The LYNX made their debut to the Goan Music scene in the year 1994 & within the span of one year, grew immense popularly because of their unique rendition of various styles of music, which appealed to the public. It is because of this very appeal, they performed in various cities of India, and countries abroad such as England, Dubai, Doha-Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, & Abu-Dhabi. Lynx was also the first Goan band to have performed for two full term contracts in Dubai. The band holds the unique distinction of being the first Goan musicians ever, to make a CD containing Konkani & English music ~ both traditional and original, called Viva Goenkar, a highly successful venture to date. Lynx is also the only Goan band to have 4 very successful released albums. Followed by the debut album, Viva Goenkar, was Christmas with Lynx & Friends, Spirit of Goa & Lets Groove which was released in 2011.
In the year 2006, they did a record of 5 International shows and a few more shows in India (including a prestigious wedding in Hyderabad for which they were flown to and fro during the peak season of December) – this speaks volumes about their widely favored performance. In 2007, Lynx won the most coveted title of the all Goa “Sprite – Band of the Sand” competition. The prize included a recording with EMI Virgin Records titled “LYNX – Spirit of Goa” which was released in March 2008. This is also how they got to be popularly known as “LYNX – BAND OF THE SAND”.
2012, LYNX stood out yet again from the pack, when they played for the wedding of India’s Tennis Star Mahesh Bhupathi & Lara Dutta - Indian Bollywood Actress & a Former Miss Universe.
The Band made 2 trips to DOHA Qatar in 6 Months, to perform at the Doha RADISSON BLU for the SPICE & ICE NITE 2013 & at the DIPLOMAT CLUB on 24th April for the KSC Easter Ball 2014. Yet another extravagant event with a POWER factor.
Yet another feature in their caps. 8th May 2015, the band was given the honor of being the opening & only act for the VENGABOYS concert in Mumbai. This speaks volumes itself.
LYNX always assures their audience, enjoyable evenings of good LIVE music for dancing and listening pleasure, and as is well known, audiences have always associated "LYNX" with among the most memorable and unforgettable evenings they have had. The band encompasses classic music from the 1940’s to the modern day pop. This includes Jazz, Swing, Bebop, Country, Disco, Rock n Roll, Ballroom, Jive, Techno Pop, Rap, Reggae, Classic, Modern Rock. Besides English, the band also performs Hindi, especially modern day Hindi Pop, Konkani, Portuguese, Arabic, Swahili, Marathi, Spanish many more.
LYNX is famously known to mesmerize the audience with their stage presence and electrifying pulsating music – totally LIVE. The band always believed in working up a sweat & creating music entirely relying upon skill, talent & hours upon hours of dedicated practice. It also means not making use of electronic crutches to create magic in music.
During the last 21 years – the band has brushed shoulders with many a prominent National and International personalities in the entertainment industry, to name a few, Hard Kaur from UK, Goa’s own Remo Fernandes, Lorna, Carlos Gonsalves, Edwin Fernandes, Mumbai’s K.K, Leslie Lewis, Hariharan, Rabbi, Lucky Ali and many many more. The camaraderie between the members of the band goes beyond music, and this rapport is reflected in their music. They are friends first, then musicians. The present line - up of this cool band, who believe that " true music best played totally live, and straight from the heart" - consists of Anthony Fernandes, Frazer Pacheco, Sandy Pacheco, Angelo Fernandes and Savio Fernandes, Easy-to-get-along-with people, who make MAGIC with MUSIC.