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Gearing up for the prestigious music band festival in the city.

It is festival time for the people of trivandrum as the festival of Onam (major annual event celebrated by the people of kerala) is couple of weeks away. We are proud that this year, SEA Music Band Festival marks the starting of Onam celebrations in the city.

SEA Music Band Festival rocks its fourth year at the Bharath Bhavan, Thycaud, Trivandrum from Aug. 15, through Saturday, Aug. 19.

Focusing on its mission to empower the youth through music, the music festival boats a lineup that includes Gravity Band, Khayal-e-Qawwali, Rocazaurus, Blank Planet, Cut-a-Vibe and SEA Music Band. Bringing in top-notch artists to the town, the 5 day musical bliss will dazzle your eyes as well as the ears and there are some fascinating this about this annual music festival.

Organized by Sound Engineering Academy and supported by SEA Pro the Sound Designing & Rental Company, this years festival focus on a wide variety of musical styles including alternative rock, sufi & hindustani music, progressive rock, hard rock / metal.

The lineup includes many styles of bands Here is the list.

Gravity
We are an alternative rock band based in Trivandrum. Our music is strongly influenced by hard rock from the 90s straight through to most recent alternative rock music. The band is an association of talents from various other bands and is a recently launched one. Being a comparatively new band the expectations are sky high and band is all set to deliver a unique yet thrilling performance.

Performance on 15th August 2017. 7 PM onwards

Khayal-e-Qawwali
A team of Professional Hindustani Musicians performing with The Disciple of renowned Hindustani musician and Sarangi player Ustad Faiyaz Khan Bangalore and he is the mystical ASHRAF HYDROZ. Maestro of Classical Sufi Music, ASHRAF HYDROZ has enthralled audience around the world with his soul-stirring tunes. Continuing the tradition of Sufi Music, ASHRAF HYDROZ has performed in various prestigious stages and Music Sabhas all over India including Kerala, Delhi, Hyderbad, Chennai, Bangalore and in the U.S.

Interestingly, the majority of the songs that Ashraf sings have been composed by Amir Khusrow, who is regarded as the father of the ‘Qawwali’. “He has composed thousands of spiritual songs in Urdu, Brajabasha, Poorvi and Farsi,” says Ashraf. The singer also sings the romantic songs of the musical genius.

Performance on 16th August 2017. 7 PM onwards

Rocazaurus
A unique rock band. Just like dinosaurs, the genre pure rock is also getting extinct. We are not going to stand aside watch it turn into fossil. So Rocazaurus is the few among the last to keep up the spirit of rock with pulsating music. Musically upfront with hard rock and general metal, the band is enjoying the good times of music wonders and rediscovering process of rocking out.

Performance on 17th August 2017. 7 PM onwards

Blank Planet
In it’s heart, it is a progressive experimental rock band. Comprised of 5 musicians who embarked on a journey to explore and experiment with music would like to play and compose music which is riff based. Maintains the energy level and at the same time filling souls with melodious ones.

Performance on 18th August 2017. 7 PM onwards

Cut-a-Vibe
A four-piece electronic/alternative rock from Trivandrum. The idea of such a project bloomed towards the end of 2016. The band plays mostly alternative rock with appreciable amounts of fuses from Dream POP, Folk, and Progressive elements.

Performance on 19th August 2017. 8 PM onwards

SEA the Band
We don’t want to categorize the music. Upholding the concept of being together for good music, we are having our band members from all over India. Being there to mesmerize you with unique and thrilling performance blended with Progressive Rock, Bollywood Numbers and of-course some Classics.

Performance on 19th August 2017. 7 PM onwards

Unwind your soul which are bound by the stress of everyday life and gear up for the festival on everyday 7 PM showcasing an outstanding offering of remarkable national, regional and local music talents.

Entry is open to Public 

Come, Lets Enjoy Together.

Note : Do hashtag your posts which is related to festival on Facebook and Instagram with #smbf2017.