Concerts

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

✓ Upcoming- 15th April 2019Live@Chandannagar – Borshobaron 1426. Organised by Chandannagar Youth Forum. Joraghat, Chandannagar Strand, Hooghly, WB.

✓ Upcoming – 30th March 2019Live@Melbourne, Christine Strachan Theatre, South Oakleigh, VIC 3167. Initiated by Mr Suvendu Das( author of poetic novel Ekushe Udjanpon) and organised by Aashayein Enertainments. Tickets: https://www.krazytickets.com.au/kt/matir-taney-bhatir-gane/

✓ Upcoming –  Soundscape | India. Episode: Bengal. – following my journey from sleepy river village in the Indo-Bangladesh border. Directed by Sanjay Pandey. Shot in Jan-Feb 2019.

4th January 2019 – Live @ 150 Years Celebration of Old Malda Town. Malda. WB.

31st December 2018 – Geetabitan Mela, Shantiniketan. Collaboration with Danish duo Kasper Soeborg Ohlsen & Lars Bo Kujahn. An initiative of Banglanatak dot com, UNESCO & Govt of West Bengal.

30th Dec2018 – Boat Show on the river Hooghly, Kolkata. An initiative of Houston(USA) based NRI  Mr Rana Basu(Founder and COO at Ondiflo) – A Boat show to commemorate his arrival back at home and reuniting connection with his root along with frriends and family. This was the similar boat show after four long years organised by him.

28th December 2018 – Sunderban Folk Festival, Pakhiralay, Gosaba, WB. Celebrating intangible cultural heritage. A Collaboration with Danish DuoKasper Soeborg Ohlsen & Lars Bo Kujahn. An initiative of Banglanatak  dot com, UNESCO and Govt of West Bengal.

18th December 2018 – Live@ Gaan Mela, Deshapriyo Park. Kolkata.

13th December, 2018. Loko Sanskriti Mahotsav – by EZCC(Ministry of Culture, Govt of India)at Srijani Shilpagram, Shantiniketan.

19th November 2018 – Tides of Life – A Documetary film @Kolkata International Film Festival.

26th October 2018- Live @ 148th Anniversary of Kolkata Port Trust. Roatary Sadan.

8th October 2018 – News 18 Bangla and Calcutta Television Network’s Pujor Adda.

Prog Update: Live @ Tara TV –  7.30am – 9am Saturday, 6th October 2018.

28th July 2018 – Inaugural programme of Bangla Mishti Hub, New Town. Rajarhat. WB

21st April 2018 Live @ Calcutta Rowing Club.

13th April 2018 Live@ Dalhousie Athletic Club, Kolkata.

11th Marchb2018 – Basant Utsav(celebrating Spring) @Rabindratirtha, Rajarhat, Kolkata – 7pm. Organised by EZCC, Ministry of Culture, Govt of India..

19th February 2018 – Live@River Churni @ Ranaghat, Nadia. The Bhatiali programme is organised by Ranaghat Municipality as a part of Maryyada Programme 2018.

29th January 2018 – Pashkura Grameen Mela, Medinipur.

18th February 2018 – Launching of Ekushe Udjapon(a novel in verse by Melbourne based Bengali writer Suvendu Das@ ICCR Kolkata – Satyajit Ray Auditorium.

26th December 2017 @ Gaan Mela – Deshapriyo Park. Kolkata

29th November 2017- Special episode of DADAGIRI – a Bengali language quiz show telecast by the Bengali TV channel Zee Bangla. The show is hosted by former Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly.

Felicitated with  ASADHARAN Award 2017 –  for exceptional work in the field of folk music.
Moments treasured with honourable Governor of West Bengal- Mr Keshrinath Tripathi and delegate awarded on stage- eminent director Goutam Ghose; Jawhar Sircar, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Satyam Raychowdhury, Alakananda Roy, Mareena Forrest.. 8th December 2017

28th November 2017- Live@@ Singur, Hoogly- Singur Thana, Hoogly Grameen Zela Police – Sharod Samman

20th October 2017 – Live@ Hyderabad Kalibari – Diwali Celebration.

13th October 2017@ DOKRA Mela, Dariapur, Bardhaman. Organised by Banglanatak dot com

28th September 2017-  Live@ Dashadrone Sarbojanin Durgotsav, Rajarhat. WB

July 2017 – Colours of Ostrava festival – Ostrava, Czech Republic
February 2017 – Literature festival of AssamAssam Sahitya Sabha, Shibsagar, Assam.
Jnauary 2017 – Eastern Indias biggest international Sufi Festival Sur Jahan, Kolkata. By – Banglanatak dot com.
November – Concert, Reception of Parliamentary Standing Committee-@ITC Sonar, 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 & West 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
December 2016 – Live @ Barasat College. Along with Javed Ali.
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(Kamani Auditorium),  Kolkata(ICCR) & 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 Channel24Ghanta, 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 in UK.
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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