Mumbai Is Hosting Paddy Fields, India's First Folk/Fusion Music Festival This October

Posted at October 13th, 2016 | by Shivani Goel | in

India’s first folk and fusion music festival Paddy Fields is all set to enthral audiences with an exciting concoction of music, from timeless and traditional pieces to thrilling contemporary rhythms. Paddy Fields by Nesco will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC), Goregaon on 15th and 16th October 2016.

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Mame Khan

In its premiere offering, Nesco has announced an exciting line-up of both renowned and upcoming artists including The Colonial Cousins, Mame Khan, Gangadhar & Tulika, Papon, Chaar Yaar, Dhruv Voyage, The Nooran Sisters, and Salim & Sulaiman, who will provide an eclectic mix of sounds at the two-day festival.

Having commanded the respect and attention in folk music circuits and nationally, former India’s Got Talent contestant Mame Khan, Bengali artists Gangadhar & Tulika and Sufi qawwali act Chaar Yaar bring the ‘Folk’ element to the weekend while the Colonial Cousins, Papon, Dhruv Voyage and Salim & Sulaiman represent the ‘Fusion’ aspect. Hailing from a family of musicians, The Nooran Sisters have trained in the field of traditional Sufi music for over 13 years and represent the best of both worlds (folk and fusion). These acts combine the best Indian Folk and Fusion music on offer in the country today.

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Chaar Yaar

Shikha Kulkarni, GM, Events & Exhibitions – Nesco 
said, “With Paddy Fields we step into the unexplored cultural realm of Folk & Fusion, with an ideal line up of artists demonstrating their musical brilliance.  With Nesco’s mission of ‘enriching people’s lives’, we believe that Paddy Fields will be able to tap into just that.”

Coupled with a vibrant festival feel, Paddy Fields will also feature an eclectic gastronomic experience, curated around the fusion theme. Paddy Fields, a seated event with a festival feel is sure to attract music lovers across age groups, rejuvenating and enticing the crowd with energetic beats creating a perfect, fun-filled weekend. With an exciting and evocative lineup, the two-day weekend has something on offer for everyone. More information available on www.paddyfields.in

A Nesco initiative, curated by Turnkey Music & Publishing Pvt Ltd and produced by Oranjuice Entertainment, a Fountainhead MKTG brand, Paddy Fields will be held on the 15th and 16th October, 5 pm onwards.

Tickets are live on www.bookmyshow.com

 

Shivani Goel

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