Kirtan House Party w. Mike Cohen
Join us for a fun and inspiring evening of sacred chant! This Kirtan event will present original and highly accessible chants, connection with self/others/Divine and a beautiful community. Kirtan will open your heart, calm your mind, and free your soul. Kirtan (call and response sacred chanting) is fun and easy. No prior experience is required. You will love opening your heart with Mike Cohen & the Shakti Groove, featuring soulful vocalist Dawnia Dresser, funky drummer Ken Matarazzo, inspiring bassist Bill McCrossen and virtuoso cellist James Hoskins. WHAT: Kirtan w. Mike Cohen & The Shakti Groove WHEN: Saturday, September 14 from 7:30-10pm. Doors at 7pm. WHERE: 6226 Misty Way Longmont, CO 80503 TICKETS: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Online registration here. ABOUT MIKE COHEN Mike Cohen, MA is founder of Kirtan Leader Institute. Since 2010 he has trained and apprenticed hundreds of aspiring and emerging Kirtan Leaders across the globe from total beginners to many he has guided to create/release Kirtan albums, play at festivals and tour nationally. Mike has released four critically acclaimed albums, and is currently creating new music with Grammy Award nominated producer Ben Leinbach (Jai Uttal, Krishna Das, Deva Premal). Stream his music at https://soundcloud.com/mikecohen/sets. For over a decade, Mike has toured North America, offering accessible and potent Kirtan events in yoga studios, healing centers and at yoga/chant festivals. Mike lives in Boulder, CO where he spends 100% of his time sharing Kirtan and training Kirtan Leaders through his Kirtan Leader Institute. Learn more about Mike and his Kirtan Leader Institute at: www.MikeCohenKirtan.com. ABOUT THE SHAKTI GROOVE The core members of The Shakti Groove include vocalist Dawnia Dresser, cellist James Hoskins and percussionist Ken Matarazzo. This group launched in 2017 with events across CO, teaching in the Kirtan Leader Institute and sharing their soulful brand of sacred chant at Sedona Yoga Festival, Telluride Yoga Festival & Bhakti Fest. The core group frequently expands to include bassists Bill McCrossen, Dango Rose and Brent Keucker, vocalists Amy Biondo and Michele Heaphy, multi instrumentalist Noah Wilson Rouse IV and other incredibly talented and open hearted musicians.