Eka Live Band Performance enchants with an auditory treat
Hyderabad. 11 September 2018: To mark the occasion of the completion of three years of its existence, TEEMA (Telangana Events and Exhibition Management Association) organized a performance of Eka Music rock band at its 3rd Annual Confluence Meet here at Cyber Conventions late evening on Monday. About 100 plus professionals from the event management and its allied fraternity were in for an auditory treat by Eka Music rock band.
Strumming up song after song the ‘Swatantra’ rock band regaled the people who work behind the scenes to bring out the best events. Eka Music ‘Swatantra’ rock band entertained the members of TEEMA and their esteemed guests from events and allied fraternity. The rock band comprised of Benjamine ‘Benny’ Pinto on Vocals & Keyboards; Hitesh ‘Rikki’ Madan on Vocals & Guitar; and Lokesh Madan - Vocals & Bass Guitar.
The award-winning rock band comprises of seasoned musicians who have performed at over 2400 concerts in 17 countries and have recorded over 130 songs in various capabilities. Some of these performances include the Indo-Pak peace concert at the UN General Assembly, New York, the Great Wall of China and the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, U.S.A.Eka is the winner of the Best Group award, two years in a row at the 2nd & 3rd Annual ArtistAloud Awards.
After a day marked with an Annual General Body Meeting of TEEMA and a talk by reputed Artist and Media Entrepreneur Roshan Abbas, the members of the events industry fraternity witnessed performance by Eka rock band. Their high-energy performance wiped away the tiredness off the faces of the audience who time to time joined in to sing with the artists and often danced to the songs.
Staying true to their brand of ‘Swatantra Rock’, their performance was beyond music, time and boundaries. Their songs ranged from classic & new songs from Bollywood to English songs and even Telugu numbers. Speaking intermittently in between songs, Benny said that event managers are the real heroes who make us look good. It is very special to play and perform for those who make the parties happen, he said.
Some of the Bollywood numbers belted out by the rock band were YehShaamMastaani (from Kati Patang); Senorita (from ZindagiNaaMilegiDobara); London Thumakda (Queen); GulabiAnkhen Jo Teri Dekhi (The Train); Lungi Dance (Chennai Express); etc.
The audience yelled out in excitement when the rock band sang telugu song ‘MayadariMaisamma’. Though it was in an accented ‘Telugu’ the listeners lapped it up with delight. Following it was a medley of popular South Indian songs viz. Why this Kolavaridee, AppidiPode, RingaRinga, etc. The non-stop medley of the popular local telugu songs won the hearts of the audience and connected with them.
Jumping again into Hindi songs, the band performed DilLe GayiKudi Gujrat Di, BachanaAi Haseeno, Koi KaheKehtaRahe, Jab Bhi Koi LadkiDekhuMeraDilDeewana Bole,etc. and more. The band also sang some English numbers.
Often called one of India’s most entertaining and engaging bands, Ekawith its unique brand of ‘Swatantra Rock’ rocked Telangana / Hyderabad’s events and exhibition management industry professionals. The performance continued till late night on Monday.