Featured Events

These are just a few of the many events offered year-round. Click here to see when the band will be in your region.

Bhakti On The Mat Experience

Thu, Jun, 22nd

Chicago, IL

Mantra Music Concert

Fri, Jun, 23rd 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chicago, IL

An Evening Of Enchanting Mantra Music & Storytelling

Sun, Jun, 25th 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Oshkosh, WI

Mantra Music Concert

Mon, Jun, 26th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brookfield, WI

Bhakti On The Mat + Mantra Music Concert

Fri, Jul, 14th

Carbondale, CO

Bhavapalooza Presents: Bhakti On The Mat

Sun, Jul, 16th 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Denver, CO

Band Offerings



Experience the band in your own living room with albums and live recordings of stories, kirtans, and classes.



Open your heart to the power of kirtan - mantras charged with dynamic rock, funk, gospel, and world grooves.



Infuse yoga practice with imagination and depth -Bhakti On The Mat- weaving asana, storytelling & evocative live music.



Replenish your spirit and rejoice in the awakening of your own creativity in these transformative BHAKTImmersions and retreats.

The Band

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson

Vocals and Harmonium

New Orleans native Sean is the founder of the band and loves to inspire people through a creative integration of imaginative music, yoga, storytelling, and poetry. His passion for music ranges from a deep appreciation for the transcendental power of rock, Irish folk music, Indian and Sufi devotional music.

Alvin Young

Alvin Young

Fretless Bass and Guitar

New Orleans native Alvin infuses the band with rich musicality and depth weaving the rock, jazz, classical, and folk styles he's been immersed in for the last 40 years. He spent years on the Crescent City music scene playing with Wynton and Branford Marsalis, local legends James Booker, James Black and many more.

Gwendolyn Colman

Gwendolyn Colman

Percussion and Vocals

Gwendolyn brings to the band boisterous rhythm, vocals, and personality honed from years of playing with middle eastern, flamenco, and avant garde bands. Her percussion dashboard includes frame drums, cajon, high hat, kick drum, doumbek, and karbobs- playing with merging ancient rhythms with a modern, urban flare.

"Their music will ignite the world...a hybrid of East and West that will bring joy to your heart and get your body boogieing."

Yoga Chicago

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