Events

Sounds Of India Concert

The rich history of Indian classical music comes to Kyogle. A dynamic and deeply moving world music concert. 

This is the 2nd Indian music event with dinner and show held at The Sugar Bowl.  The last concert was a sellout and this one is sure to be just as popular.   

Kyogle local singer Jo Kelly joins flute virtuoso Vinod Prasana from Melbourne accompanied by tabla player Rodney Wright from Byron.

Vinod captures the hearts of his audience with emotive melodies, exquisitely improvised rhythms and stirring beauty.  His sublime flute songs soar over tabla drums and harmonium drones taking you on a dynamic and deeply moving journey of sound. 

Jo is an award winning singer and joins Vinod and Rodney to sing her songs.  Together they will weave mystical improvisations and heart stirring melodies bringing the Sounds Of India to you.

Date: Saturday September 30th

Time:  6.00pm – 9.30pm

Venue:  The Sugar Bowl Cafe And Bar  137 Summerland Way, Kyogle 

$40 includes 2 course dinner and show

 

Enquiries: Call Jo 0417 267 194

 

About The Musicians

Vinod Prasana (Melbourne)

Born into one of India’s greatest flute-playing families, Vinod shines as an outstanding performer of authentic traditional and contemporary Indian music.  He is a world class musician, award winning virtuoso and heir to the musical treasure of his ancestors. Vinod commands the stage with grace and tenacity, captivating passion and technical brilliance. Wherever he plays in the world, he captures the hearts of his audiences with his wonderful performance style.

Jo Kelly (Kyogle)

Jo is an award winning songwriter and her 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 traveled to India.  She discovered exotic instruments, classical raga and ancient mantras that inspired her true musical voice. After India an abundance of songs came forth and she released her debut album Letting Love In with the award winning track Himalaya and she’s written, recorded and released 5 yoga music titles under the brand Cafe Mantra Music.   www.cafemantramusic.com

Rodney Wright (Byron Bay)

Rodney learned the art of tabla under his guruji, Kedarnath Bhowmick of Varanasi. In India  he studied various styles including Banaras, Lucknow and Delhi. 

PAST EVENTS

Pic - Jo Kelly with harmoniumBeginners Harmonium Workshop

Sunday Feb 25, 2017

A 3.5 hour workshop where you’ll learn to play the harmonium and chant a mantra at the same time.

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Poster - Mantras for HumanityemailMantras 4 Humanity Concert to aid Nepal

Saturday April 9, 2016

An evening of beautiful sacred songs, soothing mantra chants with uplifting spirited rhythms. Proceeds to help rebuild the Nepalese village of Dhading.

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Poster - 'In Love with Love' ConcertIn Love With Love Sacred Music Concert 2016

Sunday Jan 17, 2016

with Shyan Kishore, Jo Kelly, Mio and David Fernandez.

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Pic - SC Yogafest - Mantra session with Jo Kelly - wide shot square formatEvolve Yoga Festival, Byron Bay, Jan 23, 2016

A celebration of yoga, meditation, music and community.

Jo Kelly offers a Mantra Sound Bath & Chant Session and will be at the festival with her music.  Timetable to be released soon.  Click for info

 

Poster - Harmonium Workshop Bangalow Jan31

HARMONIUM WORKSHOP Jan 31, 2016

2x3hr Sessions: Beginner & Intermediate

“I’ve just had the best day ever learning the harmonium and chanting. Thank U Jo, I’m still buzzing!” with Love Barbie  click for workshop info

 

 

0001Q5Open Your Heart Retreat,  Springbrook QLD, Feb 2016

Yoga, Mindfulness, Cafe Mantra Music, Ayurveda and Cooking.

Join Paula and Jo for a heart opening weekend in beautiful Springbrook.  Wake to the sounds of kookaburras and move into the day with gentle yoga and meditation.  click for more

 

Poster - Rest Restore Nourish Dec lowresRest Restore Nourish, Byron Bay, Dec 13, 2015

2 Hr Restorative Yoga Sound Bath & Lunch

Come for a morning of deep nourishment held in peaceful nature at beautiful Byron Bay.   2 DATES Sunday 15th Nov and Sunday 13th Dec   click for more

 

Poster - Mantras for Humanity low resMantras for Humanity – Nov 20, 2015

Promoting peace and helping Nepal one concert at a time

Mantras for Humanity is a sacred music concert event to promote peace and help rebuild Nepal at the same time.

 

 

 

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CD Launch Concert – Sat Aug 29th, 2015

A divinely deLIGHTful evening of sacred music and song to launch my new CD.

click to listen/buy LIGHT

 

 

 

Pic - SC Yogafest - Mantra session with Jo Kelly - wideYogafest Sunny Coast – Feb 2015

with Jo Kelly at Yogafest Sunshine Coast 2015

Watch the event on YouTube

 

 

Concert with Jo Kelly Shyan Kishore & Mio ShinoharaSacred Music Concert – Feb 2015

with Jo Kelly, Shyan Kishore

and Mio Shinohara

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Eat Play Chant Soulfood Retreat poster with Jo Kelly singing and playing Indian instrumentsimagesSoul Food Retreat Nov 2014

A divinely delicious weekend of nourishment

for your entire being!

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