Greek Dancing requires Greek Music!
We are pleased to welcome back The Olympians from Long Beach, CA who will be playing Live Greek Music on the Main Stage throughout the entire Festival weekend.
Pete “Pandelis” Begakis – Lead Vocals, Ethnic Clarinet (Klarino), Keyboards, Bass
George “Giorgos” Karidakis – Vocals, Bouzouki, Baglama, Tzoura, Bass Guitar
Jim “Dimitri” Karidakis – Bouzouki, Baglama, Tzoura
Jerry “Gerasimos” Thermos – Rhythm & Lead Guitars
Steve “Stavros” Opdahl – Doumbek, Drums, Percussion
The main instrument used is the Bouzouki, it is a plucked musical instrument of the lute family.