Roundup: Evening of Comedy and Magic

Roundup: Evening of Comedy and Magic

Feb 5, 2013

John Lanong, Swapan Verma and Sorabh Pant brought their awesomeness to the table at the evening of Comedy and Magic on the 2nd Feb 2013. The show kickstarted with a magical opening act by John Lanong who came out with genuine refinement of his craft, from turning blank paper into a hundred rupees bill to chewing a tube light! He’s got some pretty good...

Review: Mon Khmer @ Cloud 9

Review: Mon Khmer @ Cloud 9

Jan 19, 2013

Can we call the Mon Khmer gig a family gig? Yes, the presence of front man Hammarsing’s family and friends from his hometown could be one of the reasons, but what was seen to have made him more happy was the part where he got the chance to jam with his dad, the ever renowned Lou Majaw and local boys of POTFM fame who were declared winners of “THE ONE”...

In Pictures: Lasubon Kite Flying Festival 2013

In Pictures: Lasubon Kite Flying Festival 2013

Jan 10, 2013

Kite Flying is very popular here in our hometown and often we see kite flying taking form in a battle rather known as kite fighting and this is a common sight that we usually see here, be it kids or young adults. This game is very popular many a times there would be kids  running after kites that have been cut. The kite running law is such that once a kite is...

2012 Roundup: Best gigs of 2012

2012 Roundup: Best gigs of 2012

Jan 1, 2013

Year 2012 has undoubtedly been very appealing in terms of live music here in our small town, from pub rock shows to bigger live open air shows and festivals. As for most of us here at Chameleon Press, we’d attended almost every gig possible  and there are some which we think stood out. Taking that into consideration, here is the chameleon pick on some of the...

Escape to Mawkdok : Roundup

Escape to Mawkdok : Roundup

Dec 21, 2012

  Music, food and beverages are perfect compadres amidst the lush green hills of a place that’s a few kilometers away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Both depend on people breaking the mould and experiencing something new whether chilling next to the bonfire or in the musicians’ case, delivering a hotbox of various tunes that grab the most of...

Review: Shillong Autumn Festival 2012 Grand Finale

Review: Shillong Autumn Festival 2012 Grand Finale

Nov 11, 2012

For a festival that is very anticipated and that celebrates some unique aspect of our region’s culture in various ways, this year’s Shillong Autumn Festival fails to hit the Shillong scene as hard as it usually does. Being a seasonal event and the most enthralling one of the state, not setting the peak in its seventh year was a disappointment to...

Harley Rock Riders 2012 – Shillong

Harley Rock Riders 2012 – Shillong

Oct 9, 2012

With a large portion of early attendees to witness the very first HARLEY ROCK RIDERS the State Central library compound was overpopulated with both music lovers and bike enthusiast, as this is the first show that has brought the marvelous and ever popular Harley Bikes to our city. The evenings show kick-started with a set by Shillong’s veteran punk pop act...

Rangdap emerges as winner of Autumn Music Festival 2012 – Shillong leg.

Rangdap emerges as winner of Autumn Music Festival 2012 – Shillong leg.

Sep 23, 2012

Throughout the several weekends of the different months and days we’ve seen, heard and even experienced live bands, karaoke event, EDM sessions, guitar workshops and festivals. The scene’s changing, and hopefully it gets better in the coming days. Cut to what has just happened though, past Friday the 21st September this place woke up to the sounds of 10 no...

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