Banglalink & BAMBA jointly present musical TV show “Legends of Rock” to enhance Eid celebration
Exhilarating performances of legendary rock stars to bring a new dimension of band music
Dhaka, 13 August, 2018: Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, is going to present “Legends of Rock”, an exclusive musical TV show featuring performances of 23 members of Bangladesh Musical Bands Association (BAMBA). The mega event comes as a great opportunity for music lovers from all across the country to enhance their Eid celebration with the exhilarating music of legendary rock stars.
“Banglalink presents Legends of Rock” will be aired from the first to seventh day of upcoming Eid on Desh TV at 8.45pm. The remaining episodes of the musical TV show will be telecast on each Friday of every month at 9.45 PM till December. The radio partner of “Legends of Rock” is ABC Radio FM 89.2. The popular bands that will be performing in the show are: Arbovirus, Black, Band Lalon, Beduin, Cryptic Fate, Dalchut, Feedback, Miles, Maqsood O Dhaka, Mechanix, Nemesis, Nagorik, Avoid Rafa, Artcell, Obscure, Power Surge, Pentagon, Shironamhin, Souls, The Trap,Vikings, Warfaze and Dreek.
Ritesh Kumar Singh, Chief Sales Officer, Banglalink said, “Banglalink has been associated with the promotion of local music for a long time, and took many initiatives such as Jagoroner gaan, Bangladesh Utsab, Lalon, Notun Diner Concert in the past to uphold music of different genres. “Legends of Rock” is our latest initiative in this regard which will uphold the profoundly rich tradition of rock music in the country. Watching the rock stars perform will be a fascinating experience for music lovers during their Eid celebration.”
Hamin Ahmed, President, BAMBA said, “BAMBA has been working for a long time to develop and take band music forward in Bangladesh. Generally, band music programs are performed live on stages. But we wanted to go beyond that tradition through the broadcast of a new mode of performance on TV. ‘Legends of Rock’ has given us that opportunity, which will eventually help us set new standards of band music in the days to come.”
Arif Hasan, Deputy Managing Director, Desh TV said, “This mega event presented by Banglalink will demonstrate the acceptance and popularity of contemporary rock and pop music among the young generation and the audiences of other age groups. We are striving to put on a qualitatively different performance in “Legends of Rock”. This program will exhibit the extent of the impact of Bangladeshi band music along with the progress it has made over the YEARS.”
Banglalink has always played a pioneering role in promoting the cultural heritage of Bangladesh. The leading digital service provider wants to contribute to the promotion of culture further by taking more innovative initiatives in future.