Ashesh Nekhvam

Ashesh Nekhvam

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Ashesh Nekhvam are Nepal’s premier blues rock band with a unique blend of rock, blues and Eastern rhythms.
Hailed by the German press as ‘the reincarnation of Jimi Hendrix from Kathmandu’, Ashesh Nekhvam’s mix of psychedelic blues rock has that essential blues spirit of humbleness and poverty performed live at a technical level that is simply unmatched by other bands today. Their growing international fan base brings them back to Europe and UK in 2011 for a follow-up to their successful 201

Biography

Ashesh Nekhvam are Nepal’s premier blues rock band with a unique blend of rock, blues and Eastern rhythms. Nekhvam means “crazy about music” in the Newari language and started as a blues trio in 1994 by the two brothers Ashesh and Sibesh Dangol.
Hailed by the German press as ‘the reincarnation of Jimi Hendrix from Kathmandu’, Ashesh the front man of the band is also popularly known as the Himilaya Hendrix in Europe and Nepal.Ashesh Nekhvam’s mix of psychedelic blues rock has that essential blues spirit of humbleness and poverty performed live at a technical level that is simply unmatched by other bands today. Their growing international fan base brings them back to Europe and UK in 2011 for a follow-up to their successful 2010 tours of Norway and Germany.

Many of their distinctive songs are composed in English and Nepali. Currently working on their third album, “New Spirit”, tracks include “In my Brother’s Blues”, “The Wind” and “Listen”. Well known at home for their support of a number of charity projects in Nepal,Scotland and England, they have a keen following in their home city of Kathmandu and will share their magic again in 2012 with audiences across Uk.

Ashesh Nekhvam is the first band from Nepal to do the international tour in the Blues Rock category.They Have already toured in Spain, Norway, Germany, Scotland, and England. And is promoting Blues here in Nepal. Ashesh Nekhvam is the new sound for the Blues listener which can be heard in their first debut album song titled "in search towards Freedom". Ashesh Nekhvam has already been the Icon for coming up New artist here in Nepal and South Asia.Though Nepal is know out side as a poor and Mountaineering country now through Ashesh Nekhvam's music they have shown the new face of Nepal through Music.

Performances and Project of the band please log on to the following url.. address.
http://www.nekhvam.com.np/page/Performances

Discography

First Album " Free Spirit"

Track Song Title
1 Insearch towards Freedom
2 Yaklo Jeevan

Second Album "Free Spirit II

2 timi lai ma k bhanu (nominated in the best rock composition and group performance by group or duo in Hits fm 91.2)

Set List

1.Dark clouds all over the Sky
2.Bahula
3.Listen
4.Timi Lai Ma
5.In search towards freedom
6.The Wind
7.In my brothers blues
8.come and hold me tight
9.Leeches Blues
10.I'm I'm
11.Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix)