Concerts

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

Upcoming July 2017 – Colours of Ostrava festival – Ostrava, Czech Republic
Upcoming – March 2017 – Bangalore Folk Festival
February 2017 – Literature festival of Assam – Assam Sahitya Sabha
Jnauary 2017 – Eastern Indias biggest international Sufi Festival Sur Jahan, Kolkata
December 2016 – Live Concerts@College/University Fests, Folk festivals – Bengal
November – Concert, Reception of Parliamentary Standing Committee-@ITC Kolkata
October – Rashtriya Sanskrity Mahotshav – Delhi.
August – Live@North Bengal University, WB.
July – Live@Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata.
June – Concert FAKIRI @ Bangalore – Phoenix City.
April – May – Concerts in Tripura & Bengal(Ministry of Culture- Govt of India).
March – Ganga Sanskrity Yatra, EZCC
February 2016 – @ British Council, Kolkata
December – Ministry of Culture, Govt of India – Concert @ Shantiniketan
November – Live @ Ramakrishna Mission, Narendrapur, WB
October – Club 5, Gurgaon.
September – Silchar, Assam, India. Helping lower Barak Valley folk performers.
September 2015 – Community gig at Brady Arts Centre, London.August 31st 2015 – Shrewsbury Folk Festival, shropshire UK.
July 2015 – Mango Festival, Delhi, Dept of Tourism, Govt of India.
March 2015 – Shooting an episode for Bollywood Republic – Bindass PLAY – TV Channel.
October 2014 – Played back for the recent Bollywood film The Shaukeens.
October 2014 – India tour with Folk Nations team – concerts in Delhi, Kolkata & Shillong.
September 2014 – Craft Mela – Dilli Haat, Delhi.May- 2014 – ALCHEMY FESTIVAL – South Bank, London, UK.
March 2014 – Sounds of Freedom Concert (Teamwork), Delhi.

January 16 – 2nd February 2014: CELTIC CONNECTIONS, Glasgow- SCOTLAND. Famous Scottish Music festival. Presenting ‘floating melodies of Bengal’ – the Journey of a band of boatmen traveling from northern Bengal to extreme southern Bengal & singing different genres from different parts of Bengal.
January-February 2014: Performance in a venture by EZCC (Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre) – Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.
November 2013 – live at Tolly Club, Kolkata
November 2013 – Live at Press Club, Kolkata
October 2013 – Saurav Moni Live @ Pune
August 2013 – US Consulate, Kolkata – with USA based folk band- Corn Potato Strings.
June-July 2013 – SOUND TREK With FOX TRAVELLER channel for an special episode – featuring Kolkata & Bengal – music of the soil, its lifestyle..
June 2013 – Influence of the Bauls on Rabindranath Tagore : A special programme by News Channel- 24Ghanta, Kolkata.
May 2013 –A Tribute to Rabindranath Tagore – Shantiniketan
April 2013 – Played back for the Film: Children of War, directed by Mrityunjay Debrat. (Winner of Best Director and Best Actor award – Dada Saheb Falke 15).
March 2013 – at blueFROG, Mumbai: Folk Nations- Showcase for Celtic Conections 2014.

February 2013 to present- with FOLK NATIONS – Kolkata Residency – project conceptualized by The British Council. -aiming at bringing together musicians, music directors and practitioners form UK & South Asia region for exchange, collaboration, creative & professional development and showcasing opportunities.
January 2013 – A folk music concert: Tales of Riparian Bengal Delta @ 46th Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art & Culture – Southern Avenue, Kolkata.
October November 2012, UNITED KINGDOM tour– containing- live concert @ Milton Keynes, TV shows.

June & July 2012, LES ORIENTALES FESTIVAL – De Saint Florent le Vieil, FRANCE, (On the bank of La Loire) & EVORA CLASSICA MUSIC Festival in PORTUGAL– presenting River Songs of Bengal.
Mar 2012 – PAC Summit, Coca Cola – Leela, Delhi.
Feb 2012 – EZCC (Ministry of Culture, Govt. Of India) Kolkata – presenting- ‘NODI BANGLAR GAAN
Jan 2012, Guest performance- Launching of LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS – TAJ Palace, Delhi.
Jan 2012 – 57th Idea FILMFARE AWARDS Ceremony guest performance @ Mumbai.

Jan 2012, Jaipur LITERATURE FESTIVAL, India.
Jan 2012 to present – Special Morning show at Tara Muzik, Kolkata.
Nov 2011 – Desh TV, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
June 2011 – The Press release of Coke Studio at MTV – The Grand, Delhi.

May 2011   – Performance- an episode- COKE STUDIO@ MTV, Season1.
April 2011   ‘Lok Mantra’ Folk Festival showcasing rich and diverse folk art and culture of West Bengal, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Delhi.
February 2011  SUFI SUTRA, Kolkata: First ever International Sufi Festival in Eastern India.
January 2011- Goa CARNIVAL – Kala Academy, Goa.
January 2011- Fakiri Utsav – Gorbhanga, Nadia.
January 2011- ‘Rabi Scope’. Rabindra Bhavan, Goa:
November 2010 Boat Show – organized by Craft’s Council of West Bengal on Ganges, Kolkata.
October 2010 – Folk Ensemble – Epicenter, Gurgaon.
August 2010 – Lok Sangeet Sammelan, India Habitat Centre, Delhi.
August 2010 – Folk Ensemble, Alliance Francaise, Bangalore.
June 2010 – Folk Ensemble, Alliance Francaise, Delhi.

2009-2010 – Acted and played back for the film Moner Manush (on legendary Baul – Fakir Lalon Shah’s life) by eminent director Gautam Ghose. The film won Golden Peacock Award.
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