World-acclaimed musical maestro, Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, will be serenading South African fans “LIVE” this Valentine’s Day in a one-night-only grandiose affair. Fans will be able to experience the energy of a state-of-the-art live stage concert from their living room in a virtual showcase.
People are longing for those moments of happiness and connection that they experienced at live concerts before the pandemic. The concert will be a way for people to be able to celebrate Valentine’s Day safely and also an opportunity for fans who have not had the chance to experience this artist in a live stage setting.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has been mesmerising audiences around the globe for over three decades. As one of the most popular Bollywood playback singers, he has released over 50 title tracks for TV serials, over 100 film songs and has released dozens of original chart-topping hits. Having grown up in a musical family in Pakistan with a musical legacy that spans over 6 centuries and whose hearts and souls are embedded in musical tradition – Rahat Khan is well-known for his Qawwali music (explosive devotional music of the Sufis of Pakistan and the Indian sub-continent) and also performs ghazals and other light music. His music has captured the imaginations of listeners as far as the West, with Khan contributing to the soundtrack of the 1995 Hollywood blockbuster, Dead Man Walking. He also worked on the soundtrack of The Four Feathers, in collaboration with American composer, James Horner. In 2011, his vocals were featured on the soundtrack of Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto and he has performed and collaborated with top names in the industry including The Beastie Boys, Pearl Jam, Bono and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. He has performed in the likes of New York, Los Angeles, Spain, Canada, Belgium and Tibet.
“Musicians all around the world have had their entire careers disrupted by the pandemic and so, I am excited for this opportunity to create a memorable online live event for my loyal fans in South Africa,” comments the iconic Pakistani artist.
Tickets for the 14 February 2021 show cost R150 (per device) and are available for purchase through Computicket ( https://bit.ly/398c6Sr) & TicketPro (https://bit.ly/3pbJGMZ). ONE Ticket = ONE Login on ONE Device. The show starts at 18h00.
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