15th edition of Freedom Jam – Pondy Music Festival on 27th & 28th Jan
The 15th edition of the annual Freedom Jam – Pondy Music Festival will be held on Saturday 27th January, 6pm onwards
@ Gandhi Thidal, Beach Road
popular female ‘gaanaa’ singer Isai Vani,
electronic dance music by Shenkar & Eddie Radiotronics
(with carnatic fusion violinist formerly known as L. Shankar of legendary Shakthi fame and world class DJ Eddie, back again at Freedom Jam)
and also sitar percussion fusion by Iyengar Bekaary, a group of seasoned Hindustani and Karnatik exponents – Ashok Iyengar, Manosh Bardhan and A S Nataraj.
This programme is supported by Govt. of Puducherry Dept. of Tourism.
There will also be a ‘fringe’ alternative Freedom Jam
on Sunday 28th January, 4pm onwards
@ Satsanga on Rue Labourdonnais in the ‘white town’ area.
This programme is organised with the energy and enthusiasm of music lovers of Pondy.
progressive classic rock by Illucia from Bangalore,
retro rock n roll covers by Pondy’s own veterans H2O
and new band Rock Beach, Auroville songwriter Krishna McKenzie of Emergence, Johnny Bedford on the baila beat,
original songs and a few jazz standards by Kirtana Krishna,
desi rockers Baja with a sitar twist,
and if we are lucky, evergreen Shivan shall regale us with a few golden oldies after hours.
It will be a pleasant get together for music minded folks. All are welcome!
SHENKER & EDDIE RADIOTRONICS