Pakistan’s Leading Comprehensive Music Symposium: The Lahore Music Meet [#LMM17] announce the dates for their third edition scheduled to take place at Alhamra Art Centre in Lahore on the 11th and 12th March 2017. The two-day event is dedicated to the celebration and critique of music in Pakistan and will be headlined by some of Pakistan’s leading folk, pop, rock and indie acts.
Since its inception, Lahore Music Meet had brought together enthusiasts, artisans, artists, patrons, industry representatives and academics to initiate dialogue on the developments and shortcomings in music in Pakistan. LMM boasts an alumni list of more than a hundred artists from all walks of the Pakistani music scene, which includes legends such as Attaullah Esa Khelvi, pop/rock artists such as Ali Noor, Ali Hamza, Jimmy Khan, Sara Haider, Omran Shafique, Gumby, film actor and musician Ali Zafar, Sufi rock artist Arieb Azhar, classical maestros Hamid Ali Khan, Tina Sani, Jazz fusion act Mekaal Hassan, Indie musicians, Ali Suhail, Takatak and Red Blood Cat, TV personalities Adnan Malik, Ali Gul Pir and filmmakers Saqib Malik and Jami amongst others. The event will be open to the general public and as in the previous two editions there will be no cost of admission.
The Lahore Music Meet team, consisting of founders Natasha Noorani, Zahra Paracha, Noor Habib and Creative Director, Ayesha Haroon alongside the core team of LMM directors. have previously worked closely with both mainstream and independent artists, filmmakers, producers and a collection of industry experts to set up a series of seminars to stimulate a variety of discussions on music and relevant topics such as; producing music for films, disseminating music in the present digital age and our folk music traditions.
Lahore Music Meet in its third year now is a well-established one of its kind platform for all activities pertaining to music performance, enterprise, education and academia with the ultimate goal of encouraging talents and fostering relationships between individuals within the music fraternity. By providing such a platform once every year, LMM hopes to revitalize the reputation and perception of music within the country and abroad. Official partners for this #LMM17 are the Al-Hamra Arts Council with Lotus Client Management & Public Relations as the official communications and PR partners.