Pioneered by Mekaal Hasan and Mehreen Rana of Origami, it was one of the first ticketed music events in recent years in the city
Music icon Mekaal Hassan joined forces with entertainment solutions company Origami and hosted one of the biggest music festivals of this year, The Koblumpi Music Festival 2019 on 22nd December at The Farm in Lahore. Indeed, it was one of the first ticketed music events in the city in some time.
The impressive music lineup brought together 16 amazing artists and bands from across Pakistan featuring 6 hours of power-packed live performances. The festival opened with Arsalan Hasan which was followed by Madlock, Harris Saeed, Luke William, Cosmic Fluid [the band came all the way from Karachi to perform at the festival], SikandarKaMandarandBayaan. The all new line-up of Mekaal Hasan Bandthen took the stage, who were later joined by Farheen Raza. Mekaal Hasan then introduced the new 16-year old sensation Romaisa Tariq, a Jazz and Opera singer. This was followed by live performances by Ali Suhail[where he also collaborated with Shorbanoor and Abdullah Siddiqui], KeerayMakoray, Poor Rich Boy[PRB collaborated with KeerayMakoray], Abdullah Siddiqui andQuadrum. The festival ended with a signature Ali Noorlive performance where he performed 4 brand new unreleased songs with a new band line-up. In attendance were music enthusiasts from Lahore along with celebrities and personalities such as the rock legend Ali Azmat, designer and radio personality Munib Nawaz and musicians MeeshaShafi, FarisShafi, Fahad Khan and Bilal Qasim to name a few.
Organized in partnership with Lotus PR, The Koblumpi Music Festival was an all day festival, from 12 noon to 8 pm, featuring a wide range of independent artists from across the country and engaging activities for kids and families such as jumping castles, cotton candy and popcorn stations, as well as a huge array of food stalls and refreshments. Indeed, Mehreen Rana at Origami and Mekaal Hasan provided an atmospheric experience for the independent music fans and families with children.
Origami, which was conceived in 2010, aims to provide and establish multiple platforms of different genres to provide entertainment for the youth in Pakistan.
The Koblumpi Music Festival consists of Festival DirectorMehreen Rana, Show Director Mekaal Hasan and Danish Qureshi as Lead Designer and Ali Khan as Creative Director with CityFM89 as the radio partner and Careem as the technology partner.