Hum paanch: Five times the passion!

DHANYA SAMUEL catches up with The Fifths, a music band wowing the crowds in Melbourne’s Indian community

For the love of the rhythm

Successful dhol-taasha group Shivagarjana Sydney celebrates its 10th anniversary. NANDITHA SURESH reports

Classroom protest

While The Manganiyar Classroom showcases a dying musical heritage, it is also a cry against the educational system in India, writes PREETI DAGA

A Carnatic dedication

The Samarpanam fundraising concert was a coming-of-age moment in the Melbourne Carnatic community for Pragadeesh Shamugarajah, writes APARNA ANANTHUNI

An Aussie tribute to Rahman’s music

The focus was on Rahman’s extensive music catalogue, not the Mozart of Madras himself. PREETI JABBAL reports

Where’s my Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, asks Grammy winner Sandeep Das

Sandeep Das, in collaboration with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, wins 2017 Grammy Award for the Best World Music Album. But he is yet to be recognised in India, writes RADHIKA BHIRANI 

Indian American DJ to perform at Trump’s inauguration

DJ and drummer Ravi Jakhotia, popularly known as DJ Ravidrums, will perform at the "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" on 19 January

Summer of fun

Sydney Festival Director WESLEY ENOCH’s top Sydney Festival picks

This is our city in summer

Indian Link’s top picks for Sydney Festival 2017

Songs of the Soul

Aussie listeners are uplifted by a group of touring musicians performing the works of Sri Chinmoy, writes GRAHAK CUNNINGHAM