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The BEST NYC CONCERTS OF 2017 (New York MUSIC DAILY)

"Prime time for haunting, rarely heard morning ragas reinvented by an adventurous cast of Indian musicians" 

Diwali Festivals Grow in US, From Disney to Times Square (The New York Times) 

New York City's Rubin Museum will mark Diwali with an overnight Ragas Live Festival featuring more than 50 Indian classical musicians performing amid the museum's collection of sacred Himalayan art. The event begins Oct. 21 at 10 a.m.  ...

Summer Sounds: Eight Concerts to Catch in NYC (the Village Voice) 

Indian classical music being a long-form proposition, immersion is highly recommended. The diving doesn't get much deeper than this 24-hour festival, which has been produced since 2012 as a radio program by NYC Radio Live and Brooklyn Raga Massive. ...

Ragas Live Festival at Pioneer Works (Star Revue)

Whether you are a devoted student of Ragas, Indian Classical Music, an avid admirer, or a casual listener who has simply heard it streaming out of yoga studio sound systems, the Ragas Live Festival, now in its fifth year, is an awesome joy to behold. ...

First Ever Marathon Live Radio Broadcast of Indian Ragas (News  India Times) 

Years ago while traveling around the world, David Ellenbogen, executive producer at New York City’s WKCR radio station, ended up in Calcutta, “at the feet” of Debashish Bhattacharya” whom he describes as “the greatest guitarist in the world” and the experience as akin to “climbing the Himalayas.” ...

A Raga Renaissance Flowers in brooklyn (NY times)

The jeweled raiment and serene kohl-rimmed eyes of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music and the arts, were projected on a screen behind the stage one recent evening at Pioneer Works, the exhibition and performance space in Red Hook, Brooklyn. ...

24-hour Indian classical music marathon in New York over weekend (Economy Lead) 

A unique 24-hour Indian classical music marathon, the Ragas LiveFestival, with a multi-national and multi-ethnic cast of over 60 musicians is set to be broadcast this weekend here and streamed live on the Internet for listeners around the world. It is billed as longest broadcast of Indian classical performed live. ...

 

World Music Day: The Ragas Live Festival in New York to hold 24-hour long Indian classical music marathon! (Bollywood Life) 

This is the fourth Raga Festival and this year it will add a six-and-a-half-hour free concert at the Central Park on Sunday, which is the day of the Summer Solstice. Sunday is also International Day of Yoga when there will be a yoga session in Times Square with the expected participation of 30,000 people. ...