SCORPIONS carried out a historic live performance final evening (Friday, Might 6) at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis to have fun Bangladesh’s 50 years of independence. The Golden Jubilee Bangladesh Live performance featured as particular friends certainly one of Bangladesh’s most outstanding artists, CHIRKUTT. Fan-filmed video of the SCORPIONS present will be seen under.
The Bangladesh Data and Communication Know-how (ICT) Division organized the occasion with the assist of the Bangladesh Hello-Tech Park Authority, the United Nations Improvement Programme, the U.S. Embassy in Bangladesh, and native sponsors with the intent of gaining a world viewers and celebrating Bangladesh’s golden anniversary by a dwell, one-night-only musical efficiency on this planet’s most well-known enviornment.
Proceeds from the occasion will profit the United Nations Improvement Programme’s world consciousness marketing campaign on cyber safety packages for the youth and youngsters, particularly in underneath developed international locations.
After gaining its independence, Bangladesh’s financial system has grown massively with the assist of various important sectors similar to agriculture, RMG, Power, Prescription drugs, and ICT.
A earlier Live performance for Bangladesh, organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, was held at Madison Sq. Backyard on August 1, 1971, that includes Ringo Starr, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Billy Preston, Leon Russell and BADFINGER.
With over 110 million data offered around the globe, SCORPIONS performed fan favorites from their unbelievable catalogue, together with “Wind Of Change”, “Nonetheless Loving You”, “Rock You Like A Hurricane”, “Ship Me An Angel” and plenty of extra.
Based in Hannover, West Germany in 1965, SCORPIONS had been a part of the primary wave of steel within the Seventies with their debut album, “Lonesome Crow”, launched in 1972. The band rose to enviornment standing with seminal releases “Lovedrive”, “Virgin Killer” and “Animal Magnetism”. Within the ’80s, SCORPIONS amassed a string of Billboard chart toppers from “Love At First Sting” and “Blackout”, together with Prime 10 singles “Rock You Like A Hurricane” and “No One Like You”, as nicely a string of profitable singles similar to “Ship Me An Angel”, “Nonetheless Loving You” and “Wind Of Change”.
SCORPIONS had been ranked No. 46 on VH1‘s “Best Artists Of Laborious Rock” and their hit “Rock You Like A Hurricane” landed at No. 18 on VH1‘s record of the “100 Best Laborious Rock Songs”.
Celebrated throughout the globe, the long-lasting rock act has acquired a number of honors, together with World Music Award winners, a postage stamp in Brazil, a Star on Hollywood RockWalk, and Echo honors. Most just lately, they had been honored with the Decrease Saxon State Award.
CHIRKUTT is among the hottest fusion band music troupes in Bangladesh. Based in 2002, the band has additionally labored on a number of native movie music scores of their residence nation. After releasing their debut full-length album “Chirkuttnama” in 2010, and thru dwell performances, that they had a speedy upsurge in development.