Kiran Ahluwalia's concert in New York and Toronto: Ghazals and Punjabi folk songs
Kiran Ahluwalia is a Juno Award winning Toronto singer who launches her new
album in June. Come celebrate the release of the new album and see Kiran and
her group performing June 2nd in Toronto and June 9th in New York city.
June 2nd at Hugh's Room - 2261 Dundas St. W.
June 9th at Joes Pub, 425 Lafayette Street
"A stunning singer and rising international star." Village Voice, New York
Kiran has had an amazing year; appearing on the cover of Global Rhythm
Magazine and winning the Canadian Arts Presenters Touring Artist of the Year
award. Recently signed to the Triloka label, her first internationally
distributed release will be in stores June 2005.
"Kiran has arrived." Global Rhythm Magazine
"A ghazal innovator." Songlines
The new self titled album - which features two collaborations with Celtic
fiddler, Natalie MacMaster - is creating quite a stir both here and abroad.
Joining Kiran for the show are rising New York city guitarist Rez Abbasi,
renowned tabla player Ravi Naimpally, veteran harmonium player Ashok Bidaye,
and versatile bassist Richard Brown (Toronto) Dave Phillips (New York).
Performing 2 sets of music, Kiran will be singing ghazals and Punjabi folk
Since her debut release in 2001, Kiran has forged a new repertoire combining
the poems of contemporary North American poets with her evocative music and
soaring vocals that make a significant and original contribution to
contemporary world music.
Advance tickets are going fast, so get yours now. Don't miss this chance to
see one of Canada's most exciting world music artist performing with her
full ensemble at the best listening rooms of Toronto and New York.
TORONTO: Hugh's Room - 2261 Dundas St. W.
just south of the Dundas W. subway station,
(between Roncesvalles & Bloor),
Ample, free parking lot across the street
SHOW TIME: 8:30 pm
Kids of all ages welcome
INFO/TIX: 416-531-6604 / info@...
NEW YORK: Joes Pub
425 Lafayette Street (Below Astor Place)
SHOW TIME: 7:30 pm
INFO/TIX: Advance tickets 212 239-6200
- May 28th, Burton Avenue United Church, Barrie On
- May 29th, Niagara Folk Arts festival, St Catharines, ON
- June 2nd, Hughs Room, Toronto, ON (Release Party)
- June 3rd, Paris Plains Church, Paris, ON
- June 4th, Birch Cliff Bluffs United Church, Scarborough ON
More Info at www.KiranMusic.com