The upcoming weekend is brimming with exciting music events in Mumbai. Fans of Bolly tunes and indi-pop in particular have much to look forward to: concerts of old Hindi film numbers, a performance by Ankur and The Ghalat Family and a show by Punjabi star Guru Randhawa.
Get carried away by the melodies of veteran ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas.
When: Friday, May 24 at 9pm at Prabhodhankar Thackeray Auditorium and Sunday, May 26 at 9pm at Kashinath Ghanekar Natyagruha.
Where: Prabodhankar Thackeray Auditorium, Near Chamunda Circle, Sodawala Lane, Borivali (West). Kashinath Ghanekar Natyagruha, Hiranandani Meadows, Ghodbunder Road, Thane (West).
Sing along to Lata Mangeshkar’s most beloved movie songs at this tribute concert. A group of talented singers will be accompanied by a 75-piece orchestra.
When: Saturday, May 25 at 6pm.
Where: TTS Ground, Sai Nagar, Behind D Mart, Godbunder Road, Thane (West).
Ankur and The Ghalat Family
Spend the evening listening to catchy, crowd-pleasing Hindi pop tunes by singer-songwriter and composer Ankur Tewari (pictured above) and his band The Ghalat Family.
When: Saturday, May 25 at 9pm.
Where: The Finch, Shah Industrial Estate, Saki Vihar Road, Andheri (East).
Saturday Night Jazz Episode 12
This instalment of Byculla restaurant Goyaa’s series of weekend jazz gigs will feature vocalist Shreya Bhattacharya along with Avishek Dey on bass, Anthony Cammarota on guitar and Yadhunandan Nagaraj on drums. Expect a jazz set flecked with funk and R&B.
When: Saturday, May 25 at 9.30pm.
Where: Goyaa, Unit No. 2 Jak Compound, Dhaku Prabhuchi Wadi, DK Cross Road, New Patra Chawl, Byculla (East).
The popular film playback singer will perform some of his hit numbers from the 1980s and ’90s accompanied by a large orchestra.
When: Sunday, May 26 at 6.30pm.
Where: Shanmukhananda Hall, Behind Gandhi Market, Comrade Harbanslal Marg, Sion.
Bollyboom Guru Randhawa Tour
Burn up the dance floor at this concert by Guru Randhawa, the Bhangra and indi-pop singer behind such hits as ‘Ban ja rani’, ‘Suit suit’ and ‘High rated gabru’.
When: Sunday, May 26 at 7pm.
Where: CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Sector 30A, Behind Raghuleela Mall, near Vashi station, Navi Mumbai.
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