Levi’s® Live’s Session 8 welcomed 2018 with contemporary talents performing live at Riot Studios. Since 2016, the platform has stayed true to its essence of reviving live music in the nation. Levi’s® Live has showcased the diversity of talent that can be found in Pakistan and continues to promote the young musicians of the country by bringing them to center stage and have them perform in front of a live audience,
The eighth session of Levi’s® Live was opened by Shorbanoor, the solo endeavor of Lahore-based songwriter Shehzad Noor followed by Taimoor Salahuddin aka Mooroo, the signer-songwriter headlined by the contemporary fusion band Mughal-e-Funk. The performances ranged from Shorbanoor’s rock ‘n’ roll to Mooroo’s groovy pop ballads and ended with a contemporary take of classical music with Mughal-e-Funk.
Shorbanoor is the solo project of Lahore-based songwriter Shehzad Noor who was previously associated with Poor Rich Boy. He is accompanied live by Jamal Rahman on guitar and synth, Sameer Ahmed on bass and Fahad Khan on drums.
Taimoor Salahuddin better known by his stage name Mooroo is a Pakistani entertainer, singer-songwriter, actor, director, producer and vlogger. Since the beginning of his career in 2011, his songs or music videos has been nominated for Lux Style Awards eight times, winning it once in 2016 for his song Maryam. His writes, composes and produces his own music with session players coming in for live performances.
On performing at Levi’s® Live Shorbanoor said; “. It was great performing at Levi’s® Live. I felt like we were able to connect with the crowd. It was a lot of fun. This was my favorite show for shorbanoor so far”
Speaking about his experience at Levi’s® Live Taimoor Salahuddin said “I had a great time playing at Levi’s® Live, I have been following it for a while and have discovered new musicians through it., I had always heard that the audience and energy at these session’s is great, and I got a chance to witness it myself – it was absolutely awesome. It was an honor for me to have some high profile celebrities and musicians whose music and work I respect and look up to were there in the audience watching me perform.]