‘Naada Vaibhava’

In memory of Vidushi Kamala Subba Rao, Vagadheeshwari Kala Kendra Trust is holding a grand veena recital called Naada Vaibhava by Ganakalashree Vidwan D Balakrishna.
He will be accompanied on mrudangam by B R Srinivas and on ghatam by Shrishailan.
The recital will be held on December 19, 6.15 pm at Jayarama Seva Mandali, 40th Cross, 8th Block, Jayanagar.


Biju and Sinchan are presenting Yaadein-3 - Tribute to O P Nayyar on
December 18, 6.30 pm at ADA Rangamandira.  The singers are Biju Nair, Sinchan Dixit, Sanjay Singh and Ekta Shah. For details, call 9845159879.

In concert

Dewar’s is presenting a first-of-its-kind musical collaboration called the The Dewarists on December 18, 9 pm at Opus. The event will see singer Susheela Raman in concert with Rajasthan’s musical sensations Chuggee Khan, Kutle Khan and Nathoo Lal Solanki.

‘Evening Ragas’

A performance called Evening Ragas in Dilruba and Sitar by Aranyakumar will be held on December 24, 6.30 pm at the Bangalore International Centre Auditorium, Teri Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage. For details, call 9886599675.

Spiritual narration

An evening of divine music and spiritual narration by Ganesh Desai and party will be held at ESV Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,  Race Course Road on December 18, 6 pm.


The Banyan Tree is organising Ruhaniyat — the All India Sufi and Mystic Music Festival 2010-11 on December 18, 6.30 pm at Jayamahal Palace Lawns.

It will feature Arabic Sufiana Mausiqi, Sufi Kalam, mystic songs, Bauls, Qawwals and the likes from across India and Egypt.

The performers are Barkat Siddhu and group (Punjab); Sufi Kalam — Kachra Khan and group (Rajasthan); Baul Songs — Parvathy Baul (West Bengal); Tannoura - Whirling Dervishes (Egypt); Arabic Sufi songs by Sheikh Abdel Hamid Alsharif, Mohamad Farghaly and group (Egypt); Sufi Qawwali by Hifzurrehman Hakimi and team (Kota).

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Soulful notes

Malleswaram Sangeetha Sabha is organising a music festival for young
musicians till December 18, 6.30 pm onwards at Ananya Auditorium, Malleswaram.
V Varijashree will present a flute concert on December 16 and there will be Hindustani concert by Anagha Bhat on December 17. On December 18, there will be a vocal concert by Priyanka C Prakash at 6 pm.

Christmas strains

The Glorious Christmas Concerts will be held on December 18 and 19, 3 pm and 7 pm at the Good Shepherd Auditorium. For details, call 25484004.


Nadaranjani Sangeetha Sabha, Basaveshwaranagar is organising the 10th Kartika Sangeethotsava till December 19.    The programme will be held at Dharini Mahila
Sangha premises, behind post office, Basaveshwaranagar at 5.30 pm.

Rocking on

As part of the Fuel Great Indian Rock Festival, on December 18, The Bicycle Days, Slain, Kryptos, Bhayanak Maut, Meshuggah will play at Palace Grounds.  On December 19, Inner
Sanctum, Eccentric Pendulim, Purified in Blood, TesseracT and Enslaved will perform at the same venue. For tickets, log on to

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