Sivaratri is believed to be a night to be awake and pray to Lord Siva. Many organisations in Chennai have lined up music concerts through the night today, March 4, 2019. A few groups have been doing this for more than 25 years and there are only additions over the years and it is musical treat to the rasikas in different parts of the city.
Here are the details of concerts -
(For a calendar of concerts visit: https://nadalokam.blogspot.com/p/concerts-calendar.html)
1. Maha Sivaratri Akhandam by Madhuradhwani and Aanmajothi at
Arkay Convention Centre, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore.
March 4, 2019
4.00pm R Thaygarajan and Jayalakshmi Sekhar with Vijay Natesan and Sunil Kumar
5.00pm Ganesh Sharma's talk on Shanakarurm and Sankararum( ஷங்கரரும் சங்கரரும் )
6.00pm Neyveli Santhanagopalan, Dr Narmadha, Vijay Natesan
7.00pm Akkarai Sisters, Vittal Rangan,R Sankarnarayanan
8.00pm K Gayatri Shreya Devnath,R Sankaranarayanan
9.00pm Gayatri Girish B Aanathakrishnan Akshay Anathapadmanabhan
10.00pm Sriranjani Santhanagopalan. B Aanathakrishnan, Sai Giridhar
11.00pm Amritha Murali Vittal Rangan Ganapathyraman
March 5, 2019
12.00 AM KN Renganatha Sharma Nagai Sriram Sai Giridhar
1.00 AM Palghat Ramprasad Nagai Sriram , B Ganapathyraman
2.00AM Aswath Narayanan M Vijay Kumbakonam Swaminathan
3.00 AM Navneetha Krishnan M Vijay Kumbakonam Swaminathan
4.00AM JB Keerthanana/Sruti Sagar Shreya Devnath Burra Sriram
5.00 AM Vidya Kalyanaraman, Sayee Rakshit Burra Sriram
2. Layapriya Maha Sivaratri Music Festival at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore
3. Naadhabrahmam Sivaratri Mahotsav at Sri Karumari Tripurasundari Sametha Thriambakeswarar temple, Samiyar Thottam, Ashok Nagar.
4. Sri Siddhi Buddhi Sametha Karpaga Vinayakar temple, R.A. Puram
Apart from the above, Hamsanadam is organising a special concert exclusively of Periya Purana Keerthanai of Ramaswamy Sivan at Sri Veda Vyasar Tapovanam, Sembakkam.