Friday Night Live: 16 July 2010

FNL with NO STRINGS ATTACHED, THE DRUM CIRCLE & OTHER WORLDLY MUSIC

16 July 2010 @ The Big Ben, Kenilworth Hotel, Kolkata

8:30 pm – 09:15 pm

NO STRINGS ATTACHED comprising Diptanshu Roy – Mandolin, Sujoy Chakravarty – Guitar, Vocals, Mirna Guha – Vocals, Vinayak DasGupta – Guitars, Subhayu Mukherjee – Bass, are a Kolkata based band whose repertoire consists of folk blues, bluegrass and jazz music. Their live shows are a blend of jazz standards, bluegrass hoedowns and original swing/jazz oriented material. The emphasis is on group improvisation, melodic-ism and a deep desire to swing hard and play music that is cerebral on one level and eminently danceable on another.

09:15 pm – 10:00 pm

THE DRUM CIRCLE is an open drumming session led by Abhishek Basu. All are invited to bring their hand drums and percussion instruments for a first of it’s kind group jam session.

10:00 pm – 12:00 am

OTHER WORLDLY MUSIC with Abhishek Basu and his ISM present a two hour live psychedelic world music performance fusing hypnotic pulsating beats of the east and middle-east with funky western grooves.

FEATURING:
INDRAJIT DEY – KEYBOARDS , ARRANGEMENT.
IMAN DAS – INDIAN CLASSICAL VOCALS, THUMRIS, PURE INDIAN CLASSICAL BANDISH.
JOY BHATTACHARYA – DRUMS.
ADITYA – ELECTRIC GUITARS , EFFECTS.
SANKHA SUBHRA GHOSH – BASS , EFFECTS.
ARNAB MAJUMDER – OTHER PERCUSSIONS (DJEMBE, KAHON, TAMBOURINE, SHAKERS)

Free Entry, No Cover Charge (Pub rules apply: no shorts or open toed footwear for gents)