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Baghdaddies drummer Nik Alevroyiannis

Live Performance // Recording

Nik Alevroyiannis is a tremendously versatile percussionist and drummer. While he has extensive knowledge and experience of Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Cuban percussion, he maintains a passion for percussion instruments and music from all over the world.

Nik is co-founder and Artistic Director of On Board Arts street theatre company, Musical Director of DrumDin, and plays drums and percussion with The Baghdaddies

Nik has had the honour of performing alongside many fantastic musicians and groups, including Nitin Sawhney, Byron Wallen, Snowboy, Bloco Afro Muzenza do Reggae, Trans Express, Mestre Jair Rezende, Naçao do Maracatu Port Rico, and AfroReggae.

 

His TV and radio credits include work for the BBC, Channel 4 UK, China Central TV (CCTV), Rede Bahia Brazil, and SBTV.

Discography and selected live performances are available here

The Baghdaddies - WorKids Orchids
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The Conference
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Anchor 1
Previous Projects

Discography

  • Baghdaddies - Bykerumba

  • Baghdaddies - 20 Years Hard Labour

  • Backyard Rhythm Orchestra - Funkus The Boogieman

  • Backyard Rhythm Orchestra - Under The Counter Culture

  • The States - Judy

  • Joe Taylor - The Other Side

  • Northern Monkey Brass Band - High On Life

  • Principle 3 - Gong Step

  • Soznak - Dear Dad Tango

  • Banda Odarah - Alegria Pra Vida

  • DrumDin - Dd1

Previous Projects

Select Performances & Tours

  • Bloco Afro Muzenza do Reggae - Carnaval da Bahia, Salvador Brazil 2020


  • On Board Arts - Facebook HQ, Dublin Ireland 2019


  • Baghdaddies - Tedx event, Gateshead UK 2019


  • Baghdaddies European Tour, Netherlands/Germany/Denmark 2018


  • Naçao do Maracatu Porto Rico - Carnaval do Recife, Brazil 2017


  • Baghdaddies - Shakespeare’s Globe, London UK 2016


  • Jack Drum Arts - European Parliament, Brussels Belgium 2015


  • Baghdaddies - Glastonbury Festival, UK 2015, 2017


  • DrumDin - Rugby World Cup, UK 2015


  • NWSI - Tula City Day, Russia Sept 2014

  • Baghdaddies - Boomtown Fair, Winchester UK 2014, 2016, 2018


  • Spark! - T20 Circket Series UK 2014


  • NWSI - Haifa Theatre Festival, Israel 2014


  • Spark! - Formula 1 GP, Bahrain 2014


  • Dansformation - Durham Cathedral, UK 2013

  • Dogan Mehmet - BBC Radio 3 Stage Womad Festival UK 2013


  • Spark! - Everton FC end of season awards, Liverpool UK 2013

  • NWSI - World Expo, Yeosu Republic of Korea 2012


  • Lulu James - House of St. Barnabas, London UK 2012

  • NWSI - Hampyeong Butterfly Festival, Republic of Korea 2012


  • NWSI - Natural History Museum, London UK 2012, 2013

  • Principle 3 - Royal Academy of Arts, London UK 2012


  • NWSI - Arab Games, Doha Qatar 2011


  • Snowboy & Principle 3 - Gateshead Old Town Hall, UK  2011 

  • NWSI - Edinburgh Festival Fringe UK 2010, 2012


  • NWSI - Hi Seoul Festival, Republic of Korea 2011


  • TheatreTrain - Royal Albert Hall, London 2010


  • AfroReggae - South Bank Centre, London May 2010


  • NWSI - Nice Carnival & Bataille De Fleurs 2010


  • NWSI - Hala February, Kuwait City, Kuwait 2010


  • Monster Productions 'Garden of Dreams' - UK/Ireland tour 2009

  • NWSI - Chinese New Year/Spring Carnival – Beijing, China 2009


  • NWSI - Dancing In The Streets Festival – St Louis, Missouri, USA 2008


  • NWSI - Barcelona Merce – Barcelona, Spain 2008


  • Afoxé Loni - Carnival Of Cultures – Berlin, Germany 2007


  • Nitin Sawhney, Northern Sinfonia 'Anthem For Northumberland - Hall One Sage Gateshead UK 2006

  • Ebony Steelband - Notting Hill Carnival – London UK 2004, 2005


  • Steel Quake - Opening of The Sage Gateshead, UK 2004


  • Big World Sing - MetroRadio Arena – Newcastle UK 2004


  • The Big Bang – Millenium Dome, London UK 2000

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