An article on India's most respected Newspaper The Hindu on the WOA International Msuic Festival and the WOA Records India Tour
I ndian Music lovers are leaving no stone unturned to welcome international music of any form. Be it a rock band, a famous international artiste, or fusion of various artistes, Indian Music fans have never let them down.
WOA International (World of Artist) Music Company has gone a step further in catering to the demands of music lovers across the globe. Their annual India tour promises some high spirited performances. Their do last week in Hyderabad was no different.
Hyderabad being their second destination after Goa, they had four artistes from different domains enthralling the crowd.
French Sax Maestro Eric Dulle, Germany's award-winning singer-songwriter Matthias Sturm, Reggae star from the US Jade Steel and his band, Metal's new emerging kings from Venezuela Overhate, Canadian adult contemporary artiste Viceroybill..
The artistes feel that W.O.A International has been working for years towards getting international independent music artistes together at the same time to India and give the Indian audiences an opportunity to hear their music live and experience great musical performances. This annual tour is a culmination of all those efforts with a bigger tour this year.
“Performing with artistes from various nationalities is not easy, but music is something which gets us closer and we love such fusion,” feels Abhishek, a resident DJ. The performance as expected drew immense support and interest as it served as a platform for all sorts of music lovers to come together and experience the fusion of music.
The development of the music industry has meant that bands are no longer stifled by lack of exposure, or limited in their options of distributing their music.
Determined artistes have not restricted themselves to their nations and the best music out there will get its chance to be heard by everyone, however we classify it.