Saturday Satsang Concert with Seán Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band
with Seán Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band
April 6, 2024
Join Seán Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band for an interactive musical experience. The group will perform a special concert for the Saturday night Satsang as part of their weekend workshop at Yogaville. End your day with an evening of soul-stirring ancient mantras given a new voice through dynamic songs that merge conscious lyrics with New Orleans roots, rock, gospel, and world grooves. All are invited to come chant, dance, and share in the heart-opening practice of kirtan (call-and-response chanting).
If you would like to explore the practice of kirtan and Bhakti Yoga more deeply, you can participate in the retreat, Bhakti Heart Retreat with Seán Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band on April 5–7 at Yogaville.
Doors open at 7pm.
A joy to listen to whether you’re a yogi, or anyone who appreciates wildly creative music.—Yoga Journal
A cauldron of simmering, bubbling delectable chants that bring to mind Grateful Dead jams, a little Santana spice, and an all-around endearing space that draws you in with each listen.—Common Ground Magazine, San Francisco
Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band’s band of funked-up, bluesy, soul-tingling mantra music is a favorite at chant festivals and Yoga retreats, where they never fail to whip the crowds into a frenzy of ecstatic free-dance. But this band consistently delivers much more than rock-out dance mantra. They will take you deep, lift you up, and crack you open with soulful sprinklings of Bhakti poetry and tear-jerker gospel classics like their signature set closer I’ll Fly Away. Jazz Fest features the colors and creativity of New Orleans; artists like Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band are part of a vital new future for New Orleans. Kirtan music and Yoga are bringing peace and music to people, but wherever it happens they also bring along their own musical in uences and tastes that are seen in the expression of their song.—The Bhakti Beat
“The much-beloved band evoke, conjure and celebrate that universally felt yet impossible-to-define essence that lies at the heart of all things, what Bob Marley once called ‘a natural mystic, flowing through the air.’ ” – Alan di Perna (Rolling Stone, Creem, Billboard) Seán Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band merge conscious lyrics, sacred chants from the spiritual traditions of yoga and beyond, and roots, rock, gospel, and global grooves to create a universal style of cross-cultural spiritual music. They are known for creating interactive, soul-stirring songs to dance and sing along with as well as to grieve and heal. Their…
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