David Newman is a sacred kirtan artist, singer-songwriter, author, and inspirational teacher. David, also known as Durga Das, has released twelve acclaimed albums, including the #1 iTunes World Music bestseller Love is Awake. David is also the author of the The Timebound Traveler and the founder of the Stay Strong Project. David’s music is a celebration of spirit diving deep into the power of kirtan, and spreading conscious lyrics with a message of hope, peace, and universal love.
“At David Newman’s kirtan, the event’s volume knob seemed to go from low-level joy to full-on bliss, the kind you feel after climbing a gorgeous mountain or ending a tough run on a strong sprint.” –The Washington Post
“Though David Newman has a deep sense of tradition in his music, there is also something thoughtful, poetic, personal, and almost romantic about his songs.” –Yoga Journal
“David Newman is reminiscent of George Harrison, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon when they are in soul mode.”
–LA Yoga Magazine