From powerful to ethereal, breathtaking to haunting, Karnataka’s music combines a widescreen cinematic vision with epic symphonic rock soundscapes taking the listener on a never to be forgotten journey. Winning plaudits from Radio 2’s Bob Harris, prog icon Rick Wakeman and many others, Karnataka’s storming live performances have entranced and captivated audiences across the UK, Europe and the USA and seen them perform alongside prestigious artists such as Robert Plant and Steven Wilson.
Multiple award winners (Classic Rock Society Best Band, Best Album, Best Song and Best Vocalist) Karnataka embark on a nationwide tour in 2020 with a line-up featuring founder member and bassist Ian Jones, the beautiful voice of new vocalist Sertari, virtuoso keyboard player Gonzalo Carrera, stunning lead guitarist Luke Machin and the exceptional drumming of dynamic sticks man James Wise. Expect classic tracks from past albums and brand-new material.
“It doesn’t get better than this – this is Karnataka” Rick Wakeman
“A sublime level of accomplishment. Epic proportions. Magnificent. Dreamy and ethereal, grandiose and bold” Fireworks Magazine
“A tapestry of kaleidoscopic sounds reminiscent of Pink Floyd and Marillion” Metal Force
“The most uplifting progressive rock music you could ask for, intelligent well structured numbers, soaring guitar work, beautiful vocals. Ambitious. Dramatic, exotic and lushly textured. Dazzling.” Get Ready to Rock
“Wonderful” Bob Harris Radio 2
“Sublimely atmospheric. Unashamedly epic. A sense of power and drama hitherto unequalled. A genuinely potent force” Prog magazine