NC Raga Revival

NC Raga Revival is a biweekly concert series showcasing the Music the South Asian Diaspora and collaborations with other World Music artists. These concerts are family friendly, no shoes, and no booze.

Concerts


UPCOMING Events

August 11 (Saturday)

Cirque de Vol
300 W Hargett st
Raleigh NC

7pm

Madhumita Misra and her students-Oddissi dance

Natyarpana School of Dance & Music-Bharathanatyam dance

Shiva Dance Center-Kathak dance

 

September 8 (Saturday)

The FlowJo
100b Brewer Lane
Carrboro NC

Hindustani Vocal Showcase

featuring Aarti Dixit, 

Madhumita Saha Sen , 

Sejal Vaidya,

Sandeep Hattangady,

Gautam Saha,

Barnali Sarkar,

and Ajay Dholakia

 

October 13 (Saturday)

Cirque de Vol
300 W Hargett st
Raleigh NC

Rohan Misra -sarangi

Daisy Paradis -sitar

and Tala Presentation 

 

November 10 (Saturday) 

The FlowJo
100b Brewer Lane
Carrboro NC

Partha Bose - sitar

Esha Bandyopadhyay- vocal

 

PAST events

July 14 (Saturday)

The Flowjo

100b Brewer Lane

Carrboro NC

Daniel Chambo and Viswas Chitnis

Sitar and Bansuri duet

Manasmita Das and Gargi Sarkar-vocal duet

June 9 (Saturday)

Cirque de Vol
300 W Hargett st
Raleigh NC

7pm

featuring 

Manasmita Das -vocal

Seema Vishwanath-dance

Michael Griska-sitar

 

May 19 (Saturday) 

The Flowjo

100b Brewer Lane

Carrboro NC

7pm

NCRR presents 

The concert for Assist Dogs:

A local non profit that trains service animals through positive reinforcement techniques 

featuring 

Radha Varadan-dance

Purvi Patel-sitar

Viswas Chitnis -esraj

Mike Babyak -mohan veena

Smitha Prasad-vocal

Aarti Dixit-vocal

Michael Griska-sitar

Ajay Dholakia-tabla

 

April 14 (SATURDAY)

Cirque de Vol
300 W Hargett st
Raleigh NC

7pm

Shabass Sounds- Instrumental

Hasita Oza and her troupe of dancers- Kathak Dance

Sejal Vaidya- Vocalist

March 10 (SATURDAY)

The Flowjo

100b Brewer Lane

Carrboro NC

7pm

Manasmita Das- Dhrupad Vocals

Ajay Dholakia- Tabla

Nikos Chremos- Bansuri

Suzanne Faulkner- Tamboura

 

FEB 10 (SATURDAY)

Cirque de Vol
300 W Hargett st
Raleigh NC

7pm

Madhumita Saha Sen - Vocal

Kriti Rakesh - Kathak

 

JAN 13 (SATURDAY)

The Flowjo

100b Brewer Lane

Carrboro NC

7pm

featuring

Mike Babyak - Mohan Veena

Ajay Dholakia - Tabla

 

DEC 9 (SATURDAY)

North Carolina Raga Revival proudly presents a night of Indian Classical Music and World Music collaborations. This is a fundraiser for the non profit Kidznotes.

https://www.facebook.com/events/230052104200307/?ti=icl

Kidznotes is a music for social change program based on the El Sistema model of youth orchestras, which started in Venezuela and has now spread worldwide.

Kidznotes engages students, pre-K through 12th grade, in an intense, fully integrated, out-of-school musical program that includes instrumental instruction, choir, music theory, general music, orchestra, and band.

The classes are taught by Teaching Artists (TAs), professional musicians, and music teachers who are committed to teaching young students. The program operates 10 hours per week, 40 weeks a year, and in a 3-4 week Summer Camp.
www.kidznotes.org


Cirque de Vol
300 W Hargett st
Raleigh NC

7-10pm

featuring

Smitha Prasad- vocal

Viswas Chitnis- sitar

Purvi Patel - sitar

Shekhar Pendalwar-Tabla

Gowri Srinivas-Veena

Sriranga Rao -Mridangam

The Symmetrians

Nov 11, 2017

Raga Revival 30

The Flowjo

100b Brewer Lane

Carrboro NC

Featuring

Daniel Chambo- bansuri

Anagha Sudame- vocal

Anuj Kapadia- harmonium

Shekhar Pendalwar-tabla

Ajay Dholakia- tabla

 

October 14, 2017

29th Raga Revival

Cirque de Vol
300 W Hargett st
Raleigh NC

7-10pm

FEATURING:

Sitarist Viswas Chitnis accompanied by Shekhar Pendalwar on tabla.

Hindustani vocalist Sejal Vaidya accompanied by Ajay Dholakia on tabla. 

Gurukul Kathak Dance Academy featuring Hasita Oza.

 

September 9th, 2017

The Flowjo

Carrboro, NC

Sitarist Purvi Patel

Kathak & Bharatanatyam Dancer Seema Vishwanath

Eastern Western Classical quartet Shabass Sounds.

 

August 12th, 2017

Cirque de Vol

Raleigh, NC

Vocalist Aditi Kharod

Vocalist Aarti Dixit accompanied by Dr Ajay Dholakia

Artists from AAKriti Kathak Academy featuring Guru Kriti Rakesh, Maitri Acharya, and Mallika Acharya

 

July 8th, 2017

The Flowjo

Carrboro, NC

Madhumita Sen Saha (Hindustani Vocal)

Gautam Saha (Tabla)

Rinku Bhattacharya (Kathak Dance)

 

March 11th, 2017

The Flowjo

Carrboro, NC

Sitar with Mohan Veena and Hindustani Vocal with Tabla accompaniment.

Sejal Vaidya, Mike Babyak, and Viswas Chitnis.

 

February 11th, 2017

The Flowjo

Carrboro, NC

Flautist Daniel Chambo and carnatic vocalist Sanjana Sundhar

 

January 14th, 2017

The Flowjo

Carrboro, NC

Nikos Chremos and Suzanne Faulkner / Bansuri offering with live tamboura accompaniment. 

Sitar recital with Viswas Chitnis accompanied by Rahim Zalal on tabla.


December 17th, 2016

Cirque De Vol

Raleigh, NC

Sitarist Will Franke

 

November 19th, 2016

Cirque de Vol

Raleigh, NC

Viswas Chitnis on sitar

 

October 22nd, 2016

Cirque De Vol

Raleigh, NC

Mike Babyak performing Mohan Veena he

 

September 10th, 2016

Cirque de Vol

Raleigh, NC

Nagma Night: A Celebration of Tabla featuring Sandeep Hattangady, Ajay Dholakia and artists from Guru Krupa Music Academy

 

June 4th, 2016

Cirque De Vol

Raleigh, NC

Vocalist Sanjana Sundhar

Partha Bose and Nikhil Tikkekar performing Sitar and Tabla

 

April 23rd, 2016

Cirque De Vol

Raleigh, NC

Sitarist Will Franke

Vocalist Sejal Vaidya

 

February 6th, 2016

Ashtanga Yoga Club

Durham, NC

Sitarist Viswas Chitnis and Ajay Dholakia on tabla


November 21st, 2015

Cirque de Vol

Raleigh, NC

Sitarist Viswas Chitnis

 

November 6th, 2015

Wholistic Health Studio

Durham, NC

Hindustani vocalist Sejal Vaidya accompanied by Ajay Dholakia on tabla

 

October 17th, 2015

Cirque de Vol

Raleigh, NC

Our feature will be Michael Griska performing surbahar and sitar

 

October 9th, 2015

Wholistic Health Studio

Durham, NC

Vocalist Esha Bandyopadhyay accompanied by Nikhil Tikekar on tabla.

 

September 26th, 2015

Cirque de Vol

Raleigh, NC

Sitarist Will Franke and Ishwin Dembla on tabla.

 

September 4th , 2015

Wholistic Health Studio

Durham, NC

Daniel Chambo on bansuri flute

 

August 22nd, 2015

Cirque de Vol

Raleigh, NC

Viswas Chitnis (sitar) and Nitish Limaye (tabla) performing a morning Raga

 

August 7th, 2015

Wholistic Health Studio

Durham, NC

Ishwin Dembla and RahimZalal performing a tabla duet.

Viswas Chitnis will accompany on esraj.