Samavesha presents

Musical Journeys

live music to fill your heart, tea to nourish your soul

Every Sunday, 6pm to 8pm

A live concert series of modern global music and selected fine tea.

Musical Journeys are curated by

Laura Inserra

FREE admission!

We rely in your generosity!

Numi Tea Garden

2230 Livingston Street

Oakland, CA 94606

20% discount on loose-leaf tea by the cup. Bagged tea by the cup will be donation based. Snacks and light bites available.


Past Musical Journeys.

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About Om Shan Tea:

Rustic tea house where fine teas, organic foods, and cultural events are offered to inspire healing, conscious community and holistic wellness.

Om Shan Tea serves and stocks a wide variety of organic and gourmet teas and organic, vegan food. You can also buy tea accessories, ceramics, incenses, health products and antique furnishings. More info at

About Laura Inserra:

Laura Inserra is a vibrant and talented composer, multi-instrumentalist, teacher and artistic director. She is a classically trained musician with a strong improvisational background who utilizes multiple musical and performance skills. A native of Sicily, her work in Italy is well-known, including integral participation in the composition of numerous movie scores and the artistic direction of innovative live productions. She recently moved to the Bay Area and in 2007 she founded Samavesha, an international multidisciplinary performing arts non-profit organization based out of Berkeley. Samavesha performs with local and international artists with the mission of bringing powerful multidisciplinary performances to the community.

About Samavesha:

Samavesha is a non-profit performing arts organization that unites art, nature and community.

We create a platform for local and international artists to engage in collaborative events that showcase all forms of artistic expression and raise awareness about environmental responsibility. Founded by renowned Italian artistic director and musician Laura Inserra (, Samavesha focuses on promoting meaningful and high-quality events in which different expressions of art unfold simultaneously, creating an occasion for both performer and audience to be immersed in what is occurring in the moment. Participating artists have numerous years of experience exploring multiple forms of art, both traditional and contemporary, as well as performing in various art events around the world. More info at