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Budweiser Electric Daisy Carnival-2016 | photo showcase

Budweiser Presents Electric Daisy Carnival, India. 2016 Budweiser Presents Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) India concluded its first-ever edition with great splendor. The Vegas-style event was held at Delhi NCR’s Buddh International Circuit on 12th - 13th November. 25,000 fans visited the festival in over two days to catch some of the electronic music world’s biggest Indian and international acts at EDC. The debut edition of EDC India introduced by Insomniac and OML, created a multi-dimensional music experience, with mesmerizing production and sound design which overwhelmed fans with its sheer scale, creativity and overall immersive experience. The festival showcased a union of technology and nature with iconic stage designs like the majestic kineticFIELD, the imaginative and ethereal circuitGROUNDS and the electrifying neonGARDEN. The festival featured one of the largest line-ups of international and Indian artists ever witnessed in the country with two days of electrifying per

SulaFest 2017 - First line up release!

SulaFest 2017 WHAT? SulaFest WHEN? 3-5 February, 2017 WHERE? Sula Vineyards, Nasik SulaFest is known for its mega mix of music genres – bridging everything from world fusion to Electro Acoustic, Techno, House, Pop, Electronica, Electro-Swing, Disco, Garage, Rock, Percussion, Indie, Reggae, Afro, Irish and Bass!! Here’s the first artist announcement! Techno duo Loco & Jam UK/Northern Irish will be one of headlining acts at the 10th edition of SulaFest. Bosnian band Dubioza Kolektiv, who have performed at prominent world music festivals such as Glastonbury and Eurosonic, and are popular for their upbeat grooves across genres – Balkan, Reggae, Ska and Punk. Afro Celt Sound System also known as ACSS is a world renowned group which fuses Afro, Irish, Electronic and World. Nucleya, the ultimate Indian electronica sensation needs no further introduction – and will also be spinning beats on stage at SulaFest. Electro-swing band Swingrowers and the Female artist Priyanjana, als

Eastern Fare Music Foundation now creates a new tune in Guwahati. Aims to bring performance closer to the public

Jim Ankan Deka (2nd from left) with Students of Eastern Fare's Noonmati branch " Upon the fabric of silence does one weaves notes and creates music. " Eastern Fare Music Foundation is one such turf which still holds on to such a thought and the music institute proudly propagates it. In an era where music is being bargained over as a fast moving commodity, Eastern Fare affectionately tries to preserve the accent of sound. The institute has now opened branches in Guwahati and Shillong. Founded in 2008 by Assamese musician and composer Jim Ankan Deka , the first branch of the institute in Koramangala, the heart of Bangalore, went on to become one of India's premier music institutes. The school engaged in providing tutelage to music enthusiasts of all ages. By 2015, Eastern Fare had half a dozen branches all over Bangalore giving music education to more than a hundred pupils. After providing music education for over 10 years in Bangalore and 8 years at Eastern Fa

Mika joins MTV The Junkyard Project to urge the youth to ‘Dunk That Junk’ with his uber-cool anthem

Mika joins MTV The Junkyard Project Cut through the drudgery by turning on Bollywood’s singer Mika Singh’s brand new foot-tapping anthem for MTV ‘The Junkyard Project’ and make the act of cleaning fun. The lyrics of the anthem have been crafted in a manner that they blend perfectly with Mika’s vocals and energetic vibe to urge youngsters to take charge of cleaning up India with his quirky anthem, ‘Dunk that junk’. The Junkyard Project is a unique take on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by MTV to mobilize the youth to take a stand on cleanliness and take on the challenge of turning dirt into art. MTV tied up with 300 colleges and mobilized the ‘Junkyard Army’ of over 30,000 students across India, who got together to clean up neighbourhoods and beautify 300 junk spaces as live music motivated them. Now, MTV along with - the King of Indie-pop, Mika has created the adrenalin fuelled ‘Dunk That Junk’ anthem to give this young army a pumping new war cry! The ‘Dunk that junk’ anthem by Mika is a t

Hindi pop band 'Malhaar' launches a new video with a strong message

Hindi pop band 'Malhaar' launches a new video 'Malhaar' is a Hindi Pop band formed in early 2000 in Dehradun, with an aim to play a wide variety of contemporary Indian music: from instrumental folk fusion tunes to modern rock. Their songs are heavily inspired from the nature surrounding them in Uttarakhand- the mountains, river, rains & and the stories of the communities. Their songs are more than just pop songs, and carry deep messages spreading awareness about communal harmony & environmental concerns. They have just completed their most ambitious project till date GANGA JI, a contemporary Hindi song & music video that is meant to create awareness about the increase in pollution and overall destruction of the river Ganges. As residents of Uttarakhand, the band feels very strongly about the dire need to ‘Save Ganga’ and have travelled from Gaumukh till Varanasi, trailing the river Ganga to shoot a beautiful music video that showcases the importance of

Line-up of artists at Genesis Foundation Annual Fundraiser- Goa Rhythm & Blues 2016

Goa Rhythm & Blues 2016 WHAT? Goa Rhythm & Blues 2016 WHEN? 11-12 November, 2016 WHERE? Bay View, Vivanta by Taj, Fort Aguada, Goa Goa Rhythm & Blues 2016 will showcase the performances of 10 artists in different genres. After the extravagant success of Kasauli Rhythm and Blues Festival, Genesis Foundation is all set to come up with their second edition of Goa Rhythm & Blues Music Festival 2016 bringing together musical lovers under one roof who believe in their cause of ‘Give Life a chance’ for critically ill under-privilege children. Genesis Foundation is taking this year’s festival to the serene beaches of Goa by not only celebrating the cause but also helping the sick children with the funds raised at the festival. After achieving major success and attention in its first edition, the two-day long music festival, Goa Rhythm & Blues Festival 2016, will bring some well-known bands, artists and musicians together in Goa to perform for the benefit o

Echoes of Earth Music Festival announces the first line of artists

Echoes of Earth Music Festival, Bangalore WHAT? Echoes of Earth Music Festival WHEN? 26 - 27 November 2016 WHERE? Embassy International Riding School, Bangalore Come November, Bangalore is going to host its very own music festival: Echoes of Earth. A festival that is a celebration of Music and Earth. With over 40 international and Indian artists over two days, one can expect live sounds of rock, jazz, classical, fusion, electronica, and a lot more on three very uniquely-crafted stages that will be centrepieces of the festival. Echoes of Earth will be spread across 150 acres of pristine nature that will witness the epitome of artistic convergence. The festival is scheduled for the 26th and 27th of November 2016 at Embassy International Riding School, Bangalore. The first line up of artists for Echoes of Earth includes global musicians such as SUBMOTION ORCHESTRA (UK), BEARDYMAN (UK), ALO WALA (DEN), SUSHEELA RAMAN (UK), TALVIN SINGH (UK), SITARSONIC (FRA), FRANCA (GER),

93.5 RED FM launches its station in Jodhpur

93.5 RED FM launches its station in Jodhpur India’s largest and most awarded radio network, 93.5 RED FM added another feather to its cap by launching in Jodhpur today. RED FM will programme a CHR station for the city, dishing out only superhit music. Jodhpur is a crucial market after Jaipur and will help RED FM in creating a strong foothold in the Rajasthan market. Just like Jaipur, Jodhpur as well is very strong on culture, heritage, and Bollywood music. RED FM with its superhits playlist looks forward to add fun and diversity in the music landscape of Jodhpur. Commenting on the launch, Nisha Narayanan, COO RED FM said “We are glad to launch our new set of RED FM stations acquired in Phase 3 auctions, with Jodhpur being the 1st one post our 2nd frequency launch in Mumbai which was Redtro 106.4 in July. Jodhpur is an important station for us as it helps us strengthen our presence in Rajasthan. Like Jaipur, we are all set to bring in entertaining superhit content to our listene

Vh1 brings The Europe Music Awards fever to India

The Europe Music Awards WHAT? The Europe Music Awards 2016 WHERE? Vh1 WHEN? Monday, 7th November, 6 AM onwards This November, get ready for one of the most sought after award ceremonies, as The Europe Music Awards are all set to bring the best in music entertainment to Indian televisions! Catch the crème de la crème battle for the most coveted awards only on India’s preferred destination for International music & lifestyle entertainment – Vh1. Bringing the world’s best talent under one roof, the EMAs promise a night filled with entertainment, a night to remember with an epic clash of the young & bold with Justin Bieber squaring off v/s Beyoncé as the two artists who have bagged maximum nominations, followed by renowned artists such as Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, and Shawn Mendes who are not far behind. With performance by world famous musicians like Martin Garrix, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, DNCE and many more & of course India’s own Deepika Padukone presenting one

Electric Daisy Carnival India Reveals Official Weekend Stage Schedules

Electric Daisy Carnival, India, 2016 WHAT? Electric Daisy Carnival WHEN? 12-13 November, 2016 WHERE? Buddh International Circuit, Delhi. Budweiser Presents Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) India announces the complete two-day artist lineup by stage for the debut edition of the festival. The inaugural event will feature a versatile blend of electronic dance music comprising of internationally acclaimed acts alongside some of the biggest artists on the Indian electronic music scene. Insomniac and OML introduce the first ever edition of EDC India presented by Budweiser, which will be held on November 12-13 at the Buddh International Circuit, Delhi. Each area of the festival ground will represent a distinct union of technology and nature with iconic stages designs like the majestic kineticFIELD, the imaginative and ethereal circuitGROUNDS and the electrifying Budweiser presents neonGARDEN. The Two-Day Stage Schedule- Saturday, 12 November 2016 kineticFIELD Alesso (Sweden), Lo

Jaipur Literature Festival Celebrates a Decade of Shaping India’s Conversation with a focus on ‘India at 70’

WHAT? Jaipur Literature Festival WHEN? 19th - 23rd January, 2017 WHERE? Diggi Palace Hotel, Jaipur #10YearsOfJLF – 2017 marks ten years of the Jaipur Literature Festival and its meteoric rise from a small gem of an idea to the world’s largest free literary festival, having hosted more than 1300 speakers and attracting more than 1.2 million footfalls over the past decade. The Freedom to Dream: India at 70 – As a pioneering champion of literary debate and social dialogue, both Indian and international, a strong focus of JLF 2017 will be to celebrate one of the world’s largest democracies through the theme ‘The Freedom to Dream: India at 70’ and drive conversations around modern India in the context of its history and its future. Delegate Packages – After a significant rise in Festival Delegate numbers in 2016, JLF is pleased to offer enhanced packages for those who wish to support the Festival and experience its magic, mingle with authors, interact with industry players, rel