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Rahat, Adnan Sami and Kailash Kher on the BBC
12:10am Saturday 12th May 2012 in News
BBC Asian Network presents an up close and personal experience of three of the world’s most celebrated Asian Music Stars in a special programme due to be broadcast on the BBC Red Button.
The digital station honours the Bollywood music industry's finest in an insightful and entertaining TV programme.
It explores and celebrates the lives of internationally renowned artists Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Adnan Sami and Kailash Kher as they embark on concert tours across the UK.
From Monday 14th May at 6am on Sky, Freesat and Virgin and daily from 7.10pm on Freeview, the Red Button programme will offer viewers an exclusive and intimate insight into each of these three artists, their background and personal life experiences.
Through interviews, musical demonstrations, behind the scenes footage and multi camera concert coverage, we find out about their journeys and the magic behind their music, with the help of BBC Asian Network presenters Bobby Friction, Noreen Khan and Tommy Sandhu.
Mark Strippel, Acting Head of Programmes, BBC Asian Network, said, “BBC Asian Network’s programming on the BBC Red Button has flourished to become a successful part of our multi-platform strategy.
"The Asian Music Stars programme is an important part of our summer campaign and we are proud to be able to share some really unique content with our audience. With high-quality coverage of big events, concerts, melas and special BBC live sessions, we have something for everyone".
Preview videos from all of the artists on the BBC Asian Network website -http://www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork/events/red-button*.
Asian Music Stars is available on BBC Red Button as per the following schedule: • Monday 14th May: Sky/Freesat/Virgin: from 6am | Freeview: from 7.10pm.
• Tuesday 15th May: Sky/Freesat/Virgin: all day | Freeview: from 7.10pm.
• Wednesday 16th May: Sky/Freesat/Virgin: all day | Freeview: from 7.10pm. • Thursday 17th May: Sky/Freesat/Virgin: all day | Freeview: from 7.10pm.
• Friday 18th May: Sky/Freesat/Virgin: all day until 5.50am on Saturday | Freeview: from 7.10pm until 5.50am on Saturday.