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Jaipur Music Stage 2019 unveils line-up, scheduled for 24th-28th January, 2019

Publication - News Room Post

Source - Bureau

Edition - Online Web

Publish Date - 18 Dec 2018

Language - English

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The Zee Jaipur Literature Festival is all set for its 12th edition, scheduled for 24th-28th January 2019 at Diggi Palace, Jaipur.  Described as the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival is the Grande dame of discourse and seamless conversation.Having become a global literary phenomenon and hosted nearly 2000 speakers and a million book-lovers from across the world in the past decade, it continues to be a democratic, platform of literary and artistic traditions. It has hosted over 2000 speakers in the past years and even this year they have released a list of eminent speakers from all across the globe.As Jaipur gears up for the 12th edition of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, the Jaipur Music Stage, which runs parallel to the grand feast of ideas and literature, has announced its power-packed line-up of performances. Rooted in the heart of India but flavoured with offerings from across the globe, Jaipur Music Stage features a variety of artists from the international spectrum showcasing a multi-genre abundance in style, sound, and history. Be it world music, ghazals, funk, rock or the Blues, the Jaipur Music Stage 2019 is a music festival like no other; embodying variety, excellence and collaboration.The artists performing at the Jaipur Music Stage include the earthy and soulful Nooran Sisters; leading Carnatic and world music vocalist Mahesh Vinayakram in collaboration with Dub FX (Benjamin Stanford), the ever-popular and effervescent Punjabi folk singer Jasbir Jassi in a never-seen-before collaboration with Kutle Khan, folk-rock legends Indian Ocean, violin maestro Dr. L Subramaniam, Shillong-based blues soulmate, and techno masters Midival Punditz.Kickstarting the Jaipur Music Stage on 24th January will be the sonic explorations of Iranian Canadian duo Niyaz who will present their unique blend of world music, inspired by mystic Sufi sounds and Iranian folk over the bustle of modern electronica. The tempo is set to rise exponentially with an exciting collaboration, as Jasbir Jassi brings the earthy notes of Punjabi folk alongside Kutle Khan’s energetic Rajasthani folk. This will be the first time the two Indian folk heavyweights share a stage. These two exciting performances will make the evening all about the power of folk music and the fluidity of its expression.

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