Irene Ketikidi has played some of the biggest stages in Europe, including as a support act to ZZ Top at Rock oz Arenes open air festival and at the London Steve Vai Guitar Nation masterclass. As a session player, she has toured and performed with a variety of artists including hip hop artists AKS and JtheX, American afrobeat trombonist/percussionist Toli Nameless, blues songwriter Cherry Lee Mewis and UK melodic metal band Gravil, as well as with Europe’s biggest female tributes.
She was the lead guitarist and guest actor at West End’s “Julius Caesar” play at the Donmar Warehouse, directed by the award-winning Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia, The Iron Lady). At the same time, she was touring with electro pop/soul band Red N Pink, produced by Hal Ritson (Dizzee Rascal, Sugababes, Nas, Black Eyed Peas, Jessie J, David Guetta).
Irene released her debut solo instrumental album “Martial Arts and Magic Tricks”, featuring among others Dave Kilminster and Phil Hilborne, in early 2013.