Indo-American Arts Council presents

Queen of Folk: Malini Awasthi Annual Festival of Music

Saturday | August 12 2023 | 6 pm


Let us take you on a musical journey with one of India's most beloved folk singers, Malini Awasthi, as she presents a collection of foot tapping songs in various languages - Hindi, Awadhi, Bhojpuri, Bundelkhandi. She will also present semi-classical compositions from her vast repertoire.

She is widely recognized for her mesmerizing voice and her dedication to preserving and promoting the rich folk traditions of her homeland. Malini Awasthi's singing style is deeply rooted in the folk music of Uttar Pradesh, including genres like Hori, Kajri, Chaiti, and Thumri. With her soulful voice, she has breathed new life into these traditional folk forms, making them accessible to a wider audience both within India and internationally.

Anubrata Chatterjee - Tabla
Monty Lalani - Dholak
Brij Joshi - Keyboard 
Mayank Patel - Octopad
Rohan Prabhudesai - Harmonium

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