Legendary Parikrama at #WeekendLive with Zoom TV & Oaksmith® Gold Glasses


Numerous successful weekends later, Zoom TV and Oaksmith® Gold Glasses bring #WeekendLive this Sunday, featuring the legendary Parikrama. 29 years since inception in 1991, India’s favorite rock and roll band Parikrama is the music millennial music lovers have grown up listening.
#WeekendLive is a collaborative effort between the leading entertainment channel Zoom TV, and new to India’s very happening music and performances scene, Oaksmith® Gold Glasses (@OaksmithGoldIndia on Facebook & Instagram). As many live shows cancel, platforms like #WeekendLive are pioneering efforts to build a work-from-home culture for the artists and giving roots to an emerging format for live music with #StayHome – House Concerts.
#WeekendLive leverages “Live” feature of popular social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, as some of India’s top talents perform from the safety of their homes, straight to that of their audiences – thereby promoting #StayHome.
This week’s artist - the legend and audiences’ favorite Parikrama is undoubtedly India’s favorite rock & roll band since the ’90s.  In spite of many memorable live performances, and with numerous original singles – Parikrama is most remembered for “But it Rained”. Released in 1996, the track was dedicated to kidnappings in Kashmir valley at that time, and possibly their biggest hit. The track also featured in the 2014 listing of "25 Greatest Indian Rock Songs of the last 25 Years" by Rolling Stone India.  
Parikrama’s standout style comprises of classical music instruments like the mridangam, tabla & flute, blended beautifully with conventional rock ones like guitar, drums, and keyboards. Uniquely, their recordings comprise of live performances, as thousands of fans witness them at festivals and stages around the world. This weekend, besides a great live performance and possibly a walk down memory lane, the band will also deliver an ode to their lead guitarist and incredibly talented - Sonam Sherpa, who shockingly passed away recently due to a cardiac arrest.
More about #WeekendLive: Looking at the response of past weekends, it has been a hit, with over 5mn watching the riveting performances - by the Indian Ocean, India's most celebrated and iconic rock band, Deveshi Sahgal, the very talented Sufi singer, iconic Rajasthani folk musician and internationally renowned, Kutle Khan Project, versatile singer-songwriter Jasleen Aulakh and the leading Indie-Rock Band Faridkot.
Catch the concert live on Zoom’s Facebook page(@Zoom) on Sunday, May 3rd, at 8 PM.

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