Hometown Hero Khanvict Plays His First Live Show In Vancouver

Hometown hero Khanvict will be making his first full live set on Jan 17th at Imperial Vancouver. Doors open at 9PM, tickets on sale NOW.

Surrey based Asad Khan, better known by his stage name Khanvict, has built his name around a sound that seamlessly blends the eastern influences of Bollywood and Punjabi music with a signature West Coast bass music punch. An immigrant from Pakistan who arrived in Canada in his early teens, Khanvict found purpose in the ultra-competitive world of South Asian dance parties, quickly becoming one of the most in-demand DJs in the scene. In 2017, spurred by experiences at West Coast festivals like Shambhala, Khanvict began to take inspiration from the likes of Troyboi, Clozee and Indian artists like Nucleya.

Very much a product of the streaming generation, Khanvict co-founded Snakes x Ladders to take his sound to the masses. His first EP on the label, Kahani, saw great traction and led to an opportunity to release 2 official remixes of AR Rahman’s classic Bollywood hits Jiya Jale and Ramta Jogi.

Khanvict is known for his live shows - and this is his first fully live set in Vancouver - ever! Months of preparation, custom software and hardware, and a custom lighting and LED rig have allowed him to bring his expansive and cinematic vision to life.

Recent shows include Shambhala, Sessions Music Festival (NYC), FIMPRO (Mexico) and Chasing Summer (AB).

Listen to our fav new tunes on the Eastern Wave playlist, by Snakes x Ladders


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