Invited Artists
Bangamela 2013 will feature artists proficient in Classical, Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul Geeti, Adhunik, and Folk and in other performance arts. We will be announcing other invited artists over the next few days. Please check back periodically for new announcements.

Anjan Dutt
A versatile genius and an institution in the Bengali performing arts scene today. He brings together so many disparate elements of the trade together is such a compelling package from singing to song-writing, acting to directing that is both unique and unmatched amongst contemporaries.

Neel Dutt
Neel Dutt is regarded as the foremost amongst the young crop of musicians and he is increasingly making a name for himself as a music director par excellence. Son of a living legend - Anjan Dutt, with such big shoes to step into Neel’s resurgence onto the contemporary Bengali music scene has been nothing short of spectacular.

Raghab Chatterjee
An extremely well established name in the contemporary Bengali and Indian music scene today. He has not only enriched the Bengali modern song genre but he has embellished it with his unique style. Ladies and gentlemen, we are proud to announce him as our anchor artist for the 15th Bangamela in Cincinnati.

Adity Mohsin
One of the renowned Ranbindra Sangeet artist in Bangladesh. Adity has won numerous awards – most notably the “Debabrata Smriti Purashkar” for obtaining the first position in Bachelor of Music from the Vishwa-Bharati University, and more. She also does play-back singing of Rabindra Sangeet with numerous recordings to her credit. Come join us to watch her performance live at Bangamela 2013.

Amyt Datta
Amyt Datta is a rock guitarist, composer and music producer extraordinaire. He commands an almost demigod status amongst guitar fans all over India and is considered one of the most innovative and talented guitarists in the world today. He has played in prestigious rock and jazz concerts all over India and around the world to tremendous fanfare and acclaim.

Kamalini Mukherjee
Among the new generation of Rabindra Sangeet singers, Kamalini Mukherjee is considered to be the most talented. She is most widely appreciated for her distinctive style, coupled with a clear articulation which in turn expresses a deep semantic understanding of the art form.

Lakhan Das Baul
With much delight we announce that the attendees at the 15th BANGAMELA, will have the rare opportunity to savor some of the most unforgettable and electrifying Baul Sangeet from one of Bengal's most celebrated Bauls in recent times - Shri Lakhan Das.

Susmita Goswami
She is renowned as a top graded artist in Nazrul Geeti in All India Radio and Dooradarshan. Although Susmita is known mostly as a Nazrulgeeti singer, she sings other genre of music too such as Bengali modern songs as well as regional and devotional songs with equal grace and elan.

Ananda Gupta
Ananda specializes in Tagore music. He has performed extensively on the BBC, TV and in concerts in the UK and abroad including the Rabindra Mela and MADISON SQUARE GARDENS in the USA; the Gitabitan Live Workshops in the Washington DC area; workshops and concert tours with Sudeb Babu of Dakshinee in the USA. Please join us to watch him at Bangamela 2013.

Aishwarya Basu
Aishwarya has always nurtured an interest in poetry recitation and oral drama. She has regaled the audience as a lead artiste in recitation band,a pioneer in Bengali performance art. She has cut the first album of recitation, "Bristi Shuvechha" an audio visual CD and "Kabitar Feriwala" both from HMV Saregama and the recent one "Tea with Tagore" from Asha Audio. Please join us to hear her honey sounding voice at Bangamela 2013.

Aloke RoyChoudhury
An accomplished student of Rabindra Sangeet from Dakshinee, Aloke's professional approach has been in all types of Bengali songs, particularly those popular songs of yesteryears creating a nostalgia in the mind of his audience. His program Bangamela 2013 - CHIRODINER GAAN EBANG BANGALIR ABISMARANIYO HASHIR GAAN - is spnsored by Traders Assembly. Come and watch him with us.
Note: Artist lineup is subject to change depending upon Visa approval and other factors.