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Popular music speaks to us at very simple and basic levels. We relate to the love, hurt, anger and loss that these songs speak about. Sometimes, as with all art, we hear in these songs things that were never intended by the artist – because of how it connects to our personal experiences and the memories they evoke.
Guitarist and singer, Chandran Sankaran, will take us on an exploration of a dozen songs, and the stories, memories and poetry that lurk unexpectedly under the surface. You will hear tunes that you may know and love, and some you haven’t heard before, across pop and rock genres spanning the last seven decades.
It’s part music concert, part reflection and conversation that will hopefully leave you savoring songs in new ways.
Chandran Sankaran has entertained audiences in cafes, wine bars and other music venues for some years. He plays the acoustic guitar and sings covers that span the decades and genres, from Red Hot Chili Peppers to Coldplay to Paul Simon to George Ezra to Steely Dan to The Beatles to Green Day to Talking Heads to jazz standards. He’s performed in many venues in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world, including for several years in Bangalore. In his other life, Chandran has been a software entrepreneur based in the US. He is currently building a nonprofit to combat the flow of misinformation online. He grew up in Bangalore, went to school here, and has a big piece of his soul wedged firmly in this city.