CIGDEM ASLAN - Turkey/Greece/UK

Çiğdem Aslan is a rising star in the revival of rebetiko, the bitter-sweet, devil-may-care songs of an exiled underclass, sung in hash dens and music houses of Athens and Istanbul of the turbulent 1920s. Çiğdem toured in Sep/Oct 2014, appearing at Colston Hall (Bristol), Brighton Dome, Union Chapel (London), Sage Gateshead, Junction Cambridge, mac Birmingham, The Stables (Milton Keynes), The Apex (Bury), NCEM (York), RNCM (Manchester) and Pontardarwe Arts Centre.

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