• Panayotis Tsakalakos was born in NY by Greek parents. From an early age, he began writing songs and singing.

• He completed his studies in the New York/ New Jersey area, ( Bachelor in Music at Rutgers University and Masters in Music Composition at S.U.N.Y Purchase College).

• As of 2008, he lives and works in Athens, Greece.

• He wrote music for Alpha Television Stations’ serial "Γ4", he appread as a guest at Schoolwave Festival 2008 in front of just over 6,000 spectators, and worked as a singer for the popular houseband of Stavros tou Notou Club for 2 seasons.

• He sang with the popular Eleni Dimou & Giannis Giokarinis at Kyttaro Club, Sfentona, & Rythmos Stage.(2009-2010)

• This year he will sing weekly with Eleni Dimou, Tasos Maseles, Nikos Terzis & Kostas Logothetis at Arxitekoniki Club

• He has recently formed a new band with friends he's worked with through the years. "Tsakalakso & The Psychos" begin their live shows this winter, spreading their virus to listeners.

• This year he is participating in the T.V. Show Greek Idol 2011