Joey Sharma Band @ Gimme A Key

Joey Sharma Band @ Gimme A Key

Details
Ticket Price: ₹ 500
Genre:Gypsy Jazz
Language:English
Duration:70 mins
Age:12+
Location:JAGRITI, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru, 560066
Event Date & Time
Sun-22-May | 07:30 PM

Joey Sharma Band

Joey Sharma band is a gypsy jazz band based in Bangalore.Gypsy Jazz or Jazz manouche is a style of swing music that emerged in the 1930s in France and its inception is attributed to jazz pioneer and legendary guitarist, Django Reinhardt.  The driving acoustic sound of Gypsy jazz combines virtuosic skill, joyous up-tempo swing and slow burning ballads into an immersive experience like no other.

Band members:

Joey [Guitar] :

Joey Sharma hails from Nagaland and has made a mark in the Bangalore music circuit by winning the "All India Fingerstyle Competition 2016".

Sam [guitar] :

Sammy David has been active in the Bangalore music scene for some time performing guitar duties for bands like "Blues before sunrise" and "Polly wants a cracker".

Haripriya [bass] :

Haripriya has played with various bands and groups like UNK, RiOT, Bangalore Broadway Company and Aman Mahajan Trio, pushing her musical boundaries and exploring several idioms with her bass guitar.

Gimme a Key

Gimme A key returns for its third edition to a braver, brand new world. This festival has celebrated the work of some of the best talent in the country - musicians, instrumentalists, singers and songwriters. This year we are really excited to showcase some fine talent from the city. Cinema of Excess, Michael Dias and Joey Sharma have been a big part of the local music scene for years and we are so happy to have them share their music with us at the Festival this year.

Jagriti

Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.

The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry. 

The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.

Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.