Shankar (aka L. Shankar, Shankar) is widely considered a living legend, a pioneer and a musical genius by his peers who hold him in the highest esteem. Shankar has enthralled
Shankar (aka L. Shankar, Shankar) is widely considered a living legend, a pioneer and a musical genius by his peers who hold him in the highest esteem. Shankar has enthralled audiences and critics alike all over the world. A child prodigy who is a virtuoso vocalist, violinist, composer and record producer who has sold over 100 million albums through his solo projects and collaborations with other superstar musicians throughout the world.
Shankar’s pop DVD One In A Million went #1 in the US, spending four weeks on the top of the charts. He has collaborated with arts such us Frank Zappa, Talking Heads, Pete Townshend, Lou Reed. Marianne Faithful, Sting, Jeff Beck, U2, The Pretenders, Echo & The Bunnymen, John Lydon, George Harrison, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Dave Stewart, Jonathan Davis, Robert Trujillo, and many more.
Likewise, Shankar has worked on numerous soundtracks including the Grammy Award winning and controversial The Last Temptation of Christ. He co-wrote many tracks with Peter Gabriel, and his vocals were featured in the movie. In 2004 Shankar composed and performed vocals on Mel Gibson’s The Passion of Christ. His unmistakable haunting voice was heard all throughout the movie.
Additional special projects have included the Princess Trust Rock Concerts with Princess Diana in England, The United Nations Peace Day Festivals, and Nelson Mandela’s 80th Birthday celebrations. The rock extravaganza Human Rights Now World Tour in 1988 featured Shenkar’s own group, who were joined in performance by Bruce Springsteen and Peter Gabriel, in addition to several other musicians.
April 1, 2023
Doors 6pm. Headliner 8:00pm.
$49 / $59 / $69 / $79 / $99 + applicable fees
Under 18 Must Be Accompanied by a Paying Adult.
With regard and respect for the safety of our patrons large bags are not permitted. No bags bigger than 10” x 16” allowed.
(Saturday) 6:00 PM
The Saban Theatre - Beverly Hills
8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211