The popular band ‘Glory’ comprising of five young and upcoming artists is presently attracting large crowds to the Margarita Blue pub at the Galadari. Glory was formed in Moratuwa in 2008 and includes Sanuka Wickramasinghe on lead vocals, Shane Vas on lead guitar and vocals, Sahan Silva on bass guitar and vocals, Janith Chathuranga on keyboards, saxophone and vocals and Lakshan Fernando on drums.
Well known for a musical style that combines elements of pop, classics, rock n’ roll, soul, funk, classic rock, R&B, reggae, country, rumba flamenco, blues and jazz, the band has the ability to cater to a wide genre of music.
Sanuka possess an inborn talent for singing and comes from a very musical family. A full time musician, Sanuka whilst being the lead vocalist is also a music composer. Shane has made his mark in the musical industry for being a guitarist who has a great ‘feel’ with regards to his musical capabilities and has mastered the talent for improvising to any style of music.
Sahan brings the groove to the band with his guitar and is famed for being a great ‘finger style’ and ‘pick bass guitarist’. Janith has a great talent for jazz and blues as well as an extraordinary talent for playing the keyboard. His many talents also include having a great voice to sing and harmonise. Lakshan is an exceptional musician with superb drumming skills. His inspiration is derived from the legendary drummer Simon Philips.
Packed with endless potential, Glory takes the Margarita Blue by storm every Sunday from 7.30 p.m. to 1.00 a.m. so make sure that you do not miss out on the action.