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Nadyrbek Toshmatov, the singer. He sings at the weddings and owns a grocery shop in a village called Kirkuduk. He also owns a farm. He learned how to sing himself. He earned enough to buy a PA system through his business and other incomes. His band-mates go to Russia to work during non-wedding season. They perform in a group of 6-7 people – a singer, a keyboard player, violin, percussions and a guitar. They get 1500 somoni for a wedding and if they perform in another village they charge 2500-3000 somoni. There are events every day during the wedding season, and on the weekends two. The second day of the wedding, the groom’s house, Oshoba village, Asht District, Sughd Province, Tajikistan 2014