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Anthea 'Jewels' Sidiropoulos

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Anthea ‘Jewels’ Sidiropoulos is recognised as a “daughter of the diaspora” A seasoned performer with a passion for bringing people together through music. She has developed a unique sound that blends indie folk rock blues with traditional Greek influences, derived from the vintage Greek folk songs of her upbringing.

Anthea has received numerous awards and accolades for her work, including nominations and finalist positions such as International Songwriting Competition, Australian Songwriting Association and MusozAustralia, Antipodes Song Festival. Her powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence have captivated audiences around the world, earning her praise from music critics and fellow musicians alike.

With a focus on social community cohesion, Anthea’s volunteer time and talents to and for various causes, has earned her the Victorian State Government Award for Excellence in the Arts, Multicultural Ambassador for AirIt AMRAP, the UNESCO Ambassador for Peace, The National Ethnic Multicultural Broadcast Councils Victorian rep for Women broadcasters, Music Victoria’s Multicultural Women’s committee and recently appointed Vice President of The Greek Community of Melbourne and Victoria, and Multicultural Ambassador for Blues Music Victoria, as she continues using music as a tool for bringing people of all backgrounds together. She has composed music for poetry and storytelling by published writers, showcasing her ability to connect with audiences on a deep and emotional level. Anthea’s performances have taken her to a global level with shows in the USA, Florida, New Orleans, San Francisco, Cyprus, and Greece, known for their vitality and energy, with each show offering a diverse range of musical styles and influences. Whether performing solo or with her band, she brings a unique blend of multicultural diversity to the stage, creating an experience that is both powerful and unforgettable.

In addition to her live performances, Anthea is working on a variety of projects. Her dedication to her craft and her commitment to using music as a force for positive change make her a truly inspiring artist. For Anthea ‘Jewels’ Sidiropoulos, music is more than just a career – it is a calling, a way to connect with others and make a difference in the world. With her passion, talent, and dedication, she
is sure to continue making waves in the music industry for years to come.


“Undeniably talented with a voice that stems from a soulful heart” Therese Virtue, The Boite 2019

“Immediately experiencing Anthea Sidiropoulos when in song, is to be baptised by the igneous extrusion of magma erupting from deep within her soul” – Dean Kalimniou Neos Kosmos 2012

“Singer/songwriter Anthea Sidiropoulos is another find… “In a foreign land” is so very right on, and so heartbreakingly sung” Ari Davidow, ABC reviewer Best Folk release The Fig Tree CD 2004

“A dynamic voice full of passion and soul with powerhouse rhythm section to match” – Barry Maxwell radio presenter

“Blues on the Hill” former President Blues Music Victoria 2022

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Anthea’s Rebetika
Foreign Land
Without You (Δίχως εσέ) Music by Arthur Rorris/Poetry by Nikiforos Vrettakos
DISTOMO – Music by Arthur Rorris/ Poetry by Nikiforos Vrettakos/ Vocals by Anthea Sidiropoulos