Heard of Vidya Vox? Love her? If yes, here's a major good news for you. If not, you need to go check out her YouTube channel now! The Indian-born singer is now a major global star, all thanks to her ear for fusion music. Known primarily for her Hollywood-Indian mashups, she has now ventured into the territory of original songs.
Her latest single "Kuthu Fire" has impressed millions of netizens. Now, she is ready to bring the magic near you. Her Kuthu Fire Tour in India is scheduled for November 2017. In celebration of her song, the tour, taking place from November 17 to 26.
The tour, in collaboration with Radio Mirchi, is titled 'Mirchi Live with Vidya Vox –The Kuthu Fire Tour. The word 'kuthu', originally from the Tamil language, refers to their folk songs and traditional dance. The YouTube description of the song Kuthu Fire states that Vidya is paying a tribute to the dabankuthu songs that she grew up listening by creating this song with "extra party vibes."
Sounds fun right? If you still can't make up your mind, let me give you a little more information.
Who is Vidya Vox?
Originally named Vidya Iyer, the singer and YouTube sensation was born in Chennai, India, and had been brought up in Virginia, US. She loved singing since her childhood and had been trained in Carnatic music. Vidya opened a channel on YouTube in April 2015, to try out her luck as a music artist. With producer Shankar Tucker, she has belted out more than 35 songs till date, including mashups, covers and original tracks. In just two years, she has gained global acclaim and won the hearts of millions.
Her mashup of Chainsmoker's Closer with Bollywood song Kabira made her a rage among the youth. She has also collaborated with other singers and YouTube personalities to churn out music videos that have wowed the viewers. Her original songs, though deviating from her usual style, give a new richness to her voice and music.
Her YouTube channel now has more than three million followers and more than 270 million views.
Know all about the Kuthu Fire Tour
The Kuthu Fire Tour in India will span 10 days and six Indian cities - Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi and Ahmedabad.
Here is the schedule for the tour that promises to be super fun.
|Pune||November 17||Amanora Ground|
|Kolkata||November 18||Nicco Park|
|Hyderabad||November 19||Hitex Exhibition Centre|
|Bengaluru||November 24||St. Francis High School|
|Delhi||November 25||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium|
|Ahmedabad||November 26||To be announced|
You can book tickets at the BookMyShow website. Ticket prices start from 499 INR onwards.