Lithos Rock Band have been part of the Rock scene in Protaras for over 10 years, booked 7 nights a week at 5 different venues, who know exactly what they are going to get, a professional show, a trio who can play well, and who can all sing, and gel so well together it’s like they’ve been a band forever, and I just love the way they get the crowd involved in their shows … Together over the years, they have played at some big events opening for Shaggy, John Legend, Macklemore … Opening for Greek Band ‘Bleu Loccomondo’ at last years ‘Youth Festival in Cyprus, not to mention Radio and TV appearances and check out this video of Lithos Rock Band featuring Carl Sentance of Nazareth at Blue Spice covering Highway to hell … awesome !!!
The Old Dog
I’ve known Kriss the founding member of Lithos Rock Band for years, much as we prefer to call him the ‘Old Dog’ … He got the band together back in 2009, I remember catching them at many gigs, especially the early days up at Sfinx Bar … A local lad from Dherynia, Chris is crazy about rock, playing the guitar from when he was a kid introducing Feed Drums later … I asked Chris, Why Rock? … He said “coz it’s a way of life, it’s music against the system, and everyone loves classic rock” … “oh and the music in Napa is shit!” haha … Kriss went on; “this is the best collaboration of musicians I’ve ever played with and I feel really good playing with them, we’re like a family!, so I asked; who’s your favourite band? … he said “Bon Jovi, but really the list is endless’
Add one Guitar
Vassilis aka Bill joined the band 3 years ago and settled in perfectly on guitar next to Kriss, they just gelled immediately, and then tightened it up, like they’ve been together for years … Coming out of Veria in Thessaloniki, Greece where he also studied music and had singing lessons, which obviously worked, as they harmonise perfectly, and what a cool voice … his fav band btw is Iron Maiden … but he loves the variety that the band plays … You should hear them doing Eric Clapton’s ‘Knocking on Heaven’s Door’ … awesome!
The Ladies Touch
Completing the trio, Kendia, is the Diamond of the band, joining Lithos more recently, a local girl from Liopetri, she’s added the female touch to the band, but such a powerful voice and enthusiasm on stage with an energy to match … Singing from age 8, she was too shy to get on a stage but you should see her perform, especially when the crowd is interacting with her … her fav bands include AC/DC, Metalica, and The Cranberries, which obviously helped her sing with such diversity … saying; one of her fav tracks is when they do ‘Your Sex is on Fire’ coz it always gets the crowd clapping …
Together they have created the new look Lithos Rock Band, a trio that works so well together, a band that wants to connect with the crowd … they have the ability not just play the old styles of music that everyone knows and loves, but they want to make the audience feel they are part of the event … and their greatest pleasure is the compliments and handshakes they get at the end of every show …
Busy but Available
They are pretty much booked up through the summer, but are available for private performances at weddings, birthday parties, and other special events and can jig their diary around if needed and I have to say, they are worth every penny … just call Chris on the number below … and check out their Videos here …
Where to Catch the Band
Monday: Waves Cocktail Bar, Protaras
Tuesday: Q Bar, Protaras
Wednesday: Pavlo Napa Beach Hotel, Ayia Napa
Thursday: Blue Spice Bar & Restaurant, Pernera
Friday: Waves Cocktail Bar, Protaras
Saturday: Q Club, Protaras
Sunday: Aktea Beach Village, Protaras
Times vary on the venue, but mostly they play in the evenings, so please check out their Facebook Page for more up to date info …
Rock to them is a Way of Life!