Mahindra Kabira Festival
Mahindra Kabira Festival will bring to music-lovers an invigorating Morning and Evening Music Programme that will take place at Guleria Ghat and Shivala Ghat respectively – with leading exponents of the Benares gharana and folk traditions, dadra, thumri, khayal gayaki styles, Sufiyana and ghazals, and pakhawaj and tabla players. The Festival promises an experience that truly is ‘Kabir in every sense’ and, apart from the music, features sessions on art and literature inspired by Kabir in the afternoons, delectable local cuisine and curated walks with famous local residents as guides for attendees as they discover the fascinating city of Varanasi.
Having hosted renowned artistes like Kailash Kher, Shubha Mudgal and Kabir Café in the last two editions, this year will feature a Morning Music performance by Hindustani classical singer Vidya Rao, Literature Afternoon Sessions by writer and mythologist Devdutt Pattnaik and renowned Bhakti scholar Purushottam Agrawal and Evening Music performances by award-winning singer and composer Sonam Kalra of the Sufi Gospel Project fame, vani and bhajan singer Omprakash Nayak and many others from an eclectic line-up of artistes which will be announced soon.
Date: - 16th, 17th and 18th November 2018
Venue: - Varanasi, India
Echoes of Earth
Echoes of Earth, Bangalore’s very own music festival is back for its third edition on the 1st and 2nd of December 2018. Hosted amidst the lush greens of Embassy International Riding School, Echoes of Earth celebrates music, art, and culture. The festival in its third edition promises a stellar international line-up with sounds of Jazz, Electronic music, Indian rock, pop, underground techno, house, rock and Indian folk.
This year, the festival will pay homage to the magnificent marine and aquatic life. The same will be showcased through larger than life art installations and 4 stages made from upcycled and recycled materials.
Echoes of the earth are the celebration of the environment, with the key motive of creating a platform where artists and eco-conscious people can showcase various ecological ideas and concepts to the larger festival audience and create awareness of a more sustainable way of life.
In addition to the line – up, the two-day festival will also see workshops on music, wellness, and the green lifestyle.
Tickets are available on Bookmyshow
Date: - 1st and 2nd December 2018, 6 pm
Venue: - Embassy International Riding School, Tarunhunse Village, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562157.
NH 7 Weekender
In its ninth edition, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender, India's largest multi-genre music festival heads to the gorgeous hills of Meghalaya on 2-3 November and back to the city it calls home, Pune on 7-9 December.
The pre-sale is expected go live later this month, with special prices for those Under 21.
Since its inception, the BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender has featured over 540 artists from India and around the world, across a variety of genres to over 500,000 fans. The festival has evolved to become one of the country's most beloved musical weekends as thousands of fans and discerning music lovers converge for an unforgettable experience.
The 2017 edition witnessed performances by some of the most acclaimed international headliners and stellar names from the Indian music scene, including Steve Vai, Textures, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Marky Ramone, CAS, Vishal Bhardwaj, Ram Sampath, Pentagram, The Local Train, TM Krishna, and Nooran Sisters. The Pune edition of the festival also saw the addition of a comedy tent, featuring performances by more than 25 Indian comedians including Tanmay Bhat, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Kunal Rao, Naveen Richard and Aisi Taisi Democracy.
Now in its third year with a vision to take the festival experience to more cities than ever before, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender Express Editions lineup and dates will be announced soon. The day-long editions offer plenty to look forward to with some of the country's biggest acts.
Stay tuned to the BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender website for more information.
Date: - 7th, 8th and 9th December 2018
Venue: - Pune - Venue to be announced later
Serendipity Arts Festival
India’s first multi disciplinary arts event, the Serendipity Arts Festival 2018 will ignite Goa from the 15-22 December, with over 90 dynamic projects highlighting India’s rich traditions of music, dance and theatre, alongside culinary arts, craft, and visual arts exhibitions. Serendipity Arts Festival will take place across 10 venues, energising Goa and transforming Panaji into a vibrant cultural space with multiple exhibitions, performances and immersive arts experiences.
The Serendipity Arts Festival is committed to creating tangible change across the country’s cultural spectrum by engaging the public and increasing awareness of how art can impact society, whilst generating interest in public art projects across India.
Date: - 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd December 2018, 5 pm
Venue: - Panaji, Goa, India
Roses are red, the grass is green. Hello DECEMBER, goodbye routine!
Submerge in association with Sustain Entertainment and Vh1 India bring to you - Inscape Music Festival 2018 and it's got all the ingredients for the perfect mini get-a-away!
A one of it's kind festival giving you the best music along with a serene 'camping' experience, where you get to disconnect from life as you know it, and escape to a new magical world.
Gather the clan and ready to nest yourselves in the lap of nature, curated food, waterfalls and a sky full of stars. All this coupled up with a mammoth electronic line-up which will be announced soon.
Phase 1 Line-Up:
Date: - 22nd December 2018, 5 pm
Venue: - Sabharwal Farms, Off Mumbai Pune Highway, Kalote, Mokashi, Karjat, Maharashtra 410202, India
Sunburn Festival 2018
Sunburn Festival 2018 a 3-day extravaganza will happen at Oxford Golf Resort in Lavale, Pune on 29-30-31 December 2018. The festival has upped its stage design and visual game to an exquisite level, evolving over the years. Check out for tickets now.
Date: - 28th, 29th and 30th December 2018
Venue: - Oxford Golf Resort in Lavale, Pune, India