About Shakti Tribe
Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe are creating a vibration-raising revolution with their edgy blend of mantra-infused rock. Fronted by force of nature Larisa Stow, the Tribe’s music is an East meets West fusion of English and Sanskrit. Shakti Tribe is Benj Clarke on bass & vocals, Richard Hardy (Carole King, Dave Matthews Band, Lyle Lovett, David Lindley) on woodwinds, Bethany Grace on Violin, Paloma Walker on drums, Gabriel Ambrosius on lead guitar/rhythm guitar and Melissa Robin on background vocals. Larisa’s cousin Jewelz adds a whole other level of energy with her dramatic dancing at festivals and other events.
Hitting the road in the Shakti Mobile packed with people, gear and merch; these road warriors are committed to creating community wherever they go. Larisa’s captivating style & stellar vocals combined with her band’s impeccable musicianship have earned them main stage slots at numerous festivals in the USA and abroad including multiple appearances at Bhakti Fest, Earthdance, Lightning In A Bottle, Whole Being Weekend, and Bali Spirit Festival; opening act spots for well known artists; and appearances with leaders such as Nassim Haramein and Deepak Chopra. The band has played two years in a row for a crowd of 25,000+ at the Holi Festival Of Colors in Spanish Fork, Utah. The band’s performance at Earthdance in Northern California ushered in the Global Peace Prayer for thousands, and their headlining performance at the opening ceremonies of the Bali Spirit Festival earned them international attention.