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Press Release |  17 Oct 2016 19:16 |  By RnMTeam

Paddy Fields: Folk and Fusion Music festival enthrals the audience

MUMBAI: Paddy Fields, a Nesco initiative in association with Singleton Selections witnessed a great start with India's first folk and fusion festival enthralling the audience at the Bombay Exhibition Centre. The festival kick started with fusion tunes of the Colonial Cousins followed by the mesmerizing Rajasthani folk by Mame Khan. Bengali musical sensations Gangadhar and Tulika enticed the crowd with a fabulous performance. The evening ended with Papon’s soulful Assamese music, who also treated the audience to Bollywood numbers. Nesco provided tantalising folk and fusion foodie delights, including food platters and desserts. On the whole, Day 1 saw a huge footfall enjoying folk music like never before.

After a power-packed first day of performances, Day 2 at Paddy Fields offered the ultimate folk and fusion blend with live music that had the crowd singing and dancing. The atmosphere at Bombay Exhibition Centre was lively throughout the evening. Chaar Yaar, a folk band of four friends performed to soulful compositions, making it a perfect beginner for the day. Dhruv Voyage put up a fantastic show for music enthusiasts who were taken on a beautiful journey with his melodies. The Nooran Sisters created a high-voltage vibe with Punjabi folk, leaving the audience screaming ‘once more’ at the end of the performance. After a terrific performance by Nooran Sisters, the Merchant brothers set the stage on fire with their energetic set. Salim-Sulaiman fused the Manganiyar twist into Bollywood numbers creating an ambience like never before. Paddy Fields, India’s first folk and fusion festival ended on a high-note with ‘Chak de India’ as the final performance by Salim-Sulaiman. The first edition of Paddy Fields in association with Singleton Selections was a tremendous success setting a bar for the future, with the crowd expecting for a bigger and better festival next year.