The line-up includes
It was in 2008 that Imphal hosted a Bob Marley tribute concert for the first time. The event saw a large number of music lovers from Manipur coming together to celebrate the music and message of the great musical prophet.
Fast forward to 20th June 2015 and we have the Art Heals Trust, Manipur, a new organization dedicated to the promotion of the Arts in Manipur, coming together with Springboard Surprises, NH7 etc to host “The Imphal Roots Rock Reggae Show” in tribute to Bob Marley.
The festival consists of ANTICLOCKWISE from Imphal & ROOTSREGGAEBAND from Shillong along with special guest Akhu, Haraba Bhabanda, Roxy, Kendy & Sammi.
Neil Zaza is a melodic instrumental guitarist from United States who has become well known for his technical accuracy and adaptation of classical works by Bach and Mozart into his own blend of neo-classical, melodic, guitar instrumentals. Before beginning a solo career, Neil Zaza formed in 1987 the rock band ZAZA which toured U.S. and released an album called Party With The Big Boys in 1991. After his second solo album, Zaza was as a guest soloist with The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, performing 1492 and a guitar interpretation of West Side Story.
His CDs often include guest appearances by veteran musicians including:
JORDAN RUDESS – keyboard player from Dream Theater appears on his When Gravity Fails CD;
MICHAEL ANTHONY – bass player from world famous VAN HALEN and CHICKENFOOT appears on his When Gravity Fails CD and his current studio project in progress;
STEVE SMITH and ROSS VALORY – from JOURNEY appeared on his Staring at the Sun CD.
He has also shared the stage with notable guitarists such as JOE SATRAINI. Zaza is known for dramatic entrances, often suddenly appearing from behind projector screens to provide his signature brand of neo-classical guitar virtuosity.
Pulse Pundit AKA IC/DC formed in 2012 in Imphal, emulates the pure essence, power, and electricity of what an AC/DC show is all about and has proven to audiences time and time again that you cant stop rock n roll. Pulse Pundit performs the best of AC/DC from the early roots of the bands Australian club circuit days, to the superstar worldwide status of their present hits. Complete with a full stage performance, just as if Angus Young and the boys were rocking before your very eyes. The closest you are going to get to the real thing let us electrify an audience near you! Pulse Pundit is the extreme salute to the worlds greatest rock n roll band. The band has performed in festivals like Hornbill International Festival, Nongin Festival, Yaoshang Rock Festival and will be performing at Bhutan International Festival.
TICKETS are limited and are available exclusively at The Classic Hotel, Imphal Hotel and Classic Grande. Rs.500 Regular @Rs.1000 premium (This includes meet and greet, Autograph and click a pic)
Urban Inc “Dream High” Album Release at Lounge 31 A Studio, Gangtok
LINES OF NOTE
(Jazz Fusion Rock)
Happyto P Chishi
Arjun Vagale is one of Indias most coveted DJs, part of an exclusive new breed of cutting edge producers who are making a massive globe impact. As one of the countrys leading electronic music exports, he plays incessantly back home and tours regularly in Europe, the USA and Asia. A man with a true passion for the underground, a sound he relentlessly plays, produces and promotes, its no surprise that Arjun has received numerous awards for his DJing and production skills, and currently reigns at the top of the DJ Mag India poll.
Soulmate is a blues band from Shillong. The band was formed in February 2003 and is composed of guitarist Rudy Wallang and vocalist Tipriti Kharbangar who are joined by various session musicians while playing live.
Soulmate released their first record Shillong in 2005 and their second album Moving On in 2009 with Blue Frog Records. The band has gigged extensively in India and around the world including gigs at Kathmandu (Jazzmandu), France, Memphis TN., Brown University, Rhode Island & Colorado and were twice semi finalists at the 23rd & 26th International Blues Challenge, Singapore (Mosaic Music Festival), Bhutan & Indonesia (Jakarta Blues Festival) and in September 2011 the band embarked on a four city tour of Norway. The band has also played the Mahindra Blues Festival and the Bacardi NH7 Weekender, in India. The band is currently working on the release of their third record.
Come watch American death metal band Dying Fetus performing live at the first edition of Rain Revolt in beautiful Shillong Open Air Festival on June 7th 2014. Get all set for head banging with your favourite metal music bands in the mountains of Meghalaya. Theres more to it First 300 customers gets a Rain Revolt t-shirt absolutely Free! Grab your tickets now!