2 Thumri Festivals Back to Back

A three-day ‘Thumri Festival’ organised by Sahitya Kala Parishad will be held from 26-28 August at Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi.

The fest will witness performances by renowned thumri artistes including Padmabhushan and Padmashree Suranjana Bose, exponent of Agra gharana Shubra Guha, Anjana Nath, Purnima Chaudhuri, Kakali Mukherjee and classical singer of the Banaras Gharana Girija Devi.

The festival plans to promote thumri music among youth and will be inaugurated by Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit.

Programme Schedule: 26 August 2011, 6.30pm: Suranjana Bose and Shubra Guha

27 August 2011, 6.30 pm: Anjana Nath and Purnima Chaudhuri

28 August 2011, 6.30 pm: Kakali Mukherjee and Girija Devi

Indian Council for Cultural Relations presents the Thumri Festival.
September 22nd – Thumri by Malini Awasthi and Sarathi Chatterjee

September 23rd – Thumri by Shounak Abhishekhi and Iqbal Ahmed Khan

Hurry! Buzzintown users can win Free Passes to this event.
Note: Passes to be given out through a Lucky Draw where pass winners will be contacted via phone/e-mail by a Buzzintown representative.

International :

‘SCAMFest 1.0′, online music and arts festival organised by Grammy winner Tom Weir’s recording studio ‘City Sound’ will be held from Friday 26 in LA.

The three day festival will bring together an eclectic mix of 30 artistes including Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night, award winning blues performer Mighty Mo Rodgers, power-pop, glam band Hey You, Black Baptista, and many more. The event will be streamed live on Ustream.tv channel with high quality audio and HD video.

The festival is sponsored by Sonicbids, Guitar Center Pro, DW Drums, Music Connection, Soma Pilates, Jim Wayne Salon, and Datavideo.

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