Indian Music Concerts at the Old Town School of Folk Music

Chicago (Illinois), USA – The Old Town School of Folk Music will be presenting a series of Indian music concerts at its venue and other locations.

Kiran Ahluwalia will be playing at Old Town School of Folk Music on Saturday, May 06, 2006 at 8:00 PM . The Old Town School of Folk Music is located at 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL. For tickets call (773) 728-6000 or visit www.ticketweb.com.

Kiran Ahluwalia is a performer of two distinct styles of vocal music from the Indian subcontinent – ghazals and Punjabi folk songs. Kiran is truly taking her music beyond boundaries and becoming a global musician for the 21st century.Ronu
Majumdar
with Abhijit Banerjee & Durga Prasad Majumdar will be playing at

Old Town School of Folk Music on Saturday, June 10, 2006 at 8:00 PM.

The Indian flute (Bansuri) is considered to be one of the most ancient and
natural musical instruments, and India’s virtuoso, Pandit
Ronu
Majumdar
, has become synonymous with the Bansuri. A powerhouse performer,
Ronu
Majumdar
is solidly rooted in the Maihar tradition, which has produced
musicians of the eminence of Pt.
Ravi
Shankar
and Ustad
Ali
Akbar Khan
.

Ronu will be performing with renowned percussionists Abhijit Banerjee
(tabla) and Durga Prasad Majumdar (pakhawaj).

The Old Town School of Folk Music is a co-sponsor with the
Kalapriya Foundation and The
International House Global Voices Series of the Rupayan Ensemble. The concert
will be held Friday, May 5, 2006 at 7:00pm. Eight folk musicians from the India
desert state of Rajasthan, featuring Ghazi Khan, singer with a cult following
based on his starring appearance in the Roma film directed by Tony Gatlif,


Latcho Drom
(1993). International House (I-House), University of
Chicago, 1414 E. 59th St. Chicago, IL. For tickets call 773-472-1105 or
773-753-2274.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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