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  • Dhikkar Amay – Gods Must Be Crazy

    A large portion of the audience of rock music today is left relatively uncatered to- ones I would like to call 'nostalgia-mongers.' There are a lot of people who just want pure, unadulterated hard-rock, much like the days when Artcell reigned supreme and underground concerts were still 'in'.

  • Enabling the music community

    National Music House (NMH) is a musical instrument manufacturer and importer based in Dhaka which makes top-class exclusive musical instruments and imports from noted brands like Conn & Selmer, Buffet Cram Pone, Yamaha, Ludwig and several others.

  • Revisiting the songs of soul

    Folk Music takes a prominent place in Bangladeshi culture. Following the Guru-Shishya Parampara many mystic bards have been carrying

  • Bengal's classical music soiree 'Sunaad' ends today

    To promote and disseminate North Indian Classical Music in Bangladesh, Bengal Foundation has set up Bengal Parampara Sangeetalay in Dhaka, where young and talented singers are learning classical music under eminent Gurus of the subcontinent in a congenial aura.


    In a noble initiative, Bangladesh Musical Bands Association (BAMBA) has partnered up with the Ministry of Social Welfare and PFDA – Vocational Training Center to arrange a stellar concert on September 28. The concert will raise awareness for autism, which is a commonly neglected phenomenon in Bangladesh.

  • German-Swiss band Raggabund rocks Dhaka

    Goethe-Institut Bangladesh and its five partner schools, Oxford International School, European Standard School, South Point

  • Stars power 'Electricity and Fuel' week 2018 with stellar tribute

    The Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Bangladesh has recently celebrated 'Electricity and Fuel week', commemorating the steadfast success and achievements of the ministry.

  • Chirkutt coming to Australia for the first time

    Internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi fusion band Chirkutt is all set to leave Dhaka on October 10 for their first tour in Australia. They

  • Legendary Singer Feroza Begum

    Remembering A Music Legend Feroza Begum

    It is impossible to evaluate the evolution of Nazrul Sangeet without considering the immense contribution of Feroza Begum. Yesterday marked the fourth death anniversary of the iconic singer.

  • Legendary Singer Feroza Begum

    Remembering A Music Legend Feroza Begum

    It is impossible to evaluate the evolution of Nazrul Sangeet without considering the immense contribution of Feroza Begum. Yesterday marked the fourth death anniversary of the iconic singer.

  • Celebrating Rabindranath in his prime

    A touch of grandeur surrounded the The Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct yesterday, as Star Melodies hosted “Tagore- 20th Century Bard in his Prime”.

  • Sodium Batir Gaan illuminates TSC

    Echoes of delight resonated in a very crowded TSC, University of Dhaka on Thursday night.

  • Ozzy drops his first single

    Azraf R Ahmed, better known by his stage-name Ozzy, has released his first single through GP Music. The track is called Lose Control,

  • Fostering a connection through music

    Neel Sarkar is an instrumentalist and composer from Shantineketan, India, who started his musical journey at the early age of nine.

  • In remembrance of Abdul Alim

    Today marks the 44th death anniversary of the noted folk maestro, Abdul Alim. He recorded over 300 Gramophone records and sang playback in over 100 films. One of his most notable work is playback for the famous film, Mukh O Mukhosh.

  • Sabina Yasmin's Birthday today

    Today marks the birthday of one of the most fabled figures in Bangladeshi music: Sabina Yasmin. The Ekushey Padak winner has won the

  • Slim Shady stupefies

    Just eight months after his album Revival, which was not up to the “Eminem standard” according to many, the talented rapper recently


    The jazz-fusion ensemble known as Robert Russell Trio, consisting of Tanveer Haque on bass guitar, Towfiq Arifin on drums and Robert Russell on keys, set an explosion of polychromatic sounds on the stage of The Junction Dhaka in the evening of August 30, 2018.

  • The way Michael Jackson made us feel

    This year, Michael Jackson, arguably the greatest entertainer to have ever lived, would have turned 60. Jackson was one of the first to

  • Clean Dhaka Concert at Bashundhara

    Boishakhi Television, in collaboration with Nagorik Foundation Dhaka, is organising 'Clean Dhaka Concert' on September 1, 2018 at Bashundhara Convention Centre, Hall 2. The concert will be inaugurated by Sayeed Khokon, mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation.

  • Kazi Nazrul Islam Award 2017

    Kabi Nazrul Institute to confer Nazrul Award 2017

    Some people have dedicated their lives to make sure that the true essence of Nazrul remains an integral part of our culture. Out of the various initiatives taken by the Nazrul Institute, one such venture is to recognise and honour those Nazrul exponents who work tirelessly to uphold the opulence of Nazrul Sangeet, during the poet's death anniversary every year.

  • Debi's first bangla new song

    Debi's first song hits YouTube

    The first song from Jaaz Multimedia's upcoming psychological thriller Debi, was released on YouTube recently. The folk-oriented song

  • BAMBA hits hard with 'Legends of Rock' this Eid

    23 members of the Bangladesh Musical Bands Association (BAMBA) will showcase their flare in Banglalink Presents Legends of Rock on

  • GROOVETRAP Bringing the funk back after 10 years

    When Groovetrap arrived on the music scene more than a decade ago, they were unlike anything the listeners had heard before. The

  • Pritom, Protic and Toya, sizzle in 'Girlfriend er Biya'!

    Pritom Hasan's much-anticipated Girlfriend er Biya, is finally out on YouTube now, and it contains the usual antics by this promising

  • ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin passes away

    Legendary singer Aretha Franklin passes away at the age of 76.


    Ekti Kishor Chele, Ekaki Shopno Dekhe Hashi aar Gaane, Shukher Chobi Aanke.

  • 60 and still fab!

    Madonna's career in pop culture has been a long and successful one.

  • The hunt for Bangladesh's first ever all-female pop music band

    Sunsilk Divas, the first ever female music reality show of Bangladesh will reveal the four best talents for the first ever professional all-female pop music band. The show is presented by Creinse Limited, in association with Sony DADC.

  • Bengal Foundation to dedicate 'Amar Gaaner Prante' to Mahmudun Nabi

    Mahmudun Nabi (1936-1990) was a legend in Bangladeshi music, who gave us many timeless classics. His two daughters, Fahmida Nabi