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The Mary McBride Band enthralls Karachiites

March 27, 2018

Karachi, March 27, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Mary McBride Band enthralled music lovers with a pleasant medley of American favourites here at the Pakistan American Cultural Centre (PACC) Karachi on March 26. Mary McBride and her band are visiting Karachi for the third time at the invitation of the United States Consulate General in Karachi.

“Tonight we are celebrating music and its power to bring people together,” said Acting Consul General John Warner. “Music allows us to experience the same emotions, no matter what language we speak, what colour we are, the form of our politics, or the expression of our love and our faith.”

During this visit to Karachi the band recorded a video of a fusion song, ‘Home’ with Sounds of Kolachi, and spent time with special needs children at Dar-ul-Sukun orphanage. They also conducted a music workshop for the students and faculty of the Karachi Arts Council Music Academy.

As a cultural envoy for the U.S. Department of State, Mary McBride and her band have performed in over 20 countries, including Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Afghanistan, and Russia. Band members include John Kengla on guitar, Jon Spurney on keyboards, Armistead Wellford on bass, and Dave Scalia on drums with Mary McBride as the lead singer.

For more information, contact:
Spokesperson,
Consulate General of the United States of America
Plot No 3-5, TPX Area, Mai Kolachi Road,
Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-35275000 Ext: 5242
Fax: +92-21-35275985
Cell: +92-302-8294015
Email: asmusbp@state.gov
Website: http://karachi.usconsulate.gov

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