Tigerstyle’s Bhangra Extravaganza feat. Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin
Date: Sun 31st August
Location: Mela Mix Stage
Young Scottish trad musicians meet Bhangra in an exciting collaboration between Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin and electronic superstars Tigerstyle, directed and arranged by musical maverick Mike Bryan.
EYG is a youth music charity dedicated to giving young people aged 9-25 exciting experiences of Scottish traditional music and beyond. With productions for big-name artists, bollywood films, and remix work for the likes of South Rakkas Crew, MIA, Jay Sean, Franz Ferdinand, Ms Dynamite and massive live gigs around the world, Tigerstyle are the finest UK Bhangra exponents on the planet.
This year sees a special Big Lottery Celebrate It project marking the Commonwealth Games and celebrating musical connections between cultures in Scotland. The Mela will host their final performance which brings together Scottish traditional music with electronic Bhangra beats, Scottish stepdancing and Bhangra dancing with Lord Munmeet Singh.