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Music breaks boundaries on World Music Day with ‘Radio City Concert’
Mumbai: This ‘World Music Day’ the listeners of Radio City 91.1 FM are in for an amazing treat! For the second consecutive year, India’s favorite radio network, Radio City 91.1 FM is all set to celebrate the ‘World Music Day’ in true sense with two days of non-stop Bollywood covers with more than 75 artists from around the world for the ‘Radio City Concert’.
Popular artists like Arijit Singh, Kailash Kher, Aakriti Kakkar, Shibani Kashyap, Aditi Singh Sharma, Neeti Mohan, Hanu Dixit, Vasuda Sharma, Susheela Raman, Alaa Wardi, Raghav Sachar, Sanam Puri, Jonita Gandhi, Khushboo Grewal, Chai Town from USA, Avish Sharma from New Zealand are a few names who will be performing the unplugged music for the station.
The listeners can enjoy interesting mash ups like ‘Kabira’ from ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ with ‘Iktaara’ from ‘Wake Up Sid’ and many more. More than 200 songs will be played over two days on the station across eight cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, Nagpur etc.
For our listeners in Pune, Radio City RJs pay tribute to the epic compositions of our music directors over the years. Right from 1950s until now, the listeners can enjoy every hour of a unique journey of songs from Bollywood that defined a certain decade. Right from ‘Yaad Kiya Dil Ne’ from Patita or ‘Tum kya jaano Mohabbat kya hai’ from ‘Hum kisise Kum Nahi’ all the songs can be enjoyed on Radio City 91.1 FM.
Down south, Radio City Hyderabad has created ‘Sapta Swaralu’, a special show hosted by RJ Priyanka. The show has ‘Top 7’ music directors viz. Anup Rubens, Devi Sri Prasad, Thaman, Chakri, G V Prakash, Koti & Mickey J Meyer in a candid conversation about music & their inspiration.
Talking about the various programming initiatives, Mr. Kartik Kalla, National Programming Head, Radio City 91.1 FM, said, “Radio City Concert is an award winning music innovation done by our team. We joined hands with more than 75 independent artists, renowned bands, singers and composers to bring our listeners unadulterated, unproduced music like never before. This year we expanded the offering to 8 of our Hindi speaking markets & while encouraging music in its purest form, weakened the music boundaries by featuring artists from USA, UAE, New Zealand, Australia, UK, Canada, amongst others. We are sure that our listeners will thoroughly enjoy this music experience and our initiative will be etched in their memory for a long long time.”
On the digital front, PlanetRadiocity.com has lined up special requests show on Radio City Love, Radio City Dance, Radio City Malayalam, Radio City Tamil & Radio City Hindi. The listeners can log on to the PlanetRadiocity Facebook page and request the song in the comments section. The songs requested will be played on the ‘World Music Day’ on the respective stations.
Along with amazing music, the listeners can also listen to interesting trivia about the Indian & International music artists on Radio City IndiPop & Radio City Hindi and Radio City International & Radio City Classics respectively.