|Ticket Price:||₹ 249|
|Age:||8 years and above|
|Cast:||Whitefield Jazz Quartet & Sulaiman Jamal|
|Location:||JAGRITI, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru, 560066|
Enter into Whitefield and feel yourself transported into the leafy environs of old Bangalore, with its broad tree-lined avenues, old-world cottages surrounded by pretty flower gardens and genteel-mannered inhabitants. What better way to spend a balmy Saturday evening in Whitefield at Jagriti's sublime theatre, than listening to the music of a bygone era?
The Bangalore School of Music's 16th East West Music & Dance Encounter 2018 celebrates the hits of the 60s and 70s as The Whitefield Jazz Quartet comprising M.R. Jagadeesh on melodic guitar, Joshua Lance on bass, Bharat Nair, Imran Jamal on drums, plays these long-ago favourites joined by Samuel Rajkumar on keyboards, Sulaiman Jamal on harmonica and many guest singers including Jagdish Raja. A treat not to be missed!
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.