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Cultural Programme Highlights
Shaa'ir and Func are considered to be one of India's most successful bands. Raghu Dixit's music is a potent mix of folk, blues, rock, Sufi, funk, reggae, bhangra and Latin. Listen to the Triple Trouble trio play out a variety of popular numbers in a never before heard compilation. Agnee's sound combines jazz rock influences, classic rock and pop and Carnatic and Hindustani classical music. Participants at the Urban Mela will work together on a graffiti wall and learn that there's more to graffiti than just a spray can!

PUNE11 Jan 2013 to 20 Jan 2013

Venue Deccan College Ground, Deccan College Road, Yerawada
Opening Time10:00 AM
Entry Free Entry. All are welcome!
A sneak-peek into the 10-day fest

FRIDAY, 11th  JANUARY

MIDIVAL PUNDITZ, 8 PM - 9:45 PM

Experience the magic of the Midival Punditz acclaimed as the 'new sound of 21st century India'. Read more

SATURDAY, 12th JANUARY

 

TRIPLE TROUBLE TRIO, Between 11.30 A.M. and 7.00 P.M

The distinctive sound of the trio Triple Trouble is determined by the characteristics of the instruments they play - the banjo, the tuba and the drums. Peuker, Pfennig and Hartmann - the trio - will be playing at frequent intervals during the Urban Mela. The band will play till January 20th.  Read more

 

 

 

 

HIP HOP DANCE WORKSHOP, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Shake a leg with Justine Bhatt - register for a hip hop dance workshop, learn some snappy moves and just have fun! Read more


MA FAIZA, 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Let Ma Faiza's compilations electrify you - experience the energy of her explosive performances and make it an evening to remember! Ma Faiza will be jamming with Bangalore-based violinist Manoj George. Read more

SUNDAY, 13th JANUARY

 

AMAAN ALI KHAN, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Amaan Ali KhanSarod player Amaan Ali Khan's performance makes a perfect end to this memorable evening of Indian classical music. This exciting performance is presented in cooperation with Spic Macay. Read more

 

 

 

 


RONU MAJUMDAR, 8 PM - 9:45 PM

Let the soulful tones of Ronu Majumdar's bansuri soothe you and carry you away on an almost spiritual journey. Read more


MONDAY, 14th JANUARY

 

MUSIC WORKSHOP BY RICOLOOP, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Innovate, experiment and create! Make your voice your percussion instrument. Learn to loop - to record a segment of music that creates continuously. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

AGNEE, 8 PM - 9:45 PM

Rock to Agnee's music - a medley of classic rock and pop with funk, and jazz influences combined with the individual styles of the band members. Read more

TUESDAY, 15th JANUARY

 

NAYEE BAHAR, 5 PM - 7 PM

Enjoy the GRIPS experience - watch a performance of Nayee Bahar. GRIPS Theatre addresses contemporary issues within society but it does so lightheartedly and provokes without preaching. Read more 

RAGHU DIXIT PROJECT, 8 PM - 9:45 PM

Get wowed by Raghu Dixit's voice and versatility. The band is sure to bring out the happies in you with its blend of ethnic folk, Sufi and classical music. Read more 

WEDNESDAY, 16th JANUARY

 

STORYTELLING, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Enter Jeeva's fascinating world of storytelling and let your imagination soar as you travel through fantasyland! Read more

 

 

 

 

 

CONTEMPORARY DANCE, 7 PM - 8 PM

Experience a city through dance! Watch Hrishikesh Pawar's dance troupe explore the character and emotions of a city through their performance. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

DJANE IPEK, 8 PM - 9:45 PM

Keep your energy on a constant flow with Djane Ipek's electronic sets. The Berlin-based djane takes you on a musical journey out of the ordinary! Read more

THURSDAY, 17th JANUARY

 

THEATRE WORKSHOP, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Always wanted to act on stage but have too many inhibitions? Register for Vibhawari Deshpande's 3-day theatre and acting workshop and let her help you throw them out! Read more

 

 

 

 

 

DUALIST INQUIRY, 7 PM - 8 PM

Let composer and guitarist Sahej Bakshi's high energy performance electrify you. It promises to be an engaging and musically memorable experience. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

SHAA'IR + FUNC, 8 PM - 9:45 PM 

Edgy, energetic, transcendental is how Shaa'ir and Func's music has been described. The duo from Mumbai will wow the visitors at the Urban Mela. Their sound is unmistakable - bass-heavy rhythms, poetic lyrics and haunting synth melodies. Read more

FRIDAY, 18th JANUARY

 

DANCE WORKSHOP, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like asking questions, exploring, experimenting with and exchanging ideas? Here is an opportunity to challenge and discover yourself through contemporary dance. Read more

BATTLE OF THE DJANES, 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Hear Djanes Ma Faiza and Ipek go head to head in a battle to entertain every single person in the audience. It's sure to be a high voltage performance. Read more

SATURDAY, 19th JANUARY

 

INDIAN OCEAN, 8 PM - 9:45 PM

Indian Ocean needs no introduction! Rock to the sound of the band considered to be the pioneers of fusion rock in India. Read more

SUNDAY, 20th JANUARY

 

DRUM CIRCLE, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Drumming is therapeutic - drum out your worries and tensions and leave the Mela feeling happy! Facilitators from Taal Inc will guide you into finding your own rhythm. Read more

 

 

 

 

KARSH KALE COLLECTIV,  8 PM - 9:45 PM

Make your last evening at the Urban Mela memorable and unforgettable - rock and sway at a not to be missed concert with visionary Indian American composer and musician Karsh Kale. Read more