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“I want to get into the deep of India”. Deep Forest’ Eric Mouquet
Soft spoken, Eric Mouquet is every bit a Frenchman blond, blue eyed, charming accent, et al. Eric has been to India many times before. He came to Mumbai last year (November) for Banyan Tree’s Milan - Maestros in Harmony - Rahul Sharma and Eric Mouquet concert. This was his third visit.
“I'm really looking forward to experiencing India as a country”: The Virginmarys.
Following hot on the release of debut 'King Of Conflict' (released on 4th February 2013) the three piece Brit band The Virginmarys is a name that has been cropping up all over the globe in the last few months with many recommending to hear them out. The Virginmarys are a three-piece rock band from Macclesfield, England and consists of members with Ally Dickaty as the lead vocalist, Danny Dolan on drums and Matt Rose on Bass.
“The double necked violin has a full orchestral range” – L. Shenkar
Global Community of India and InSync (A 24 hour classical music TV classical channel) recently brought down World Music and Grammy winning music artist Violinist L Shenkar in Mumbai who performed with his 10 string stereophonic Double Violin on Sunday 9th November 2014 at Sri Shanmukhananda Auditorium, Mumbai.
“I’m not a musician, I’m only a guitarist” – Mick Clarke.
Britain's legendary blues artists 'The Mick Clarke Band' premiered in India exclusively with Simply The Blues. Considered as one of the finest blues guitarists to come out of UK, Mick Clarke with his band, performed in India for the first time as part of the 3rd edition of Simply The Blues music festival, organized by StarKonnect Events and Promotions.
Mouse in the house
Joel Thomas Zimmerman is probably an unknown name in dance circles, but if you call him by his stage name deadmau5 (pronounced "dead mouse") the whole world would know who we are talking about. The Canadian progressive – house music producer and performer heads to Mumbai for his debut concert.
“There are loads of special effects in my show”: Armin
Armin van Buuren played his marathon 6 hour solo DJ set Armin Only in Mumbai recently. He has won a number of accolades, including the number one spot on DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs fan poll five times. We caught up with the 37 year old Dutch DJ and producer hours before he could set the floor on fire.
“EDM is moron music” – Dana Gillespie
To many Blue is only a color, but for others, musically the blues is but a passion.
The Simply the Blues festival which in its third edition has spread out to include a Bangalore stop in addition to its Bombay outpost. This time we have Dana Gillespie the Queen of British Blues for two performances. Prior to her concert in Bangalore, Dana was at resto – pub Olive, Bandra in Mumbai at a meet and greet event organized by Star Konnect.