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  • Runa Laila’s latest track releases today

    Celebrated singer Runa Laila’s latest single, Pheratey Paari Ni, produced and distributed under the banner of Dhruba Music Station, releases today.

  • Thibault Cauvin’s guitar concert strikes a chord with Dhaka audience

    Thibault Cauvin mesmerised the audience with just an acoustic guitar in his hands, at his first concert in Bangladesh, recently. Organised by Alliance Française de Dhaka, in association with

  • Bappi Lahiri collaborates with international singing stars

    Bappi Lahiri recently completed 50 years in the music industry. He has recorded songs with international musical icons, Lady Gaga and Akon.

  • Arekta Rock Band’s ‘Eden’ is a hit with the audience

    One of the surprises of 2019 is the emergence of Arekta Rock Band, a flamboyant act consisting of Riasat Azmi, Ifaz Abrar Reza, Arjo Biswas, Sakib Manzur Zihan and Raihan Mahbub Rasha.

  • FUAD LIVE IN DHAKA SEES PHENOMENAL SUCCESS

    A glorious celebration of music, Fuad live in Dhaka exceeded all expectations on October 26 to deliver one of the best concerts in recent memory.

  • NOYON JOLER GAAN: Joler Gaan’s latest album out now

    This is the third officially released album by Joler Gaan, which will be available on both online platforms and in the form of physical discs.

  • Channel i Music Awards 2019 to be held soon

    The fourteenth edition of the Channel i Music Awards is scheduled to be held soon. The show was initiated in 2004.

  • Channel i Music Awards 2019 to be held soon

    The fourteenth edition of the Channel i Music Awards is scheduled to be held soon. The show was initiated in 2004.

  • Ghaashphoring Choir launches their debut album

    Popular musical group, Ghaashphoring Choir, launched their debut album, Kichu Kotha Kichu Gaan, last weekend.

  • Star Melodies pays tribute to two music legends

    ​Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star, organised a special musical programme, Kothay O Gaaney Sangeeter Dui Kingbadantir Shathe, in honour of two legendary musicians, Geetisroshta Gazi Mazharul Anwar and Sursroshta Ali Hossain.

  • A look into Ash Fahim’s music endeavours

    Ashique M Fahim, from the band Ash Ravens, is a Bangladeshi Australia-based musician, adept at playing a vast array of genres. ‘Tomar Gaan’, his tribute song to the great Ayub Bachchu, was released recently.

  • Star Melodies to host ‘Kothay O Gaaney Sangeeter Dui Kingbadantir Shathe’ today

    Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, will hold a special musical programme, titled, Kothay O Gaaney Sangeeter Dui Kingbadantir Shathe, in honour of renowned lyricist Gazi Mazharul Anwar and noted composer Ali Hossain.

  • In honour of the great AYUB BACHCHU

    Today marks the first death anniversary of the greatest guitarist, showman and musician in Bangladesh’s history, Ayub Bachchu.

  • Television’s tribute to Ayub Bachchu on his death anniversary

    Ayub Bachchu was one of the juggernauts of band music in Bangladesh. On the occasion of his death anniversary, let us look at programmes that the top TV channels of the country have arranged in his honour.

  • Maqsood O’ Dhaka announces ‘Global Bauliana’

    Featuring strong environmental and social messages of peace, harmony and cohesion, Bangladeshi stalwart band Maqsood O’ Dhaka has announced its newest album, Global Bauliana.

  • Timir Nandi’s five-decade musical journey

    Shadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste Timir Nandi recently completed fifty years as a singer in the music industry. To mark the occasion, socio-cultural organisation Amra Surjamukhi arranged a programme at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) yesterday.

  • Jolsha: An evening of memorable melodies

    As an orange hue seeped into the blue sky, marking the arrival of dusk, there was an unusual scene at the poolside of Teacher-Student Centre (TSC), University of Dhaka (DU), on Wednesday.

  • Musical Homage to four legends

    Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, hosted a musical event titled Shurer Badhoney yesterday. The event featured performance of songs by legendary artistes Kamol Dasgupta, Suur Shamraggni Feroza Begum, M Asafuddowlah and Subol Dasgupta.

  • Star Melodies to host ‘Shurer Badhoney’ today

    Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, will host a musical evening titled, Shurer Badhoney, today. The event will feature songs by legendary artistes Kamol Dasgupta, Suur Shamraggni Firoza Begum, M Asafuddowlah and Subol Dasgupta.

  • Gaan Bangla’s “Music for Peace” turns heads

    Gaan Bangla’s “Music for Peace” was a grand celebration of the International Day of Peace, featuring some of the most revered musicians in the sub-continent -- Kailash Kher, Sivamani and Bangladesh’s Kaushik Hossain Taposh. The event, hosted by Sheena Chohan, featured Bollywood superstar Nargis Fakhri.

  • German Band Erfindenker enthralls music lovers at Goethe-Institut

    For students of the German courses of its four partner schools under the PASCH (Schools: Partners for the Future) programme, Goethe-Institut Bangladesh organised a concert at its auditorium where the German Band Erfindenker swayed music lovers on Saturday afternoon.

  • Star Melodies to host ‘Shurer Badhoney’

    Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, will host a musical evening titled, ‘Shurer Bhadoney’, featuring songs about the contributions of a celebrated family.

  • Shusmita Anis releases new album

    Two lyricists from Bangladesh, Suhrid Sufian and Rakib Hasan Rahul contributed to Chena Shohor, while Srijato Bandyopadhyay wrote two songs himself. The album will be available across various digital platforms.

  • Paul McCartney turns writer

    Paul McCartney, one of the most famous musicians in the world, has written a children’s book titled Hey Grandude!, drawing from his experience of being a grandfather. While the title is a nod to one of The Beatles’ best known songs, Hey, Jude, it is inspired by a

  • Sharat Utshab 1426 observed at Charukala

    Organised annually by Shottensen Shilpigosti, Sharat Utshab 1426 took place yesterday at Bakultala of Charukala (Faculty of Fine Art), Dhaka University.

  • Monirul Islam, Munmun Ahmed and Fahmida Nabi named for World Master honours

    The World Masters Committee (WMC), a non-profit international cultural organisation based in Seoul, Republic of Korea, has recently selected internationally renowned artist Monirul Islam, dancer Munmun Ahmed and singer Fahmida Nabi as the World Masters 2019 form

  • Julie Andrews receives lifetime achievement award at Venice Film Festival

    “I’m still amazed, I’ve been a lucky girl who got to play beautiful roles,” added the 83 year old actor. Julie began her career as a child in London’s West End before she made it to New York’s Broadway, and rose to stardom with musicals such as My Fair Lady and Camelot.

  • Star Melodies pays homage to Bangabandhu

    Sadya Afreen Mallick, Chief, Culture Initiatives, The Daily Star, conceptualised the musical tribute, titled, Tomar Shomadhi Phule Phule Dhaka. She also hosted the special event, as part of Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music. The musical soiree was held at The Daily Star Centre yesterday.

  • Litmosphere’s website launches

    Members of Litmosphere, an online book club that provides people a platform to share their viewpoints on books and much more, have launched their official website, in honour of the club’s third founding anniversary in August. Litmosphere is the first ever book club in

  • Star Melodies to host ‘Tomar Shomadhi Phule Phule Dhaka’ today

    In the month of August, Bangladesh mourns the death of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bishwakabi Rabindranath Tagore, National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and Netaji Subash Chandra Bose also passed away in August.

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