What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a glass of fine red wine in a warm and welcoming atmosphere, as the smooth sounds of live jazz music carry you away into a magical Christmas wonderland? Here are three festive events that guarantee some real toe-tapping fun!
1. Christmas Birthday, Book Club ‘Ifantourgio’
The lovely Nicosia Book Club at the Book Club ‘Ifantourgio’ will be celebrating its birthday with an inspiring live show on December 21st. Prepare for a night of swinging, festive jazz, featuring beloved holiday classics by a vocal-led jazz quartet from different parts of the world including Stefan Melovski, Nihan Gorgu, Dimitris Miaris (all members of Jazz Futures) and Eleazar Ruiz Spreafico (one of the most in-demand double bass players in London.)
Where and when? Weaving Mill, 67 – 71 Lefkonos St, Phaneromeni, Old Nicosia. December 21st. 8pm – 10pm. Tel: 99-409900.
2. Un Soir a Paris with Avant Tout, Sarah’s Jazz Club
The well-known Sarah’s Jazz Club has a great number of exciting shows planned for the festive season, and we’re super excited about a performance that promises to whisk us away to Paris on December 20th. Aptly named ‘Un Soir a Paris with Avant Tout’, you can enjoy the voice of Vanessa Megalemou and Vasilis Vourvopoulos on piano, performing classic French songs of the ages, accompanied by fine wine and platters.
Where and when? Sarah’s Jazz Club, 35 Xanthis Xenierou, Old Nicosia. December 20th. Food and bar opens: 8.30pm. Live music at: 9.30pm. Reservations: 95- 147711
3. Live Jazz and Cinema, Nasty Cat
It doesn’t get much more Christmassy than a live jazz event combined with a movie! You can enjoy the best of both worlds at Nasty Cat on December 28th with live jazz by The Charlotte Storer Quartet and an in-house cinema screening of the iconic Jazz on A Summer’s Day.
Where and when? Nasty Cat, Nicosia. December 28th. 8pm. Tickets: 10 euro. Reservations: 99-433820