Kirtan is a call and response chant style originating from the Bhakti Yoga tradition in India and is done traditionally in Sanskrit, and Gurumukhi.
Come sing your heart out and enjoy the sounds and chants of India.
All ages are welcome! Yogi tea will be provided.
$10 Suggested Donation Graciously Appreciated.
The Turn-Ups are a powerhouse of musical talent and diversity hailing from the Mid-Hudson Valley.
They Are: Sean Cortright - Rhythm Guitar, 6 - String Banjo, Mandolin,Vocals
Maddy Bogner - Vocals, shruti box
Alan Silverman - Drums/Percussion/ tablas
Sean Cortright is an emerging singer/songwriter from New Paltz, NY, currently residing in Kingston. While living in Indiana in the early 2000's he began attending Kirtans at a local Kundalini Yoga Ashram. Sean was a member of Baraka Kirtan, and his music reflects the influences of Snatam Kaur, Gurunam Singh, Pritam Trevor Hari Eller, etc. Music is in Sean's blood.
Maddy Bogner is an emerging singer from Woodstock, NY. She grew up singing Jewish sacred music at her synagogue, throughout her childhood, adolescent and college years. In college, she sang in the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir, and did multicultural dancing in college as well. In 2014, she discovered Kundalini Yoga and the music of Snatam Kaur. She attended a kirtan at the O+ Festival in Kingston, NY several years ago in 2016. She began attending kirtans and her love of kirtan grew after that!
Alan Silverman specializes in Rock, Jazz, Funk, Latin, Hip Hop and Pop drumming styles and plays in the band Shy Spy. Aside from the drum set, he has studied Afro-Cuban and Indian hand percussion and plays the tablas and the congas.
Mason McDermott, LMT Guides you with sound, vibration and music by playing a variety of instruments ranging from Crystal and Tibetan Sing bowls, Hang drum, didgeridoo, Native American flutes, guitar and much more.