The Legendary Indo-Jazz Fusion Group ‘Shakti’ all set to perform in India.

The Legendary Indo-Jazz Fusion Group ‘Shakti’ all set to perform in India.

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Presenting a live musical treat like no other in 2023 - Shakti - The 50th Anniversary India Tour in partnership with HSBC

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It has almost been a half-century since Shakti mesmerized the world with their music. However, come 2023, their journey continues!

In what has become known as World Music, Shakti was an unprecedented transcontinental collaboration that united Eastern and Western musicians. It’s time for you to be captivated by this dynamic musical hybrid!

Tour Schedule

Bengaluru - January 20th, 2023 | Jayamahal Palace Hotel

Mumbai - January 22nd, 2023 | DOME, NSCI SVP Stadium

Kolkata - January 24th, 2023 | Calcutta Cricket and Football Club (CCFC)

Delhi - January 28th 2023 | Jawahar Lal Nehru Indoor Weightlifting Auditorium

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Meet the band

John McLaughlin

Guitarist, bandleader, and composer John McLaughlin hails from the United Kingdom. He pioneered jazz fusion by combining jazz with rock, world music, Indian classical music, Western classical music, flamenco, and blues.

Ustad Zakir Hussain

The Indian tabla player and composer Ustad Zakir Hussain is also a composer, percussionist, music producer, film actor and music producer. President Abdul Kalam presented him with the Padma Shri in 1988 and the Padma Bhushan in 2002.

Shankar Mahadevan

Adding his genre-defying vocals to the band is Shankar Mahadevan. The musician grew up idolising the legends of 'Shakti' and as a member of their band Shakti, he complements their musical output.

Ganesh Rajagopalan

Ganesh Rajagopalan has been an internationally renowned violinist and composer for more than four decades. He has toured all over the world. Before he was ten years old, Ganesh completed his 100th stage appearance!

V. Selvaganesh

One of the foremost players of kanjiras (south Indian frame drums) in his generation is V. Selvaganesh. With his rhythmic genius, he has captivated audiences since he made his debut at the age of 10.

Generations of musicians, artists, and thinkers from all walks of life have been inspired by their journeys across cultures.

With a World Tour that kicks off in India in January 2023, the quintet of living legends, which includes John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan, Ganesh Rajagopalan & Selvaganesh, will travel across four key Indian cities - Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata & New Delhi and continue to Europe & America in summer and fall.

Their 50th Anniversary is a milestone for everyone who is a music lover! Don’t miss out on the magical world tour by the legends.

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