Saturday, 23 March 2013

Shri and Vivek to perform live in Mumbai

Sony Music’s Folktronic artists
ShriLektric and Vivek Rajagopalan to perform LIVE at Blue Frog
with an all new set and collaborations!

Folktronic, India’s first concept label that brings the culture of Indian classical & folk or ethnic Indian music to the youth in an urban format presents two of their artists - multi instrumentalist ShriLektric a.k.a Shri from UK and renowned percussionist Vivek Rajagopalan’s Rhythm Lab LIVE on Saturday March 23rd at Blue Frog from 10:-00 pm onwards.

Text Box: Folktronic Presents
ShriLeKtric and Vivek Rajagopalan’s Rhythm Lab

Date: Saturday March 23
Venue: Blue Frog

Time: 1030 pm onwards

Shri, now a popular name in India with multiple LIVE gig keeps traveling to his home country to present his music in different styles. This acoustic, electric, electronic and computing based concept sees Shri combine the use of Tabla, Bass, Flute, Bowed Bass, and more through computers and loopers. For ShriLektric performance, Shri will be joined on stage by three illustrious musicians:

Nandini Srikar - one of India's most versatile singers who has lent her vocals to several Bollywood chart-toppers including songs from films such as Ra.One, Agent Vinod and Shanghai.

Suman Shridhar – a vocalist who has performed at several major music festivals across the world, Suman Shridhar has lent her unique voice to songs such as of films such as Shaitan & Talaash.

Lindsay D’Mello – Lindsay is one of India’s best drummers today, constantly on tour, Lindsay regularly performs with KK, Vishal-Shekar, Lucky Ali, and has performed to sold out audiences backing Amitabh Bachan during the hugely successful “Unforgettable Tour”

And will also feature Dhruv Ghanekar, - With virtuoso arrangements, peaceful orchestration and an ability to bridge Jazz and contemporary Indian sounds, Dhruv is a complete guitarist, musician and song-writer

One can expect sounds that are as earthy as they are electronic, and as rooted as they are progressive!

The evening will also witness Vivek Rajagopalan’s Rhythm Lab- a concept centered on a one-of-a-kind drum kit. While this act displays a whole new side of Vivek, the instruments and effects employed remain rooted to his signature sound - the distinctly raw and earthy interpretation of traditional drum and bass and electronica.

Vivek’s performance will feature renowned composer/ singer K C Loy, violinst Finix Ramdas, upcoming bassist Shovon Mukherjee & last but not the least Greek folklore singer Veronica Iliopoulou.

Date: Saturday March 23
Venue: Blue Frog
Time: 1030 pm onwards
Contact details: +(91)-22-61586158 | 65251716 | 65251718


About Folktronic : India’s first concept label that brings the culture Indian Classical & folk music to the youth in an urban format. From label, publishing, LIVE to A&R development & management, Folktronic takes a 360 degree approach to represent Indian music on a global stage. Folktronic is an Sony Music Independent Initiative.

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