Their self-titled debut was released in 2007 to an international critical acclaim, followed by ‘The Imam Baildi Cookbook’ -Dec ’10, which reached no.5 in the European World Music Charts (June ‘11).
Even before their album was distributed in European markets, Imam Baildi were discovered in the web and invited to perform in major European festivals such as Transmusicales de Rennes and Roskilde Festival. 2009 and 2010 found them performing more in Europe while playing an average of 80 gigs per year in Greece.
Followed by several European shows in 2011, among which Rudolstadt TFF Festival ’11, Amsterdam Roots Festival, Oslo World Music Festival, on February 2012 Imam Baildi went on tour in Germany and Denmark, with sold out shows in Berlin, Copenhagen, Cologne and Frankfurt. This was followed by a summer tour with over 20 concerts in Greece and performances in several European Festivals, among which Sziget (HU) and Lowlands (NL) Festivals.