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Vancouver's International Bhangra Fest VANCOUVER OBSERVER
Tigerstyle consists of two Sikh-Scot brothers, Raj and Pops, and their music is an ambitious blend of R&B, hip-hop, electronic and Bhangra.
Dr. Gurnam Singh: Dean of Gurmat Sangeet by APARNA BANERJI
In Guru Nanak's time, court musicians were called Babar Ke and Gurmat musicians were referred to as Guru Ke. While the former sang for the king, the latter sang for God.
Guru Nanak's Sultanpur Lodhi To Come Alive With Music by VANDANA SHUKLA
Punjab has been the fountainhead of four major music gharanas, namely Patiala Kasoor, Sham Chaurasi, Talwandi and Kapurthala.
Giddha Comes Alive in Fiji by JOGINDAR SINGH KANWAL
The origin of giddha is associated with the ancient ring dance performed centuries ago in the region of undivided Punjab.
Sikh-Malaysian Brothers Storm Onto World Music Scene by SEAN YOUNG
Two Sikh brothers nicknamed "Malaysia's Bhangra Ambassadors" are on their way to becoming international hit-makers in Punjabi dance music.
Bhai Baldeep Singh:
Preserving A Legacy
by CHARANDEEP SINGH
He has undertaken the task of preservation and documentation of the classical musical traditions of the Sikhs.
Bhangra Tsunami Hits New York by ASHISH SHARMA
Midnight. Downtown New York, SOB's nightclub. Packed crowd. High energy. Performers emerge, wearing puggris, kurtas and lunghis. The girls sport salwar-kameezes and dupattaas.
Going Bubbley at The Cornershop by JOHN LEWIS
Some of the hallmarks of Punjabi folk music - including melismatic vocals, dhol drums, the twang of the one-string toombi - are set against Cornershop's distinctively eccentric take on hip-hop.
Bibi Jasbir Kaur Khalsa: Tribute to Doyenne of Gurmat Sangeet Dr. Pashaura Singh
She encouraged us with her wisdom and experience to live with devotion to an honest and spiritual life, imbibing the spirit of the Guru Granth Sahib into our lives.
Unique Partnership: Ghulam Ali & Bhai Nirmal Singh by PERNEET SINGH
Noted Pakistani Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali has joined hands with former Hazuri Raagi Bhai Nirmal Singh to record a CD of ‘shabads'.