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Music festivals line up for 2017 – India

Music takes you somewhere where you have already been or it makes you travel where you want to be! It speaks nothing but says a lot, connects better than your mobile network. And if the idea of traveling for music makes you go nuts then roll your eyes through this list of amazing travel cum music fests for you.

 

  1. NARIYAL PAANI

A short boat ride taking you away from the bustling city to a beautiful setup in the mini Goa is a frame in a dream. So, Dream on! Because it’s the first month of your grand New year. And you need to shake a little, swing a bit and party hard.

 

MUSIC ON BOARD: Multi-genre.
PLACE: Morapada, Alibaug.
SEASON: Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22, 2017

 2. SULAFEST

Music sounds extra sweet, if served with food and wine. Let the music roll because you feel it in the bone.
MUSIC ON BOARD: MULTI-GENRE.
PLACE: Sula Vineyards, Nashik.
SEASON: Friday, February 3 to Sunday, February 5, 2017
3. THE LOST PARTY

Over the hills and far away, celebrate the togetherness in the beautiful settings of Lonavala. Let yourself yodel in the jam sessions and sleep under the naked sky.
MUSIC ONBOARD: Multi-genre
PLACE: Lonavala
SEASON: Friday, February 24 to Monday, February 27, 2017

 

4. RANG

The vibrant capital city becomes more vivacious during the festive season of Holi. A euphoric trip of colors and music with a little ‘bhang’ is a joy to be captured.

MUSIC ONBOARD: Multi-genre

PLACE: New Delhi

SEASON: MARCH

5. MAGNETIC FIELD:

Sounds too scientific but is an extravaganza music fest, it’s a boutique festival for the ones who isolate themselves in the togetherness of voices. Sing out loud in the royal galleries of Alsisar Palace in Shekhawati when the band plays your favorite song taking a joyride to Rajasthan.

MUSIC ONBOARD: Multi-genre

PLACE: Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

SEASON: March

 

6. BANGALORE OPEN AIR

All the metal heads, fade to black in toxicity of that gothic look, you trip to a different world of trance, while the bands growl and grunge in smoke.

MUSIC ONBOARD: Metal.
PLACE: Royal Orchid Resort, Yelahanka, Bengaluru.
SEASON: JULY

 

7. COVELONG POINT SURF, MUSIC AND YOGA FESTIVAL

A three-day fest filled with surf, yoga, sun and sand, and nights coming alive with the sound of music! Adventure, travelling and music are riding the same boat, you just need to hop on.
MUSIC ONBOARD: Multi-genre.
PLACE: Kovalam Village, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
SEASON: AUGUST

 

8. GO: MADRAS

While the musicians drop that bass, you be ready to brush the sand off the beach and see that golden snitch slide down the horizon while you return home with a little sand in your toes.
MUSIC ONBOARD: Electronic music.
PLACE: Raddison Blu Resort Temple Bay, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.
SEASON: September

9. ZIRO

Somewhere over the rainbow, you sing and shiver in the jam sessions amidst the paddy fields of Arunachal Pradesh and while you guzzle the finest rice beer seeing the bonfire illuminating the moon and listening to the echoes in the silence, the shine wears off!

MUSIC ON BOARD: Multi-genre.
PLACE: Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
SEASON: September

 

10. DECCAN ROCK

It was when Behemoth and Meta-Stasis burned the stage, people cried in nirvana. It was a totally different world when the cowboys from hell took over the stage and the metal heads screamed in utopia- Hail Music! Hail Metal! And if that’s what excites you then just take a road to the metal world.
MUSIC ON BOARD: Metal.
PLACE: Geo Garden, Hyderabad.
SEASON: September

 

11. JODHPUR RIFF

Put on your best costumes and strike a pose in the beautiful city of Jodhpur. A culture rich in music promises to offer the best to your ears.
MUSIC ON BOARD: Folk and folk-fusion.
PLACE: Jodhpur Rajasthan
SEASON: October

 

12. GOA INTERNATIONAL JAZZ LIVE FESTIVAL

Jazz is an open-ended music designed for open minds and in a place like Goa the echoes and the melodies of this hybrid genre will fix you in real.
MUSIC ON BOARD: Jazz.
PLACE: Stone Water Eco Resort, Bogmalo Beach, Vasco da Gama, Goa.
SEASON: November

 

13. ENCHANTED VALLEY CARNIVAL

Under the sun! everything, comes and goes but under the moon everything stays for a while. Now, is the time for another camp-out music setting which will set your heart on fire and the soul on smoke.
MUSIC ON BOARD: Mulit-genre.
PLACE: Aamby Valley City, Lonavala.
SEASON: December

14. HORNBILL:

The world is a laboratory and music is the catalyst that speeds up everything. Feel the beatings in your heart on your favorite song and shut the world outside because the hands are held high until the end of the night. Hornbill is a state-sponsored festival to promote the culture of Nagaland, maybe that’s what you need to call it a year.

MUSIC ON BOARD: Electronic music.
PLACE: Kohima, Nagaland.
SEASON: December

 

15. SUNBURN

It is unknown to none and is the biggest electro-dance music fest in India.
MUSIC ON BOARD: Electronic music.
PLACE: To be announced
SEASON: December

16. KASAULI RHYTHM AND BLUES:

Welcome to the jungle where the guitar ripples through the pieces of your heart under the sky that is full of stars and a background which is stunning as a diamond.

MUSIC ON BOARD: Western, Fusion, Sufi and Bollywood
PLACE: Kasauli
SEASON: To be Announced

 

17. GULMARG WINTER FEST:

Take yourself down to the paradise city and come back to life in Kashmir when the guitar gently weeps in the lap of the mountains.

MUSIC ON BOARD: Western Fusion Sufi and Bollywood
PLACE: Gulmarg Kashmir
SEASON: To be announced

18.KASAULI RHYTHM & BLUES FESTIVAL

#KasauliRnB is an annual flagship event of Genesis Foundation. Creating a niche for itself, KasauliRnB has now become one of the most anticipated music festivals in the country.

MUSIC ON BOARD: Power packed performances from bands like Jonita Gandhi Band, Neeraj Arya Kabir Café, Nasya, Eka, Kamakshi Khanna Collective and a Bollywood Surprise.

PLACE: Baikunth Resorts, Kasauli

SEASON: Easter weekend from April 14-16

 

 

 

Ruchika

Ruchika

She is just another 90's kid struggling with her paradoxical attitude. She made peace listening to rock and alternative music, a beer baby at night and a black coffee fan in the morning. She is extremely strong yet too fragile and when she travels, she is secretly learning life.

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