WHAT? SulaFest 10th Edition
WHEN? 3-5 February
WHERE? Sula Vineyards, Nashik
SulaFest is back in its 10th edition even bigger and better!
This year’s artist line-up befits a true “World Music Festival” with the freshest acts – as always, a mix of nationwide and internationally celebrated artists!
‘Bloc Party’ will make their much awaited India debut as one of the headliners of the 10th edition of SulaFest!
After 16 years as a band, countless world tours, awards and four studio albums - Bloc Party, the indie rock band from London makes its way to India for the first time! They will play tracks from their recently released album 'Hymns'. Their track 'Love Within' was declared as the 'Hottest Record in the World' by BBC Radio 1 and they have been nominated for awards at NME, MTV Europe Music Awards, PLUG music awards, GLAAD music awards among others. The very popular ‘Bloc Party’ have sold over 3 million albums worldwide!!
Another headliner that will pull a big crowd to the vineyards is the one and only ‘Infected Mushroom’ from Israel! This musical duo from Haifa both produces and performs Electronica. On an average, the band completes 120 live annual performances around the world yearly and has millions of followers. Infected Mushroom have performed at some of the biggest music festivals around the world including Coachella and Burning Man. Infected Mushroom has been twice ranked amongst the world's "10 Best DJ's" by UK's DJ Magazine!
On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, Sula is dedicating the first day of the festival Friday, 3rd February, to Indian artists – this in order to celebrate and promote homegrown talent. Fest-goers will also find legendary actslikeNucleya, The Raghu Dixit Project and Indian Ocean on stage on the first day of the fest!
SulaFest is not only adding one more day but one more stage this year! Listed below is the complete line-up including the ‘Tropical Stage’artists being announced for the very first time.
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.
The world class audio system is also set to enhance the audio-visual experience at the fest.
Spicing up the weekend will be the ‘SulaFest Bazaar’ with a selection of fun and funky items for sale.
Activities such as a run, yoga classes, foot massages, tarot reading, wine tours and tastings, grape stomping and a variety of other activities will definitely add to that “fest” feel!
Apart from wine from the vineyards, the fest-goers can also enjoy a wide selection of drinks including beer, vodka, whiskey, tequila, cognac and liqueur from around the world by Sula’s import arm Sula Selections and others. RAW Pressery cold pressed juices will also ensure no one goes thirsty and will be offering healthy juices and drinks over the festival weekend.
The likes of the Bombay Food Truck, Busago, Mainland China, Maroosh and Woodside Inn and many more will serve up great food to go with the wide selection of wine and drinks.
Last year’s ‘Tent City’ where you can camp out amidst the cool vineyards was a huge hit so it is back even bigger and better!
As always, SulaFest goes out to benefit locally based and national NGO’sand non-profits.
Sula Vineyards is by far India’s first choice in wine. Their award-winning wines are available nationwide at the finest hotels and restaurants, and are also exported throughout the world. Sula is on track to sell a million cases of wine in 2016. Sula is also a pioneer in India’s wine tourism opening the country’s first winery Tasting Room in 2005 and first vineyard resort, Beyond by Sula, in 2007. With over 2,30,000 visitors last year, Sula is one of the most visited wineries in the world and the #1 spot where Indians first taste wine. Sula Vineyards recently won the prestigious Drinks Business Award 2016 for the ‘Best Contribution to Wine and Spirits Tourism’! Firmly committed to remaining at the forefront of Indian wines, Sula continues to experiment with new varietals, engage in sustainable agriculture and support the local rural economy. Sula is well on its way to becoming one of the world’s most sustainable wine producers. In addition, the company is also a leading wine and spirits importer, with Sula Selections, a portfolio of prestigious brands like Remy Cointreau, Hardys, Cono Sur and Asahi.
For more information on the entire Sula brand, visit - www.sulavineyards.com
Nucleya (IN), Priyanjana (IN), Loco & Jam (UK), Jan Blomqvist & Band (DE), Bit of Both (IN), Tejas Belkond (IN), Ayesha Pramanik, Shaun Moses (IN), Dana Ruh (DE)
Murthovic (IN), Nico Stojan (DE), Wouter De Moor (NL), Ernesto Altés (ES), Igor Marijuan (ES)
Bloc Party (UK), Infected Mushroom (IS), Afro Celt Sound System (UK), Dubioza Kolektiv (BA), Swingrowers (IT), Indian Ocean (IN), Donn Bhat + Passenger Revelator (IN)
The Fanculos (IN), The Ska Vengers (IN), Your Chin (IN), The Raghu Dixit Project (IN), Dhruv Voyage (IN), Kabir Café (IN), Chhabb (IN), Hilight Tribe (FR), Sax, Machine (FR, US), Zoya (IN)
Spacejams (IN), Likwid (IN), Aneyelator (IN), Shy-O (FR), Christ Burstein (AR), Whatever Witch Is (FR, US), Peter Schumann (DE), KTO (RU), Loopkin (FR), M.Mat (FR), Dada Disco (FR), Baba Robijn (NL), Ranjit Arapurakal (US), Ajay Jayanthi (IN), Guto (BR),Victoria Bourke (UK), Simon Sax (AU), Lalit Rawat (IN)
Feb 3rd – Friday – INR 2,000
Feb 4th – Saturday – 2,500
Feb 5th – Sunday – INR 2,500
2 day pass (Sat + Sun) – INR 4,200
3 day pass (Fri + Sat + Sun) – INR 5,500
Tickets available at- www.bookmyshow.com
For more information, visit - www.sulafest.com
Edited by - Debjani Hazarika