Desmond Child at the Herodeion-Concert for the reunion of the Parthenon Sculptures


The brightest names of the world music scene join forces with the legendary Desmond Child in a live concert with the aim of reuniting the Parthenon Sculptures, on June 27, 2022, at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.

Part of the proceeds of the concert will be donated to the Acropolis Museum.

Grammy Award-winning American composer and producer Esmond Child, who has over 80 hits in the Billboard Top 40 category, including:
Livin ‘On A Prayer • You Give Love A Bad Name • Bad Medicine
I Was Made For Lovin ‘You • Dude Looks Like A Lady
If You Were A Woman • I Hate Myself for Loving You • Poison
How Can We Be Lovers • Livin ‘La Vida Loca • The Cup Of Life
Living In A World Without You • Jezebel • Kings and Queens

in a world-unique concert – a tribute to Greek culture:
Monday 27 June 2022
at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

The concert, which will be accompanied by a classical string orchestra, by members of the Athens Philharmonia Pop Orchestra, rock band, and the children’s choir of Spyros Lambros and of course, Desmond Child himself on stage, will feature great and favorite names of the international music firmware:
Alice Cooper • Bonnie Tyler • Rita Wilson • Sakis Rouvas • The Rasmus • Lena Hall
George Lembesis • Kip Winger • Chris Willis • Tabitha Fair • Justin Benlolo and Andreas Carlsson!

This unique, unrepeatable concert will not only draw the attention of the international community to Greece, its people and Greek culture, but, most importantly, will pay tribute and declare its support for the ongoing global campaign for the reunification of the Sculptures. of the Parthenon.

Desmond Child sends his message to the audience for the DESMOND CHILD ROCKS THE PARTHENON concert:

“Hello! I’m Desmond Child and I’m so excited to come with my show, DESMOND CHILD ROCKS THE PARTHENON in Athens, on Monday, June 27 at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. It will be a magical night full of the greatest hits of my career. Live on stage will be: Alice Cooper, Bonnie Tyler, Rita Wilson, Sakis Rouvas, The Rasmus, Lena Hall, Kip Winger, George Lembesis, Chris Willis, Tabitha Fair, Justin Benlolo, Andreas Karlsson and me! Desmond Child! It will be one and only, unrepeatable concert of life where rock music will meet a classical orchestra in the cradle of culture, presenting my most legendary collaborations: Livin ‘On A Prayer, You Give Love A Bad Name, I Hate Myself For Loving You, Dude Looks Like A Lady, Poison, Kings & Queens, Beautiful Now, I Was Made For Lovin ‘You, Livin’ La Vida Loca! This special concert is held in support of the reunification of the Parthenon sculptures in Greece, to raise awareness of the world public and to raise funds for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to their homes. I have been coming to Greece with my family for decades and I love this country with all my heart! I really feel like my second home. Join us on the night of Monday, June 27 at the imposing Conservatory of Herodes Atticus for the concert DESMOND CHILD ROCKS THE PARTHENON. ”

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A genius artist

Desmond Child songs compose the soundtrack of our lives. His numerous collaborations will be presented in a spectacular event full of unique interpretations. Grammy-winning and Emmy-nominated composer, producer and writer Desmond Child has built an unrivaled career with unsurpassed hits, memorable hits with some of the music’s most resounding and acclaimed names.
Desmond Child – from time to time – has collaborated with legendary artists such as
Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Bonnie Tyler, Cher, KISS, Scorpions, Ricky Martin, Barbra Streisand, Michael Bolton, Joan Jett, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Garth Brooks, Cyndi Lauper, Christina Aguilera, Ava Max and Zedd.

For six decades, his music has achieved over 500 million record sales and billions of streams and YouTube views worldwide.
It would not be an exaggeration to say that at least four to five of his own songs are heard on Greek radio every day!
Desmond Child is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and serves on its Board of Directors, as well as on the Board of the American Society of Composers, Writers and Publishers, ASCAP. Together with songwriter and producer Rudy Pérez, they founded the Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame / LA MUSA AWARDS and this year they are celebrating ten years since its founding. Recently, “Livin ‘La Vida Loca” was officially included in the Library of Congress’s National Record for its cultural significance in America and around the world.

Desmond Child’s name has been featured on more than 80 tracks on Billboard’s Top 40 for six decades. In fact, many of them have won first place in the world.
“Desmond you do not know is the one who not only taught me how to get to the next level of composition, but also so many of the true aspects of friendship: honesty, integrity and faith. We’ve been through a lot together – our ups and downs. And then back to the top. “
“The first time we met, we wrote ‘Angel’ in about 1 hour and 45 minutes. And I’m not telling you ……. The guy is also c # @ * oh the minds “.
“Desmond is the perfect songwriter. Neither the different styles in music nor the trends have ever prevented him from doing what he knows how to do best, that is, to make songs like no one else. I have to admit that I was completely knocked out by his skill in composition. I admire and applaud him. “

A visionary
A philhellene

Desmond Child sees music as a universal language of love without borders that brings people together from all walks of life, speaking directly to their hearts. This is why he wants so much to collaborate with fellow artists and musicians for the common good. Always optimistic and visionary, he embraces and supports the just cause of the campaign for the reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures.
The Sculptures that all Greeks and a significant part of the international public opinion are waiting to see to meet their severed “brothers” at the New Acropolis Museum.
The concert DESMOND CHILD ROCKS THE PARTHENON honors the Sculptures of the Parthenon and hopes to help strengthen the international current of support and public sympathy for the reunification of these sacred marbles in their real home, in the place where they were born.
Desmond Child, one of the greatest creators of success of our time, together with his brilliant and talented friends and colleagues, dedicate this concert to the special and eternal Greece, with respect, bowing deeply.
For the reunion of the Parthenon Sculptures!


Artistic Director: Phoebus
Creative Director: Fokas Evangelinos / @ desmond.child

Under the auspices of:

Ministry of Culture and Sports

Municipality of Athens


Ticket pre-sale has started

All positions, bottom and top molding, are numbered.

Tickets are strictly personal and non-transferable.

Ticket prices start at 40 euros and reach 250 euros.


Lower Decoration
Distinguished VVIP Zone: 250 euros
Distinguished VIP Zone: 200 euros
Zone A: 150 euros
Zone A, Section b: 130 euros
Zone B: 110 euros
Zone C: 90 euros
Upper Decoration
Zone D: 70 euros
Zone E: 60 euros
Zone F: 50 euros
Zone Z: 40 euros
Disabled: 40 euros

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