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Katie Wise + Bhakti Explosion

A Colorado-based kirtan band fusing

heart-opening mantra with contemporary folk

Concerts + Events

Praise for Katie's debut album "Lovolution"

“Beautifully nuanced country and Americana influences, inflected with just the right amount of Eastern mysticism. Katie's vocals are exquisitely textured —simultaneously vulnerable and powerful.”

Dave Stringer

Grammy-nominated producer, composer, and international kirtan artist


“Wise’s soulful, earthy voice embodies vulnerability in a way that turns emotion into art.”

Australian Yoga Life 


“A modern offering [that] mixes ancient spiritual vocals with mantra-and-pop-music mash-ups to provide a refreshingly hip spiritual and musical journey.” 

Yoga Magazine UK


“A force for those who look to their music for peace, heart, groove, and spiritual inspiration.”

David Newman

Sacred chant master, inspirational teacher

“Deftly weaves a rich array of contemporary grooves, world music flavors, and lush vocal arrangements while keeping the sacred heart of devotion alive through every song. Fans of both traditional and modern Kirtan music will find lots to enjoy here.”



Celebrated yogi-musician and author of Music and Mantras

“One of the best sacred chant albums I've had the pleasure to hear in 18 years of doing radio. For those who truly wish to experience devotional heart music, this is the one.”

Gary Goldberg

Host of WRPI’s “In The Spirit” radio show and “Gary’s Music Show”

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