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What is ‘urban music’?

DNAHM73080 | 6/21/2014 | Author : Kinjal Shah-Desai | WC :574

With World Music Day celebrations happening today, globally, dna after hrs questions musicians, singers and background scorers - how they perceive it in the Indian context
World Music Day

Those in the field of creating music are of the belief that music has the power to heal, connect, cross barriers and touch people’s heart. June 21 is probably the best example proving this belief. Each year a connected set of musical events takes place across the globe on June 21 celebrating Fête de la Musique or World Music Day. Almost all concerts or events held on this day bring music on the streets for the people to enjoy and actively participate too. It also has a central theme to follow and this year the theme is ‘Urban Music’. dna after hrs spoke to a few experts from the field of music on their perception about this theme when considering India. Presentation of old, traditional or Indian tunes in a new genre of music or in a new
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