The duo performs in Bangalore on November 4 and in Kochi on November 9

Pakistani duo Zeb and Haniya, performed in India for the first time with the November Fest last year. This year, they come to Bangalore and Kochi with their truly global sound. Their music speaks to a shared base of human experience while evoking the rich and textured soundscapes of West Asia. The duo’s debut album ‘Chup’ was released to glowing reviews in Pakistan. The Herald credited Zeb and Haniya with creating an entirely new canon of jazz-influenced numbers and blues in Urdu and The News called their arrival a “landmark event”. The singer-songwriter duo has been described by Deutsche Welles as “among the most innovative musicians in Pakistan,” and India Today wrote that “everything about their music reads as extraordinary”. Their critically acclaimed and award-winning work includes songs in Turkish, Dari, and Pashto, and their music has been acclaimed by diverse audiences across West Asia. They have performed in Malaysia, Italy, France, Pakistan, and at music festivals in the US and Norway. Zeb and Haniya’s songs are set to music influenced by the classical tradition of the Indian subcontinent, Latin and West African grooves and American folk and blues, Their lyrics are poignant, soulful and emotive.

Orchestra

ZEB BANGASH - Lead Vocalist

HANIYA ASLAM - Rhythm guitar & Vocals

MUHAMMAD AKMAL - Flute

ZEESHAN MANSOOR - Lead guitarist

SAMEER AHMED - Bass guitarist

KAMRAN PAUL - Drummer

AGHA IBRAHIM - Drummer

Dates & Venues:

Bangalore November 4; Chowdiah Memorial Hall - Book tickets for Bangalore show

Kochi November 9; Kerala Fine Art Hall - Book tickets for Kochi show