Music Festivals

  • Rajasthani folk music group 'Barmer Boys' on a two-week US trip 18-04-2014 10:21 PM

    Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India's desert state of Rajasthan, the "Barmer Boys" are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour. Barely in their 30s and yet seasoned performers of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, the group, during...
  • Hilary Duff reunited with estranged husband Mike Comrie? 13-04-2014 05:22 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress and singer-songwriter Hilary Duff and her estranged husband Mike Comrie showed up as a couple on the first day of the Coachella Music Festival, sparking off reconciliation rumours. Looking happy and often seen holding hands, the couple Friday didn't show any signs whatever of troubles that led...
  • World Sufi Spirit Festival at Mehrangarh Fort attracts music lovers from across the world 26-02-2014 08:01 PM

    A fusion of Sufi music and history at the three-day World Sufi Spirit Festival had aficionados from across the world soak up the atmosphere at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. Listening to various renowned artists from different parts of the world at the Mehrangarh Fort, which stands a hundred feet...
  • Cancellation of international music fest in Goa irks Russian Embassy 02-02-2014 07:57 AM

    Panaji/New Delhi: A last-minute withdrawal of consent by the Goa government for holding an international music festival has sparked a diplomatic row, with the Russian Embassy terming the decision as an "insolent and starkly unfriendly gesture" of the state authorities. The two-day 'Great Live Music Festival' organised by a Russian...
  • Russian Embassy fumes over cancellation of music festival in Goa 01-02-2014 10:27 PM

    Panaji/New Delhi: A last-minute withdrawal of consent by the Goa government for holding an international music festival has sparked a diplomatic row, with the Russian Embassy terming the decision as an "insolent and starkly unfriendly gesture" of the state authorities. The two-day 'Great Live Music Festival' organised by a Russian...
  • Indo-Russian jazz, rock bands to perform at Goa music fest 15-01-2014 03:14 PM

    Panaji: Goa will host several leading jazz and rock bands from across the country and Russia at 'The Great Live Music Festival Goa 2014' scheduled to be held at the tourist village of Baga near here. The festival, said to be the confluence of Indian and Russian cultures, will be...
  • Singer-actress Monica Dogra curates luxury music fest 03-12-2013 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: Singer-actress Monica Dogra turns curator for the first edition of a boutique luxury music festival called Magnetic Fields. She says the fest will be "dream-like". Midival Punditz, Kutle Khan, Blot, The Bicycle Days and Kohra are some of the performing artists who will set the mood with their...
  • I want the world to come to India for Sunburn, says Shailendra Singh 07-10-2013 04:05 PM

    Noida: As thousands in Delhi were swinging to the tunes of the artistes at Sunburn Noida 2013, Percept Limited Joint Managing Director Shailendra Singh - the man behind Asia's biggest music carnival Sunburn - spoke about the festival. In 1987, 20-year-old Shailendra left his career as a professional cricketer in...
  • Miley shows off body, sheds tear at iHeartRadio Music Festival 23-09-2013 12:22 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Miley Cyrus's emotions were raw during her performance at the iHeart Radio Music Festival, as the singer started crying while performing. On the heels of her split with ex-fiance Liam Hemsworth, the 20-year-old singer had tears "rolling down her face" as she sang, after kicking off her...
  • Clarify or apologise for bribery charges, says Manohar Parrikar to Sunburn hosts 17-09-2013 11:38 AM

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought an apology from the organisers of Sunburn music festival over their reported allegations that they had to shell out money to seek permission for hosting the event in the beach state last year. "I have seen the email by the organiser. They had...
  • Change Sunburn festival venue to avoid inconvenience: Goa Tourism Minister 11-09-2013 06:26 PM

    The annual electronic dance music festival Sunburn cannot be held at its regular venue, the beach village of Candolim, this year, as the huge crowds that gather cause inconvenience, Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters, Parulekar said traffic congestion occurs during the festival, as music lovers...
  • The Rolling Stones's debut act at Glastonbury music festival 02-07-2013 11:30 PM

    The Glastonbury music festival enjoyed the moves by Jagger as The Rolling Stones vowed the crowd in the UK. ...
  • MTV to host biggest online-only music festival 05-06-2013 10:12 AM

    Los Angeles: Concertgoers won't have to leave their homes to enjoy the "Live Music Day Festival," the biggest online-only event of its kind, music networks MTV, VH1 and CMT said on Tuesday. The 24-hour virtual concert is set to kick off at 7 p.m. EDT on June 19 and will...
  • Sunburn music festival kicks off in Goa 27-12-2010 05:38 PM

    Panaji: The Sunburn festival kicked off on Monday as Bollywood and sport stars are amongst the 18,000 visitors expected to throng the musical extravaganza at Goa's Candolim beach. The festival will have 60 DJs playing electronic music for the crowd on three separate stages set up on the beach. MTV...
  • Shah Rukh needs to buy a ticket to Goa Sunburn 24-12-2010 12:35 PM

    Panaji: Organisers of a mega music festival in Goa said they have not prepared a guest list for the event and anyone who wants to come -- be it superstar Shah Rukh Khan -- needs to buy a ticket. The three-day Sunburn Music Festival will begin on December 27 at...
  • Indian Army hosts international music festival 03-03-2010 05:07 PM

    Binding world armies together is music like never before. ...
  • Formal inquiry into death of girl at Goa fest 02-01-2010 10:26 AM

    The girl died of a drug overdose while attending a music festival in Goa. ...
  • Suspected drug overdose kills girl in Goa fest 31-12-2009 08:21 PM

    Meha Bahuguna had won a free ticket to the Sunburn Music festival. ...
  • All for art: Asha Bhosle & Pandit Birju Maharaj 26-05-2008 04:36 PM

    The IPL has always managed to bring into limelight a few cricketers every season. This season might not have churned out as many young stars as the previous years, but there are a few who have made heads turn. With the league phase of IPL 5 over, we take a...
  • 3 stages, 60 bands: Eastwind treats Delhi rockers 26-02-2008 02:16 AM

    Harare: Having negotiated the first hurdle in their campaign to justify Test nation status by beating Bangladesh in a one-off Test two weeks ago, Zimbabwe now face a much higher fence on Thursday - Pakistan. The single Test match, which starts Thursday, will be followed by three ODI's and two...
  • Sanjay Dutt's got the blues but he’s not complaining 10-02-2008 05:53 PM

    India's World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned 30 on July 7, 2011. ...
  • Brands gain mileage in Chennai's music and lyrics fest 30-12-2007 08:52 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it will mull over giving an award to batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who is also an Honorary Group Captain, if the country win the ongoing cricket world cup. "We all love Sachin and he is an Honorary Group Captain. But...
  • Chennai music season gets interactive 26-12-2007 11:16 PM

    New Delhi: The last one week has been testimony to the fact that one-day cricket is still very much alive and kicking. Last Sunday, India and England were involved in a thrilling tie and this Sunday England yet again produced a magical game, one that saw the spectators at the...
  • Kutchery season: A glass ceiling for NRI musicians? 22-12-2007 11:13 PM

    Nagpur: Rival captains Elton Chigumbura of Zimbabwe and Ashish Bagai of Canada spoke in the same vein about their World Cup encounter on Monday, considering it as their "best chance to win a match in this tournament." "It's a game which we must win. We have to bat well and...
  • Chill out at the Big Chill music fest 11-04-2007 12:53 PM

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