Lagori gets its name from the popular street game played in India. The Band Lagori is inspired by the rich diversity of culture that exists in India and the evolving definition of what it means to be ‘Indian’.Having grown up in the cosmopolitan city of Bangalore – a melting pot of cultures, ideas, languages and beliefs – Lagori’s music reflects the varied influences of each band member, culminating in a unique, fresh and honest sound.“Bangalore-based fusion rock band, Lagori, may have done the rounds of all the music venues in the city, but the band really knows how to give their fans a good time!”-Deccan Herald, Bangalore.
Name of Artist/Band? (Include all band members names and instruments played.)
Tejas Shankar - Vocals
Geeth Vaz - Lead Guitarist & Manager
Edward Angelo Rasquinha - Rhythm Guitar
Shalini Mohan - Bass
Vinyl Kumar - Drums & Percussion
What does your band name mean and where did it come from?
Lagori gets its name from the popular street game played in India. Lagori is a popular South Indian street game that is also known as ‘Lingorchya’, ‘Pitthu’ & ‘Sitoliya’ in various other parts of India.
Describe your sound for someone who’s never heard you?
As a band, we are fascinated by the rich diversity of culture that exists in our country, especially the evolving definition of what it means to be an’Indian’. We make music that reflects the face of the modern Indian Youth, by combining Indian Classical melodies & inflections with Rock Music, resulting in an interesting mix that is high on energy, while being catchy & soulful at the same time. We truly hope our music takes you on an euphoric ride, and you enjoy our Laghori Universe.
Tell us anything else that you would like people to know about you?
If we can make someone smile through our music, that’s our biggest triumph and motivator. Spreading happiness through our music is what we believe in.
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