Kohima, November 27: The upcoming Hornbill Music Festival 2019 will feature Mengu and band on December 6 at the main arena, Kisama at 4:30 pm.
Mengu and band is from Kohima and performs both covers and originals in rock, and pop rock genre. They have been performing in and around the state and abroad.
The band has opened for international bands like Styper, Abba, Boney M and Inflame.
The band comprises of Mengu Suokhrie on guitar and vocals, Onen Nenty on bass, Imnainla on the guitar and backed by Thepfulie on guitar, Victor Kath on keyboard and Riivolie on the drums.
India’s top folk rock band – Swarathma will also perform at the Hornbill Music Festival.
Task Force for Music & Arts (TaFMA) announced that Swarathma will perform at Kisama main arena on December 7 at 4:30 pm.
They next day (November 8), they will perform at “The Big Stage,” Agri Expo, Dimapur.
Rolling Stone magazine described Swarathma band as the “Sound of guitar, bass, drums and India.”
Their music is Indian folk blended with contemporary rock, blues and reggae. Their latest album Raah e Fakira went to #1 on the iTunes all genre chart.
It came with a 40 page graphic storybook that one can pick up on their website.
They have been featured on MTV Unplugged Season 5 and have toured extensively around the world in the UK, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore and Morocco.
The band feature Joel Milan on drums, Varun Murali on guitars, Sanjeev Nayak on violin, Jishnu Dasgupta on bass and Vasu Dixit on vocals and guitar.
(Page News Service)