Koblumpi Music Festival is heading to Islamabad this weekend. After a successful Lahore run, Koblumpi, presented by Mekaal Hasan, Origami and Imran Mirza, is heading to the capital city. It is scheduled to take place on February 9 at Rawal Lake in Bani Gala.
With Mehreen Rana as Festival Director, Mekaal Hasan as Show Director, the festival will display some of the best musicians the country has to offer, both established and emerging. The focus will be on original music.
The Islamabad chapter of Koblumpi will therefore feature Takatak, Karakoram, Maanu, Natasha Noorani, Mekaal Hasan Band, Poor Rich Boy, Keeray Makorey, Ali Noor, Jasim and The Pindi Boys, Ali Suhail, Sikandar Ka Mandar, Saakin, Amena Farooq, Haniya Alsam, Natasha Humera Ejaz and Uzair Jaswal.
The artist-driven festival, organized in partnership with Lotus PR, has tickets priced at Rs 1000 that will be available at the venue. The all-day event is for families as well as music fans; it will begin at 12 noon and end by 7 pm.
Speaking about Koblumpi’s Islamabad edition, Mekaal Hasan said in a press statement, “Koblumpi is a family and community event, which is all about bringing people together to enjoy a great afternoon out. The festival curates its own performers based on their track record of creating fresh music. In addition to the live music, there will be plentiful activities for children and families, a plethora of choices of cuisines, along with stalls featuring merchandising of the bands playing as well as original art stalls by visual artists.”