The Team

Scotland's Premium Dhol Drummers


Gurjit Sidhu

Gurjit Sidhu has been playing Indian percussion instruments for 16 years. Throughout his career he has performed at international music festivals in France & Canada as well as directing the Belfast International Tattoo set where VIP Dholies performed for 3 nights in 2018. Gurjit has also had the opportunity to perform infront of numerous Bollywood stars at exclusive private parties as well as appearing on nationwide channels such as ITV and BBC Music.

Prince Sarao

Our youngest member, Prince Sarao has been playing dhol from the age of 9 and embarked upon his drum career at the start of High School. Since then he has had the opportunity to perform at acclaimed venues such as the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall & Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He is a versatile percussionist who easily suits the need of any client along with the rest of the VIP team.

Ryan SIngh

Ryan Singh has been playing indian percussion instruments for 23 years and is a well known bhangra music producer famous for his record breaking album ‘Dholicious’. He has played at a number of prestigious venues such as the London Millenium Dome, the opening of Perth Concert Hall as well as his local Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party for 4 years and running. Furthermore, Ryan Singh was asked to performed internationally in Dubai at a opening of a nightclub in a critically acclaimed 5 star hotel

Pavandeep Athwal

Pav Athwal has been playing dhol for over 13 years and he started from the age of 11. Some of his biggest events include the Belfast International Tattoo as well as playing at the Glasgow Mela at Kelvingrove Park in 2019

Gary Lotay

Gary Lotay has been playing dhol for 12 years. Throughout his career he has been featured on BBC shows such as ‘Getting Hitched Asian Style’ and has performed at big venues such as the SSE Arena for the Belfast International Tattoo in 2018 as well as performing locally at Kelvingrove Park for the 2019 Mela