City mourns popular music promoter


The well-known music and concert promoter Tony (Tersame) Singh Pabla passed away in Leicester ….reports Asian Lite News

Tony PablaSon of late Trilochand Singh Pabla and Mrs Gurmaij Kaur Pabla was well known in the Asian music fraternity in the UK and the Midlands. The Pabla family ran the famous Friends Tandoori Restaurant on the Belgrave road, Leicester.

Tony operated the electrical and music business adjacent to the restaurant.

Uday Dholakia, Chairman of LABA, said: Tony was a pioneer in Brit-Asian entertainment. Apart from supplying and promoting innovative music and concerts, he enabled many British Asian artists to launch their careers. A human catalogue of diverse Indian music. The Pabla family were great supporters of LABA, hosting many events and dinners, including the receptions for the corporate sponsors for Diwali lights and overseas visitors. Tony was always at hand to help with audio visual and PA system for entertainment and speeches. A highly polished professional who had an expert understanding of the music industry. He will be sadly missed by a wide circle of friends, family and associates in the Midlands”.