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MUSIC FESTIVAL NEWS

Tana Riri music fest to go international

May 19, 2022 4:38 am

The Tana Riri festival, organised by the state government, is celebrated every year in remembrance of singers and sisters Tana and Riri who were from Vadnagar. A memorial is also built in Vadnagar for them.

Two-day long Rishikesh Music Festival commences today; all you need to know

May 14, 2022 1:11 pm

The line-up of the annual music festival held in the Himalayan foothill area of Rishikesh besides river Ganga includes a mix of established and emerging sub-continental and global artistes

The Jazz Weekender in Delhi wants to introduce people to the latest in jazz

April 30, 2022 7:03 pm

The organisers are planning to host summer and winter editions of the festival at different venues across the country

Himachal Pradesh's Bir to host music festival in April

April 03, 2022 4:09 pm

This music festival gives platform to up and coming indie artists from across the valley and beyond who perform for the travellers visiting Bir

Music festival to bring back baithak-style classical singing

January 14, 2021 7:10 pm

According to the organisers, all Covid-19 protocols such as wearing masks and social distancing will be followed during the event

The N Guruprasad Interview: ‘Only by knowing where not to play, one would know exactly where to play’

January 07, 2021 9:18 pm

On the concert stage, Guruprasad is a delight to watch, not just for his art, but also for his elegant presence. He looks minimalist and effortless in his art, but what comes out of his humble claypot is sheer poetry.

The JA Jayanth Interview: 'My eternal quest is to find point where human voice, sound of my instrument become one'

December 12, 2020 11:17 am

Although rooted in Carnatic traditions, Jayanth has a unique sound that often traverses generic barriers, thanks to his early exposure to Hindustani and other forms of music and cross-cultural collaborations.

The Vishnudev Interview: ‘When I sing, I consider myself to be only a medium and hence don’t hold back anything’

December 05, 2020 4:26 pm

When Vishnudev sings in prestigious concert halls and Sabhas in Chennai as well as venues across the world, his classicism, confidence, uninhibited style and highly nuanced bhava are hard to miss. The freedom that he embodies, both in terms of his learning and imagination, also ensures that his music is eclectic.

The S. Varadarajan Interview: ‘The harder you work, the more gifted you get. Nothing happens naturally’

December 05, 2020 11:47 am

S. Varadarajan, fondly called Varadu by both musicians and fans, is a household name in Carnatic music today. As an accomplished violin accompanist and soloist in contemporary Indian classical music, he is noted for his singing violin, a soulful “gayaki” style.

How an online music festival is producing high-quality concerts in empty halls

November 17, 2020 7:40 pm

Swar Samrat, an online music festival commemorates legendary sarod player Ut Ali Akbar Khan, and is presenting 36 concerts by 100 musicians from empty auditoriums

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