raiser for ‘Revolution’
‘Revolution’, a new outfit with many talented musicians,
will come alive on their maiden concert at the St Anthony’s
College hall on Sunday, July 25 at 6,30 pm.
band comprises of seven talented musicians. They are lead guirtarist,
Ajith Priyanka, Chamila Kumara on rhythm, Gihan Kumara on bass,
Tharanga Sampath on keyboards, Niroshan Sanjeewa on drums and their
star attraction Ryan Marlon, the main vocalist, who is a popular
figure in the local music scene.
to their Manager Ravi Tennakoon,the difference in this band is that
all these talented players are hand picked from rural areas of the
country like, Udupussellawa, Pasyala, Ruwanwella, Warakapola, and
from the village background and moving into western music scene
is the biggest challenge to the boys’ he said. “But
they took this challenge with full of hope and undefeatable determination
to be the best in the island and even with a dream; if there is
a possibility to show the world the talents of Sri Lankan. Some
one may feel this is not a possibility but we should give benefit
of the doubt to these talented players to prove it” he said.
Tennakoon, the Manager of this band, who looks after all the players
and driving them towards their target by supporting them is all
aspects like financial support, training, providing all equipment,
getting experts’ advices .
Lappen one of the experts, train ‘Revolution’ to hit
their goal. Joe is a well experienced professional player attached
to a leading band in Colombo, who has been a great support to bring
out talents of these young musicians. After strenuous training and
playing around the country in private jigs for one year they are
coming out with their first concert in Kandy on July 25.