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Live Concerts

Kirtan with Shubalananda

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 7:30pm
Shubalananda Saraswati (Larry Kopp) is bringing his spiritual musical performance called kirtan to The Buttonwood Tree. He has been performing kirtan, a form of yoga, for many years and is joined by Ashley Flagg, a classically trained singer and expert harmonium player and Kalidasa Joseph Getter, on flute and percussion. Kirtan also includes a musical aspect, similar to our own American gospel music. It involves singing and chanting; participants are invited to sit on the carpet. Shubalananda has pioneered the practice through his magazine “Time & Space, a Kirtan Journal” and his book, Kirtan Wallah. Both the practice and his band have become extremely popular. Tickets: $10