LARAAJI presents The Peace Garden

Friday 2 October 2015
Wilder Street Studio
27-29 Wilder St, Stokes Croft, Bristol BS2 8QA
8.00pm - 9.30pm | £10 | Buy Tickets

Legendary ambient musician and meditation practitioner LARAAJI presents The Peace Garden. Connect with your inner Peace Garden in an integrated workshop/performance environment that combines yoga exercises and deep listening. Assisted by Reiki master Arji OceAnanda, allow LARAAJI to guide you on a journey of call-response chanting, exploratory language, gentle stretching and laughter breathing postures towards the sound meditation posture known as Savasana. The session culminates with an extended immersive music performance, where electronic zither, mbire, gong, chimes and vocals combine to transport you on an inner journey to places of deep release, rest and harmonisation.

Open to participants of all abilities; previous yoga experience is not required.
Bring yoga mat and drinking water. Dress comfortable.

Arrive at 7.45pm for 8pm start.

NOTE – capacity is very limited so book early to avoid disappointment.


Initially working as a stand-up comedian and actor, LARAAJI began playing music on the streets of New York in the 1970s, improvising trance-inducing jams on a modified autoharp processed through various electronic effects. Brian Eno saw him playing one night in Washington Square Park and invited him to record an album for his seminal Ambient series (Ambient 3: Day Of Radiance, 1980).

He went onto release a prolific series of albums for a wide variety of labels, many of which he recorded himself at home and sold as cassettes during his street performances. Today his music has been embraced by a new generation of musicians and his career has been celebrated with the Warp/All Saints retrospective Celestial Music 1970-2011, which was released in 2013.

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