Festival Report: Orange Festival of Adventure and Music, Dambuk, Arunachal Pradesh

Yngwie Malmsteen live at the Orange Festival of Adventure and Music in Dambuk in December. Photo: Nabam Tadi

Master shredder Yngwie Malmsteen led the charge of blazing rock among indie bands, making the four-day event scale up like never before

Gig Review: Backdoors, Bengaluru

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Eclectic, intimate sets by Patrick Watson, José González and a stunning tour-closing performance by Steven Wilson

Photos: Hits and Misses at Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Pune

Indian-American rapper Raja Kumari performs her empowering brand of raga-meets-rap at NH7 Weekender Pune. Photo: Bryan Jacob Daniel

A party-pooping power cut, Anoushka Shankar’s boring set, Borkung Hrangkhawl’s headliner-worthy game, and much more

Festival Review: Global Citizen Festival India, Mumbai

Nothing topped the moment we heard the opening notes of “Empire State Of Mind,” Jay Z and Alicia Keys’ 2009 ode to New York City. Photo: Courtesy of Global Citizen India

While Coldplay and Jay Z delivered unforgettable performances, the festival should have at least introduced a few of India’s rising indie artists on its platform rather than parade Bollywood names

Festival Review: Electric Daisy Carnival, New Delhi

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Eye-catching visuals, strobe lights and thumping electronic music braced the first Indian edition of the festival

Elvis Lives… Forever?

Rob Kingsley. Photo: Last Tour International

UK’s Rob Kingsley thrilled two packed houses at the NCPA this past weekend with his performance as Elvis Presley

Festival Review: Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Hyderabad

Bhayanak Maut performing at Bacardi NH7 Weekender in Hyderabad. Photo: Clique Photography.

Canceled acts, tepid audience and dismal footfall marked the inaugural edition in the city

Festival Review: Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Shillong

Steven Wilson performing at the Shillong edition of Bacardi NH7 Weekender. Photo: Madhurjya Saikia

Everything from Farhan Akhtar’s Bollywood shtick to melancholia courtesy Steven Wilson

Concert Review: Igor Butman at N.C.P.A., Mumbai

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The Russian tenor saxophonist thrilled a packed house with jazz classics along with surprise performances from young Indian artists

Gig Review: Deccan Rock’s Explosive Energy in Hyderabad

Behemoth frontman Nergal during their headline set at Deccan Rock IV in Hyderabad. Photo: Praveen Kumar/Courtesy of Deccan Rock

With a next-level headline set by Behemoth, the metal festival delivered exactly what it promised, despite having to move to an indoor venue at short notice

"Wasting Away" by BLEK


  • January 25th, 2017 Mike Posner, Prateek Kuhad in New Delhi at Kamani Auditorium
  • January 26th, 2017 The Abomination Chapter 4 ft Yonsample, Chronic Xorn, Dark Carnage, Evil Conscience, Orphic Cosmogony and Noyze Akademi in Kolkata at Triguna Sen Auditorium, Jadavpur University
  • January 26th, 2017 Mike Posner, Prateek Kuhad in Mumbai at Summerhouse Cafe
  • January 27th, 2017 Sax Machine in Bengaluru at Blue Frog
  • January 27th, 2017 Divine + Bombay Bassment + Prabh Deep + DJ SEZ + DJ KAN-I + KRSNA in Mumbai at High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel



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