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  • Bauls congregate at Lalon's shrine

    A three-day death anniversary programme in memory of mystic poet Lalon Shah ended with speakers calling for a 'Lalon University' to

  • MUHIN: Singer turned composer

    Popular singer Muhin has all it takes to power through his trade. His skills as a composer and music director have garnered acclaim, and

  • Classical festival

    Classical fest concludes in Mymensingh

    A mesmerising performance by classical artistes at a two-day classical music festival enthralled a capacity audience at Mymensingh Zila Shilpalaka Academy auditorium.

  • Lalon Sain

    Lalon Shai, the guru of humanity

    “Sohojiya Sadhana” or the simplistic pursuit springs forth from the heart. This took up speed in the middle ages. The Indian subcontinent was the venue for mega convergence of it. The sadhaks of the Great India showed the paths of Gyanayoga, Bhaktiyoga, Karmayoga and many more. Here we see a unique convergence of power, knowledge, devotion and work.

  • Gitanjali present Tagore songs at BNM

    Prominent Tagore singer Salma Akbar and her group, Gitanjali, hosted a musical soiree at the National Museum's Begum Sufia Kamal

  • “Kaifi Aur Main” tickets out

    Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar's theatrical rendition of Shaukat Azmi's memoirs, “Kaifi Aur Main”, is coming to Dhaka on October 25.

  • Shithi Saha films new music video

    Popular young singer Shithi Saha began shooting for a new music video for her song “Angul Chhuyeche Angul” yesterday in the capital. Tanzin Tisha and Siam are the models for the song, which is sung by Shithi and Chandan Sinha.

  • Int'l Folk Dance and Music Festival in New Delhi

    Bangladesh's noted folk singer Kiran Chandra Roy along with a musical troupe from Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy enthralled the audience at an International Folk Dance and Music Festival organised by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) on Tuesday, says a press release.

  • Beauty's new ventures

    Beauty's gripping vocals first enthralled viewers of talent hunt show Close-Up 1 in 2005. Since then, she has quickly ascended to popularity, establishing herself strongly as a moulik/ folk singer.

  • Singer Kabir Suman

    Kabir Suman sings for Rohingyas

    Renowned Indian Bangla songwriter and singer Kabir Suman has just released a track condemning the Myanmar military for persecuting Rohingya people who are crossing into Bangladesh from their own land of Rakhine state.

  • Happy Akhand

    Happy Akhand's romance with music

    Shortly after Bangladesh's War of Liberation in 1971, Azam Khan -- a pop legend in the making -- along with his band Uchharon and the Akhand Brothers (Lucky and Happy) created hype in the music industry with their magnetic songs.

  • Joler Gaan

    Joler Gaan enthralls huge audience at BAU

    Popular folk band Joler Gaan enthralled a large audience last Saturday at Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Auditorium of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh.

  • Tanzir Tuhin Vocalist of Shironamhin Band

    “I have been humiliated”

    When Tanzir Tuhin, front-man of leading indie rock band Shironamhin announced on Friday via Facebook that he was leaving the

  • “Rabindra Sangeet is evergreen”

    Ajita Guha is one of the contemporary Rabindra Sangeet singers of Kolkata, India. The artiste performed a solo music night at Fulki

  • Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame names 2018 nominees

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the 19 nominees for its 2018 class this morning, nine of which are receiving first-time nods.

  • Taylor Swift leads MTV Europe Award nods

    Taylor Swift led the nominations announced Wednesday for the MTV Europe Music Awards after she caused a stir with her vengeful new persona on “Look What You Made Me Do”.

  • Channel i Music Award held

    The 12th Channel i Music Award, powered by 7up, was held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on

  • Pry-Shunno record song for Rohingyas

    Upcoming band Pry-Shunno have recorded a song highlighting the plight of the Rohingya refugees who have been seeking shelter in

  • Nashid Kamal receives Channel i Music Award

    Professor Dr. Nashid Kamal is a multi-talented person. Skilled in various musical styles, she is also an accomplished academic, writer and

  • Business picks up for rhythmic musical instrument makers

    As making charges and orders have increased in the run up to Durga Puja, musical instruments' makers wear a smile this year.

  • Demi Lovato announces documentary coming to YouTube

    Demi Lovato will unveil a new documentary, “Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated”, October 17 on YouTube. The feature-length film will find the pop star sharing “never before told stories and personal footage that reveal a raw and intimate look into her life.”

  • Music as a divine calling

    Classical vocalist and ghazal singer Aloke Kumar Sen has enthralled audiences in Bangladesh and beyond with his admirable vocals,

  • Maestros pour musical blessings

    It was a four-day (September 21-24) musical extravaganza that offered an array of Indian classical music coupled with the

  • Shelu Barua's latest venture

    Noted singer Shelu Barua will launch his latest solo album at the National Press Club Conference Lounge today. Titled “Bondhu”, the

  • South Asian Music Festival in full swing

    Classical music has a timeless appeal and the maestros soulfully serenade the genre to connect souls. To diffuse the eternal melodies beyond borders, Bangladeshi event management company Blues Communications has organised a four day (September 21-24) South Asian Music Festival at MasterCard Theatres,

  • Celebrating Life concert held at JU

    Hundreds of young audience thronged Zahir Raihan Auditorium of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Tuesday to enjoy a programme of The Daily Star- Standard Chartered Celebrating Life on the campus.

  • Representing Bangladeshi music worldwide

    Four renowned Bangladeshi singers -- Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, Laisa Ahmed Lisa, Shama Rahman and Luva Nahid Choudhury -- are taking part in the South Asian Music Festival to be held from September 21-24, 2017 at MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

  • AR Rahman was told he'll 'not sustain' after “Roja”

    From “Roja” to “Rang De Basanti”, AR Rahman's music has struck a chord with his listeners, but the Academy award-winning composer

  • Lady Gaga hospitalised

    Singer Lady Gaga is hospitalised after suffering from severe pain. She also says that she will be unable to perform at the Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil due to her health concerns.

  • Facebook looking to enter music licensing biz

    Social media giant Facebook is reportedly looking to enter the music business. The site is offering major record labels and music

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