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  • Sumon Chowdhury's solo musical soiree at Chhayanaut today

    Music organisation Geetinirjhar has organised a solo musical soiree titled “KaNdey Poran Bedonaye” at the main auditorium of

  • Laisa Ahmed

    Chhayanaut remembers Waheedul Haq

    Marking the 85th birth anniversary of eminent cultural personality, journalist and Tagore exponent Waheedul Haq, Chhayanaut held a

  • Miley Cyrus is being sued over “We Can't Stop”

    A Jamaican musician named Flourgon is claiming that US pop star Miley Cyrus' 2013 smash hit “We Can't Stop” is a rip off of “We Run

  • Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan concludes

    The 37th Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan concluded at midnight on Sunday with the rejuvenating melody of Tagore song

  • Abbasuddin Int'l Bhawaiya Festival ends in Rangpur

    The three-day long spellbinding Abbasuddin International Bhawaiya Festival 2018 ended in the early hours of Sunday.

  • Joltorongo

    Joltorongo celebrates its fourth anniversary

    Eminent thespian Ramendu Majumdar spoke at the event as chief guest while renowned music director and artiste of Shadhin Bangla

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    Abbas Uddin International Bhawaiya Festival in Rangpur

    A three-day Abbas Uddin International Bhawaiya Festival 2018 has opened here in Rangpur city on Thursday, amid much festivity.

  • Joy Bangla Concert

    An upsurge of youthful effervescence

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's raised index finger at the Racecourse Maidan (now Suhrawardy Udyan) on a scorching Sunday

  • Rathindra ray

    Rathindra Nath Roy on Ganer Manush

    One of most prominent performers of the Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, Rathindra Nath Roy will perform his hit numbers on Ganer

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    Cranberries to release new album, 25th anniversary reissue

    Irish rock band The Cranberries will move forward with a new album and a 25th anniversary reissue of their debut album,

  • Chirkut Band

    Chirkut to perform International Women's Day Concert

    UN Women, the entity of the United Nations that works for gender equality, has organised a concert on March 8 at Mukto Moncho in Rabindra Sarobar to celebrate International Women's Day, says a press release. Chirkut, one of the most popular bands in Bangladesh, will perform in the concert on the theme of “Women, Peace and Security”.

  • 37th Jatiya Rabindrasangeet Sammelan commences soon

    A press conference was held at Chhayanaut Bhaban regarding the 37th Jatiya Rabindrasangeet Sammelan. General Manager of the Sammelan Bulbul Ahmed presented a statement at the event, which was presided over by the Sammelan's President Sanjida Khatun. Also present among others from the Sammelan were vice presidents Abul Hasnat, Mita Haque, Moinuddin Nazir, Laisa Ahmed Lisa, Treasurer Nasehun Amin, and member of the secretarial

  • At 77, Joan Baez is still America's folk music queen

    The incandescently vibrating soprano is worn down nearer a burnished alto after a half century of committed music-making and activism. Yet the takeaway from Joan Baez's latest album – following her well-earned 2017 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – is how essential her work remains, according to Will Hermes of Rolling Stone magazine. The album, “Whistle Down The Wind”, released on March 2.

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    “Concert for Women” on IWD

    Marking the International Women's Day (IWD) this year, a special concert has been arranged this year in the capital where only women are invited. Universal Medical College Hospital is organizing this “Concert for Women” at Dhanmondi's Sultana Kamal Women's Complex on Thursday, March 8.

  • Rediscovering the self through music

    “I come to Lalon shrine to hear the Baul songs which gives a divine purity in my mind and soul,” said Robiul Islam, sitting right at the

  • Creating better performers

    While the name Richard Kishore may not resonate among many young music listeners, the veteran guitarist is admired and held in high esteem among musicians in Bangladesh. For years he worked closely with BTV and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, and taught participants in musical talent shows to make their performances perfect. Now a freelance guitarist, Kishore founded “RiKi's Guitar” last year, a music school that aims to help talented

  • Luipa records a romantic number

    Popular singer Luipa rose to fame with the memorable cover of Begum Akhtar's original melody “Jochona Korechhe Aari”, and the Nazrul number “Amar Apnar Chheye Apon Je Jon”. Luipa has continued to win over the hearts of listeners since then, and currently she is readying herself for more new releases in March.

  • Joy Bangla Concert on March 7

    Leading rock bands Artcell, Cryptic Fate, Nemesis, Arbovirus, Shunno, Lalon, Chirkutt and Powersurge will take the stage this year for the concert, which music lovers can attend free of cost. Online registration for the concert began yesterday on

  • Over 45 music festivals band together to fight gender inequality

    Over 45 music festivals from around the world have banded together to tackle gender inequality by pledging to achieve and maintain

  • Ariana Vafadari performs mystic songs in port city

    Alliance Francaise de Chittagong organised an evening of mystic songs featuring Franco-Iranian singer Ariana Vafadari and her group

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    National Gambhira Festival ends

    A two-day National Gambhira Festival began on Friday (February 23) at Bakultala of Charukala (Faculty of Fine Arts), Dhaka University.

  • IGCC holds folk music soiree

    Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised a musical evening of folk songs by Fakir Alamgir and Monira Islam Pappu on February 20 at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka.

  • Shah Mohammad Samir Hossain

    Int'l Sufi Festival concludes today

    To take Dhaka music lovers towards the spiritual path of Sufism that has been serving humanity for centuries in the world, the second

  • Sharabun Tohura

    Sharabun Tohura’s debut album launched

    Upcoming Nazrul singer Sharabun Tohura Kanta recently launched her debut album at Bishwo Shahitto Kendro. Titled “Bondhu Poth Chheye Chheye,” the album was released under the banner of Laser Vision Ltd.

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    Dua Lipa, Stormzy win big at Brits

    British grime star Stormzy and pop singer Dua Lipa were the big winners on a night of shock surprises, political protest and somber reflection at the 2018 Brit Awards, held at London's O2 arena on Wednesday.

  • Her soul left her body

    Sabah Tani entered the music arena with “Neel Kham” that earned her huge popularity. Some popular numbers sung by her are “Ektu

  • The Immortality of Spirit

    Gems of Nazrul, an initiative to portray National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam's musical genius in new light and popularise his spirited songs,

  • Going strong on the sitar

    Noted sitarist Alif Laila has been tirelessly working for years in promoting classical music, at home and abroad. Currently based in

  • International Sufi Festival in the offing

    The second International Sufi Festival 2017 is to commence soon. Organised by Allama Rumi Society of Bangladesh and Hatkhola

  • Fahmida Nabis music album Bhul Kore Bhalobeshechhi launched

    Fahmida Nabi's album launched at Bengal Boi

    Popular singer Fahmida Nabi's latest music album “Bhul Kore Bhalobeshechhi”, produced by Bengal Foundation, was launched at Bengal