Born in Australia in 1960. Founder of Shake Hand Productions, agency based in Thessaloniki, Greece and owner of the legendary bar Lucky Luke also based in Thessaloniki.
Nikos Modiotis studied advertisement, management and marketing, while at the same time he dealt with music in the 80s, being a singer in rock and new wave groups such as “Stained Veil”, “Fire Fly” and others.
Shake Hand Productions was created in 1992 by Nikos Modiotis and Anastasia T. Modioti, aiming at the management of artistic and mainly music events, with artists from Greece and from abroad, such as Aroma Caribe, Xilina Spathia, Mikro, Demonia Nymphi and others. At the same time Shake Hand Productions in 1993 up to 1996 organised concerts with major bands, such as E.M.F, The Godfathers, Wipers, Doctor Alban, Snap, James Taylor Quartet, Doctor Feelgood, Green being Red, New Christ’s, Gun Club, Creeps, Fuzz stones, Greg Sage, Christian Death, Clint Boon, Aziz Ibrahim, Gypsy Kings, Morissey, Andy Rourke and others. He also runs the Ardas festival (Evros), Ireon festival (Samos Island), NOA festival (Alonissos Island) and 44 festival (Kaimaktsalan).