January 20th: String of Hope 5:30pm @ The Art of Living Center, San Diego CA
- Persian classical meets Indian classical: Setar by Kourosh Taghavi, Saeed Komjoo on the Kamanche, Rahul Neuman on the Sitar and Miles Shrewsbery on the Tabla. Keynote by TEDx speaker, Sara Roma Safari
February 10th: Sibarg Ensemble – CD release @ Back Bay Bistro, Newport Beach CA
- Join us for an evening of traditional Iranian music blended with improvisational jazz, plus original compositions from The Sibarg Ensemble (CD Release).
- Musicians: Niloufar Shiri – Kamancheh, Josh Charney – Piano, Kyle Motl – Double Bass, Ebrahim Poustinchi – Tar, Hesam Abedini – Vocals & Percussion, Miles Shrewsbery – Tabla and Percussion
- Tickets: http://bit.ly/2pUreyi
February 11th: Sibarg Ensemble – CD release @ Persian Cultural Center, San Diego CA
- Same lineup and details as above
- Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cipher-sibarg-ensemble-cd-release-tickets-41442567836?aff=erelexpmlt
March 2nd: Sheela Bringi @ Corazon, Topanga Canyon CA 9pm
- An evening of ethereal music from Hindustani harpist, singer, and bansuri flautist Sheela Bringi. She presents her beautiful re-imaginings of traditional Indian classical, devotional and folk songs interspersed with tales of love and lore from the velvet-voiced Clinton Patterson. They will be joined by San Diego tabla artist Miles Shrewsbery and bassist Brent Kuecker. This evening will bring together the mysticism of Indian music and the soul of American roots music… Not to be missed!
March 4th: Sheela Bringi @ Encinitas Library, Encinitas CA
- Same lineup and description as above
March 10th: Hindustani Vocal and Sitar Jugalbandi Concert @ Soul of Yoga, Encinitas CA
March 19th: India Fine Arts Festival @ Jewish Community Center, La Jolla CA
March 23rd and 24th: Kashinath Shankar Bodas Festival @ Asu Kerr Cultural Center, Phoenix AZ