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  • AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies

    Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of Australian legendary rock band AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64. Young had been suffering with dementia for the past three years, an illness that forced his retirement from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band he founded with his brother Angus Young in 1973.

  • Tribute to Nayakraj Razzak and singer Abdul Jabbar

    To pay tribute to Nayakraj Razzak and renowned singer Abdul Jabbar, Star Melodies, The Daily Star's regular initiative to promote Bangla music, arranged a special musical soiree.

  • Rock legends salute Malcolm Young on AC/DC founder's death

    Co-founder of AC/DC Malcolm Young dies aged 64

    Tributes pour in for Malcolm Young, co-founder of the Australian rock band AC/DC, after he passed away aged 64.

  • Star Melodies

    STAR MELODIES' MUSICAL SOIREE TODAY

    Star Melodies, The Daily Star's regular initiative to promote Bangla music, will present a special musical soiree highlighting songs sung by renowned singer Abdul Jabbar, as well as those lip-synced by Nayak Raj Razzak in his films – today at 6pm at The Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct, The Daily Star Centre.

  • Runa Laila

    Birthday felicitations for RUNA LAILA!

    Modern Bangla music is diverse, but despite the diversity of artistes and genres, the world can agree on one thing; Runa Laila is a

  • Star Melodies' musical soiree tomorrow

    Star Melodies, The Daily Star's regular initiative to promote Bangla music, will present a special musical soiree highlighting songs lip-

  • Bengal Classical Music Festival 2017

    Bengal Classical Music Festival back on course

    Bengal Foundation has also begun communicating with the artistes for the festival. “We began contacting the artistes the moment we

  • Baul Shafi Mondol

    Nature shines through folk music

    Seasoned Lalon singer Baul Shafi Mondol is one who needs no introduction. Carrying Lalon's message of peace across the country, Baul Shafi Mondol has been successfully spreading the love for folk and Lalon music since his journey as a Lalon singer began.

  • Mendes-Sheeran

    Mendes, Sheeran, Cabello triumph at MTV EMAs

    Eminem made his dramatic live return, Shawn Mendes cemented his A-list status, there was a strangely subdued stage invasion, and absent frontrunner Taylor Swift was snubbed at every possible turn at the 2017 MTV EMAs, held Sunday night in London.

  • Star Melodies

    Star Melodies' Tribute to Nayakraj Razzak and Abdul Jabbar

    Star Melodies, The Daily Star's regular initiative to promote Bangla music, will present a special musical soiree highlighting songs lip-

  • From Persian Highlands to the Sahara

    The Army Stadium bore witness to another memorable night of folk music – from homegrown 'pala' to the exuberance of the Persian music, and the soul-soothing melodies from the Sahara deserts, on Saturday, as the third edition of the Dhaka International Folk Festival came to a close.

  • Star Melodies

    Star Melodies' tribute to Nayakraj Razzak and Abdul Jabbar

    Star Melodies, The Daily Star's regular initiative to promote Bangla music, will present a special musical soiree highlighting songs lip-synced by Nayak Raj Razzak and renowned singer Abdul Jabbar on November 18, Saturday at The Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct, The Daily Star Centre.

  • Nooran Sisters and Arif Dewan

    Stirring calls of spiritual awakening

    The Sufi singing duo of Jyoti Nooran and Sultana Nooran sent a jam-packed Army Stadium audience into frenzy on the second night of

  • Eminem

    Eminem drops new song featuring Beyonce

    After a two-day teaser campaign, Eminem dropped a new song — featuring a hook from Beyonce — called “Walk on Water” on Friday.

  • Brazilian Beats and Mountain Melodies

    Brazilian Beats and Mountain Melodies

    The Dhaka International Folk Festival returned to the capital for the third year on Thursday, and people of all ages thronged the Army Stadium to show their love for one of the biggest musical events of the calendar.

  • Nayakraj Razzak-Abdul Jabba

    Star Melodies' tribute to Nayakraj Razzak and Abdul Jabbar

    Star Melodies, The Daily Star's regular initiative to promote Bangla music, will present a special musical soiree highlighting songs lip-synced by Nayak Raj Razzak and renowned singer Abdul Jabbar on November 18, Saturday at The Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct, The Daily Star Centre.

  • Khairul Anam Shakil

    Khairul Anam Shakil to perform at BNM today

    Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre has organised an evening of Nazrul Sangeet by eminent Nazrul singer Khairul Anam Shakil at Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum in Dhaka at 6:30pm today.

  • Nooran

    Nooran Sisters, Kutumba, Mekaal Hasan and more

    The second day of the Dhaka International Folk Festival 2017 at the capital's Army Stadium will see four artistes and groups making

  • Dhaka International Folk Festival 2017

    Dhaka Int'l Folk Fest opens today

    The third edition of the Dhaka International Folk Festival opens today at the capital's Army Stadium, amid much anticipation and fanfare.

  • Singer Kornia

    Kornia rocks out in new music videos

    Singer Kornia's claim to fame has gotten bigger since making her debut in the music reality TV show “Power Voice”, and is working

  • Lalon death anniv observed in Natore

    To mark the 127th death anniversary of the mystic bard Lalon Shah, Lalon academy arranged a programme in Natore.

  • “Music is a wonderful means of cultural diplomacy”

    Danish ambassador in Dhaka Mikael Hemniti Winther is a connoisseur of art and culture. He is a musical soul, and is known to be

  • Havana

    Camila Cabello breaks into streaming chart with Havana

    Camila Cabello has reached the top 10 of Billboard's Streaming Songs chart for the first time as “Havana”, featuring Young Thug, jumped

  • olk Fest

    Dhaka Int'l Folk Fest undergoes lineup change

    The Dhaka International Folk Festival 2017 has undergone some lineup changes, reportedly to comply with the daily runtime,

  • Lalon's songs go beyond borders

    Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) arranged the launching of a CD “Chants de Lalon Shah” (Songs of Lalon Shah) along with performance

  • Musical Homage to Abbasuddin Ahmed

    Marking the 116th birth anniversary of legendary singer-musician Abbasuddin Ahmed, Indira Gandhi Culture Centre (IGCC) organised a

  • Dhaka Int'l Folk Fest from November 9-11

    Anjan Chowdhury, Chairman of Sun Communications Limited, Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director & CEO of Dhaka Bank Limited, Emaad Ispahani, Director, Ispahani Group, Farzana Chowdhury, Managing Director and CEO of Green Delta Insurance and Malik Mohammed Sayeed, Head of Marketing, Square Toiletries Limited, were present among others at the press conference.

  • Alive with “The Sound of Music”

    Enveloped in the vibes of its 40 year anniversary celebrations, the Drama and Music Club of Scholastica presented its annual production in the evenings of October 27-28 at the Bangladesh National Museum Auditorium.

  • classical music festival

    Cultural activists protest cancellation of classical music festival

    Protesting the cancellation of Bengal Classical Music Festival this year, cultural organisers and activists recently observed a sit-in programme in Mymensingh town.

  • Celebrating Life

    Celebrating Life Gala today

    The awards ceremony of Standard Chartered-The Daily Star Celebrating Life 2017 is all set to take place this evening at the

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