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Nectar of Song featuring Kimberly Haynes and Johanna Beekman

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - October 23 @ 9:30 pm

Come experience the shared heartbeat of sacred songs of the world with sistrens Kimberly Haynes & Johanna Beekman joined by Vito Gregoli and friends.

Kimberly & Johanna’s unforgettable songs will open your heart and inspire you on your journey long after the last note fades into silence.

More about Kimberly:

“Kimberly paints musical portraits…that touch the heart and illuminate the spiritual quest.” – Michael Diamond – Music and Media Focus

Kindled by an awareness of divine guidance and conscious connection with spirit, singer/songwriter Kimberly Haynes’ music brings forth an uplifting invitation to discover a sacred space deep within the heart. The spectrum of her eclectic and enlightening songs evokes both the tenderness of a mother’s touch and the ancient feminine power of a tribal priestess singing her truth.

Her music harmoniously weaves inspirational heart-felt lyrics into a rich tapestry of world instruments to create poetic reflections born of a life of tremendous trials and blessed tribulations. “Having risen from my own ashes multiple times, it is my mission to carry music of the heart into the world.

She performed last year at both Shaktifest and Bhaktifest as well as her own CD Release event in October of 2016 to a packed house. This year included gigs at the legendary McCabe’s, Genghis Cohen, Goddess Temple of Irvine, a successful tour of Arizona, and various house concerts.

Her debut album “Awaken Me” was recently reviewed in LAYoga Magazine and just won ‘Album of the Year’ in the One World Music Awards.

She recently released the highly anticipated music video for “You’re The One That I Want/Govinda Jaya.” Featuring gorgeous animation from Nina Paley’s acclaimed movie “Sita Sings The Blues.” The video release is also accompanied by the release of the EP “You’re the ONe” featuring 3 remixes from “Awaken Me”.


More about Johanna :

Johanna is a multi-genre recording artist, sacred songstress, yoga teacher, and kirtan artist. She is loved for her rich, soulful voice, radiant spirit, and evocative, inspiring songs.

Johanna’s devotional music springs from her roots in gospel, blue-eyed soul, and world music. She offers world-inspired gospel-infused kirtan and sacred songs for festivals, yoga studios, and churches across the country.

Johanna’s critically acclaimed Heart Beats One album and her forthcoming album Beyond Love: Soothing Songs for the Soul feature many of her original songs and chants. Heart Beats One has been described by reviewers, musicians, kirtan artists, and yoga enthusiasts as stellar… stunning… gorgeous… magical… mystical… sweet… healing… haunting… amazing… extraordinary… and more.

Johanna has studied chanting with kirtan artists such as Gina Sala, Shantala, Jai Uttal, Krishna Das and Ram Dass; voice with renowned improvisational jazz singer Rhiannon and Grammy award-winning gospel artist Isaiah Jones Jr.; and songwriting with the mother of women’s music Chris Williamson. She holds a BS degree in Women’s Studies with a focus in improvisational and musical theater and is also a registered yoga teacher.

Johanna’s more recent work includes collaborations with award-winning yoga teachers and artists such as Saul David Raye, Ben Leinbach, Kia Miller, Sara Ivanhoe, Sianna Sherman, David Newman, Donna De Lorey, Dave Stringer, and Girish.

She has served at most of the leading Kirtan and Yoga and Wellness festivals across the nation, such as Bhakti and Shakti Fest and Beloved Sacred Art and Music Festival.

For more about Johanna, visit johannasings.com.

Both artists will be accompanied by multi instrumentalist/producer David Vito Gregoli – www.DharmapalaRecords.com,

….and special guests!


September 16 @ 7:00 pm
October 23 @ 9:30 pm


Kimberly Haynes


Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica
1260 18th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States
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