Retro Rock Night with \

Retro Rock Night with \"NILE\" Live Band@ One Flight Down-Hyderabad

 

About The Event

Genre -Classic Rock

Members - Suresh, Raj, Praveen, Daniel and Steven.

Biography Lineup and history

Original lineup–2009 V.Suresh – Guitars & Vocals , Ashok Nair –Guitars & Vocals, Raj Kiran –Bass, Ramesh Venkat –Drums. Shakila Dausi joined the band in 2010 on lead vocals.

Past performances :

Nile was signed up as an in-house band for regular performances at LEVITATE Lounge Bar, Karkhana ,Secundrabad from Jan 2010 to May 2010. Nile also performed at the other venues in...cluding Extreme Sports Bar Banjara and Karkhana, SYN at Taj Deccan , Secundrabad Club, Eat Street at Necklace Road, The PARK Hotel , Vizag, ELLAH Hotel ,Gachibowli and other private venues. 

Total performances in 2009 -2010 : 26

The Band witnessed lineup changes in 2011 and is now geared up for a new look and sound to hit the scene this season. 

Present Lineup – 2011

V.Suresh – Guitars & Vocals , Steven Benhur –Guitar & Vocals, Raj Kiran –Bass, Pravin David – Drums and Daniel Reddy on lead vocals.

Yes,that's us.So come see us sometime!
Band Members : 

  • Daniel Reddy – Lead Vocals : Danny has been in the music circuit for till 2008 with excellent exposure and experience working with various bands including Shangrila in Hyderabad. Has many performances to his credit in the last few years.
  • V.Suresh – Lead Guitar and Vocals : A veteran of the 80’s and 90’s music circuit in Kerala and Bangalore. Was in music from 1986 to 1997 with original Band ‘ Primitive Knights” from Palghat for 7 years and then moved on to form STONECOLD in 1994 at Bangalore. He with Stonecold recorded their debut demo track “Stonecold” which was featured on Great India Rock Vol 1 in 1995-96 and received accolades from the music fraternity in those times. He reappeared on the music circuit in Hyderabad in 2007 with “ Band with no name “ at Hyderabad after a long gap and later moved on to form “NILE “. He has performed with noted musicians and bands namely Sumith Ramachandran of Hip Pocket,Kolkata Eloy Issacs of erstwhile 13 A.D from Cochin, Sanjay Chandrakath of Aftermath from Chennai, Shortwave Band - Palghat etc.
  • Praveen David –Drums: He is professional drummer pal excellence and an extremely talented musician for many years and has performed with International Jazz artists and has been a part of “MOKSHA” the rock band from Chennai. He has innumerable performances to his credit in more than 15 years of his musical journey. 
  • Steven Benhur – Guitars & Backing vocals: Steven is a mild mannered serious Guitar player of great musical vocabulary and finness especially on Chord work and arrangements. He has been several performance to his credit with various bands in Hyderabad and is currently with NILE since 2010.
  • Raj Kiran -Bass Guitar: He is also a serious musician with a great attitude and supports the Band with his punchy bass lines. 

Current Location Hyderabad.

 Influences

The Band covers mostly popular Bands including Scorpions , Pink Floyd, Doobie Brothers , Deep Purple, The Doors, The Beatles, Eagles, Van Halen , Saigon Kick, Def Leopard, Mr Big, Jimmy Hendrix, Bryan Adams , The Police , Sting, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan, Iron Maiden, Pearl Jam , Dire Straits , Bon Jovi, Ozzy Ozzbourne, Mettalica, Bad company, Led Zeppellin and so on….The Band is currently working on an original track to be recorded and released by end of 2011.

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