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Authentic, unadulterated folk music woos audience

Basanti Bisht is an unusual singer who actually trained to sing only when she was in her thirties.

28 May 2018 12:55 AM

Devotional music gig in classical style

A lot of his works on Shri Krishna are available in a text published in 1941, called Tri Dhara.

23 May 2018 1:26 AM

Indian classical music enchants Dubai

Coimbatore- based Rajyalakhsmi Arts recently held Classical Music Festival in Dubai.

21 May 2018 12:58 AM

Success always comes with a price tag

The genre of music does not matter; being in the public eye and regularly facing the pressures of concerts is a daunting task.

14 May 2018 12:15 AM

Appaji was more than a mother to me: Malini

Folk singer Malini Awasthi, one of the desciples of Padma awardee Girija Devi, speaks on her guru and her musical journey.

07 May 2018 12:43 AM


Bhilwara Sur Sangam festival

Shujaat asked permission to start his recital from the younger musician in the audience, Abhishek Borkar.

02 May 2018 2:06 AM

Celebrating Buddha through music

Bombay Jayashri has carved out a unique niche for herself, distinct from her identity as a senior Carnatic classical vocalist.

23 Apr 2018 1:31 AM

Bhakti Utsav at Nehru Park from April 20

Pt Ajoy Chakravorty shared he had learnt some 35-40 songs from his own father.

19 Apr 2018 2:14 AM

Banaras blends music with devotion

The eagerly awaited 6 all night long festival commemorating Lord Hanuman’s birthday was held in Banaras last week.

16 Apr 2018 1:06 AM

With song, dance and drama, Navras festival grips Pink City

Catering to all tastes, the recently-concluded Navras Festival in Jaipur featured a host of interesting dance, music and theatre items.

09 Apr 2018 12:24 AM


Concerts to showcase Jaipur’s musical past

Jaipur has an old musical past with several musicians settling in the city under the patronage of the Jaipur rulers.

02 Apr 2018 12:22 AM

Kaushiki’s band woos a new generation of listeners

Talking about her daily regimen, Kaushiki said it varied so much, as she travelled so much.

26 Mar 2018 12:36 AM

The finest exponent of Dagarvani Dhrupad

Music is taught through the Raga, not through the composition, as is now the norm.

19 Mar 2018 12:44 AM

Spic Macay: Expanding the classical heritage series

Sadly the historic Red Fort was not used as the backdrop, and the stage was built alongside the fort entrance.

12 Mar 2018 12:46 AM

A confluence of musicians and music lovers

The concluding evening session features Kalapini Komkali, daughter of the iconic Pt Kumar Gandharva.

07 Mar 2018 2:46 AM


Classical dance fest at Gaiety Theatre

Every evening will feature only 1 main artist; preceeded by a short piece by local dancers.

06 Mar 2018 1:51 AM

It’s sad that Bollywood doesn’t bother about piracy

My base will always be here, all the musicians I want to work with are here, let me put it this way, my dog is in India!!

26 Feb 2018 1:21 AM

Patiala fest revives Punjab’s classical music

There are nearly 1500 verses in the Guru Granth Sahib; each verse is to be recited in a stipulated Raga.

19 Feb 2018 12:55 AM

Sangeet Natak Akademi awards, a glittering event

The All India Radio Doordarshan and the Sangeet Natak Akademi held the Nation’s treasures.

14 Feb 2018 1:09 AM

4 all-night long music sessions in Benaras

The event today attracts avid listeners from all over the world.

12 Feb 2018 1:10 AM