Wednesday, April 24, 2013

A Profile of Raghu Dixit

Raghu Dixit is an Indian singer-lyricist, producer, and film score composer based in Bangalore. He is most famous for fronting the Raghu Dixit Project, a multilingual folk music band. Raghu Dixit is now known more as a self-taught composer and musician. Originally from Mysore, he settled in Bengaluru. As the founder-front man of his band Antaragni for more than eight years, and now of The Raghu Dixit Project, Dixit has performed more than 250 concerts all over India.

Raghu Dixit India Singer

In 2008, The Raghu Dixit Project launched its debut album Antitragi: The Fire Within. Raghu is a self-taught guitarist and singer. The most catchy part of Raghu's concert is his unique voice which goes beyond ranges and the measured humor that he puts in without any effort.

Raghu Dixit Live in Concert at Gurgaon

Now he will performing at Striker Pub & Brewery Gurgaon Delhi on 25 Apr 2013. here is the details for Raghu Dixit upcoming live concert.

Concert Date: Apr 25 2013
Concert Venue: Striker Pub & Brewery
Concert Time: 8:00 pm
Event duration: 2:00 hrs

Raghu Dixit - Live Concert in Gurgaon

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Raghu Dixit in regional show

How smartly people get fame; Raghu Dixit is a gold medalist in Masters in Microbiology and a proficient Indian classical dancer (Vidwat in Bharatanatyam), Raghupathy Dixit is now known more as a self-taught composer and musician. 

Raghu Dixit

In May 2008 Dixit joined Springboard Surprises' Roots Festival for a number of shows, touring many towns and cities within Northeast India, with international acts including Israel's DUB LFO and England's Too Late Lucy. Raghu Dixit also composes music for feature films.

List of concert played by Raghu Dixit:

Raghu Dixit has played many shows all over the world including in the US, the UK, Korea, Japan, Russia, Hong Kong and India. Here are the list of his performed concerts till today.

  • Parappana Agrahara Central Jail of Bengaluru City
  • SAMA Festival in North East England
  • French Kiss Tour – World Music Day
  • Raghu Dixit Project performed with three French musicians Ana├»s, Emily Loizeau and Mademoiselle K
  • In 2008 Raghu Dixit Project performed at IIT Guwahati's cultural festival Alcheringa
  • Indian Institute of Science on the eve of Miditha, a cultural fest
  • The headlining act at Strawberry Fields 2010
  • he performed at Infosys on the eve of cultural Fest "FIESTA"
  • MSRIT Bengaluru
  • Glastonbury Festival in myriad
  • BBC Glastonbury garden
  • on the Leftfield stage
  • with the Indian Rock Band Agnee at the Open Air Theater in IIT Bombay for the Mood Indigo cultural festival
  • Festocomm 2012 at SIMC Pune in February 2012
  • MSRIT Bengaluru dated on 12/03/2012
  • Jayciana 2011 at SJCE.
  • Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, for the Celebrity night of the cultural festival, Synapse 2012.
  • BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus, at the evening of SPREE Goa Half Marathon 2012
  • P.E.S. Institute of Technology's fest Aatmatrisha
  • BBC TV's Jools Holland show
  • He gave a concert as part of London South Bank's 'Alchemy' Festival
  • He has also visited the Andrew Marr Show to perform Waiting for a Miracle besides Raghu Dixit Session in radio 3 of BBC
  • Glastonbury festival
  • He performed for Queen Elizabeth II of England and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip, at a spectacular Diamond Jubilee Pageant marking 60 years since her accession to the throne in 1952.
  • He performed in Tagore Open Air Theater(TOAT) at IIT Kharagpur during Spring Fest 2013.
  • He performed in MANZAR-2013, annual intercollegiate cultural festival of Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly UDCT), Mumbai.
  • He is performing at Striker Pub & Brewery Gurgaon Delhi on 25 Apr 2013.

     Some Special moments of Raghu Dixit with Bachchan Family. 

    Raghu Dixit with Bachchan family

    Amitabh Bachchan watching Raghu dixit show..

Raghu Dixitn Filmography:

2008 Psycho Kannada
2009 Quick Gun Murugan Hindi Composed and sang one song
2009 Just Math Mathalli Kannada
2010 Superman Kannada Shelved
2011 Kote Kannada
2011 Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge Hindi

Raghu Dixit with Sichan in Bangalore

He has got two awards one is best Newcomer at the 2011 Songlines Music Awards and Favorite Singer Award at the 2008 SFM Kalaa Awards.

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