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Brooklyn Raga Massive: New Indian Classical & Raga-Inspired Experiments
September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm| $20 - $25
Brooklyn Raga Massive, headed by percussionist Sameer Gupta, brings together a diverse roster of artists who specialize in modern jazz, Indian classical music, and a full spectrum of other genres. At their only Poppy show in 2017, this New York-based collective will present exciting new works and concepts while featuring several special guests.
Jay Gandhi – bansuri
Arun Ramamurthy – violin
Neel Murgai – sitar
Michael Gam – bass
Sameer Gupta – drums
Special guests – TBA
Brooklyn Raga Massive (BRM) is an artist collective dedicated to creating cross-cultural understanding through the lens of Indian classical and raga-inspired music. BRM has helped to cultivate a vibrant community of musicians and music lovers, all while embracing new artists and opening doors for cross-cultural collaboration. In addition, the collective is a co-producer of the Ragas Live festival, a 24-hour NYC annual music festival featuring Indian classical and raga-inspired music for a live audience broadcast throughout NYC on 89.9 FM-NY radio and internationally via WKCR.org. With a strong community of music lovers and talented musicians, BRM is a respected presenter of both traditional raga music as well as cross-cultural contemporary projects.
Time: Doors 6:30PM / Show 7:00PM
Admission: $20-25 sliding scale
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event – please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets. All ages are welcome.