DESI LIVE | 23.11.24 | Forum Birmingham

DESI LIVE | 23.11.24 | Forum Birmingham

Event Time Sat 23rd Nov at 6:00pm-Sat 23rd Nov at 11:00pm
Event Location Forum Birmingham, Birmingham
Event Price £20 - £40 + fees
Last Entry Time
Last entry time: 8PM!
Age Restrictions
Age restrictions: 18+
Desi : Live
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DESI LIVE | 23.11.24 | Forum Birmingham

Desi Live!

The Ultimate 80’s & 90’s Live Experience!


SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 2024
18:00 - 23.00 (Show Starts 19.30 SHARP!)

@ FORUM BIRMINGHAM
52 - 54 Dale End, Birmingham B4 7LS

Desi Live - the ultimate live music experience FINALLY ARRIVES IN THE MIDLANDS!

Following on from our VIRAL Sold Out show celebrating
 80’s and 90’s Punjabi + Bhangra icons in London : we bring the BIG SHOW to Birmingham for the first ever time DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND!

Desi Live have selected some of the most recognisable names of that era to present you with another unforgettable night of nostalgia and all will be accompanied with a FULL LIVE BAND!

The Venue : FORUM BIRMINGHAM is an independent 3,500 capacity entertainment space sitting in the heart of Birmingham city centre. Forum Birmingham opened its doors during the Covid-19 pandemic as the latest incarnation of a purpose built music venue born in the 1960’s. It previously dominated the city’s music scene as Top Rank Suite, the Hummingbird, the Carling and O2 Academy. + we are delighted to be able to host this next instalment of Desi Live at this historic venue!

ICONS PERFORMING LIVE ON STAGE

MALKIT SINGH

The King of Bhangra, Malkit Singh MBE is THE Gold Standard (& The Golden Star) by which all Panjabi Artists are measured to. Held in the same regard as only Gurdasmaan & Kuldip Manak, his indelible influence on generations of musicians is not up for debate - its clear. His countless anthems, worldwide fan base & iconic voice have grown and crossed decades & has provided the soundtrack to every Panjabis childhood or family celebration.

After his blockbuster headline performance at our debut show in 2019, we are delighted to welcome back the one & only GOLDEN STAR!

Expect To Hear His Hits Performed LIVE Including:

► ‘JIND MAHI’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha-uSc7eE7k
► ‘GUR NALO ISHQ MITHA’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJXdBKuIFzM
► ‘TOOTAK’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5R5TUR7BV4
► ‘ADDI MARDI’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEPbIVCEXtU
► ‘BOLIYAN’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBYzFKTibGA

& More!


CHANNI SINGH of ALAAP

The Godfather of Bhangra finally joins DESI LIVE officially, for the very first time! CHANNI SINGH OBE was the founding member of legendary group ALAAP, formed in 1977 & recognised as the true breakout pioneering band of UK Bhangra music. Their achievements have been globally recognised and awarded & we are delighted to finally welcome to legend on stage at our debut show in BIRMINGHAM!

Expect to hear ALAAP classics including :
► ‘BHABIYE NI BHABIYE’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoT-l4QcSSs
► ‘NACH KURIYE NI ZARA NACH KURIYE’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIKGeRRFH9M
► ‘NACH MUNDEYA’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_iUwJfpqQU
► ’CHHAM CHHAM NACHDI PHIRAN’ ft ASHA BHOSLE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgVdpiFRD0M
► ‘VE VANJAREYA’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze4ODW9c2hc


SHIN DCS

The enigmatic front man of legendary band DCS, Shin is arguably the greatest showman of his generation! DCS were the predecessors to the likes of B21, and their popularity boomed due to their immense live performances which sounded so close to the recorded versions! If you have ever heard or seen Shin live - the man NEVER dissappoints!

Expect To Hear Hits Live Including :

► ‘AH CHAK BOTTAL DARU DI’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNpWe_ebEzg
► ‘TENU KAUL KE SHARAB’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCJlkWm1KtE
► ‘DOIN IT BOLIYAN’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NurmCJjwiwA
► ‘BHANGRA’S GONNA GET YOU’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imHPf8ag8j4



APNA SANGEET

The Boys from Birmingham make their DESI LIVE Debut & perform for the very first time at any of our events! Synonymous with their beloved Midlands origins, every man, woman or child growing up in that part of the UK cannot deny their music was an essential part of their youth! We are delighted to welcome Sardara & KS to our stage!

Expect to hear classics including :

► ‘SOHO ROAD’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ffylB5uHdA
► ‘APNA SANGEET VAJE APNA SANGEET’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scx39hS12iQ
► ‘CHAK DE PHATTEY’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi3Dk4IzPoo
► ‘MERA YAAR VAJAYE DHOL’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlJ4tsVAAkE


PREMI JOHAL

Johal, the founder of Southall based band PREMI, formed the group in 1981 and collaborated with legendary producer Kuljit Bhamra to release much acclaimed hits. Known as the KING OF STAGE, we are thrilled to welcome the iconic front man of PREMI GROUP for the very first time to DESI LIVE!

Expect PREMI hits LIVE including :

► ‘O TINA O TINA’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcR8-y6nrY0
► ‘NACHDI DI GUT KUL GAYE’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S-wQAjAVqs
► ‘PUNJABI MUNDE POUN BHANGRA’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDtrz1io2CU
► ‘GIDDAH PAH NIKKIYE’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5n5Npf0sDc


All artists are accompanied by the DESI LIVE BAND on the night! 

HOSTED BY HARPZ KAUR

DJ'S : AJD || DIPPS BHAMRAH || TARLI DIGITAL



TICKETS & ENTRY INFORMATION :

THIS IS A STANDING CONCERT!
FAST TRACK ENTRY MEANS Q JUMP ON ARRIVAL INTO A PRIORITY ENTRY LANE!

DOORS OPEN 6.00PM PROMPT!
SHOW STARTS AT 7.15PM SHARP! EARLY ARRIVAL ADVISED SO YOU DO NOT MISS ANY OF THE ACTS!!

LAST ENTRY 8PM SHARP! NO RE-ENTRY!

AGE RESTRICTIONS :
18+ ONLY : PHSYICAL ID REQ!

NO ENTRY WITHOUT PROOF OF AGE : NO REFUNDS!

PHYSICAL VALID ID REQUIRED BY ALL (Driving Licence or Passport!) - NO ID NO ENTRY MRRA! YOU MAY BE REFUSED ENTRY WITHOUT!

Venue

Forum Birmingham
52 - 54 Dale End, Birmingham B4 7LS, UK
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