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BEMAC presents Dheeraj Shrestha and Si Mullumby

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When digeridoo and tabla meet all you can feel is love
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Come and experience the magical musical aura emanating from the combination of cyclic groove and rhythmic pulsation when the sounds of the didgeridoo and the tabla meet in perfect harmony. The place to do this is where BEMAC presents Dheeraj Shrestha and Si Mullumby at the Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point on Friday, 1 April, 2016 commencing at 7.30pm.

Tickets for this unique show are priced at just $20 per person or $15 for concessional and Friends of BEMAC bookings. Click here and purchase your tickets on-line before they're all gone.

This will be a unique musical evening and one that will see you crossing many of our social and cultural divides.
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Dheeraj Shrestha is one of the finest exponents of tabla in the world. His playing will draw out your emotions as they do his as the rhythms seek out your soul. When combined with the raw earthy power of the didgeridoo the tabla will captivate you with its pulsing and ancient sounds.

Si Mullumby was a medical student before having a psychedelic epiphany in India on holidays in the middle of the night on Om beach. Here he heard the earth resonate with the sound of a didgeridoo and without ever having any interest whatsoever in the didgeridoo he realised his life purpose was to connect with people through music (Hey man, I dig it. I lived through the 60s). And that experience has resulted in Si developing into one of Australia's leading contemporary exponents of the didgeridoo.
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So when one of Australia's leading contemporary exponents of the didgeridoo met up with Australia's most sought after tabla players the most original fusion of ancient sounds came into being.

Dheeraj and Si performed together for the first time at Woodford in 2011 and since then have toured Europe, Japan, USA, UK, Africa and Australia with their unique world music collaboration and have successfully built a world-wide fan base.

Come along and experience Australia's iconic wind instrument, the didgeridoo, share a remarkable percussive similarity with the sophisticated North Indian and Nepalese drums, the tabla and madal. Listen as the intricate Indian percussion meets the raw earthy power of the didgeridoo and join with the music as it transcends cultural boundaries and crosses time zones on a voyage delving deeply into your present moment.
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The high-energy sounds of the didgeridoo and the spirituality of tabla will bring you to the present moment in a beat. A unique experience not to be missed.

Make sure you take up this special opportunity to engage with Dheeraj Shrestha and Si Mullumby and become part of this original fusion of ancient sounds.

For more information on BEMAC's fantastic night out at the Queensland Multicultural Centre in Kangaroo Point with Dheeraj Shrestha and Si Mullumby check out the web site here and the BEMAC Facebook page here.

For more general information on BEMAC and its activities check out the web page here, phone BEMAC on 3391 4433 or email at admin@bemac.org.au
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Why? This is a true opportunity to transform yourself into an original fusion of ancient sounds
When: Friday 1 April, 2016 from 7.30pm until 9.30pm.
Phone: 3391 4433
Where: Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
Cost: $20 full price or $15 for concession holders and Friends of BEMAC
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