06 Music Friday, April 13, 2018 | www.goantimes.titosgoa.com | 12 Pages The world's live music capital is in Australia, new census finds Melbourne's live music scene is the largest in the world, and also attracts more people than AFL in Australia's footy-loving capital, new data shows. Melbourne has outshone London and Los Angeles as the live music capital of the world, new data shows. Live gigs across Australia's sporting capital attracted more people in 2017 than the AFL, NRL, basketball, cricket, soccer, Spring Racing Carnival and Grand Prix combined, the Melbourne Live Music Census found. About 17.5 million people attended music gigs in Melbourne last year, compared to the 4.66 million crowd total at AFL matches, data results showed on Thursday. The census found Melbourne has more music venues per person than any other city on Earth, with one venue for every 9503 residents. Ace Hood performs at the Jumanji Festival on March 9, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Source:Getty This compared to London, with one venue per 34,350 people and Los Angeles, which has one venue per 19,607. On each Saturday night in 2017, 93 per cent of Melbourne venues hosted a gig, generating more than $1.4 billion in ticket sales, drinks, food and merchandise. The census was a joint effort by RMIT University, inner-city councils and Music Victoria, with volunteers visiting venues across Melbourne and Jimmy Barnes performs at the MND concert in Melbourne Park. Source: Getty its suburbs to collect the data. The results show Melbourne has bucked the global trend of a declining live music scene, Music Victoria boss Patrick Donovan said in a statement. "The number of gigs and audiences are growing, as well as the number of part-time live music venues," he said. "(It) is consistent with the popularity Madonna performs in concert at Rod Laver Arena on March 12, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. Source:Getty of live music at non-traditional venues... such as the (National Gallery of Victoria), the Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum." [sbs.com.au] Good Charlotte performing at Australia's first Download Festival at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Source: AAP Yo Yo Honey Singh goes musical with tabla New Delhi, Apr 10 (UNI) Known for his hip-hop and upbeat music, Yo Yo Honey Singh loves playing varied musical instruments, especially classical instruments. The latest post of Honey Singh showcases his love for Tabla. Honey Singh took to his social media recently to give a sneak peek into a musical session of him with his nephew, playing the tabla. The 'Blue Eyes' singer is often spotted jamming with musical instruments when not in a studio. Honey Singh took to Instagram to share, "Had a great Tabla Session with My Nephew Sparsh Sangam!! We just love n live music #music#classical music #tabla". Honey Singh is one artist that draws inspiration from various musical instruments. The music star listens to various genres of music from different parts of the world especially Peru and Argentina to always keep growing. Honey Singh was earlier seen listening to folk music to enhance his musical experiences. It is a known fact that Honey Singh plays harmonium and almost every composition by the singer is first played on the harmonium and then the sound mixer is used. LIVE MUSIC on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday. 8PM 13th April - Elvis LOBO (guitar) and friends 15th April - Bill (Jazz) 17th April - Vamsee Krishna (one man band) Every Monday – Oysters (Special Offer), Every Wednesday – Fire Show and Sushi and Crabs (1 kg of crabs – 800rs), Every Thursday – Fish Day (fish & seafood plate for RS 1500 only), Every Saturday – Cocktail Party (Free Cocktails for girls from 7PM) Open 24/7, excluding monsoon +918888558614, +918390339250
07 Cinema Friday, April 13, 2018 | www.goantimes.titosgoa.com | 12 Pages I would want my son Taimur to be a cricketer: Kareena Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s son, Taimur Ali Khan has become the nation’s favorite. He is clicked everywhere he goes; be it his play-school or playtime. Saif and Kareena have both said in jest, in interviews, that Taimur is the biggest superstar of their family. Kareena Kapoor Khan attended an event in the city and was asked what profession she would like to choose for son Taimur. She replied, “I wouldn’t want to choose, I hope he chooses,” and then added, “Well, I would want Taimur to be a cricketer.” Saif was recently spotted playing gully cricket at a shoot in Rajasthan and little Taimur held by mom Kareena looked in awe. Denied class promotion, female singer joins allboys school An 11-year-old female student has been admitted to Dehradun's Col Brown Cambridge School, an all-boys academy, when her own school denied her class promotion due to attendance shortage after her participation in a singing reality show. Being the only girl at the boys academy, Shekinah Mukhiya will wear the same uniform as the boys and use the staff bathroom. Family Time With Kapil Sharma suspended for a month due to cancelled shoots Kapil Sharma’s new show, which struggled to win over fans in its first few episodes, has reportedly been suspended by the channel for almost a month. According to a report in The Indian Express, Family Time With Kapil Sharma will not air new episodes for the whole of April as the show’s host has been keeping unwell and cancelling shoots every week. The reports quotes an anonymous ‘highly placed source close to the current show,’ who agrees that the show failed to do well. “See the first episode of Kapil’s latest show was nothing like its predecessor...It only did Priyanka Chopra reveals that she lost out on a movie because of her skin-color Priyanka, who plays the role of the protagonist in Quantico, also shared an incident where she lost out on a movie due to her skin color. “It happened last year. I was out for a movie, and somebody [from the studio] called one of my agents and said, ‘She’s the wrong—what word did they used?—‘physicality.’ So in my defense as an actor, I’m like, ‘Do I need to be skinnier? Do I need to get in shape? Do I need to have abs?’ Like, what does ‘wrong physicality’ mean?” And then my agent broke it down for me. Like, ‘I think, Priy, they meant that they wanted someone who’s not brown.’ It affected me," she said. Salman Khan starrer Race 3 to be relocated to India Producer Ramesh Taurani and director Remo D’Souza have reason to rejoice, though conditionally. Race 3 the film that they are in the process of completing with Salman Khan in the lead is now in the safe zone, what with the Superstar being granted bail. But there is a catch. Salman won’t be allowed to shoot outside India without the Honourable court’s permission. Rather than go through the arduous task of getting the relevant permission to head to exotic locations, Salman and his producer-director have now decided to shoot in India. There were action scenes to be shot in handpicked locations across the world. well on TRP charts as Kapil has a very ardent fan following and was going to be back on television after a hiatus of seven months. So naturally, his fans did watch their favourite comedian’s new show but it lacked the punch that they expected,” the source said. The sources revealed how the Kapil’s ‘health issues or personal issues’ have been ‘deviating his attention and focus from work’. The channel therefore decided to not shoot any new episodes for the whole of April. “Right now, we want to him get better first. So that once he is back, he is completely devoted to work like he has always been,” the source added. Rohit Shetty: Working on the script for 'a lady Singham' Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, maker of hit cop franchise "Singham", revealed that he is working on a script for "a lady Singham". Rohit, who launched animation series "Little Singham", in collaboration with Discovery Kids, Reliance Animation and Rohit Shetty Picturez here on Tuesday, said during the media interaction, that in wake of female empowerment and gender equality, soon there will be a female Singham movie. "We are planning, it is being planned, we are working on the script for a lady Singham, just like we made 'Singham' and now are making ' Simmba'. It will take a lot of time, we are planning and working on creating an environment where there is a women character, who is also a cop, he said. "The germ or thought is there to create this whole Ananya, Tara to be lead actresses in Student Of The Year 2 And the wait is finally over. Drum roll....Karan Johar has finally announced the entire starcast of his upcoming film Student Of The Year 2. Directed by Punit Malhotra, SOTY 2 features Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria and Ananya Pandey in the principal roles. SOTY 2 marks the debut of Tara and Ananya while it is Tiger's first film with KJo's Dharma Productions. Student Of The Year 2 began filming in Dehradun on April 9 at the St. Teresa High School. Ananya is the daughter of Chunky and Bhavana Pandey, and started making public appearances last year. cop universe; we will make a film that will have a lady cop. And we will add a lady cop in our 'Little Singham' too," said Rohit.