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Music all the way: Singers Zeb and Haniya from Pakistan will perform in Coimbatore as part of ‘ The Hindu Friday Review' November Fest which will start on November 17.
Music all the way: Singers Zeb and Haniya from Pakistan will perform in Coimbatore as part of ‘ The Hindu Friday Review' November Fest which will start on November 17.

The Hindu Friday Review November Fest is back in Coimbatore with four concerts.

The festival will open with “Adrishta” on November 17. The concert will have violinist Ganesh Rajagopalan and slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya performing together for the first time in India.

On November 18, “Subject to Change” will perform 'Acoustic Tamasha', a mix of folk, rock, blues, rock ‘n' roll, R & B, and indie. Playback singer Benny Dayal, who has sung for Oscar-wiining composer A.R. Rahman, is part of the band. Young singers Zeb and Haniya from Pakistan will bring their concert Lahori Blues to Coimbatore. They will sing Turkish, Dari, and Pashto songs influenced by Indian classical, American folk, and west African music.

The fete will conclude on November 20 with a tribute to legendary music director R.D. Burman. A team of four young singers—Karthik, Kalyani Nair, Gayatri Asokan, and Gopal Rao—will render some of his greatest compositions from the 1960s to the 1990s with Bennet and the Band.

The November Festival will be held at Corporation Kalaiarangam at R.S. Puram here at 7.30 p.m. on all four days. For details, contact Ph: 099948-11466, 0422-2212572/2217538.

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