Yiannis Monos Blues Family
Yiannis Monos – hammond organ, vocals & blues harmonica
Kostas Saridakis – guitar
Apostolos Leventopoulos – guitar
Stelios Santorinaios – drums
Blues family were formed by Yiannis Monos on 1988, and they have been one of the most well known blues bands in Greece since, with many top notch blues players passing from the band over the years. They mainly focus on the electric blues sound of the 50s and 60s, performing originals, and music by Junior Wells, Otis Spann, Otis Rush, John Mayall, Paul Butterfield, J.J.Cale, Roy Buchanan, Albert Collins, Muddy Waters, Blues Brothers, James Cotton, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Sam Cooke, Little Walter, Little Richard and many more classic blues artists..
Over the years they have played all over Greece and have shared the stage with blues greats such as Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones, John Mayall Bluesbrakers), Guitar Shorty (brother in law of Jimmy Hendrix), Sidney (Guitar Crusher) Selby, Louisianna Red, Malik Yacub, John Hammond Jr, Eddy.C. Cambell, Luther Allison etc..