The Sri Dasmesh Malaysian Sikh Band and California’s Sikhs are becoming well acquainted, as the ensemble performed at the Gurdwara in Lodi, California yesterday. The photo above is among several from the Lodi News-Sentinel: Jasroop Singh leads the percussion group with his bass drum. A marching band from Malaysia played at the Lodi Sikh Temple on Thursday, April 19, 2012. The last time the band played in Lodi was 13 years ago, when some of the band members were infants. […]
Thousands reportedly participated in yesterday’s Nagar Kirtan in Stockton, California to celebrate Vaisakhi. This procession included participation by the Sri Dasmesh Malaysian Sikh Band, who also participated in the Nagar Kirtan held Saturday in San Jose, California. In October, the Sikh community in Stockton will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of their Gurdwara – the first in America: “This Gurudwara holds historical significance, Gadri Baba (Gadri Baba Mangu Ram Muggowalia), who established the Gurdwara in 1912, he also fought […]
A Nagar Kirtan was held at the Sikh Gurdwara – San Jose in California yesterday in celebration of Vaisakhi, and included a band of Malaysian Sikhs. This band is reported to also be performing at the Gurdwara in Stockton, California tonight, and in Sacramento, California on Tuesday night. Additional pictures of the Nagar Kirtan in San Jose can be seen at the Sikh Gurdwara – San Jose Facebook page.