6 - 7 PM, Aug 26 (Asia/Calcutta)

IME - Freedom Festival

To commemorate India’s glorious 75 years of Independence, the Indian Music Experience Museum in partnership with Carnatica, Banglanatak and Karnataka Janapada Parishat presents, Freedom Festival - a weekend festival featuring stalwart musicians of India, from the Karnatic, Hindustani, and folk genres from 26th - 28th August 2022. The festival will see thirteen concerts in total. Highlights include performances by Padma Vibhushan Umayalpuram Sivaraman, Padma Bhushan Sudha Ragunathan, the renowned Gundecha Brothers, Langa musicians from Rajasthan etc.



Day 1: 26th August (Venue: MLR Convention Center)

4.00 PM - Karnataka Folk | Dollu Kunitha

5.15 PM - Inaugural Carnatic Concert | RK Padmanabha (vocal) - C N Chandrashekar (violin) -

C Cheluvaraju (mridangam) | ASN Swamy (khanjira)

7.15 PM - Karnatic Concert | Sandeep Narayan (vocal) - Vittal Rangan (violin) - Padmavibhushan Dr. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman (mridangam) - Giridhar Udupa (ghatam)



Day 2: 27th August (Venue: MLR Convention Center)

11.00 AM - Bengali Folk | Bhawaiya Music Group Led by Himadri Devi

12.15 PM - Karnatic Veena Concert | Dr. Sahana SV (veena) - KU Jayachandra Rao (mridangam)

3.30 PM - Karnatic Concert | Spoorthi Rao (vocal) - Janardhan Srinath (violin) - Vinod

Shyam (mridangam) - Sunaad Anoor (kanjira)

5.15 PM - Karnatic Concert | Padmabhushan Vid. Sudha Ragunathan (vocal) - Embar Kannan (violin) - Neyveli Skandasubramaniam (mridangam) - R. Raman (morsing)

7.15 PM - Rajasthani Folk | Desert Music of Western Rajasthan led by Kasam Khan Langa



Day 3: 28th August (Venue: Indian Music Experience Museum)

10.30 AM - Dhrupad Workshop by Gundecha Family

11.00 AM - Bengali Folk | Baul Gaan by Girish Khyapa

12.15 PM - Hindustani Concert | S Akash (flute) - Keshav Joshi (tabla)

3.30 PM - Jugalbandi | Krithika Sreenivasan (Karnatic vocal) - Aditi Krishnaprakash (violin)

Deepikaa Sreenivasan (mridangam) - Vibhavari Hegde (Hindustani vocal) - Satish Bhat (harmonium) - Yogeesh Bhat (tabla)

5.15 PM - Karnatic Concert | Dr. S. Sowmya (vocal) - Charulatha Ramanujam (violin) - HS Sudhindra (mridangam)\

7.15 PM - Hindustani Dhrupad | Umakant Gundecha & Anant Gundecha (Vocal Jugalbandi) - Dhani Gundecha (accompanying vocals) - Akhilesh Gundecha (pakhawaj)



NOTE: The organizers may reschedule, modify or cancel this event at their discretion. Please contact the organizers directly to confirm these details before attending.

Location
MLR Convention Centre, Jp nagar and Indian Music Experience, Bangalore