Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016

Event: Phoenix Market City presents “Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival”
Event dates: 17th to 19th June 2016
Time:  Friday, Saturday and Sunday (6pm to 9pm)
Venue: Phoenix Market City
Entry: Free
Fakiri- Bangalore Folk Festival
‘Fakiri’ brings a rich, diversified, spiritual and mystic essence of Indian “mitti” at a single platform, through Urbanized Indian Folk Music as a charge for all music lovers across generations and will help rediscover traditional roots.
Enjoy this musical galore with breath-taking performances by renowned Folk musicians from across the country!
Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Aabha Hanjura 

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Aabha Hanjura

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Chandana Bala

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Folk Foundation Band

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Folk Foundation Band

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Mame Khan

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Mame Khan

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Saptarshi Mukherjee 

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
 Saptarshi Mukherjee 

Phoenix Market City presents "Fakiri-Bangalore Folk Festival"- 17th to 19th June 2016
Shreekumar Vakkiyil

Mame Khan & Group (Rajasthani, Manganiyar)

Performance date: 17 June 2016, Friday

Mame Khan is a name that finds special mention and great respect among the folk music circuits of Rajasthan. Today he sings a wide repertoire of traditional Folk- and Sufi songs.
Also the songs from Sufi poets of Sindh and Rajasthan, including Mira Bai, Kabir, Lal Shahbâz Qalandar, Bulleh Shah and Baba Ghulam Farid are sung by Mame Khan with élan and full of joy. His stage performances include the most illustrious national as well as international platforms. His voice has graced musical events and platforms in India and around the world from Europe to Africa from America to the Gulf Countries. 

He is as well the main vocal of the famous Manganiyar Seduction by Roysten Abel and he as borrowed his voice to some of the most popular Bollywood movies such as "No one Killed Jessica", "Luck By Chance" and “I am". 

Most recently he performed for Amit Trivedis episode on Coke Studio season 2 @ MTV. 

Aabha Hanjura (Kashmiri Folk)   

Performance date: 18 June 2016, Saturday

A well known name of International music festival circuit. Aabha is among very few of the most renowned Folk and Sufi singer from Kashmir. She sings a wide range of Folk and Sufi music from the Kashmir Valley with a modern twist to it.

A voice to recall since her performance in music Mojo.

Chandana Bala

Performance date: 18 June 2016, Saturday

Chandana Bala Kalyan a Mumbai based classical fusion artist, with deep roots in South Indian Sufi and Folk music, who featured in COKE STUDIO season three with ace music director Amit Trivedi.
She is the lead vocalist to Bands like the Shivamani Trio, The Sanjay Divecha and secret, Viveick Rajagopalan & friends. She is also one of the most sought after voices in the advertising jingle circuit and has 500 voice over credits to her name.

Folk Foundation (Folklores of South Asia)

Performance date: 19 June 2016, Sunday

 A non-conventional band from Kolkata, ‘FolkFoundation’ showcases a rich platter of South Asian folklore with an urban touch through their music. Started in 2012, this unique band has travelled around the country, displaying their love for folk music. Every form of music has its essential roots potted in the folklores.

Have performed in Music Mojo & in other international festivals.

Saptarshi Mukherjee (Baul & Urban Folk of Bengal)

Performance date: 19 June 2016, Sunday

Saptarshi Mukherjee is the promising new-age vocalist who has given his voice to numerous hit songs in the Bengali film industry. He also has his own solo album and host of playbacks to his kitty which makes him again one of the most desirable artists in the music industry today.

Saptarshi has recently created his own band “Machhranga” which shot to fame with the release of the titled album. The band has already started performing across prestigious concerts in India and wishes to take forward the legacy of Bengali songs.

Shreekumar Vakkiyil (Vedic Folk)

Performance date: 19 June 2016, Sunday

The melodious voice of south India who has earned many accolades for his voice texture in Music MOJO.

Best Upcoming Male Singer - GMMA '10 (Gulf Malayalam Music Awards)
Best Singer - Kairali Tv/WMC Film Award '10
Best Singer - South Scope Cine Awards '10
Best Singer - Jaihind Tv Film Awards '10

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