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.

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