On a lovely December Sunday evening, people of Guwahati witnessed the first mainstream International act of Michael Learns to Rock (MLTR) in the Indira Gandhi Stadium at Sarusajai stadium, where the band rhythmically painted their love. The event was presented by Northeast Today and organised and managed by Making It Happen (MIH), and it was a pre-promo of METROPOLIS “Urban Winter Festival” 2016.
Thousands of MLTR fans thronged the Indira Gandhi Stadium to have a glimpse of their much-loved band members and the Danish band mesmerised the crowd with their magical performance. The audience also aptly supported them by singing along with. “The MLTR concert is splendid. It’s great to see our childhood heroes performing live here in Guwahati. It’s like a dream date with MLTR. We can’t ask for more,” says Gautam Hazarika (40), a state government of Assam official, who was dancing to the tunes of his favourite band.
Surprised by the huge numbers of fan following in the Assam’s capital city, Jascha Richter, the lead vocalist and keyboardist of the band, says during their performance, “We want to stay forever with you here,” adding, “We are having a great time here. Thanks for your love.”
Earlier on Saturday, while arriving at the Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati, Kare Wanscher, drummer of the band said, “Let’s paint the city with loveeeee,” MLTR’s India visit is part of their 25th Live Anniversary Celebration Tour and they have performed in Mumbai, Shillong and Delhi during their earlier visit to the country.