In celebration of Hilton Colombo’s 25th Anniversary:
Geoff & Friends featuring Purple Rain
Tipped to be a night to remember Geoff & Friends, featuring one of
Sri Lanka’s most celebrated bands, Purple Rain come back for a reunion
concert hosted by the Hilton Colombo, on March 18 at the Grand Ballroom.
Led by the charismatic Geoffrey Fernando with the band comprising of
some of the hottest names in the field of local western music, the
concert is sure to be a star-studded night.
Hosted by Hilton Colombo, the concert is presented by Colombo’s most
celebrated nightclub Rhythm and Blues (R&B) and Imran Pakir Saibo from
Sri Lanka’s premier name in entertainment Fun Time Productions. The
tri-part partnership between the three pioneers in their own industries
- Hilton Colombo, Fun Time Productions and R&B, bring the best musical
talent to perform for the audience.
The evening is intended to take the audience on a nostalgic journey
to re-live the glory days of the Western music scene in Sri Lanka. The
dynamic Geoffrey Fernando leads Purple Rain with the backing of Mirage.
The concert will boast of several other brilliant entertainers like
Noeline Honter, Corrine De Almeida, Rajitha Rupasinghe, Russell
Fernando, Debra Rabot and Gehan Fernando. The reunion of Purple Rain
will feature Derek Wickramanayake on guitar, Diren Sabaratnam on drums,
Michael De Silva on guitar and drums, Kevin De Almeida on guitar and
Sudu Goonesekara on keyboards.
“We look forward to the concert and the reunion of Purple Rain
performing here at the Hilton Colombo, and would like to warmly welcome
Geoffery and his band to our hotel. This is sure to be a dazzling night
transporting the audience back to the golden days of Western music scene
in Sri Lanka,” Hilton Colombo General Manager Rudolf Tröstler stated.