Posts Tagged ‘Panjabi MC’

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 29

What you really wanna do is click around on this shit. But if you don't wanna click around on that shit, then click around on Far Out vs. Hot Dang, because your cultural relevancy depends on this shit, too:

"pure aesthetic, with little to no detail paid to songcraft, stage presence or anything else that defines a [...]

Maximum India’s Manganiyar Squares

Performing on the Millennium Stage, Panjabi MC brought the Kennedy Center’s Maximum India festival to a close last night in front of a crowd of about 1,500. With CD turntables for sampled bhangra beats and snippets of melodic vocal melodies (plus a Jay-Z verse from the “Beware of the Boys” remix), the British-raised Indian’s sound also included his [...]

Maximum India’s Final Three Days

While most of the Maximum India festival's remaining ticketed performances are sold-out (except for the Ishara Puppet Theatre and some film screenings), there are some free events this weekend worth investigating.  Tonight, if you can't get tickets on Craigslist for Sunny Jain & Red Baraat (an outfit that blends bhangra with go-go, soca, and jazz), you can catch [...]

Kennedy Center’s Maximum India Festival Starts Today

The Kennedy Center’s Maximum India Festival opens today with just one performance, a free U. Shrinivas concert from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the Millennium Stage, but over the next 20 days it will feature 73  events involving music, dance, theater, literature, comedy, visual art, cuisine, and film. While the celebration may not include [...]