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Kevin Misquith set to rock in Bahrain

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Manama: Young Konkani music icon Kevin Misquith will host a show in Bahrain next year. bahrain 3Bahrain Konkans, in association with the Indian Club Bahrain, will host ‘Kevin Misquith Live in Concert’ on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Indian Club auditorium. A part of the proceedings will be donated for the education of underprivileged girls of Konkan region.

Kevin Misquith, born in Bahrain, first emerged in the Konkani music scene in 2004 with the release of his debut album ‘Rupnem’. Since then he has never looked back and has been performing consistently providing quality music.

Kevin Misquith released his debut Konkani album, ‘Rupnem’ in 2004. Following the huge response for his debut album, he released yet another Konkani hit album ‘Tuji Yaad’ in 2007. His third music album, ‘He Jeen’ in 2008, too had a very good response from the Konkani and non-Konkani music lovers, and was a huge success.

His album “Thembe Thembe” has been a trend setter in Konkani music, several new experiments were done in this album by Kevin Misquith and almost every album released since then has followed the same concept.

The song and the album “Thembe Thembe” was such a big hit that a host of Konkani songs on rains were released after that, almost every other album had a song on rains. His recently released music album ‘Ek Geet” can be termed the best among all which is creating a huge buzz among music lovers all over with record sales and super hit songs.

He has performed live in Mangalore, Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa and even internationally in the Middle East countries for various music shows, festivals and his own Kevin Misquith live in concerts. He is the only Konkani music composer after the great legends to have performed 40 in a quick succession at a very young age.

Kevin Misquith, graduated from St Aloysius College Mangalore, was born on 19th January 1987 to Elias and Violet Misquith in Manama, Bahrain.

Well-known compere Dr Vincent Alva will be the anchor of the show. Dr Alva (Vincy, Pamboor) - known for his unique style of compering - is an orator par excellence and well known to the Konkani Community as a columnist, short-story writer, translator, lyricist, singer and a critique.

‘Kushali Kinnigoli’ famed leading Konkani comedian Roystan Kiran D’souza, along with other artists, will entertain the audience with his rib-tickling comedy. Twenty-two-year-old Roystan hails from Balkunje and electrical engineer by profession. He formed ‘Kushali Kinnigoli’ team and won first place in Namma TV ‘Yeya Haseya’ Konkani comedy show in 2015. He bagged second place in Namma TV ‘Bale Telipale Udupi.”

The young comedian has already performed more than 20 shows in Mangalore, five shows in Mumbai and also performed in Qatar. He has also directed short films during his college days and served as chief assistant director for Konkani movie ‘Sophiya.”

For more information contact: Vincent Sequeira (39799329), Walter Dantis (34435644), Naveen Mendonca (39274009), and Melvin Mendonca (35386573).

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