Amarass Desert Music Festival

a meeting of desert music, traditions and cultures from around the world

The 2012 Amarrass Desert Music Festival
  • event type:Festival
  • date:01 Dec 2012 - 02 Dec 2012
  • time:3pm - 10 pm daily
  • city/area:New Delhi
  • venue:Zorba
  • country:India
  • style(s):Tradimodern, World
  • event submitted by:Amarrass Records

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The first weekend of December will see a stellar line-up of world-class musicians come together in Delhi for two days of fabulous music celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the desert regions of the world. This year's award-winning international and Indian artists include:

- Bombino (Niger) - "The Hendrix of Niger"
- Sakar Khan (Rajasthan, India) - Padma Shri awardee - "The grandmaster of the Manganiyars"
- Baba Zula (Turkey) - psychedelic folk rock from Istanbul
- Barmer Boys (Rajasthan, India) - the next generation of world-class folk from India
- The Siddi's from Kutch (Gujarat, India) - trance-like grooves, the direct link between India and Africa

DJ's, Instrument "petting zoo", workshops, kiosks and exhibits....... Full service food, beverages, liquor/beer/wine on-site at the venue.........

Reviews in Rolling Stone India, NH7Indiecision