Sunday May 22nd
Bristol Indian Classical Music Society in association with VegfestUK and Asian Arts Agency presents
Chandra Chakraborty - An evening of Indian Classical vocal music with Tabla and Harmonium
6pm - 8.45pm Sunday 22 May 2011 at Colston Hall 2, Colston Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR Admission £12 including free Indian snacks and a short talk.
13 Colston Street
Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5AR
0117 922 3686
Chandra Chakraborty, accompanied by Hiren Chate on Tabla and Siddhartha Kar Gupta on Harmonium
This young and extremely talented vocalist came to the UK in 2000 and immediately created a sensation with her exceptionally melodious voice and wonderful stage personality. She has represented the Indian Consulate of
London in Sweden and Denmark. She has been well appreciated and blessed by world famous musicians like Ravi Shankar and Zakir Hussain. Chandra had a very successful concert tour in America in June 2004 and September 2005, she was invited to perform at the inauguration of the Commonwealth Games, and she was also invited to perform for the Queen at the House of Commons.
Hiren Chate is a budding young tabla player. He started playing tabla under
the guidance of his father, Shri Raghunath Chate at the age of 7. After this, he took training under Shri Divyangbhai Vakil for over 6 years. Divyangbhai is a disciple of the Late Allah Rakha, famed for playing with Ravi Shankar.
Bristol Indian Classical Music Society
Now in its second year, this is a new society that is helping to put on concerts of Indian music in Bristol with artists who live in the UK. It is dependent on an audience of subscribers who pay in advance to hear wonderful Indian music. For further information send an email to Simon on firstname.lastname@example.org call on 07730 872233, or visit www.sarodplayer.co.uk/images/subscriptioninfo.pdf
Tickets are on sale from this website priced £12 http://www.vegfest.co.uk/shop/
During The Day
New Generation Takeover Battle of the Bands
The Croft Bristol 1pm - 6pm
New Generation Present Finals Bristol's finest emerging urban talent goes head-to-head in a knockout competition to decide who wins the chance to support Ms Dynamite and Goldie Lookin' Chain. 10 artists including Empror, S.M.I., Deep and thisisDA participate in a 3 round knock out competition, judged by Ujima and spun by DJ Red Devil, to see who will be crowned winner. NGT are a group of young people based at Remix, Colston Hall. In the past 2 years they have given young bands and artists to support national acts such as JME, Roni Size and Roots Manuva. They have run events for young people and have big plans for 2011, kicking off with VegfestUK Bristol
If you're a young band, artist, promoter, photographer, film maker or general music enthusiast and want to get involved email us: email@example.com and you could be helping expose young bands at national festivals all round the country this summer!