‘Psyched about opening for Bon Jovi’
Says Carl Frenais, the Kochi singer-songwriter and frontman of Carl & The Reda Mafia, which will share the stage with the veteran rockers next month in Dubai
Last year, Carl & The Reda Mafia won Dubai’s prestigious Bandjam Battle Of The Bands. Their debut single “Fight For Your Queen” was also chosen for the UN HeForShe campaign in February this year. At du Arena, the band will play a one-hour set. Says Frenais, “We are thrilled to be playing on one of the biggest stages in this region, the du Arena. It’s an incredible opportunity for us also because we have not been together for that long.”
Apart from Carl who’s from India, the band consists of three members hailing from different countries. The lead guitarist and composer Tarek Reda is from Egypt, while the bassist, Christos Asimakopoulos, is from Greece. Drummer Abimola Durojaiye is from from Nigeria.
Listen to latest single “Moo Point Of View” from their debut album What The.
Carl & The Reda Mafia performs on October 1st at du Arena, Abu Dhabi.