DC Raga Jam feat. Mathew Poovan



Venue:DC Raga Jam feat. Mathew Poovan


Come out for this monthly jam session for Indian classical music practitioners and lovers!

This month our featured artist is rising sitar player Mathew Poovan from Baltimore. Mathew was first introduced to the sitar in high school and has since studied sitar, tabla, and North Indian classical vocal under the guidance of his guru, Ustad Hamid Hossain. He is also the Creative Director at Aimrec, a premiere independent Indian classical music record label; and is one of the producers of the world fusion band Melodic Intersect. Mathew will be joined by Avi Shah on tabla.

Jam session to follow! Pairs, trios, quartets: Join up with other musicians that are present or that you’ve met at past events and sign up for a slot to play.*

Cost: $5 at the door

*If you are planning on performing, please send an email to and indicate what instrument you play or if you would like to sing. We only ask that your performance is rooted in or inspired by the tradition of Indian classical music.