Come December and the Alan Parsons Project will treat Mumbai at the much-awaited Johnnie Walker’s ‘The Journey’. A single-day musical festival, this year ‘The Journey’ will witness ex-Pink Floyd recording engineer and ten-time Grammy-nominee, Alan Parsons Project heading the line-up. Yes, you read it right! Alan Parsons Project is back (they last performed in India in 2007). And watching them live is a treat.
The Alan Parsons Live Project will be happening at the Mehboob Studios, Mumbai on December 14. This multi-discipline music festival will also feature other performances including musical performances, workshops with renowned film directors and well-known personalities from the world of theatre, as well as other performance arts, and even a set by The Handspring Puppet Company.
The current line-up for the Alan Parsons Project apart from Alan Parsons includes vocalist P.J. Olsson,
Manny Focarazzo on keyboard, Danny Thompson on drums, bassist Guy Erez, guitarist Alastair Greene and Todd Cooper on vocals and sax.
‘The Journey’ will unfold over a span of more than six hours starting from 5 PM onwards. The schedule is as follows:
Stage 2 (exlusively dedicated to films) – 5 PM: ‘Q’ presents a Director’s Cut of his film Tasher Desh and followed by a Q&A session and a workshop.
Stage 3 ( a performing arts stage) – 5 PM: The Handspring Puppet Company will perform Ouroboros, followed by a workshop. The second part of the performance will wrap up by 11 PM.
Stage 1 – 8 PM: The Alan Parsons Live Project that will last until 9 PM. Post-9 PM, the major attraction of the evening – Alan Parsons Project’s headlining performance.
Stage 2: 9 PM: A session with theatre producer John N. Hart Jr., Amy Seimetz, and Shane Carruth, followed by a screening of Carruth’s Upstream Color.
The above given schedule will help you plan your December 14 evening at Mehboob Studio better. You better not miss it, as Johnnie Walker’s ‘The Journey’ is the only music festival where you can witness the The Alan Parsons Project live in India.
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