The world has become a global village and the ever-increasing exposure has introduced us to diverse forms of music. And what better way to experience different new forms than at music festivals? If you are a music lover and enjoy exploring different parts of the country, here are 5 music festivals that you should absolutely experience.
Sunburn: India’s premier electronic music brand, Sunburn introduced the ‘Sunburn Arena’ in 2011 and since then has been bringing world’s best DJs including Avicii, Armin Van Buuren and Swedish House Mafia. It is Asia’s largest 3-day festival in Goa, dedicated to electronic music.
Magnetic Fields: Held every December within the historical Alsisar Mahal, Magnetic Fields is a magical musical carnival providing a glimpse of the rich local culture. Magnetic Fields was started by Abhimanyu Alsisar in 2014 and showcases some of India’s finest music and world’s best underground music stars.
Bacardi NH7 Weekender: This annual, multi-city music festival in India, conceptualized, produced and organized by Only Much Louder is one of the largest music festivals in India. The exceptional live performances by metal giants like Megadeth and Meshuggah and acts by Indian Ocean and The Raghu Dixit Project, are attended by more than one lakh people looking to enjoy the music and the vibes.
GO:MADras: Yet another annual electronic music festival, this festival takes place by the beach and has seen six successful editions since its inception in 2009. GO:MADras features some of the top artists from over the globe, not just from India. The scenic coastline in the backdrop is just one more reason to book your passes.
Ragasthan: This is undoubtedly one of the wildest music festivals that you will ever experience. Set in the Thar Desert, Ragasthan is the only desert festival in all of Asia. The festival goes on for three days and three nights and allows for you to experience artistes from different genres, along with food, art and camping.