Free Tickets for Malkoo at The Drum

Malkoo the upcoming popular singer from Pakistan will be performing at The Drum on Sunday 13th November and DESIblitz gives you the chance to win free tickets to watch this entertaining show.

"I don't do any other work, just music, music."

DESIblitz has teamed up with The Drum, Jazba Entertainment and Mirza Video to give our readers the chance to win free tickets to watch ‘Malkoo’ perform live at The Drum on Sunday 13th November 2011.

‘Malkoo’ aka Mohammad Ashraf Malik, hailing from Sargodha in Pakistan’s Punjab is a versatile and accomplished poet, singer song writer. Having released several albums and smash hits including the infamous ‘Kala Jora’, his unique and distinct rustic voice has won him a huge following in Pakistan, India and the Punjabi diaspora across the world. His vitality and vigor are unmatched amongst his peers, with his live performances creating an infectious energy which gets the audiences tapping their feet and singing along to his songs.

In his younger years, Malkoo attended and got his High School Degree (which is known as a Matric Degree) from Malikwal Government High School Malik Wal Mandi Bhaud Din. In Lahore, he got his Masters Degree in English. He started writing songs for other artists. One such example is Waris Baig’s album Aa Ja Nach Lay. Malkoo was inspired by Pakistani folk singer Mansoor Malangi.

His own favourite song is ‘Chubara’ which is a constant reminder for him of his twelve year struggle to get noticed the music scene. He arrived to Lahore in 1992 to study and it was not until 2004 when he released his first album “Sochna Vi Na” and since then has released 10 further albums.

Malkoo is a very determined artist who has huge passion and love for music. In a television interview on ‘A Morning with Farah’ he said:

“You can sit me wherever you like and talk about music but if you sat and talked politics or anything else I would get bored. But if you talked about music I would sit with you all day!”

Malkoo has devoted his life to his music and says: “I don’t do any other work, just music, music.”

It was Malkoo’s mother who said he sang well as he recited a song for another artist. And since that encouragement he decided not only to write song but to sing himself too.

When composing songs he does not switch off and even whilst sleeping if he has an idea for a song, he will wake up and record it into his mobile phone to recall the next day! So, music plays a major role in his life.

You can see this wonderful artist perform live on stage in Birmingham at The Drum.

The show starts at 7.30pm on Sunday 13th November 2011.

This special family concert features some of the top popular artists coming out of Pakistan today. On stage, Malkoo is joined by Ms Adia Khan, Saleem Kamran and Kubra Malik.

To win a free pair of free tickets for this amazing concert, simply answer the question below and submit your answer to us now!

We have three pairs of tickets to give away. One entry will allow you to win two tickets for you to go with a friend or family member. The competition closes at 5.00pm on Saturday 12th November 2011. Please read the Terms and Conditions of the competition below before entering.


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Jas likes to keep in touch with the world of music and entertainment by writing about it. He does like hitting the gym too. His motto is 'The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination.'

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