Greetings from Art escape -The Live Music project , Inspire Project & Baywatch,

A VERY SPECIAL CONCERT ON 25th OCTOBER SATURDAY @ 7.30 pm LIVE LOUNGE – BAYWATCH, SERNABATIM BEACH ROAD, SOUTH GOA!

THIS IS PART OF ART ESCAPE –THE LIVE MUSIC PROJECT & INSPIRE TRUST
PROJECT OF REVIVAL OF FOLK MUSIC FROM INDIA -“SOUNDS OF INDIA”

KING OF NAGA FOLK BLUES, -FATHER OF NAGA FOLK BLUES
Guru Rewben Mashangva LIVE IN CONCERT
CONVERSATIONS SERIES 2 – REWBEN & ELVIS JAMMED AT ON 28th SEPTEMBER IN GOA AT TANGKHUL MEET

NAGA FOLK BLUES (REWBEN & FRIENDS) & THE GOA SOUND (ELVIS LOBO & ORI BALAK)

Rewben Mashangva also Guru Rewben Mashangva is a folk musician and singer from Manipur, India. He is known for reviving musical tradition of the Tangkhul community of Manipur, and use of traditional musical instruments in his songs. Influenced by musicians like Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, Rewben Mashangva has created many Naga tribal folk songs based on blues and ballad rhythms. He is known by different names like, Bob Dylan of the Nagas and King of Naga folk blues, Father of Naga folk blues. He received the National Tribal Award 2011-12, for his contribution to the development of tribal music from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.

Rewben is the principal exponent of “HAO MUSIC”.
He has not only rediscovered and reinvented the variegated rich folk traditions of the Tangkhuls but also refashioned tribal musical instruments to suit the Western tonal scale. Rewben is also credited for the amplification and customizing of the Tingtelia, a fiddle like traditional stringed instrument. Rewben experimented for almost a decade with the original Tingtelia so as to enable him to create a distinct sound that goes harmoniously smooth with the modern acoustic and electric guitar and harmonica.
The other instruments which accompany his “Hao Music” include Yankahui, a long bamboo flute, and a yak horn played with a mallet apart from an assortment of modern and traditional percussions. ”

CHECK OUT SOME OF THE LINKS
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rewben-Mashangva/116492658433739
http://zirofestival.com/portfolio/rewben-mashangva
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rewben_Mashangva

The Line up:
Rewben Mashangva – vox, acoustic guitar, mouth harp, Tingtelia, bamboo flute
Ringo – Bass,
Elvis Lobo – Electric Guitar,
Ori Balak – Drums,

*Surprise guest artist. Keep guessing!

THE CONCERT IS ENTRY FREE & OPEN TO ALL!
See you all soon!

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