Shyam Bihari Gaud, was a ‘Lohar’, a blacksmith by profession till he discovered the aptitude he had for music.
He got into it full time and now runs a big group of musicians and dancers.
They are well known in Allahabad and perform for various functions.
His music is populist – though based on the rustic folk – it incorporates elements which make it appealing to a wider audience.
Adding dance to the performance – of course makes it visually appealing as well.