Arko Mukhaerjee is a trained north Indian classical singer and an urban folk artist from Kolkata, India.
He can sing in more than 15 different languages and has been travelling all over Europe, collaborating with several other musicians in France, England and Germany. He has also played in eminent music festivals in Europe.
Arko has incorporated the bluegrass soundscape into his Indo-Irish musical duo called Crossover with Anna Tanvir, an Irish harp player, by collaborating with Ben Krakauer, a banjo and fiddle player from the United States and Diptanshu Roy, the only traditional bluegrass artist from India.
Arko is the founder of a very popular independent folk outfit from Kolkata called Fiddler's Green, a Bengali folk band with the elements of bluegrass and Appalachian music along with Celtic, afro Cuban, Middle Eastern, Jewish and gypsy folk soundscape.
Arko is also a popular playback singer. He has sung in several films, serials and soaps in Bengal. He has been nominated for music awards in India for some of the songs as well.
Being a singer, Arko also plays the Kazoo and the ukulele along with the guitar and harmonica. He has released his first solo Bengali folk album called Ghater Kotha in 2013.