Kanchan Daniel and the Beards

by Anisha Peter March 05, 2015

Blues music with hints of rock, Kanchan Daniel and the Beards are a band from Mumbai that came together in 2012. A power and captivating vocalist, Kanchan Daniel also writes the songs for the band. The line-up consists of Kush Upadhyay on rhythm guitar, Mukesh Lobo on keyboards, Anand Kamath on bass and Varoon Aiyer on drums. Their music is influenced by Ray Charles and Led Zeppelin that impacts their blues and rock guitar strains. Their covers of artists like Gnarles Barkley, Lady Gaga and even Frank Sinatra shows the versatility and talent of the band.

They’ve played at venues like Blue Frog, Café Zoe, Humming Tree and even the New Wave Music Fest. They recently played at NDTV’s Cancerthon where they played ‘The Road’, a song that narrates Kanchan’s battle with cancer when she was 17. They have a whole bunch of covers and originals available online. Make sure you give them a listen and catch them live next time they are in your city.

 

 

Anisha Peter
Anisha Peter


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