Kalyani, (Colleen Buckman) is an internationally touring Singer/Songwriter, Kirtan Musician, and Producer. When not touring and teaching, you’ll find her in Minneapolis, MN. and Boulder, CO. As a songwriter, producer and composer, Colleen shines with her beautiful voice, powerful lyrics and authentic sense of musicality. Her debut album, Sometimes in the Sun, put her on the map as a songstress in 2007. In 2008, she founded Awaken The Earth Records, a conscious philanthropic production company which produces music, festivals and healing events with a focus on truth, simplicity and love. In 2012, she and her bandmates Susan Shehata and Keith Helke released their self-titled album Sitara & Kalyani with Pavan Kumar. Kalyani released her third album, Fertile Ground, in 2016. Fertile Ground was co-produced with Reid Kruger (Waterbury Music and Sound) and Mark Murphy (Nahko&Medicine for the People, Wookiefoot).
Colleen has toured all over the United States and various parts of the world. She plays numerous events and festivals including Midwest Yoga and Kirtan Festival, Shangri La, Project Earth, BhaktiFest Midwest, MAnafest, Flow Fest, Common Grounds Yoga and Music Festival, and more. Kalyani is actively and joyfully touring, teaching, songwriting and producing music.