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Mumbai Drum Circle: on World Music Day!!!

Bandra – The Name Says it all! It is someone’s paradise or someone’s dream! Bandra holds a special place in the heart of every Mumbaikar and the ones who live far away too. Bandra serves as a cultural colour palette where you have the old world charm, from the sea to the churches to the new-age drinking holes… this place …

Dee Woods is slowly changing Bandra’s cultural calendar through the Bandra Base.

The article was first published on Timeout here httpss://www.timeoutmumbai.net/around-town/features/bandra-base Dee Woods was completing his degree in music (from Beacon College in Washington, DC) and was on a short trip to India to tie up loose ends for his research work. Twenty years later, the American is still here and doesn’t plan to leave anytime soon. From his work in musical research, …

Richard James and Gareth Bonello perform at Bandra Base, event by British Council.

Indian and Welsh artists – musicians, poets, writers,  performers –  come together and collaborate! The evening was an informal gathering to share and exchange ideas for work that can be performed in 2014, to commemorate the birth centenary of the poet Dylan Thomas. The event began with a short film (The Colour of Saying) which explores the vocal, lyrical, rhythmic …

Nush Lewis – Bandra based harpist.

For quite a long time, for most of us Indian’s music began and ended with Bollywood. The sound, or rather noise, of Bollywood drowned out everything else. Even today, all day long, through the Television and Radio we are constantly bombarded with Bollywood music. However, now we have a large chunk of population that is exploring and listening to different …