Uttarakhand is famous for folk, religious and contemporary music from both Kumaon and Garhwal regions of Uttarakhand. It is a unique experience for the people who savor traditional folk music.
Although increasingly influenced by trends in Hindi film music, the more traditional forms of Himalayan music have remained deeply popular with the locals here. The music of Uttarakhand has gone through some development and has undergone lots of transformation during the course of time.
The traditional music of Uttarakhand is primarily related to the various festivals, religious traditions, folk stories and simple life of the people of Uttarakhand. Thus, the songs of Uttarakhand present a true reflection of the cultural heritage and the way people go on living their lives in these areas.