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Raise the Roof is building awareness for better mental health & wellbeing at the Opera House (Est. 1912).
Raise the Roof produced by Rain Dance Colour Festival promotes mental health and wellbeing, featuring key messages from NHS health and care leaders through our beloved artists, enticing new audiences to enjoy the magic of Bhangra, Bollywood. R&B and global fusion music through the community.
Malkit Singh is often credited as the legendary pioneer, who brought Punjabi folk from the fields and straight onto the world stage. His songs have featured in many films including blockbuster’s Bend it Like Beckham and Monsoon Wedding. From humble Punjabi origins, Malkit has used Bhangra music in cross-cultural experiments, earning him the highest respect amongst Bhangra aficionados. He has a global fan base which continues to grow from strength to strength every year.
Arjun, the pioneer in the Hindi/R&B Fusion genre, music videos attract millions of views, and was signed to India’s biggest record label T-Series. ‘I’ll Be Waiting’, his first single released on the T-Series channel has racked up over 80 million views, charted at #1 in the iTunes India Chart and spent over 40 weeks in the UK BBC Asian Download Chart.
Navin Kundra is an award-winning artist well known for his three consecutive top 20 singles in the UK urban charts. With recognition for his wonderful voice and being a splendid entertainer, from King Charles III, his ability to transcend cultural, language, genre and age barriers on stage, on camera and online is next to none making Raise the Roof a multi-generational event that you cannot miss!
Opera House Manchester
Originally The New Theatre, it opened on Boxing Day, 1912. It went through several iterations, being renamed once before becoming the Opera House in 1920. It's also been used for different functions; as a cinema in WW2, then a bingo hall before reopening as a theatre again in 1984. Since, it has hosted magnificent shows like Barnum and Phantom of the Opera.