Amarrass Desert Music Festival

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Country and Region IndiaDelhi
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival New Delhi, Delhi, India
Festival Contact Information

Amarrass Records
301 Skipper Corner
88 Nehru Place
New Delhi 110019 India
Phone: +91-11-46661200
Email: amarrassrecords@gmail.com

Festival Description

The Amarrass Desert Music Festival features performances by rock, folk, and Sufi musicians and speaking arts from India and Africa. The events serve to bring together to two cultures of India and the African Sahara where national and international artists that include percussionists, poets and storytellers, and singers will take part. The music heritage from the Indian desert that include the Manganiyar community represent more than 400 years of cultural history.

Festival Dates December 1 - 2, 2012
Festival Links

http://www.amarrass.com/

Festival Events:

Lineup 2012:
  • Bombino (Niger)
  • Sakar Khan (Rajasthan, India)
  • Baba Zula (Turkey)
  • Barmer Boys (Rajasthan, India)
  • The Sidi’s from Kutch (Gujarat, India)
Additional programming 2012:
  • DJs
  • Instrument “petting zoo”
  • Workshops
  • Kiosks and Exhibits
  • Full service food, beverages, liquor/beer/wine on-site

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Practical Info:

Venue:
  • Zorba
    M.G. Road, next to Sultanpur Metro Station
    New Delhi

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