Wednesday, 7 September 2016

The Soothsayer At Lodi - The Garden Restaurant

The Soothsayer is a performance of spoken word poetry and music assembled by Bring Back The Poets, Delhi, Delhi in collaboration with poets, performance artists and musicians across genres and cities. An exclusive regular at Lodi - The Garden Restaurant on Wednesday, 14th September, 2016. 8pm onwards. 

Rijo Thomas and DJ Shivalik with 4 featured poets on the mic!

Bring Back The Poets, Delhi, is an initiative to bring the art of Spoken Word to the public spaces in Delhi. It tries to play with poetry, public spaces, politics, sexuality & activism (among other things).They organise open mic events & poetry slams, writing workshops and love art collabs with artists across boundaries. 

Rijo Thomas is a drummer & Carnatic Percussionist who now collaborates with band, poets & DJ's across genres of Reggae, folk & electronic music. He is presently working towards his first album featuring 12 musicians across the globe titled Indoxic Mantra. He presently has a percussion + DJ duo with DJ Shivalik. They are inspired by psychedelic music and ambient tones of the wild.