Khokon is the eighth generation of a Dhak and Dhol plyer’s family, groomed in playing the Dhol, the traditional Indian drum, at a very young age by his father and grandfather. He was later groomed by veteran Dhol player Sidam Das and Pt Tanmoy Bose. Khokon has performed across West Bengal and also in Sacred Spirit Festival, Rajasthan, other fairs and festivals in Delhi, Mumbai, Goa and Assam. He has also performed in international festivals including WOMEX 2022 in Portugal, Urkult festival Sweden, Colours of Ostrava in Czech Republic and Bangladesh.
Khokan Das was a part of the Indian delegation to the folk based Urkult Festival of Sweden held from the 1st to the 3rd of August, 2019. He was accompanied by young but accomplished Baul Fakir musicians Sadhu and Kangal. They were are part of the ensemble Bauls of Bengal led by urban folksingers Debalina Bhowmik and Dipannita Acharya and had regaled the audience with folk and Baul based music from Bengal.
Khokan Das was a part of the Salföldi Dalföld Music Festival, held in Hungary from the 7th till the 8th of July, 2018. He was accompanied by Baul musician Sumanta Das Baul and flautist Mohan Tanti. The team was led by folksinger Debalina Bhowmik. The audience of this frontline music festival of Europe was captivated by the electrifying performances from the team.
Khokan Das was a part of the Colours of Ostrava music festival held in the Czech Republic between the 19th and the 22nd of July, 2017. He was accompanied by Baul artists like Bhajan Das Bairagya, Mohan Tanti and Sumanta Das Baul participated in the same. They performed on July 22nd at the main stage known as Gong auditorium in front of 2000 artists. The team also conducted a musical workshop on July 21st with 300 artists.