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Young composer Soumya Rit is infusing fresh life into the Tollywood music scape

The experimental composer's work in the upcoming movie Guldasta is being praised by music lovers across genres

Published on 10th April 2020
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The Let’s Folk Together! series of online concerts aim to support folk music in India   

Expect performances by Shankar Mahadevan, Amit Trivedi, Vishal Dadlani, Salim Sulaiman, Mame Khan and others 

Published on 25th April 2020
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Parvathy Baul speaks about her journery as a Baul singer

Parvathy Baul is working on an archive to collect all songs from the oral tradition

Published on 1st February 2019

Out now! Bickram Ghosh releases indie music album, Pheromon, timed for Durga Puja 2018

Bickram Ghosh releases his new Bangla indie album, Pheromon, consisting of Bengali filk music and other genres ahead of Durga Puja

Published on 9th October 2018
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Madras Youth Choir hosts Juilliard415 during their debut tour

Madras Youth choir debunks myths associated with choral music by blending Indian folk songs and Western harmonies 

Published on 17th March 2017
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Leaders condole demise of legendary Bengali folk singer Amar Paul

Legendary Bengali folk singer Amar Paul died at a state-run hospital on Saturday following a cerebral haemorrhage. Paul, 96, a widower, breathed his last around 5.30 pm at the SSKM Hospital.

Published on 21st April 2019
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Genda Phool plagiarism row: Badshah deposits INR 5 lakh in folk musician Ratan Kahar's account

Badshah gives folk artiste Ratan Kahar credit for the lyrics of Genda Phool

Published on 9th April 2020

Folk singer Arko Mukhaerjee to perform live at First Flush

Arko will perform acoustic numbers and traditional folk songs from India and abroad

Published on 13th April 2019
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Fifth edition of Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival features over 150 global artistes from 13 countries

Conceptualised around the theme ‘We are the World: Unity in Diversity’, the fifth edition of the Udaipur World Music Festival that starts today, will bring together over 150 artistes.

Published on 6th February 2020
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DJ KSHMR to tour India in October

American DJ, record producer and musician Niles Hollowell-Dhar, popularly known as DJ KSHMR, will tour six cities across India starting from October 20.

Published on 13th September 2017

Catch a folk music performance at Gaan Point Cafe this Friday

Pratyay Raha’s folk music band called Rangeet will be performing ‘People’s music’ this Saturday

Published on 8th March 2019
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A Delicate Weave traces the lesser known sufi and folk music traditions of Kachchh

Focussing on the lives of nomadic and pastoral communities in Kachchh, this 67-minute-long production offers a cross section of the music traditions present in the region

Published on 27th October 2017
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'Take this virus seriously': Country-folk music icon John Prine's wife shares emotional note after his death

Singer-songwriter John Prine's wife has shared an emotional note after his death, urging people to "take this virus seriously".

Published on 10th April 2020

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