Nazareth arrives to rock Shirui Lily Festival
IMPHAL, 15th Oct: After much waiting, members of the Scottish hard rock band “Nazareth” arrived at Imphal on Tuesday to give a stupendous performance at the inaugural of ShiRock Festival 2019 which is a part of the Shirui Lily Festival to be held in Ukhrul district starting Wednesday.
Upon their arrival, a press conference was organised at Sangai Hall, Hotel Imphal here in the evening. An interaction session was also held with Nazareth lead singer Carl Sentence, drummer Lee Agnew, guitarist Jimmy Murrison and bassist Pete Agnew.
Pete Agnew, who is the last founding member still performing with the band, conveyed that the band will present its 16-17 popular numbers at the ShiRock Festival 2019 to be held at Bakshi Ground, Ukhrul.
MLA Dr Sapam Ranjan, who is also the Chairman of Tourism Corporation of Manipur Limited; MLA Alfred S Kangam Arthur, who is also the Chairman of Entertainment Section, Shirui Lily Festival; Director (Tourism) W Ibohal and members of rock bands of the state, who will also be performing in the festival, were present at the press conference.