Make your Fridays musical as #Awestrung, High Street Phonix’s big-ticket brings the best names in the Indian music scene closer to music lovers. Groove to the beats of India's biggest talents and witness some magical performances at the Courtyard. This edition of AWESTRUNG will be featuring Prateek Kuhad and the energetic Local Train and Praveer Barot Projective.
Prateek Kuhad is known for his distinct voice in the indie music circuit. The singer-songwriter recently won the 'Best Indian Act' trophy at the MTV EMA Awards. After releasing his debut album - In Tokens & Charms, in January 2015, he firmly established himself as one of the front-runners in the Indian independent music scene. With his unique blend of minimal, folk arrangements and pop rock melodies, effortlessly captures life’s complexities in his songs. Having toured around India he has also performed in New York, Austin, Toronto, Brisbane and Singapore, playing at festivals such as SXSW (2016), CMW (2016), BIGSOUND (2016), Music Matters (2016), Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix (2016), the Bacardi NH7 Weekender (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016), VH1 Emerge (opening set for Alt J’s India tour 2015) and more. Live, Prateek perfectly recreates the warmth and vulnerability that is a signature on his recordings, using his folk-pop sensibilities to forge an infrangible connection with the audience. He also made his Bollywood music debut by singing Kho Gaye Hum Kaha in the movie Baar Baar Dekho.
“The Local Train” is an independent rock band known for their hit singles and edgy music videos. With an explosive live act in their arsenal, they have performed at some of the most prestigious stages across the country. The band comprises of Raman Regi (Vocals/ Acoustic Guitar), Sahil Sarin (Drums/ Backing Vocals), Paras Thakur (Lead Guitar/ Backing Vocals) and Ramit Mehra (Guitar/ Backing Vocals).
Courtyard, High Street Phoenix, Mumbai
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