Music festivals coming up


Abhishek Raghunath, Forbes India
Feb 10, 2012 at 12:50pm IST

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This spring, there is music in the air. Here are some music festivals that will leave you whistling a tune.

Sulafest 2012

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Location: Sula Vineyards, Nashik

When: February 4-5

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Music festivals coming up

Music festivals that will leave you whistling a tune.

Artists: Nitin Sawhney, Blackstratblues, Papon & East India Company

Damage: Rs. 1,800. The highlight this year is undoubtedly Nitin Sawhney. He is a huge favourite of Rajeev Samant, founder and CEO of Sula Vineyards.

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Area79 Music and Arts Festival

Location: The Kikar Lodge, Himalayan Forests

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When: March 8-11

Artists: Jalebee Cartel, AnnoyingNinjas, Jahbo and others

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Damage: Unknown. This festival promises to stimulate all the five senses of the human experience. A bunch of international acts will be playing here.

Mahindra Blues Festival

Location: Mehboob Studios, Mumbai

When: February 11-12

Artists: Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang and others

Damage: Rs. 4,000. The legendary Buddy Guy makes his second Indian appearance to perform at the equally renowned Mehboob Studios in Bandra.

Karbi Youth Festival

Location: Taralangso, Assam

When: February 15-19

Artists: Assorted

Damage: Unknown. One of the biggest ethnic festivals in India. Keeping with the ethos of the Karbi culture, this event is free of corporate sponsorship. It's organised by the Karbi Cultural Society.

Eristoff Invasion Festival

Location: New Delhi, Pune, Bangalore

Artist: David Guetta

Damage: Unknown. If you have a kid between 15 and 25, get ready to spend a substantial amount on "entertainment". David Guetta is the Brad Pitt of DJs and every kid is going to want to be there.

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