Swati Natekar: “Raag-Rang”

  • Sunday | 18.06.23
  • 1.30pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £15 Earlybird / ...

The voice behind hit songs such as Nadia (with Nitin Sawhney), Khwaab (with Niraj Chag) and Jakatta American Dream (#3 in UK charts), Swati Natekar is a UK-based renowned Indian classical, ghazal and world music singer, songwriter and composer, who is also known for her collaborations with Ustad Zakir Hussain, Craig Armstrong, Talvin Singh, Sonu Nigam and Muzaffer Ali. Swati has released several acclaimed albums and has performed internationally at reputed international venues in Europe, Caribbean, South Africa, Karachi, Nairobi and festivals including Glastonbury and WOMAD. She also features on a Hollywood Warner Brothers movie ‘The In- Laws’, and ‘The Republic Of Love’. Swati sang on the theme song for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in 2010, specially recorded for the BBC. She has also recorded, composed and sung a track from the famous ”Geet Govind” couplet for the Queen’s gallery at Buckingham Palace, London.

Swati is returning to Band on the Wall almost after 13 years with her brand new show ‘Raag-Rang’, a confluence of Bollywood classics, popular Urdu Ghazals, Thumri and her world famous fusion pieces. She will be accompanied by brilliant UK-based musicians.

A seated show. On sale 10am 24th March.

Bar open: 1.00pm
Artists on stage: 2.00pm
Curfew: 4.30pm
Stage: The Venue