The Ragas Live Festival takes over the first weekend at Pioneer Works. Beginning 5pm on Friday, the festival opens with the talented Vijay Iyer, Yosvany Terry, and Rajna Swaminathan. Other highlights include the Coltrain Raga Tribute, the tabla player Karsh Kale, and sets by Samarth Nagarkar, Steve Gorn, and Jay Gandhi. Video artist Nitin Mukul provides the visual. You can listen in on WKCR 89.9 FM-NY, stream at www.wkcr.org, or hear later on NYC Radio Live podcast. 159 Pioneer St.