Kevin Misquith rocks Bahrain like never before

Pics by Reuben D’Souza

Manama: Young Konkani rock star Kevin Misquith entertained the Bahraini crowd with his evergreen songs on Friday, February 24, 2017, setting a new trend in the history of Bahrain’s Konkani music.

Thirty-year-old Kevin Misquith, born in Bahrain, presented his 45th live-in-concert along with his band members Jackson Noronha and Clyde Ashley Lobo and local musicians Sayonjee Simon, Rajeev and Edwin Cardozo.

Local singers Sydney Correa, Ronald Fernandes, Christopher Roshan Lobo, Preetham Aranha, Aeron Franco, Teena D’Souza, Melba Martis, Soniya Pinto, Stephanie Alva and Sachitha Fernandes rendered their voices, making the show a big hit.

 

Leading MC Dr Vincent Alva compered the show, along with Renita Fernandes.

The show, organised by Bahrain Konkans in association with Indian Club Bahrain, witnessed the presence of jam packed crowd. Nearly 40 dancers trained by Hansul Gani, Namita Salian, Laurine Fernandes and Preetham Acharya danced to the tune of Kevin’s melodious songs, making the event a memorable one.

Leading comedian Roystan Kiran D’Souza, along with local talents Stany D’Souza, Ivon Sujay Pinto, David D’Souza, Pramila Martis and Nirmala Fernandes, with the technical support of Melroy Rodrigues, won the heart of Bahraini audience through their rib-tickling comedy.

The stage programme was held in the presence of Bahrain Konkans conveners Vincent and Laurine Sequeira, Melwyn and Shabitha Rodrigues, Naveen and Judith Mendonca, and Melvin and Dr Wilma Mendonca, Sacred Heart Church parish priest Fr Freddy D'Souza, and philanthropists and businesspersons Simon and Pressy Machado and Jessy D’Souza.

Indian Club president Anand Lobo, Kevin Misquith, Dr Vincent Alva and Roystan Kiran D’Souza were felicitated on the occasion.

The show remained unique as Bahraini Konkani crowd witnessed new experiments like mash-up and tribute sessions for the first time. Moreover, local Konkani artists came together in big numbers for a mega show for the first time in the history of Bahrain’s Konkani community.

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