – Rockomeladiko on 1/9

Kefalonia live event

BooZer Groove live at the Rockomeladiko with Funk, Jazz, Rock and Blues.

Start at 22:00


Elfie, Phil and Roj gigs for Summer 2017:

Mondays – Sotiris Hotel in Svoronata (20:15 – 23:00)

Tuesdays – Da Veronica Bar in Lassi (21:30 – 24:00)

Fridays – Pikiona Restaurant Bar in Skala (21:00 – 23:30)

Friday,  7-7 / 11-8 / 1-9  Muses Bar in Lourdas (21:30 – 24:00)

Live music Kefalonia Summmer gigs 2017

Live music at Taverna VegeraTaverna Vegera  in Vassilikades

Every Tuesday and Saturday live music and BBQ with spit-roasted specialities.

On Tuesdays wine festival with open wine and free refills.

Argostoli – Art Exhibition at the Theatre 25/8 – 28/8

Paintings by Nelli Constandaki-Hioni. The proceeds of the exhibition will be offered to the Korgialenios Library. Opening hours 19:00-22:00.

Zervata (near Sami) – Festival on 26/8

Village festival with music, dance, food and drink.

Skala and Poros – Musical Walk on 26/8

Musicians walk through Skala and Poros, singing traditional Kantades and Ariettes.

Start in Skala: 20:00    Start in Poros: 22:00

Assos – Church feast and Barkarola on 24/8

Feast of Saint Kosmas of Aitolou with a procession of the Icon in the morning.

Barkarola with musicians and serenaders singing the traditional Kantades and songs of the sea from boats in the port of Assos in the evening, starting at 21:30

Karavados – Agios Thomas Beach on 19/8

Beach Party Kefalonia

Tratamento Beach Bar Party at Agios Thomas beach. Start at 17:00


Fragata  –  Robola Wine Festival on   18 -19/8

Two nights of music, dance, BBQ and free Robola wine at the square of Fragata.

Lixouri – Music festival at the old stadium on 18/8

Lixouri FestivalQuake Festival Lixouri.

Start at 18:00


Pyrgi – Panigiri at the village’s church yard on 16/8

Village festival in the evening with food, music and dance.

Omala Valley at St Gerasimos church on 16/8

Agios Gerasimos churchSt Gerasimos’ day with a procession around 11:00am on 16/8.

From the night before (on 15/8) the big church is open for prayers through the night. St Gerasimos’ body is now in the big church. A big bazar can be visited all night from early evening onwards.

Komitata (above Agia Efimia) on 15/8

Feast with live music and dance in the evening.

Markopoulos – Church feast on the evening of 14/8

Feast at the church of “Panagia tis Lagouvardas”. This is the feast of the snakes.

Lassi – Gradakia Beach on 13/8

Beach Party at Gradakia BeachBeach Party at Gradakia Beach Bar.

Start at 16:00



Lassi – Live music at the Sirtaki Garden on 12/8

Live music in Lassi KefaloniaGrupo Bunaventura perfoms with latin american rythms in Sirtaki Garden in Lassi.

Start at 21:00


Valsamata – at the 40 wells on 11/8 & 12/8

Wine Festival Valsamata Kefalonia

Wine festival with 2 nights of live music, dance, BBQ and free Robola wine.

Starting at 21:00 with open end.


Spartia – Cubic square festival on 12/8  POSTPONED

Singapore Strings and Sonus Replica performing on Spartia square. Start at 21:00

Agia Efimia – Live at the Carena Bar on 11/8

Live music in Agia EfimiaGrupo Buenaventura perform at Carena Bar with latin american rythms.

Start at 22:30




Lixouri – Barkarola on 11/8

Musicians and serenaders sing the traditional Kantades from illuminated boats in the harbour of Lixouri. Start at 21:30

Troianata – Festival of Moustalevria on 10/8

Feast of the vine harvest Kefalonia

Festival with traditional music, presentation of the traditional way of treading the grapes and producing the must.

Start at 21:00


Faraklata Stadium- Kostas Hatzis on 10/8

Hatzis in concert Kefalonia

Concert with Kostas Hatzis in Faraklata Stadium.

Start at 21:30


 Argostoli – Bass Club on 10/8

Vrettos live in ArgostoliIlis Vrettos live at Bass Club.

Entrance: 15 Euro, including one drink

Start at 24:00


Livathos – Kastro “St George”- August’s Full Moon Celebration on 8/8

Kefalonia event

“The other Side of the Moon”, August celebration with music dedicated to Manos Hatzidakis in the Kastro.

Entrance free. Start at 21:30

Argostoli – Rockomeladiko on 8/8

Kefalonia eventRock music live by the Blackbirds. Start at 22:30


Argostoli on 8/8

Kantades group walking from the bridge along the harbour front, over to Kabana square and along the pedestrian road, singing Kefalonian Kantades and Ariettes. Start at 21:30


Valeriano – Koroni Hill Bar above Koroni Beach on 6/8

Koroni Hill Bar with live musicRock music live by Sonus Replica.

Start at 21:00

Old Vlachata near Sami – Saristra Festival  on 4-5-6 August

Saristra Festival KefaloniaSaristra festival at the deserted village of old Vlachata (Sami) with concerts, exhibitions, lectures and many other parallel events.

Entrance free


Skala – Natalie’s Hotel and Apartments

Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday live music from 21:00-24:00

Agia Efimia – Mandolin concert on the pier,  3/8

Children’s mandolin concert, starting at 21:30

Argostoli – Live music at the Palmtree road (near the central square) on 3/8

Two bands playing Blues, Rock and Pop.  Start at 21:00.

Lixouri – Fish festival at Lixouri harbour on 2/8

Dance, wine, fish snacks and traditional Kantades at the Lixouri fish festival. Start at 21:00

SeaNema Open Air Film Festival from 31/7 – 3/8 on various beaches of Kefalonia, free entrance

SeaNema film festival event Kefalonia


31/7 Platis Gialos in Lassi and Lepeda in Lixouri at 21:30


 Platis Gialos on 1/8 at 21:30

Argostoli Marina (Drapano) on 1/8 at 21:30

Platis Gialos in Lassi on 2/8 at 21:30

Philharmonic School Argostoli on 2/8  19:00-20:30

Platis Gialos on 3/8 at 21:30

Anoula Beach in Karavomilos on 3/8 at 21:30

You can find a detailed program of the SeaNema open air film festival in Greek and English as a download:

Argostoli – Latin american rythms at Kabana Square on 30/7

Kefalonia live music in July


Grupo Buenaventura performs with latin american music. Start at 21:30


Faraklata – Music and dance on 30/7

Feast with live music, dance, food and drink. Start at 21:00

Svoronata – Ai Helis Beach on 30/7

Beach Party Ai Helis LeivathosBeach Party at the Watermill Beach Bar at Ai Helis beach


Fragata – Feast with live music on 29/7

Feast with live music and traditional dances. Start at 20:30

Argostoli – Songs of Manos Hatzidakis at Xenia on 29/7

David Nachmias, Babis Velisarios and Marianna Zachou with songs of Manos Hatzidakis. Start at 21:15

Spartia – Festival with music and dance on 29/7

Kefalonia live music and dance

Music, dance, food and drink in the yard of Spartia Kindergarten.

Start at 21:00


Agia Efimia – Larin american rythms at the pier on 29/7

“Grupo Buenaventura” with latin american rythms performing at the pier of Agia Efimia. Start at 21:30.

Lixouri – Latin american rythms on 28/7

“Grupo Buenaventura” with latin american rythms performing at Lixouri seaside. Start at 22:00.

Argostoli – Live music in the open stadium on 28/7

Live event in Argostoli

The Melisses & Dinos Anastasiadis live

Start: 21:30

Ticket: 12 Euro,  Pre sale: 10 Euro

Pre sale at: Cafe Soulatso, Kefalos Theatre, Book shop Stamatelatos

Argostoli – Choir on the main square on 28/7

Starting at 21:00

Skala – Musicians walking through Skala singing Kantades and Ariettes on Thursday, 27/7

Starting at 20:30 the group walks through Skala singing traditional Kefalonian Kantades and Ariettes.

Poros – 3 days of events- 27- 28-29 July

Poros exhibitions27/7 : Children’s dance on the main square of Poros.

Singing group walks through Poros, singing traditional Kefalonian Kantades and Ariettes, starting at 21:00.

28/7: Teenager’s dance on Poros main square.

Concert of the philharmonic orchestra.

29/7: Rewind the Band. Live Greek Rock, Pop & Rock and Roll.

 Fiskardo at the Fishbone Bar on 27/7

Live music Fiskardo

Brothers in Farms with live Rock and Blues.

Start at 22:00



Asprogeraka – Panigiri at Agia Paraskevi church on 25/7

Church feast at St.Paraskevi church in Asprogeraka with BBQ, music and dance.

Start after the evening service.

Troianata – Panigiri at Agia Paraskevi church on 25/7

Church feast at St.Paraskevi church in Troianata with BBQ, music and dance.

Start after the evening service.

Lakithra – Panigiri at Agia Anna church on 24/7

Church feast at St. Anna church in Lakithra with BBQ, music and dance.

Start after the evening service.

Argostoli – Magician Sankara on 24/7

Performance of magician Sankara in the yard of Xenia. Start at 21:30, entrance: 8 Euro

Dilinata – Cheese Festival from 23-28/7

6 days to show the tradition of cheese making and exhibition of local products in Dilinata. Starting at 20:30 on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday at 19:00. On Friday celebration with music, dance and food at 21:00.

Lourdata – church of Agia Paraskevi on 23/7

Church feast of the church of Agia Paraskevi with BBQ, music and traditional dance. Start at 20:30

Assos on 23/7

Singing group walking through Assos singing Kefalonian Kantades and Ariettes. Start 20:30

Fiskardo on 23/7

Singing group walking through Assos singing Kefalonian Kantades and Ariettes. Start 22:00

Poros – at Poros port on 22/7

Sardine Festival. With wine, sardines, music and dance. Start at 20:00

Argostoli on 21/7

Kefalonia live music

Live music starting at 22:30


Rasata – Church feast at the cyclopian walls on 19/7

Feast at the church of Prophet Ilias at the cyclopian walls of ancient Krane in the evening.

Poros – Exhibition of local products and Greek dance on 16/7

Starting at 19:00 on Poros Square

Taste local products like Kefalonian honey, wine, local sweets and many more. The dances start at 20:30.

Lixouri – main square on 16/7

Concert evening with the philharmonic orchestras of Nafpaktos and Lixouri. Start at 21:00

Argostoli on 16/7

Philharmonic music walk of the Argostoli philharmonic orchestra through Argostoli center, starting from the walkway between the main square  and Lithostroto, walking to Kambana square and on to the harbour front. Starting at 21:00.

Mount Ainos – below the old radar station on 15/7

Agios Eleftherios feast with food, drinks and music. Starting at 21:00.

Lakithra – Traverso Festival at Kalithea in Lakithra 14 & 15 & 16/7

Kefalonia eventsThree days with theatre, music, poems and painting. Entrance free.

14/7: Rock, Funk, Jazz, Blues and Soul live music.  Starting 20:30

15/7: Music, circus, theatre starting at 20:00

16/7: Feast with food and live music starting at 20:30

Every day from 18:30: activities for young and old. Every evening music and theatre events.

“Orchestra Mikis Theodorakis” presents music and songs from theatre and film. 15/7 at 9:30 at Xenia in Argostoli

Entrance: 15 Euro

Pre sale tickets: 13 Euro

Pre sale at: Theatre Argostoli, Cafe Baroque Argostoli and bookstore Happy House in Lixouri.

Klismata – Paliolinos  on 15/7

Feast in Klismata. Start 20:30


Live music at Bee’s Knees in Argostoli on 14/7

Disconnected live event at Bee's Knees in Argostoli

Disconnected live at Bee’s Knees on Friday, 14/7 at 22:30




Lixouri – Musicians walking through Lixouri singing Kantades and Ariettes on Thursday, 13/7

Starting at 21:00 the group walks around the pedestrian street and along the waterfront.

Agia Efimia – Procession of the Holy Icon on 11/7

Starting at 20:00. After the litany live music, drink and food.

Argostoli – Singing group walking through Argostoli singing Kefalonian Kantades and Ariettes on Sunday, 9/7

At 21:30 the group starts from Kabana Square, walking down the Pedestrian street and until the port police.


Paliki – Live music at Baywatch Beach Bar at Xi on 9/7

Lieve music at Baywatch beach Bar at Xi

Sunday, 9/7 at 21:00 live

Heads or Tails




Argostoli at the new pedestrian street near the main square – live music of the new band Συνήθης ύποπτοι (Usual Suspects) on Saturday, 8/7 at 21:30


Poros – Traditional Greek dances at the open theatre of Poros

Saturday, 8/7 at 20:30


Argostoli – Katavothres Club presents Playmen on 8/7

Kefalonia live music at Katavothres

Saturday, 8/7 from 23:00



Party at Ammos Beach Bar at Skala Beach on 7/7

Kefalonia event at Skala Beach

Friday Night Fever party at Ammos Beach Bar, Skala beach front

Starting at 23:00




Sami – Traditional Greek Dances on 7/7

Traditional dances in Sami

Aigialos performs Greek dances

Main square Sami on Saturday, 7/7


Live music at the Fishbone Bar in Fiskardo on 6/7

Live music at the Fishbone Bar in Fiskardo


Wlatteri Giakoumatos with Country and Rock ballads at the Fishbone Bar on Thursday,  6/7 at 21:30



Troiannata – Old Time Cafe & Taverna

Traditional Greek food and handmade crafts

Old time taverna in TroiannataTraditional handmade crafts Kefalonia


Opening Party of the Summer Dance Festival on 2/7

Summer Event Kefalonia



Mojito Beach Bar Restaurant 

Antisamos Beach from 15:00





Panigiri – Church feast in honour of Virgin Mary of Diotissa on 1/7

Celebration with live music, BBQ, wine and traditional dance.


Live muisc Rockomeladiko


Rockomeladiko   30/6

Rewind the Band  live 22:00




Kefalonia Gym Festival “Anna Pollatou”

Lixouri main square- 30/6  – Presentation of the athletic groups 20:00-22:00.
Fragata Square – 1/7 – Presentation of the athletic groups 20:00-22:00. Afterwards live music and dance.
Argostoli at “Antonis Tritsis”  – 2/7 – Presentation of all athletic groups, starting 18:30



Traditional Dances Festival on 1/7 at the school yard, starting 20:30

Fiskardo – live music

Kefalonia event in Fiskardo



Live music at The Fishbone Bar on 30/6 with the Singapore Strings and Waltteri Giakoumatos.


Paliki / Vatsa Beach

SpiaggaVatsa Taverna

Vatsa BeachParty for 20 years VatsaSpiagga Taverna with Boozer Groove live
Live Jazz & Funk
Friday, 30 June at 20:00 to 00:00
15 Euro per person for food and drink
Entrance free


Argostoli / Kokilia    

Asteria   30/6

Singing: Irini Papadopoulou

Telephone for reservations: 2671026749


Anassa Restaurant Bar at the beach road

Every Monday live music with Holly. Everything from Rock to Pop

Avra Restaurant Bar at the beach road

Every Sunday live music with Holly from classic Rock to Pop


Elfie, Phil and Roj gigs for Summer 2017:

Mondays – Sotiris Hotel in Svoronata (20:15 – 23:00)

Tuesdays – Da Veronica Bar in Lassi (21:30 – 24:00)

Fridays – Pikiona Restaurant Bar in Skala (21:00 – 23:30)

Friday,  7-7 / 11-8 / 1-9  Muses Bar in Lourdas (21:30 – 24:00)

Kefalonia events with Elfie, Phil and Roj




Between Svoronata and Avithos

Church ton Agion Apostolon. Feast with food and drink on 29/6


Katavothres Club – 12 years anniversary sunset party from 18:00-1:00 on 25/6


Aqua Marina Restaurant Cafe Bar – Live Greek music and dance on Wednesday and Saturday nights

Tsogia Taverna – Greek night with live Bouzouki music every Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 20:00


Kefalonia live music at Mescalero

Mescalero Café Bar

Rooftop opening Party  25/6



Crazy George Bar

Kefalonia live music


Every Thursday live music from 20:00






Legends Bar

Tuesdays – Holly with Rock & Pop from 21:00

Wednesdays – Holly with Pop & Pop from 21:00

Wednesdays – Quiz night from 21:45


Akropolis Restaurant  Every Friday Greek night with live music


Andromeda Restaurant

Every Thursday Greek Night. Every Mondays Jazz, Funk & Disco



Festival on the main square with live music, dance and food on 25/6

Fiskardo area


Kefalonia events

Taverna Vegera   Every Tuesday and Saturday live music and BBQ with spit-roasted specialities.

On Tuesdays wine festival with open wine and free refills.


Ionion Taverna  Live Greek music every Wednesday