Indigo 91.9 FM celebrates I-Day with exhilarating percussion rendition of national anthem

An event called Beats For Freedom was held in Bangalore’s premier mall UB City. It saw 20 professional percussionists and drummers perform a percussion rendition of the national anthem to a crowd of 500 people.

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Aug 30, 2018 11:55 AM Updated: Aug 30, 2018 11:55 AM

Indigo 91.9 FM, India’s most innovate radio station, celebrated this Independence Day with Beats For Freedom – a unique expression of freedom that showcases the unity and diversity of our great nation.

The event, held in Bangalore’s premier mall UB City, saw a group of 20 professional percussionists and drummers perform a percussion rendition of the national anthem to a crowd of 500 people from across the city. The professional percussionists and drummers are some of the most well-known artistes and bands in India. They came together with Indigo 91.9 FM to express their patriotism in an exhilarating performance as the large crowd listened in rapture.

In keeping with Indigo 91.9 FM’s reputation of innovation, Satyanaryana Murthy, CEO of Radio Indigo, said, “We are very excited to express our patriotism to India in a new and unique manner each year. We performed an acapella version of the national anthem last year which was very well received and have created a percussion version this year. We shall endeavor to continue expressing our freedom creatively through music every year.”

Speaking on the occasion, Amit Gupta, CEO of Asianet News Network, said “Over the years, the radio station for a fun young Bangalore and Goa, has become an iconic part of the city’s ethos, putting together exciting programmes for listeners and revelers, bringing together some of the finest artistes and musicians from across the globe who have helped make music an important part of the city’s culture. The offerings have always been expanded into unchartered horizons, leading and pioneering the way for some of the best content on radio.”

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