T Dot eagerly awaits…
“Bhai please please…I need the VIP tickets!!”
Frantic calls like these have been pretty regular since last week for us here in Toronto. There are 7 days left and between all the planning, fundraising and ticket selling, its actually been a great experience seeing people getting excited for this long awaited event.
If you still dont have ticket, you have a couple of options
2. Call 647 895 3920 and book your ticket
We have our opening line up confirmed with Sasha Ghoshal and Armeen Musa from London.
While being a student of law, music remains Sasha’s greatest passion. He is a rising star in the Bengali music scene.
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Sasha Ghoshal studied piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music while training in Indian Classical music under Sangeet Praveen Shanti Chakravorty. Sri Ashok Das of the Gitabitan School of Music then introduced him to Rabindrasangeet. While in India, he receives Classical training from Pt. Arun Bhaduri of the Sangeet Research Academy (Hindustani Classical), Pt Falguni Mitra of the SRA (Dhrupad) and Rabindrasangeet training from Smt Pramita Mallick.
Sasha is a three-time recipient of the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Arts Fellowship, an “A-Grade” artist of ETV, and is invited to perform on national Indian television and across India and North America. His various performances have been highly lauded by critics and fans alike.
A SaReGaMa (HMV) India Ltd. Artist, he has released two solo albums, “Magno” (2005) and “Piyashi” (2006) as well as a DVD version of “Valmiki Pratibha” (2007).
Armeen Musa is an upcoming young Bangladeshi artist. Her famed singles include the remake of Radha Raman’s “Bhromor Koio Giya” in Fuad’s Re-evolution, “Duur theke” from mixed album Jhalmurri and “Ei Ki Beshi Na” a duet song from Yatri’s album “Daak.”
She has formally trained under her mother Dr Nashid Kamal and Sujit Mustafa in Dhaka. She has been performing with her bands from age 13 and is currently a part of the band “The Grasshoppers.”
She has recently released her debut album “Aye ghum bhangai” featuring the hit single ” A Minor” with her band “The Grasshoppers” (Adil, Amit and Bart) as well as other reknowned artists including Zoe Rahman, Idris Rahman, Buno, Arnob, Sahana Bajpaie, Labik Kamal Gaurob and Mashadi.
Her collaborations include working with jazz pianist Kishon Khan on his project “Lokkhi Terra,” which performed at Londonn’s Queen Elizabeth hall in 2007 with reknowned musicians Fazal Qureshi, Pandit Dinesh, Mark Modesir and many others from the World Music Scene. She is currently studying Economics at the University of Nottingham side by side with her musical
See you all next sunday!