Drakos is symbolic of the pop notions of cultural diversity in Australia, the usual paradigm of Celtic meets Greek, music in the cross roads and the music of migration.
Giorgos Xylouris was born on September 25th 1965 Anogeia Crete.
He comes from a long line of Cretan musicians. His Great Grand father,
father and uncles are all respected musicians. He grew up in his village of Anogeia listening to traditional music and watching dancers where the traditions are strong.
Giorgos has been playing lute with his father Psarantonis since he was 12 years old
and has continued to accompany him Europe, America, Canada and Australia.
He lived in Australia for 8 years where he played
with his band, Xylouris Ensemble, with whom he released five cds.
He presently performs all over Greece with well-Known musicians