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Rain Dance Colour Festival – Raise The Roof

Live at

Opera House Manchester

Sat 14 Jan 2023

  Tickets available from £23.65

subject to a transaction fee of £3.80
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See one of the world’s most famous songs ‘Jind Mahi’ featured in the film ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ performed by “King of Bhangra” Malkit Singh MBE, along with Arjun, the pioneer of Hindi/R&B Fusion, captivating audiences all over the world, adding Navin Kundra who, recognised as ‘The UK’s fastest rising British Asian singing sensation’ will make this a unique and unforgettable music experience.

Why go and see it?

See one of the world’s most famous songs ‘Jind Mahi’ featured in the film ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ performed by Malkit Singh MBE promising to be a night to remember, so book your tickets now!

Raise the Roof is building awareness for better mental health & wellbeing at the Opera House (Est. 1912).

Production shot

Raise the Roof produced by Rain Dance Colour Festival promotes mental health and wellbeing, featuring key messages from NHS health and care leaders through our beloved artists, enticing new audiences to enjoy the magic of Bhangra, Bollywood. R&B and global fusion music through the community.

Malkit Singh is often credited as the legendary pioneer, who brought Punjabi folk from the fields and straight onto the world stage. His songs have featured in many films including blockbuster’s Bend it Like Beckham and Monsoon Wedding. From humble Punjabi origins, Malkit has used Bhangra music in cross-cultural experiments, earning him the highest respect amongst Bhangra aficionados. He has a global fan base which continues to grow from strength to strength every year.

Arjun, the pioneer in the Hindi/R&B Fusion genre, music videos attract millions of views, and was signed to India’s biggest record label T-Series. ‘I’ll Be Waiting’, his first single released on the T-Series channel has racked up over 80 million views, charted at #1 in the iTunes India Chart and spent over 40 weeks in the UK BBC Asian Download Chart.

Navin Kundra is an award-winning artist well known for his three consecutive top 20 singles in the UK urban charts. With recognition for his wonderful voice and being a splendid entertainer, from King Charles III, his ability to transcend cultural, language, genre and age barriers on stage, on camera and online is next to none making Raise the Roof a multi-generational event that you cannot miss!

AJ Wavy is a British born DJ/Producer who has amassed an incredible online audience with close to 1 million followers on socials in just a year. His unique blend of Eastern cultural classics with modern contemporary western sounds has captivated viewers from all over the world.

A fusion of Western R&B, Hip Hop and Indian pop smash hits has become AJ’s trademark having gained over 15 million views across TikTok and YouTube.

Saloni is an Indo-British artist with a combination of eastern and western sounds with many of her songs having an infectious beat, perfect for the dancefloor.

Saloni is proud to share and popularise Telugu music which is set to uplift and inspire with many of her songs encompassing empowering lyrics and a memorable chorus.

Nights you don’t want to miss

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Cast and Creatives



Malkit Singh

Malkit Singh

Navin Kundra

Navin Kundra

AJ Wavy

AJ Wavy



Stats and facts

Arjun is currently the most viewed UK Asian artist on YouTube, with over 1

billion views

Opera House Manchester

3 Quay St, Manchester M3 3HP, UK

Deansgate Station