FRIDAUS is an independent band from Chandigarh. They all started their journey as FIRDAUS in 2018. Then within a year, they came up with 2 originals ie., “ROYA” & “KALAKAAR”. Till now FRIDAUS has performed in more then 18 cities, in different festivals, colleges, clubs and so on. FRIDAUS will be releasing their debut album very soon.
Pawan Chauhan – Lead Vocals/Acoustic Guitar
Aarush Sharma – Lead Guitars
Ankit Sachdeva – Drummer/ Manager
Shubham Lp Dhiman – Bassist/ RAP Vocals
Here is Firdaus band in a conversation with GOGO Magazine.
1) When did your journey as a musician begin?
We people started our journey as a musician 5 years ago, like we all started the journey playing individually with some other artists, then we formed this band in the earlies of 2018.
2) Which was your first song?
3) Which has been your most memorable live performance?
Indie Blast Music Festival. It is our most memorable live performance, as it was our first ticket show and we played our debut album live for the very first time, so it makes that performance most memorable for us.
4) Tell us about the story behind “fridaus” band and the journey so far ?
There is no interesting story behind Fridaus, two of the members of the band Ankit and Aarush were already playing in the same band before Fridaus, Then someday Ankit and Shubham met each other at the football ground and thought of making music together, Pawan was already in the same college with Shubham and Aarush. This is how we all met. The journey so far has been good, we have played 100+ shows so far, including ticket shows, different festivals, colleges festivals. Etc.
5) Who has been your inspiration?
If you see, everyone has their own individual inspiration, everyone gets inspired by their individual inspirator.
6) Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?
We see ourselves in the next 10 years, playing more shows, playing our albums, making more fans, playing ticket shows and getting fans over there.
7) Tell us about your upcoming projects?
We are coming up with our album very soon.
8) Which is your most preferred genre?
We always had a similar taste from the beginning of this band. We love to play Hindi rock and English Rock.
9) How was life in quarantine?
Life was in isolation. We have made a lots of music, we have got our originals ready, you’ll get to see the stuff soon.
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