A.R. Rahman World Tour

GRAMMY AND ACADEMY AWARD WINNING MUSICIAN
A.R. RAHMAN, ANNOUNCES "AR RAHMAN JAI HO CONCERT: THE JOURNEY HOME WORLD TOUR"
SUMMER CONCERT EVENT KICKS OFF JUNE 11 AT THE NASSAU COLISEUM IN NEW YORK

A.R. Rahman
Internationally renowned musician and composer A.R. Rahman will embark on a highly anticipated world tour this summer. The "A.R. Rahman Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour" produced by Deepak Gattani and Rapport Productions, will kick off on June 11 in New York at The Nassau Coliseum. The tour will travel to over 20 major arenas and cities worldwide including The Forum in Los Angeles, The Patriot Center in Washington DC, American Airlines Arena in Dallas, as well as Wembley Arena and O2 in London to name a few.

On his forthcoming tour, Rahman will collaborate with creative director Amy Tinkham who is known for creating live musical concerts for a variety of pop-music icons including Britney Spears, The Backstreet Boys and Mariah Carey. "A.R. Rahman Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour" will be a theatrical experience that will blend new technologies with powerful dance arrangements and acrobatics. The concert will keep in intact the heritage and traditions of India with a new modern presentation. The show will feature changing sets, large images on LED screens and a spectacular cast of musicians and dancers from across the globe.

The material spans throughout A.R.'s prolific career, including songs from Slumdog Millionaire as well as landmark Indian films Lagaan, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, Dil Se, Rang De Basanti and Roja. Roja was a run-away success and brought nationwide fame and acclaim to the Rahman. TIME Magazine rated the soundtrack of Roja in the Top 10 of their all time best movie soundtracks of the world; the movie also won Rahman the Indian National Award for the best music composer, the first time ever by a debutant. Since then, Rahman has gone on to win the National Award 3 more times, the most ever by any music composer.

Tickets on-sale now. For information on purchasing tickets visit www.arrahman.com. Additional dates will be announced soon.

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[Published on: 4/15/10]

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