Emerging Bhangra star Rana Sahota will be performing at the Maidstone Mela on Sunday. A late addition to the bill, he takes the place of ‘2 for 1’ who had to pull out for personal reasons.
Rana will be singing from his forthcoming album. He has won may plaudits for his debut album last year and is looking forward to wooing fans with us unique and enrgetic fusion of bhangra and pop.
“I am delighted to be performing at the Maidstone Mela and am looking forward to showcasing tracks from my forthcoming album,” Rana said, excited about his performance at the Mela.
The 7th Maidstone Mela proved to be a great success. For the first time with the help of funding form Arts Council England the Mela took place over 2 days.
The Mela Night featured Bhangra Star Jassi Sidhu who performed with his full live band. He wooed the crowd with a string of his hits from over the last decade. Although the majority of the crowd would not have understood the lyrics Jassi managed to create a positive interaction with them and by the end many of them were dancing along to the bhangra beat.
Jassi was followed on stage by Mercury a Queen Tribute Band who proved to be as equally popular. In addition to the live performances plus there was an amazing light installation by Emergency Exit Arts which had been commissioned by Cohesion Plus.