LIVE at PORT Music #05
Curated by: PORT
LIVE at PORT connects like-minded communities and gives a platform to the upcoming, alternate, and stimulating.
Music, just like good food and coffee, is integral to us and helps bring together like-minded communities. Presenting a fresh line up of young musicians from around the city, in 12 monthly sessions of LIVE at PORT.
Join us every second Friday to experience voices that are new and experimental! This month catch artists Joel Padikkal and Bryan Rodrigues perform their original music.
Passes available at PORT and G5A.
About the artist
Bandra based musician, Joel Padikkal, started his career in the music scene during his junior college days in Wilson College, Chowpatty. He along with David Britto went on to form Blues-Rock outfit, The Tripp. The Tripp, with Joel on vocals and David on bass, played their first gig at IBAR, Bandra.
Music has always been a major part of Joel’s life. He has grown up listening to the classics. Elvis, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown and most importantly, Eric Clapton, were artists that greatly influenced his career choice and the genre he chose.
With The Tripp, Joel has played at various venues across the country including Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Hard Rock Café in Mumbai, blueFROG in Mumbai & Pune, The Moon and Six Pence in Chennai, Strawberry Fields in Bangalore, The High Spirits Café in Pune and SulaFest 2017. As a part of the band, he also been featured on leading music channels Vh1 Music Diaries and Balcony TV, Mumbai.
Apart from performing with the band, Joel also performs with partner, Desiree Saldanha, an upcoming vocalist from the indie circuit. Together, Joel & Desiree look to release their own music later this year with their psychedelic rock band, TWEAKD.
Bryan Rodrigues is an independent singer-songwriter, musician and theatre artiste. He started his music career in 2013 with a few covers, rough writings and homemade rough demos. With SoundCloud and few local cultural awards got him popularity with the locals.
In September 2014 Bryan was cast in the legendary rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR by Raëll Padamsee's ACE Productions. Over the years he has grown as a vocalist, theatre artiste and even a backing vocalist. Bryan has also worked with many renowned musicians and artists in the industry like Alyque Padamsee, Deirdre Lobo D'cunha, Lesli Lewis, Pranshu Jha, YRF, Shankar Mahadevan, Clinton Cerejo and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
Bryan is currently associated with Bombay's famous choral group 'The Salvation Singers'. Bryan has performed at the Global Citizens Festival, Nariyal Paani, Bandcamp, Hard Rock Café, St. Andrews auditorium, Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, Tata Theatre, NCPA, The Beer Café and Tuning Fork (The Habitat).