Popular Bangladeshi rock band Miles is all set to celebrate its 40th founding anniversary through concerts in different countries. The band is going to perform at concerts in the USA, Canada, Australia and Bangladesh as part of the celebration tour, said members of the band at a press conference in Dhaka on Monday (Jun 17).
Miles members Shafin Ahmed, Hamin Ahmed, Manam Ahmed, Syed Ziaur Rahman Turjo and Iqbal Asif were present at the press conference.
Miles will perform at around 22 concerts in the United States, Canada and Australia.
After returing home, the band will perform live shows in four divisions in the country — Chattogram, Rajshahi, Shylet and Khulna. The celebration programme will end with a gala concert to be held at International Convention City Basundhara in the capital.
Dates of the concerts will be announced later.
Miles started its journey in 1979 in Dhaka. The band has maintained their popularity for decades. Albums released by the band includes Miles (1982), A Step Further (1986), Protishruti (1992), Prottasha (1993), Prottoy (1996), Proyash (1997), Probaho (2000), Protidhhoni (2006), Protichchobi (2015) and Proborton (2016).
The current lineup of Mils: Shafin Ahmed (vocal and bass), Hamin Ahmed (vocal and guitar), Manam Ahmed (keyboard and vocal), Syed Ziaur Rahman Turjo (drums and percussion) and Iqbal Asif Jewel (guitar).