Sheela Bringi w/ Prajna Viera: Kirtan Concert

Sat. Feb 17, 2018 at 12:00pm PST
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An evening of devotional music from Hindustani harpist, vocalist and bansuri flautist Sheela Bringi. You will experience beautiful re-imaginings of Indian bhajans (devotional ballads) and Kirtan, interspersed with ethereal raga meditations.


Joining Sheela will be: Bay Area kirtan songstress Prajna Viera, tabla player Joss Jaffe, Indian slide guitarist Donald Fontowitz, David Estes, bassist Brent Kuecker, and other special guests.


TICKETS: $25 advance / $30 at the door / $15 youth & students (w/ID) 


"Meet the harpist using traditional Indian music and American jazz to 'bridge worlds'"(read feature article here). - NBC Asian America


"...a captivating synthesis of East and West with Sheela’s exceptional voice soaring above all else. Sublime!" - Light of Consciousness Magazine


"Sheela Bringi...conveying her deep spiritual love in a way that even the most secular listener can relate to." - Yoga Journal


"This music isn’t just for your yoga practice" - NPR


“Sheela’s classically trained voice and slightly avant-garde energy create magic.” - Yoga Chicago


Listen to Sheela’s music on YouTube


To learn more visit her website


 :: About Sheela :: 


 Indian American musician Sheela Bringi has been exploring the connections between her ancestral and actual homelands her entire life. The singer and instrumentalist plays the harp, harmonium and bansuri (Indian classical bamboo flute). As a young woman Bringi was influenced by M.I.A. and Dead Can Dance, studied with Cecil Taylor and Meredith Monk, while at the same time deepened her studies with Indian classical masters like Pandit G.S. Sachdev and Ustaad Aashish Khan. She has released two albums as a solo artist and recorded on 30+ albums including the 2016 Grammy-nominated Bhakti Without Borders. Bringi tours internationally and has collaborated with artists including Idan Raichel, Karsh Kale, DJ Drez, Dave Stringer and many others.


 


 

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Downtown Yoga Shala 467 S 1st St
San Jose, CA 95113
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