The most happening gigs you don’t want to miss out on this year!
by Isha Gakhar Entertainment | August 14, 2015 | News
Bacardi NH7 Weekender VHI Supersonic Arcade Supersonic EDM festival Skrillex
Every year, we plan a whole new set of resolutions. But of a bucket list of things we want to do before the year runs out? If music feats feature on your list, then you have landed yourself at the right place. Here’s your guide to the India's most look forward music events of 2015:
What: Wooden Wisdom’s Debut India Tour
When & Where: Sept. 3 to 9 in Indian metro cities
Why: Elijah Wood’s maiden performance in India is the most trending thing right now. Best known for his role in ‘The Lord of the Rings’, the actor is also the part of a DJ duo, Wooden Wisdom. He along with his music partner Zach Cowie will be spinning vinyl in three cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
What: Ziro Festival of Music
Where & When: Sept. 24 to 27 at the Zero Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
Why: The four-day music extravaganza brings forth a series of top indie acts from across the globe as well as the best folk musicians from North East India. It can be your perfect weekend getaway!
What: VH1 Supersonic Arcade
When & Where: From October 8 to 11 pan-India
Why: This is your best chance to witness the live performance of the six-time Grammy award winner music sensation, Skrillex, as he is coming to India for the first time. During his tour, he will be performing in Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and New Delhi. So go head and have an experience of a lifetime.
What: Bacardi NH7 Weekender
Where & When: Shillong (Oct. 23-24), Kolkata (Oct. 31-Nov. 1), New Delhi (Nov. 28-29), Pune (Dec. 4-6) and Bengaluru (Dec. 5-6)
Why: NH7 has garnered monstrous attention amongst music enthusiasts. In fact, it’s also tagged as ‘India’s happiest festival’ over the last five years, which is courtesy its amazing artists and special set-up.
What: World’s Biggest Guestlist Party by DJ Hardwell
When & Where: Dec. 13 in Mumbai
Why: It’s surely a place to be for obvious reasons. First, all profits from the event will go to support the social cause of education of children in India. Second, DJ Hardwell has invited all his fans to pre-register (at foundation.djhardwell.com) to be on his guestlist, which will allow 1,00,000 people to attend the party for free. Who doesn't want to be on DJ Hardwell's own guest list?
What: Enchanted Valley Carnival
When & Where: Dec. 18-20, Aamby Valley City, Festival Arena
Why: With such super reviews in the previous lots, one can expect the 2015 edition of the Enchanted Valley Carnival to be bigger and better. Trust us, the whole vibe of the three-day event is unmissable, thanks to its stellar performances by some of the most rocking artists from across the globe. The roaster includes: David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Taio Cruz, Monica Dogra, Raghu Dixit and Indian Ocean and so on.
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What: Magnetic Fields Festival
When & Where: Dec. 18-20, Alsisar Mahal, Rajasthan
Why: The three-day music fiesta is all about music and arts, and can be the most incredible holiday escape for the season. Set up at beautiful Alisar Mahal, the magnetic festival has everything that is very conventional like kite-flying, sunrise parties, flea markets and treasure hunts. Moreover, one gets to see the epic line up of stars like Mala, Zahed Sultan, Gracelia Maria, BeGun and Dream Koala.
What: Sunburn Goa 2015
When & Where: Dec. 27 to 30 at Vagator, Goa
Why: Sunburn doesn’t even need an introduction. It’s the most happening EDM festival on earth, where you not only enjoy the powerhouse performances of the international artists, but also chill out with the coolest crowd from all over the world. Even the non-party lovers might enjoy it!
What: VH1 Supersonic 2015
When & Where: Dec. 27 to 30 at Candolim Goa
Why: The brainchild of our very own DJ Nikhil Chinapa, Supersonic has proved its metal in terms of presentation, stage, artists and so on. During its last edition, the festival successfully managed to deliver heart-thumping performances by many reputed artists, including Paul Van Dyk, Dash Berlin, Infected Mushroom, Roger Sanchez and Carl Craig.
So all you music lovers out there, here’s a lowdown on the year’s biggest bashes.