Michael Limnios: Greek Ambassador to the Blues Hall of Fame ® The Love of Deep Blues in Greece

Michael Limnios in Sahara

Michael Limnios in Sahara

Michael Limnios has worked and written about the blues for magazines such as “Living Blues”, “Blues at the Foundation” (The Blues Foundation), “Music City” (Nashville Blues Society), Kudzoo Magazine in USA, “O Globo” in Brazil, “Blues & Co” in France, “Twoj Blues” in Poland, “Cultura Blues” in Mexico and “Music Life”, “Rock File (Pop & Rock)”, “Voice”, “Monthly Discography” in Greece. Michael has also written for The Museum of American Poetics webpage.

Michael Limnios started his career as a road manager at blues concerts in Greece with Red Rooster, Megafon & Blues People Production in Europe and Asia. Michael has also has been worked as DJ (Crazy Horse, An Club, Rodon, Blues Hall, House of Art, Blues People, Irish Bar) and journalist for travel magazines, daily newspapers and radio networks. He has written about the connection of Blues music with Greeks for Blues Foundation’s magazine (Fall 2000). His radio broadcast “Blues: “The Rose of Music” was the first daily show around Europe and it has been included in Living Blues Magazine. His articles today are inspired from his journeys around the world and concern the culture of local psychology. Michael has also participated in a special project about the connection between Music, Visual Art, Photography and Poetry. In November 2014, Michael Limnios was introduced as Greek Ambassador to the Blues Hall of Fame ®

Michael has interviewed many blues singer and players, among them, Jimmy Rogers, Johnny & Shuggie Otis, Elvin Bishop, Paco De Lucia, Gary Moore, Canned Heat, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jimmy Cliff, Manu Chao, Billy Cobham, Jean Michel Jarre, Tito Puente, Cesaria Evora, BB King, Albert King, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter, Eric Burdon, Blues Brothers, Allman Brothers, Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, John Sinclair, John Lee Hooker, John Mayall, Dr. John, to name a few …and the names keep going.

Blues Hall of Fame Ambassador Michael Limnios & President Nick Gravenites

Blues Hall of Fame Ambassador Michael Limnios & President Nick Gravenites

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You can find some of Michael’s writing at http://blues.gr/profile/MichalisLimnios