Finding Our Voices

I am typically not one to lack words. And yet, since 2016, at a time when there was so much to say, I found myself overcome by feelings of shock and eventual numbness. It was impossible to keep up with a frantic news cycle that seemed to push the boundaries of sanity...

Queen of Song

As we approach the M.S.Subbulakshmi tribute concert this weekend, I wanted to share an article on this wonderful artist written by none other than my own mother, in 1978, when she visited Chicago of all places. As I read it, I try to center myself enough to do justice...

M.S. Subbulakshmi Tribute Concert in Chicago

Anjali Ray will be part of a select group of singers honoring the late Smt. M.S. Subbulakshmi, dubbed the Nightingale of India, on Saturday December 17th in Chicago. Click here for tickets.

Anjali Ray to perform at Couture for a Cause

Anjali Ray will be performing at Couture for a Cause, a benefit for Acid Survivors Trust International on October 15th at AnQi By House of AN. Joining Anjali on stage will be voilin virtuoso Esther Anaya! Find out more about this great initiative...

A Loud Whisper

When I was 19, I wrote my third song ever. It was a tribute to my parents, a paean of gratitude for how they had sacrificed for me, supported me, and loved me. It was sincere, and sincerely God-awful. When I listen back now (in my head only, mind you, for all copies...

Anjali Ray at ASCAP showcase April 29th

The Women's International Music Network presents the 2016 She Rocks ASCAP Expo Showcase! Sharing the stage with some mesmerizing female talent at the Tinhorn Flats Saloon on April 29th. Free!!! Check out Maddie Vance, Divinity Roxx and Facing...

Cosmic Journey

So this happened on my first day in India. Holi celebration - ooh but someone has our tickets. My cousin: "Anjali - come with me to get them." 10 mins later, in a beautiful apartment: "Nice to meet you Anjali. So what brings you to Delhi? Oh! You know, my sister is...

Shows announced in India

Anjali Ray will be doing full band performances in India in March/April 2016! Check the gigs page for more info.