October 18 | Jakkur Road
Experience spirituality through music with Kartika Nair. The artist, who goes by the stage name of Synchroshakti, is known for blending English lyrics with vedic mantras and shlokas, as she plays these compositions on her guitar. Her agenda? She wants to beat stress, and uplift and empower people across the globe with her music. Tickets (`200) available at the venue. 6.30 pm. At Jus Trufs Chocolatiers. Details: 9844016984
October 16-18 | Whitefield
Stephane Wrembel, the guitar virutoso from France, comes to the city on a three-day-tour. Known for his style of gypsy jazz, he has worked on soundtracks for Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Midnight In Paris. Another of his notable compositions have been Bistro ada. Wrembel will be accompanied by Nick Anderson (drums), Kells Nollenberger (bass) and Thor Jensen (guitar). 9.30 pm. 8 pm (October 18). At Jazz Theatre, Windmills Craftworks. Tickets (`500 upwards) on bookmyshow.com
LOL in the air
October 18 | Indiranagar
Evam Stand-Up Tamasha comesto town with another stand-up comic night titled PokeMe. This time around, they have got Chennai’s KK Karthik Kumar to take centerstage at Vapour Pub & Brewery on Sunday evening.
He also happens to be an actor and an entrepreneur. So save some laughs for the weekend. 8 pm. Tickets (`350) on bookmyshow.com
Till November 15 | Vasanth Nagar
The Alliance Française is inviting applications from people engaged in the field of visual arts for its Young Talent Program (2016). It is an initiative to promote visual artists from Bengaluru and eventually showcase their works in an exhibition. The applicant’s age should be 30 or less, and he/she should be living in the city for at least a year. Mail your CV and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with at least 10 photos of your artworks.
River Man tribute
October 17 | Indiranagar
City-based River Man Band will pay tribute to the bass player Dwight Pattison, famously remembered as River Man. The band has grown in popularity since its launch last year. All their songs are original and are reminiscent of retro pop. The evening will be opened by artist Mahesh Raghunandan. He will play music ranging from blues rock, folk and RnB.
9pm. Tickets (`400) available at the venue. At BFlat Bar. Details: 41739250
October 17 | Church Street
Kunaal Gurbaxani aka DJ Gurbax is a new talent in the music circuit of Bengaluru. And you can watch him play at blueFROG this Saturday. Gurbax began his career by playing guitar in several punk rock and thrash metal bands in the city. Now, he is an Ableton-certified producer from New York’s Dubspot School of Music Production and has done shows in and around Atlanta. Cover charge (`1,000). 9 pm. At blueFROG. Details: 69999549
October 19 | Whitefield Road
It’s Navratri. So head out to a dandiya ground with your friends and family, dig in lip-smacking food at the venue and of course, get on the dance floor. And this evening is special as dandiya is fused with the beats of dhol and disco. What are you waiting for? At Sri T Govindappa Kalyana Mantapa. 6.30 pm. Entry free for children under 12. Tickets (`499 upwards) on eventshigh.com.
Ever wondered what happens to phones and laptops that we junk every year for the latest in the market. They mostly end up in landfills. BinBag, a city-based startup engaged in collection and recycling of e-waste, will talk about the problem of e-waste in Bengaluru. They will also tell you how you can do your bit to save the environment. Entry free. At Atta Galatta. 3 pm. Details: 9632510126