Okay. So we are less than a month away from the year end. Let’s make it count. Here are four gigs that warrant your attendance. Please scroll to know why.
Krazy Electrons — STFU, Malad — Friday, November 7
I was at a party recently. There were so many musicians and singers that we lost no time to break into a jam. Then, I heard the opening bars of AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ played on a violin. Goosebumps and high vocal notes followed and Ajay Jayanthi — the violin player — just earned himself his newest fan. Me. On the night of Friday, November 7; Chaitanya Bulusu and Ajay will perform at STFU Malad. Together, they are the Ethno-Drum N’ Bass outfit ‘Krazy Electrons’. It’s their album launch. Also on the bill are the opening acts Frozen Chimes, Circle Of Fifths, and The Lil People. Excited? Great! See you at the show!
Royal Enfield RiderMania — Vagator Beach, Goa — Friday, November 21 to Sunday, November 23
There are people who believe “You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle.” These are the people whose wheels will keep turning just to keep the fire inside of them burning. They know how to celebrate their lives with adrenaline and music. It’s passion of a different kind. Between Friday, November 21 and Sunday, November 23; Vagator Beach in Goa will see the biggest gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts in the country. And like that isn’t exciting enough, there will be Papon & The East India Company, Vir Das’ Alien Chutney, Nucleya, Skrat, and DJ Blackjack to give them company. If you are a biker, I know that’s where you will be.
Scherezaad — Cafe Zoe, Lower Parel — Thursday, November 27
After a 3 year self imposed sabbatical, singer Scherezaad is back. Catch her live at Cafe Zoe in Lower Parel, Mumbai — Thursday, November 27. Expect power-packed renditions of classics from an eclectic mix of artistes including James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Janis Joplin, Melissa Etheridge, Tracy Chapman, Black Crowes, Elton John, Lauryn Hill, Bob Marley, Wyclef Jean, Labrinth, Rick James, Aretha Franklin, and more. The show will feature Scherezaad’s band along with some surprise guest singers and musicians. She will also be showcasing some young talents from True School of Music, Mumbai. Go attend. Thank me later.
I played an Aerosmith Tribute at Hard Rock Cafe Mumbai in support of breast cancer awareness and research just a few days back. Truth be told, it was my own little tribute to my late father — Dr. Kumud Poddar — who was a Cancer Specialist. The show will now travel to Bengaluru. This means I will get to meet my friends again. I will get to be on stage with MJ Pijosh from 94.3 Radio One too. You see, these are the things that make the late nights and the early morning flights so worth it. Hard Rock Cafe Bengaluru, we are coming! See you Thursday, November 27! [2Blue smiles]
Article & Images by: 2Blue
2Blue (a.k.a Tirthankar Poddar) forayed into the Mumbai rock circuit in 2000. Having gained notoriety for his powerful high-pitched singing and on-stage charisma, he was soon invited to sing for Vayu. After 5 years in Vayu and countless monumental shows, 2Blue formed the hard rock band Zedde (pronounced z?d). Always a man for his heroes, the self-taught singer attributes his vocal prowess to his childhood heroes: David Coverdale, Joe Lynn Turner, Ian Gillan, Ronnie James Dio, and Bruce Dickinson. For him, if a thing was good once, it always is.
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