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Age | 24       AEG member since 2013


Howie Magaro first began competing with The Michigan Bhangra Team in 2014 and has competed at over 16 competitions. These include World’s Best Bhangra Crew, Boston Bhangra, Bhangra in the Burgh, Motor City Bhangra, Big Ten Bhangra, and Bhangra Blowout. In 2014, he became one of the captains of the Michigan Bhangra Team (MBT) and led his team to successful placings at over 4 national competitions including Nachde Nashville, Buckeye Mela, and Bhangra Blowout. In 2015, Howie has started the team Duniya De Rang (DDR) which is the first Non-Desi Bhangra team featuring the best dancers from the Bhangra circuit who are not of South Asian heritage and has led them to compete at the prestigious Big Ten Bhangra Competition 2017. Howie has also danced with Furteelay Shokeen, Detroit’s Premier Bhangra Team. In 2016, he became one of the captains of Anakh-E-Gabroo (AEG) and led the team to three successful placings at Got Bhangra Competition, Las Vegas All Stars, and Bhangra in the Burgh. He currently maintains the role of Captain and hopes to take AEG to more national placings. Outside of Bhangra, Howie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and is an Audit Manager for RBC Capital Markets. His interests also include Baseball, Finance, and of course his alma mater The Michigan Wolverines.