Electronic musician GRiZ to headline Emerge Festival 2015

Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) American DJ, electronic producer and saxophonist Grant Kwiecinski, popularly known as GRiZ, will headline LIVE Vicacom 18’s Emerge Festival.

The new season of Emerge will kick off this month with GRiZ performing across Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore from August 21-23.

“With live music gaining ground among Indian audiences, we wanted to enthrall music lovers with performances by big international acts such as GRiZ. By bringing contemporary international musical talent to India, Emerge has become the destination for experiential live entertainment,” Jaideep Singh, senior vice president and business head – Viacom18 Pvt Ltd, said in a statement.

GRiZ is known for playing the saxophone along with producing funk, electro-soul and self-described future-funk.

Having received fame for his debut album, “End of the World Party”, in 2011, he ended up supporting bigger artists such as Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Gramatik, and Big Gigantic on their respective tours, eventually leading to his own headlining tour.

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