To commemorate the memory of the great music maestro of the 20th Century Padma Vibhushan late Baba Alauddin Khan Saheb, the Academy celebrates a Samaroh (function / festival) every year at his well-known seat of music, Maihar, in district Satna. This Samaroh has continuously been celebrated since 1970-80. In this Samaroh, besides a cherished chain of celebrated vocal and instrumental musicians performing in the style of late Baba Khan Saheb, a number of other talented artists, both the young and the veteran ones also perform classical music and dance in order to pay their musical tribute to the maestro Baba Alauddin Khan.
The Samaroh is held every year in the month of February at Maihar in which music lovers and performers from all over the country and even abroad assemble and participate. The Samaroh has assumed countrywide recognition and reputation and it is one of the most prestigious programs of the academy. The festival is held in February.