Bangla Revisited at Kasha Ki Aasha This Saturday

This Saturday evening, Kasha Ki Aasha welcomes the internationally renowned guitarist and bass player, Kaartik to the terrace.

Kaartik, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, got started in the international music scene as part of the renowned Bangladeshi band, BANGLA with whom he performed for most of the first decade of the new millenium.  BANGLA a folk-rock band formed by the popular indie musician Arnob, made its name blending the traditional Bangladeshi folk genres like Baul and Lalon together with western flavours like jazz, blues and rock gaining a global following for its unique sound.

Leaving the band in 2010 to concentrate on his own personal style, Kaartik studied at the Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music and was certified in guitar in 2013.  Today, Kaartik is a freelance musician and regularly performs jazz and contemporary with  other established musicians and ensembles.

Kaartik’s performance starts at 8 pm this Saturday and will be comprised of rearranged Bangla Folk music by Philosophers and Poets such as Tagore and Lalon Fakir.  Kirtana Krishna will make a special guest appearance, on vocals and guitar.

Kasha Ki Aasha looks forward to welcoming you for a special evening and another Purely Pondicherry Performance.

Kasha Ki Aasha is at 23 rue Surcouf, Pondy 01.  For reservations, please call 4132222963

 

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International Experience and Immense Talent at Kasha Ki Aasha

Guitar, Vocals and Saxophone…. Sankarshan Kini and Matt Littlewood are back at Kasha Ki Aasha this weekend with their take on the Classics of Jazz.  These guys combine their international experience and immense talents for two sets starting at 8 pm.  Pondicherry is lucky to have artists like this to call its own!

Performance starts at 8 pm at Kasha Ki Aasha (23 rue Surcouf, Pondy 01).  Call us for reservations before the first set…then it is first come first serve for great music, great food and with you…great people!   Tel:  413 222 2963

SHANKS takes the stage at Kasha Ki Aasha

Kasha Ki Aasha welcomes back Sankarashan Kini, better known as Shanks, to our terrace this Saturday at 8 pm with his guitar and that chilled out vibe perfect for this weather.

Shanks is an independent producer and multi instrumentalist based in Auroville, India. He explores genres of jazz, blues, rock, folk and funk with different independent projects. Multi talented, Shanks plays guitar, violin, mandolin, trumpet and harmonica lending his vocals whether he is playing solo or in the many bands he has been a part of across India. Shanks also scores for cinema and theatre. You can find his music on soundcloud.com/sankarshankini

So see you Saturday night at 8 pm for a chilled out evening under the stars with fantastic home cooking by our amazing women, a few cold ones and as always great music.

Kasha Ki Aasha, 23 rue Surcouf, Pondicherry

Tel: 413 222 2963