Classical sounds of India in Kyogle
SOUNDS Of India is a World music concert featuring Kyogle resident Jo Kelly and Melbourne's Vinod Prasana to play bansuri flute, accompanied by tabla player Rodney Wright from Byron Bay.
Vinod Prasana is a world class virtuoso and captures the hearts of his audience with emotive melodies, exquisitely improvised rhythms and stirring beauty.
His flute songs soar over tabla drums, taking audiences on a dynamic and deeply moving journey of sound.
Jo Kelly is an award-winning singer who will join Prasana and Wright to sing her songs.
Together, they will weave mystical improvisations and heart stirring melodies bringing the Sounds Of India to you.
Vinod Prasana was born into one of India's greatest flute-playing families.
He is an outstanding performer of authentic traditional and contemporary Indian music.
Prasana commands the stage with grace and tenacity, captivating passion and technical brilliance.
Jo Kelly's song Himalaya won the 2015 Dolphin Award for best Adult Contemporary.
Originally from Sydney and now a Kyogle local, Jo's enjoyed a varied music career singing jazz, cabaret and pop styles, but her true musical heart was untouched until she travelled to India, where she discovered exotic instruments, classical raga and ancient mantras that inspired her true musical voice.
Date: Saturday, September 30
Time: 6pm to 9.30pm
Where: The Sugarbowl Cafe Bar, 143 Summerland Way, Kyogle
Price: $40 includes two-course dinner and show
Tickets: At the door or cafemantramusic.com/