10th February, 2018
7 PM Onwards
Bipul Chettri & The Travelling Band (India)
His debut EP 'Sketches of Darjeeling' was received by listeners with huge appreciation by critics and listeners alike. Subsequently, he released the first Single ‘Syndicate’ from his followup album at the end of Jan ‘15 and climbed up to No. 1 after only two days. He was the 'Top Selling Artiste' for 2014-15, and was in the Top Ten for 2015-16, on OKListen.Com, one of India’s top indie retail music sites. He released his full-length album ‘Maya’ in 2016 and has since been one of the Top Ten Sellers on the same site yet again. A brand new single and a music video for ‘Basant’ were released in May 2017.
In less than two years into the music scene, he has won the 'Pop-Rock Album of the Year' for 'Sketches of Darjeeling', 'Best Pop-Rock Composition of the Year' & 'Best Male Pop Vocal Performance of the Year' for his song Syndicate at the recently concluded Hero Hits FM 91.2 Awards.
A LTCL (Licentiate of Trinity College, London) Diploma holder in classical guitar, he is also the first and only Nepali language singer/songwriter to have been endorsed by Epiphone Guitars (Gibson India). His music's popularity is evident on social platforms like ‘SoundCloud’ and ‘YouTube’ and has received tremendous radio airplays across the world. He is the head of the Arts Department at the Vasant Valley School in New Delhi when he is not travelling to perform. Bipul has over 122,000 Subscribers on his official YouTube Channel with over 33 Million plays till date apart from a huge following on his Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages as well. He has performed at sold out concerts in New York, Boston, Dallas, Baltimore, San Francisco & Los Angeles in the U.S., Melbourne & Sydney in Australia while also having performed for three consecutive years in London apart from Japan, Hong Kong, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE as well as India and Nepal. He recently headlined a Music Festival in London at the Wembley Arena and has just returned from a 5-city tour of Australia in August 2017.
Pranai Gurung - Guitars
Rahul Rai - Bass
Achint Khare - Keys
Aman Singh Rathore - Drums
Kiran Nepali - Sarangi, Tungna
Binaya Man Amatya - Sound Engineer