DELHI 2 DUBLINPLANET ELECTRIC
(US Release Date: March 1, 2011)
The Band's New Album Goes Full Charge Into An Energetic Mash-Up Of Bhangra, Celtic, Dub Reggae And Electronic Beats
Hour Magazine wrote that Delhi 2 Dublin is the United Nations of rock 'n' roll." They are a Vancouver, Canada based band that plays an energetic mash-up of Bhangra, Celtic, Dub Reggae and Electronica with global rhythms and club beats. Tarun Nayar, Sanjay Seran, Andrew Kim and Ravi Binning along with new members Jaron Freeman-Fox and Sara Fitzpatrick are diverse in both their backgrounds and musical influences. The band has been together over four years and has released three albums including its latest, Planet Electric. The album title is apt because the six musicians feel that they plug directly into the world's music and energy. The icing on the cake was mixing the album with noted UK producer Diamond DJ Swami" Duggal (Apache Indian / Maxi Priest / Nusrat Fateh Ali).
A live collaboration put together in 2006 as a one-off performance piece for a club night in Vancouver called Delhi to Dublin was so well-received that requests for additional performances led to the official formation of Delhi 2 Dublin. Not being able to fit into any specific genre allows the band to create whatever we like and not be judged for it. Our audience expects nothing less." The band finds this advantageous for their live show as it enables them to create a flow to their sets much like a DJ would for the dance floor. Audiences love to see a band transcending stereotypes and letting the music speak for itself."
The Delhi 2 Dublin crew is constantly touring. The strong word-of-mouth on their live performances has enabled them to build a loyal and continent wide fan base. The band has played several of the top festivals in Canada and the US and, in 2011, is expanding its horizons to include performances in the Pacific Rim and Europe. In addition, on March 1st, they will be releasing Planet Electric in the US. A new line-up, a new album and new international touring opportunities all signal that originality and evolution are all part of the Delhi 2 Dublin experience. They have become one of Canada's most buzzed-about bands and 2011will only see them enhancing that reputation.
Upcoming Tour Details:
02/25/11: Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo House of Music
02/26/11: Port Angeles, WA @ College Little Theater
03/04/11: Seattle, WA @ Nuemos
03/05/11: Portland, OR @ Dante's
03/06/11: Ashland, OR @ Cultureworks
03/09/11: South Lake Tahoe, CA @ Mo's Place
03/10/11: Reno, NV @ The Underground
03/12/11: Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Ballroom (Mythic Faire: Arts, Music & Masquerades)
03/13/11: Pittsburgh, PA @ Shadow Lounge
03/15/11: Sebastopol, CA @ The Aubergine After Dark
03/16/11: Santa Cruz, CA @ Moe's Alley
03/17/11: San Francisco, CA @ The Mezzanine
04/29/11: Chicago, IL @ The Darkroom
04/30/11: Milwaukee, WI @ Club Garibaldi
05/01/11: Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center
05/02/11: Madison, WI @ The Annex
05/05/11: New York, NY @ SOB's
05/06/11: Victoria, British Columbia @ Sugar
05/07/11: Vancouver, British Columbia @ The Commodore
05/28/11: Port Angeles, WA @ Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts
06/03/11: Ozark, AK @ Wakarusa Music Festival
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