Katz' at MLH
Katz' band will be in action at the Mount Lavinia Hotel from December
22 to 31.
will perform at the gala Dinner dance at the Terrace on December
31 along with 'Antoinette and Rodney with Cross Section'.The tikets
are priced at Rs. 3900/= per head.
band Comprises of Karl Katz, Charles Hollering, Roland Schneider,
Lindy Huppertsberg and Peter Schucker
In his homeland
Karl Katz, a multi-instrumentalist plays saxophone and piano, leads
his own Karl Katz and Combo playing at many venues for lunchtime
and dinner engagements. The Combo also makes broadcasts over radio
and for this purpose he leads an orchestra including more strings
and wind instruments.
A familiar figure
in Sri Lanka Karl Katz artistry belongs to the fascinating era of
Stephani Grappelly and with his amplified violin he has released
many CDs in Germany.
Lindy is also
known as Lady Bass. She plays the double bass and is one of Europe's
best known double bassists. She was part of the Frankfurt Barrel
House Jazz Band from 1979-89. In 1987 she formed her own band, a
German American combination. In 1994 she was part of the group known
as Swinging Ladies.
also included the 4 top lady soloists from USA.
is the drummer. Also known as 'peshu'. Started his career drumming
in the 60's. Later in the 80's and 90's he was playing with famous
jazz bands in Germany such as Stuttgart Dixieland All Stars. He
was invited for the jazz jubilee in Sacramento in USA 2002. In 1996
he was given honorary citizenship in New Orleans.
plays the clarinet. He started his career at age 8 on the accordian.
Then later played the clarinet. In 1958, he started playing jazz.
He has toured over 40 countries. He represented Germany with the
clarinet at the Benny Goodman festival in Italy.
is a jazz legend. A technical and emotional pianist who has played
with big names such as Brook Benton, Miles Brothers, the Golden
Gate quartet and Albert Nicholas.
come alive at Eden for New Year bash
Ekanayake (KET) will perform at the Hotel Eden for this year's New
This is the fourth
consecutive year at Confifi Group and KET is in the music scene
for the last fifteen years.
Kumara Ekanayake, his wife and a guitarist.
For our performances
we use superior quality sound equipment and our repertoire of songs
and music styles are extensive and divers.
We have carved
our niche in the entertainment field throughout Sri Lanka, also
with our originals we got a good response from the public and the
song of " LATHA LATHA" is a popular among the fans. With
that I had many chances for the ontstation shows, but we missed
good shows because of our special performances at the hotel Kumara
KET will be
in action at the Eden on December 24 and 31. 'We've been at Eden
on regular basis for the past four years,' he said. KET performans
at Riverina on Tuesdays and Eden every Friday.
play as a trio we can cover the out door Shows too and we are not
tied down to any type of music.
With our wide
repertoire, which includes contemporary chart hits to the evergreen
of yesteryear, we have been kept busy and hope 2003 will also be
successful for us? Kumara said.
Asia: New TV
Asia is providing in Europe two TV channels and one radio station,
the project which is now very close to be finalized, is to get another
two channels LIVE from India. Dish Asia, a leading network for South-Asian
community Tamils (Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka), Malayalam (Kerala),
Sinhala (Sri Lanka) with a patchwork of programmes from the major
broadcasters of the region, Vijay TV, Jaya TV, Raj TV, Eenadu, Sirasa
TV, Shakthi TV and MTV.
Direct to Home
(DTH) services are available for the following satellites:- Hotbird
2 for Europe, Nilesat for the Middle East
for more details.
2002 with Wild Fire
First ever new year celebration in Sri Lanka after 20 years
with peace in the country, going to rock Colombo on this 31st night
with different type of parties to celebrate.... Among all those
celebrations the most happening dance will be at the Ceylon Continental
hotel's BBQ & Beer Garden together with its adjoining Sapphire
Ballroom, where over 1500 party lovers could gather. No worries
about the rain out side and inside venues will provide the maximum
entertainment for everybody.
YES FM will
be presenting this glamorous 31st night dance with every -famous
Wild Fire to makes sure the best music will be played for everybody.
Famous red-hot YES FM crew will be spinning the hottest music in
town for the hottest people.
comprise a mesmerizing fashion show, sexy belly dance, and best
Latino dancers from the Dance max to keep the rhythm hotter and
hotter every minute of the evening.
of mega sound, Unbelievable lighting show by Imagine, Redhot decor
will create the most patronized dance in hi-fahion. The guest will
be able to bring in liquor for a nominal corkage rate and that would
be Rs. 500/- nett for foreign liquor and Rs. 300/= nett for local
liquor and wines.
this never to miss 31st Night Dance will be Rs. 2500/-nett including
dinner - and Rs. 1500 nett dance only. Also a room package is available
for couples who would prefer to remember the night than others for
a nominal rate of Rs. 9000/= nett and it will include a Double room,
two dance tickets, dinner and breakfast for two and evenign tea
or coffee. Check-in time will be 12noon on December 31 and the Check-out
time is 6.00pm on January1 2003.
will be available at the special events desk at the Ceylon Continental
Hotel, Yes FM studio Crescat and rich and famous Majestic City and
Crescat. Limited tickets available.
call Tel. 421221 (Ceylon Continental special events desk)
come alive at Taj
One of Sri Lanka's most popular bands 'Friends', who have been performing
in Switzerland are now in SriLanka after three years. They are now
performing at Taj Samudra's Mix Bar. Catch them in action at the
Mix Bar on every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The line up
consists of Nihar Hameed, Udaya Welikala, Ushan Gunasekara, Marlon
Amarasekara and the new female vocalist Gabriela Janska. Gabriela
the newest addition to the band, who hail from the Czech Republic.
'Friends' who rocked Colombo three years ago are exclusively contracted
with Taj Samudra this season and will be performing throughout December
at various venues at the Taj.
On New Year's
Eve, they will be in action at the North Lawn of the Taj, where
a mega dinner dance will be held with a Grand International Buffet,
dancing, prizes and much more giveaways.