- AMARRASS DESERT MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012
- 01.12.2012 - 02.12.2012
- Zorba - New Delhi
- Desert Music Festival
Save the date for this year's edition of the Amarrass Desert Music Festival! The first weekend of December will see a stellar line-up of world-class musicians come together in Delhi for two days of fabulous music celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the desert regions of the world. Also presenting 'Showcases' with up-and-coming artists.
General Admission Invites = standing/lawn seating (mats/durries available at venue)
VIP Invites seats with premium viewing locations for the show
This year's award-winning international and Indian artists include:
Bombino (Niger) - "The Hendrix of Niger"
Sakar Khan (Rajasthan, India) - Padma Shri awardee - "The grandmaster of the Manganiyars"
Baba Zula (Turkey) - psychedelic folk rock from Istanbul
Barmer Boys (Rajasthan, India) - the next generation of world-class folk from India
The Siddis from Kutch (Gujarat, India) - trance-like grooves, the direct link between India and Africa
GFD (Rajasthan, India) - Ghewar, Firoze and Dara
Dischordian (Mumbai/Goa, India) - minimalistic melancholy songs and sinister ballads
I-Adra: Gwyneth Glyn (Wales), Tauseef Akhtar (Mumbai) and group - folk guitar meets ghazal
Tritha Electric - Hindustani trip-hop, ethno-grunge - a Indo-French collab
Harpreet - Classically trained vocalist and guitarist, sings in Punjabi and Hindi
Alan Rego - guitarist and mouth organ player, compositions for children
The Blue Infinity - Dreamy acoustic sounds for meditation - ancient avant-garde music
Rock Veda - progressive fusion from Kabul and his band
Over 14 hours of music over two days!!! 50 artists, 12 bands, music spanning 4 continents. Gates open at 2pm. Music from 2:30pm - 10pm daily.
Instrument "petting zoo", workshops, kiosks and instrument exhibits.......
Full service food, beverages, liquor/beer/wine on-site at the venue.........
NOTE: FREE admission for children under the age of 12 (must be accompanied by an adult)
The Venue: ZORBA (next to Vista Hotel, near to Sultanpur Metro Station), 166 Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, New Delhi. Get familiar with the venue, watch a two minute video clip here
Ride the METRO to Sultanpur Metro Station, a two minute walk to the venue... save time, money and the environment...Valet parking is also available at the venue, or park at the locations highlighted in the map below.
TWO DAY SCHEDULE
Day 1 - December 1, 2012
2:30pm - ALAN REGO
2:45pm - HARPREET
3:15pm - I-ADRA
4:15pm - ROCK VEDA
4:30pm - BARMER BOYS (special set)
5:00pm - SAKAR KHAN
6:00pm - SIDIS
6:45pm - BABA ZULA
8:30pm - BOMBINO
Day 2 - December 2, 2012
2:00pm - ALAN REGO
2:15pm - THE BLUE INFINITY
2:45pm - TRITHA ELECTRIC
3:30pm - SIDDIS
4:15pm - GFD
5:15pm - DISCHORDIAN
6:15pm - BARMER BOYS
7:00pm - BABA ZULA
8:30pm - BOMBINO
(Schedule subject to change)
- M.G. Road, next to Sultanpur Metro Station
- New Delhi
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