ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | HAPPENINGS

Jethro Tull, Anoushka concert dedicated to Mumbai terror victims


Mon, Dec 01, 2008 15:00 IST

Anoushka Shankar On Sunday night, the mood was somber before the beginning of the Jethru Tull and Anoushka Shankar ’s joint concert in New Delhi.

While the concert in Mumbai (scheduled on Nov 29) was canceled due to the terrorist attack and the three-day siege, the Delhi concert (as part of their five city tour) went as planned. But the show was dedicated to the victims of the terror attacks.

Ian Anderson, the vocalist, flautist and the frontman of Jethro Tull, urged the crowd to observe a minute’s silence to remember the innocents who lost their lives in Mumbai.




Hamsadhwani stadium in Pragati Maidan was packed with fans of Tull and Shankar. Keeping with the mood, the concert began with a sad solo recital on the Sitar by Anoushka Shankar.

After Anoushka’s solo performance, the British band took the stage and rocked the fans by belting out some of their all time hits including ‘Thick As a Brick’, ‘Aqualung’, ‘Living in the past’, ‘My Sunday Feeling’, a Rashaan Roland Kirk's jazz improvisation, ‘Serenade to a Cuckoo’ and ‘Heavy Horses’ from the 1970s.

This was followed by the band’s jam session with Anoushka that included ‘Tea with Anoushka’, a song especially composed for the concert by Anderson.

Anderson also said that though the Mumbai concert was canceled, the band and Anoushka “are planning to go back to Mumbai later this week for a benefit concert to help the victims."

That’s the spirit.



You Might Also Like
Download Anoushka Shankar wallpapers and view latest videos and clips







Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

Introducing: Shahid Kapoor’s sister Sanah Kapoor set for 'Shandaar' Bollywood debut
Shahid Kapoor’s sister Sanah Kapoor making debut in brother’s film 'Shandaar'
Funny video: How Dimple Kapadia was made a voluptuous lady in 'Finding Fanny'
'Desi Kalakaar' has more romantic dance tracks than party numbers: Yo Yo Honey Singh
Alia Bhatt’s clever take on link-up rumours with Varun and Arjun
My tattoo doesn’t disrespect Lord Shiva: Kunal Khemu
Ranbir Kapoor to play Lakhan in 'Ram Lakhan' remake?
Parineeti Chopra a big fan of dancer Shakti Mohan
Let my sons struggle and find their own way: Paresh Rawal
Pix: Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor shoot for a crazy 'Comedy Nights' episode
'Mary Kom' taught me that anything is achievable: Priyanka Chopra
Must Watch: Sonakshi Sinha sauces up Honey Singh song 'Desi Kalakaar'
Fans vote Salman Khan as Best Action Hero in Bollywood
Rani Mukerji wants kids above 12 to watch ‘Mardaani’
Watch: Poonam Pandey takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in bikini
Sridevi’s daughter Jhanvi Kapoor enters fashion world

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs » wallpapers » the celeb A-Z
who's in » Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...