Goa Music Festival to begin next month

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The Goa Music Festival kicks off on April 8 with the first grand inaugural event at Elephant Art Café in Anjuna Beach, Goa. With over 150 performances or performing groups scheduled over the two months of April and May at about 40 different locations, the Goa Music Festival will cover and traverse the length and breadth of Goa from Canacona in South Goa, to Morjim, Ashwem and Arambol in North Goa.

The main stops will include the tourist spots of Anjuna, Vagator, Baga, Calangute, Candolim, Miramar and Panaji in the North, and Majorda, Benaulim, Colva, Cavelossim and Palolem in South Goa. The brain-child of DJ Jenny D, the Goa Music Festival is coordinated by DJ Frank Franklyn.

The Goa Music Festival will see different genres, styles and types of music and musicians like jazz, pop, rock, reggae, retro, blues and Bollywood come together under one umbrella. About 60 of Goa's best DJs will also perform alongside the musicians and bands. This is an initiative to promote Goan music, Goan musicians, bands, DJs and also indirectly promote Goan food and culture, according to Franklyn. The performances will be held at different restaurants, clubs and hang-outs around Goa all under the banner of the Goa Music Festival.

Commenting on the event, Franklyn said: "We are really grateful for the support extended to us by LynFord Dsouza and Bharat of Elephant Art Café, Micheal Mascarenhas of Flying Dolphin, Newton Azavedo of Newtons, Mariketty of Thalassa, Cajetan Dsouza of Brittos, Donald Coelho of O'Pescador, Shailaja of Patiala Pegg, Karlton Desouza of Horizon Grill, Anthony Fernandes of Abracadabra, Eric of Bom Successo, Anthony Dsouza of Big Peckers, Verner of Jambalaya, Shahid and Micheal of Club WestEnd, Ernest of Ernesto's, Karl Coelho of Vallonne, and several others, without whose help this event would not have materialized. These people, through their faith in us, have helped us put this event together. We hope the Goans enjoy their own musicians and DJs at this festival."

With over 150 performances scheduled over two months, the initiative aims to promote Goan music, food and culture.

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