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BLACKBERRYS SHARP NIGHTS Events – MASTERS OF WORLD MUSIC

December 10, 2014
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Upscale menswear and accessories brand, Blackberrys, brought music lovers in India an unprecedented opportunity under the aegis of its annual flagship event Sharp Nights. Aptly titled ‘Blackberrys Sharp Nights – Masters Of World Music’ showcased a live performance by world’s leading world music performer FatoumataDiawara at the Blue Frog, Mehrauli this evening. The inaugural Delhi chapter, part of a five city music tour, had guests immersed in the passion of Malian world music starFatoumataDiawara.The internationally acclaimed Fatoumatahad the audience in raptures. Accompanied by a smoking live band, Fatoumatamesmerized the audience with her high-energy jazz and funk flowing into joyous and sensual folk-rock, inflected with the rhythms and melodies of her native Wassoulou, the historic region in southwest Mali. Her radiant voice and infectious Afro-pop mixed the expansive and the understated. Commenting on this unique amalgamation of fashion and music and its efforts to accustom the Indian audiences with the genre of world music, Mr.Nikhil Mohan, Managing Director, Blackberrys said, “Sharp Nights has always been a much awaited event. This year we are delighted to introduce world music under the Masters of World Music series. Much like how fashion is intertwined with world cultures, world music too emanates from the remarkable diversity prevalent in the universe. Fatoumata’s language of music is an inspiration for audiences across the world and we are delighted to be able to bring this moment of ecstasy in the lives of music lovers in Delhi.” Sharing her experience of performing in India,FatoumataDiawara said, “Music is the universal language of hope and harmony. Music is strong and spiritual. Tonight was magical; I could feel the love of the audience in my veins. I am overjoyed to be able to let my tunes float in this air and dissolve my rhythms with the culture of India. The musical landscape in India is rich, bountiful …

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Blackberrys Sharp Nights | Masters of World Music

November 16, 2014
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Upscale menswear and accessories brand, Blackberrys, is bringing music lovers in India an unprecedented opportunity. This year its annual flagship event Sharp Nights is organising a five-city World Music tour.   Aptly titled ‘Blackberrys Sharp Nights – Masters Of World Music’ the tour will showcase two of the world’s leading world music performers, promote local musical talent and institute a scholarship fund to help conserve traditional Indian music. Masters Of World Music will feature celebrated Malian folk musician Fatoumata Diawara, who will perform in Delhi on November 19th at Blue Frog, Mehrauli and in Hyderabad on Nov 22nd at Durgam Cheerayu Park, Jubilee Hills.  The other world renowned artiste on the tour is Malian folk Fusion and Blues guitarist and singer Vieux Farka Toure, who will perform in Pune on December 3rd, Bengaluru on  December 6th and Mumbai on December 10th. Commenting on this unique amalgamation of fashion and music and its efforts to accustom the Indian audiences with the genre of world music, Mr. Nikhil Mohan, Managing Director, Blackberrys said, “Sharp Nights has always been a much awaited event. This year we are delighted to introduce world music under the Masters of World Music series. Much like how fashion is intertwined with world cultures, world music too emanates from the remarkable diversity prevalent in the universe. It is here that audiences appreciate how music participates and connects to the world in ways unfamiliar to us.” With this first-of-its-kind world music tour, Blackberrys is also providing an opportunity to home grown talents – Barmer Boys in Delhi, Catharsis in Hyderabad, Highway 61 in Pune, Shoonya in Bengaluru and Rajeev Raja Combine in Mumbai to perform on the very same stage in their respective cities.  Furthermore each concert will begin with a fashion auction which will showcase the Blackberrys AW ’14 …

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