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WHOM TO WATCH OUT FOR THIS SEASON

Updated: Jul 3

I want to focus this post on the various artists whom I believe you should attend at least one concert of during Margazhi (or even anytime during the year!).


​The artists' names on the lists below are arranged alphabetically. These lists are not to be treated as any sort of ranking. If you have any helpful suggestions of other artists or performances, please comment below the post or send me a message.


THE MUST-NOT-MISS LIST


Vijay Siva (vocals) with RK Shriramkumar (violin)

MUSIC

  • Malladi Brothers

  • ​Ranjani & Gayatri

  • ​Sanjay Subramanyan

  • Vijay Siva

DANCE

  • Kalakshetra group performance

  • Mavin Khoo

  • Nrithyagram

  • Parshwanath Upadhye

  • Priyadarsini Govind

A VARIETY OF TOP PERFORMERS

If you want to attend a concert everyday, here is a list of the top artists today.

MUSIC

  • Abhishek Raghuram

  • ​Akkarai Sisters (Violin)

  • Aruna Sairam

  • Bharat Sundar

  • Bharathi Thirumagan (Villupattu) (Tamil)

  • ​K. Gayatri

  • ​Jayanthi Kumaresh (Veena)

  • Ghatam Karthik (Ghatam)

  • Mysore Srikanth (Violin)

  • S. Saketharaman

  • Sandeep Narayan

  • RK Shriramkumar(Violin)

  • Sikkil Gurucharan

  • Sumithra Vasudev

  • Delhi P Sundar Rajan (Violin)

  • Umayalpuram K Sivaraman (Mridangam)

  • Vishaka Hari (Tamil)


Navia Natarajan

DANCE

  • Aditi Mangaldas (Kathak)

  • Jyothsana Jaganathan

  • Kirti Ramgopal

  • A. Lakshman Swamy

  • Lakshmi Parthasarathy Athreya

  • ​Mythilli Prakash

  • Navia Natarajan

  • Shijith and Parvathy


FUTURE CLASSIC PERFORMERS

Young Rising Stars

MUSIC

  • Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath

  • Akshay Anantapadmanabhan (Mridangam)

  • Ananya Ashok

  • Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)

  • Ashwath Narayanan

  • Brinda Manivasagar

  • Chandrasekara Sharma (Ghatam)

  • ​T Kalaimagan (Villupattu/Carnatic) (Tamil)

  • S. Mahathi

  • Rithvik Raja

  • Shreya Devanath (Violin)

  • Sruti Sagar (Flute)

  • Sriranjini Santhanagopalan

  • Sruti Sarathy (Violin)

  • Vidhya Raghavan

  • Vignesh Ishwar

  • Vikram Raghavan

DANCE

  • Apoorva Jayaraman

  • Arushi Mudgal (Odissi)

  • Bhavajan Kumar

  • Christopher Gurusamy

  • Mahathi Kannan

  • ​Meera Sreenarayanan

  • Pranathi Ramadurai

  • ​Thilagavathi Palani (Kattaikkuthu)

Update: Now that you have these recommendations, check out my blog entry with tips on how to navigate the various top sabhas, here.


Author: Shreya Nagarajan Singh

Shreya is the founder of this blog and arts management company of the same name. She has a strong background in the performance arts, as a Bharathnatyam dancer and comes from a family of performers. She has been a regular patron of music, dance and theatre for a decade and a half. Through her company she helps artists in navigating the management of their careers and art organisations in curating and executing business plans and events alike.


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