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John McLaughlin, Shankar Mahadevan, Remember Shakti, Zakir Hussain, V. Selvaganesh, Shakti with John McLaughlin, Ganesh Rajagopalan, Abstractlogix MusicMedia at Irvine Barclay Theatre

Posted by Bandsintown on February 10, 2023


Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA


Mon, September 11, 2023
7:00 pm

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Following word of the Summer 2023 release of This Moment – their first new studio album in years – revolutionary world music ensemble Shakti will continue to discover and explore the musical common ground bridging East and West on an extensive U.S. tour, beginning August 17 in Boston. Born in the mid-1970s out of the deep artistic and spiritual connection bonding British guitarist John McLaughlin and Indian tabla player Zakir Hussain, Shakti’s cross-cultural musical conversation dissolved boundaries with uncommon passion, grace, and dexterity – awakening subsequent generations of musicians to the possibilities of such hybrids in the process. Alongside McLaughlin and Hussain, today’s Shakti features renowned vocalist Shankar Mahadevan, violinist Ganesh Rajagopalan, and percussionist Selvaganesh Vinayakram (son of original Shakti ghatam player T.H. “Vikku” Vinayakram)....

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