Highway 61 at Blue Frog, Mumbai

  • Date / Time: 07/23/2014 : 9:00 PM
  • Location: Blue Frog, Mumbai
  • Address: Blue Frog Mumbai, Mathuradas Mills Compound,Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel,Mumbai,Maharashtra,India

Highway 61 is a ”Sufi Ethnic” Rock band based out of Pune. Their music embodies ”Music, Expression, Freedom” – a fusion of classic rock with Urdu/Hindi lyrics. The name ‘Highway 61’ is a metaphor for finding a road to freedom, with nothing but one’s own creativity as the compass. The music resounds with contemporary references and an informed understanding of the two-faced times we live in.

The People:
Mohammad Muneem (Lead Vocals/Lyricist): He has been writing and singing since the age of fourteen.

Rohit Vasudevan (Lead Guitars/Backing Vocals): He is a classically trained sitarist. All this apart, he pilots the band’s craft during his solos and is a superb vocalist in his own right.

Jatin Kale (Lead Guitar): In Jatin, Highway 61 has a metal-head. His power-packed high voltage solos lend the energy to the feel.

Rahul Majumdar (Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals): Trained in Hindustani classical music and tabla since the age of 4, Rahul has been into music for over 20 years.

Hardik Vaghela (Keyboard/Backing Vocals): Hardik lends an air of creativity to the band. His fillers, environment fills and keyboard solos make every song complete.

Anant Joshi (Drums): Anant keeps the band tight. A perfect machine on the drums when let loose, his beats give the platform for every song to take off.