Today’s Media Capsule features an interview with Johnny Kalsi of The Dhol Foundation and Harbhajan Singh’s new ‘song’.
We’re not the only people who cover the Indian music scene, you know. The Media Capsule is a roundup of some of the stories about Indian music being covered in the press.
Song for a cause
Pune Mirror, January 31
Shubha Mudgal is performing at Koshish, which is an event that will raise funds to equip KEM Hospital with a critical care unit. Pune Mirror has the details.
The Indian Express, January 30
Johnny Kalsi, front-man of The Dhol Foundation speaks to The Indian Express about how the band was formed and what he plans to do with his time in India.
Amitabh Bachchan sings ‘live’ at a concert promoting peace
The Indian Express, January 31
Film actor Amitabh Bachchan performed on stage at music director Aadesh Srivastava’s Global Sounds Of Peace concert. The show also saw performances by Sonu Niigaam and Shaan.
Time For Heavy Metal
Hindustan Times, January 29
Scott Ian of Anthrax is very excited about performing in India for the first time ever at the Fly Music Festival. He also wants to play in Mumbai, the next time.
Sting to perform in Jodhpur
Hindustan Times, January 30
British musician Sting will be performing at the Jodhpur One World Retreat on March 8 to raise awareness and funds about traumatic brain injuries.
That’s all the news for today. Check back tomorrow for your dose of the Media Capsule.