The Festival of Tabla is today the largest gathering of Indian classical musicians on the west coast and is rapidly becoming a globally recognized landmark for percussive arts as well as all the classical traditions of India. The Festival focus is to give new generations a chance to present authentic tabla solos as well as solos in instrumental, vocal and dance in front of larger receptive audiences and be able to perform on the same stage as the maestros. The two day festival is filled with exceptional artists from around the world and the U.S. Come and experience this unique festival and learn about Indian classical music & culture. The Ravi & Shashi Bellare Arts foundation is at the forefront of preserving this great heritage and presenting it to audiences in California.
The Festival will also feature a gallery of 100+ years of black & white musician photography collected by the founders of the Festival since the early 1980's. This incredible collection of photographs will be on display to showcase the great artists who have lived in the last century and have contributed to the arts and culture of India especially Tabla.