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Sodium Batir Gaan: Youngsters enjoy last episode of 4th season

  • Published at 08:45 pm November 21st, 2019
Sodium Batir Gaan
Young musicians and bands rock the crowd at the season 4 of Sodium Batir Gaan, a platform to showcase new talents in the music arena, at Dhaka University’s Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) on Wednesday | COURTESY

The show will be back next year with new musicians and more music

Youngsters, specially student of Dhaka University (DU) enjoyed the last episode of Sodium Batir Gaan on Wednesday at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) swimming pool area. 

The show marked the end of season 4 of this phenomenal musical event. It will be back next year with new musicians and more music. 

The event is organized and funded by the students of Dhaka University and some alumni members to provide aspiring along with well-established artistes of our generation a solid platform to showcase their talent.

Sodium  Batir Gaan began its journey back in 2016, inside the game room of TSC. Over time, the show has grown immensely and have attracted audiences outside the campus. To date, there were four seasons, with a total of 17 episodes; each episode featuring 5 to 6 solo artists or acts.

The line-up of the show included New Shonar Bangla Circus, Sovvota and the Band, The Seesaw Quartet, Abstraction, Shadiul Alam Jibon, and Pseudos On a Wrong Route. 

Ekti Gaaner Dol Okhatto was the first act to come take the  stage. The band covered popular tracks by Mohiner Ghoraghuli and  Pink Floyd, among others followed by Pseudos On a Wrong Route. They enthralled the crowd with their psychedelic sound and music. Next up on stage, was Abstraction. 

They played songs from their upcoming album and also covered some very popular hits by Arnob, Beatles and Nirvana. 

The Seesaw Quartet mesmerized the crowd with their  instrumental smooth jazz.

Karishma Sanu Sovvota and her band, which was the head-loner of the evening, played a few of her originals. The ensemble ended their set with their rendition of the evergreen Tagore original Borisho Dhora Majhe

The last band on stage was New Shonar Bangla Circus.  Their set  included their original and a couple of covers. The show ended with them at around 10pm.