Vaios Charokopis has born and raised in Orestiada. Since his childhood he has been in contact with the local tradition music, with the strong influence of his grandfather Vaitsis Charakopides, a traditional bagpipe player.
Already since 2000 he has been involved in music participating in local bands of the area, but also in music and dance project and the theater with events in Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey and even China, while at the same time studying more musical instruments and music already. In 2011, together with Giorgos Stavridis, he founded the musician in Lyra-Daouli THRAX PANKC scheme with Vaio in Gaida-Kaval, having already collaborated since 2006.
They appear in various festivals in Greece, such as the Mediterranean in Mytilini, the Earth Festival in Kozani, cinema and ecological festivals in Thessaloniki and Athens. In 2015 and with the entry of guitarist Panos Ginis into the band, the sound of the shape evolves even more. They appear in most of its domestic music scenes and festivals countries such as: Six Dogs, Kyttaro, Gagarin, Fuzz, Technopoli, We, Principal, Fix Factory and at festivals such as Balkan Festival, Street Mode, Ziria, Long Beach, Los Almiros, Chania Rock, Fengaros, Cretan Gunners, Cosmopolis, Celebrations
of the Earth at events of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Stegi Onassi, while they also appear at concerts in England, Germany, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
With the release of their first full length album in 2019 appear in 8 sold out concerts all over Greece. At the same time since 2018 and with his engagement with electronic music creates some alternative experimental music project, Patenta Device with the Konstantinos Kokkino and Xaboyza with Dimitris Pappa, where he is involved in the composition, the orchestration, while undertakes mixing and production, where various singles are released. At the same time, he founded the music group Barouti with Dimitris Pappa and Seray Yalcin, taking over the bass this time, in a heavy dark fusion traditional aesthetics, appearing in music scenes in Athens, but also nationwide. 2020 meets Alexandra Poulos where they release their first single, while in mid-2021 he creates with her Alkmeni Petrou-Hatzipanagiotou the traditional street complex “Sourloulou” with a continuous presence throughout the Hellas.
In the spring of 2021 he composes original music together with THRAX PANKC for the project Bacchus in directed by Nikaitis Kontouris, where they perform live in Epidaurus, Herodeion and the Municipal Theater Nicosia. At the same time he collaborates with the director Victor Ardittis and the actor Yiannis Vogiatzis composing original music for the performance “Words of the Clock”. In the winter he tours with THRAX PANKC in 14 sold out concerts of their own production throughout Greece. He has participated in the Greek discography with various composers such as Seirios Savvaidis, Dimitris Mitsotakis, Stathis Drogosis, Alexandros Sidiropoulos and many others.