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  • 10 Jan
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Have you been itching to stomp on some powerful music? Now is the time to make it! Catch on some Indie Rock music that is no less than an exotic spa to your ears and tickle to your musical sensibilities at Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2019.

BACARDI NH7 Weekender Express Hyderabad is one of the most sort after music festivals in the Indian calendar. Crazy live performances, an indisputable vibe along with the weekender state of mind is what makes Bacardi NH7 Weekender what it is. The one-day festival is all about music, soulful vibes and lifetime of memories to hold onto.

Not only is the NH7 festival a mega party with a plethora of music genres and international performances under one roof, it is also an extravaganza held in some of the most exciting cities in the country like Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, and Kolkata.

How it all began?

The boys at OML Entertainment (Only Much Louder) are the ones who got this whole scene started, with NH7 in Pune (circa 2010). What started with a small Indie line-up has since witnessed mega artists like AR Rahman and Imogen Heap to The Vaccine and Megadeth. The festival has evolved into a multi-city phenomenon, with planting flags in Delhi, Bangalore and most recently in Shillong.

Since its inception in 2010, Bacardi NH7 has gifted the audience some of the most extraordinary live performances – from the mesmerizing Maganiyar Seduction to metal giants like Meshuggah and Megadeth to unforgettable festival closing acts like Asian Dub Foundation, MUTEMATH, The Raghu Dixit Project and the Indian Ocean, Bacardi Weekender has seen it all. The performances are an amalgamation of Rock, Indie, Metal, Ethnic Fusion music.

Bacardi NH7 Weekender is touted to be the best-organized Indie music festival in India, credit to its superior production quality and an impressive assortment of artists. The music extravaganza provides top-notch security, health facilities, information booths, toilets, food, and drinks.

So, what if you missed to hit up the one at Meghalaya or at Pune? Now is the time to make up for it.

Missing out on Metal will not be disappointing for you as you will find plenty of mind-bending Electronic Music being performed live by Komorebi, Kumail, Sandunes, and Ape Echoes.

Why choose, when you can witness the gigs of massives like Pentagram, Dualist Inquiry, etc. all under the same roof. They all are ready to set the stage on fire on 19th January 2019.


LINE-UP

Pentagram

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It is India’s leading live Indian Rock band, started in 1994. Their music is edgy and transcends boundaries. The band is headed by Vishal Dadlani on vocals, Randolph Correia on guitar, Papal Mane on bass and Shiraz Bhattacharya on drums. Pentagram was the first Indian band to travel overseas and India’s first band to have played at Glastonbury Festival in 2005. The band has released 4 albums over the span of their 20 years musical career, namely, We Are Not Listening (1996), Up (2002), It’s Ok, It’s All Good (2007), and Bloodywood (2011).

Anand Bhaskar Collective

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Anand Bhaskar Collective’, known as ABC or The Collective. ABC’s music falls under the category of fusion; however, their songs are primarily dominated by an alternative rock sound. Their compositions are all about fusing Indian Classical Elements with the Alternative Rock genre. They work towards the approach of creating music that is simple to understand, yet technically profound in nature.

Dualist Inquiry

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Dualist Inquiry is a band founded by Sahej Bakshi with Sanaya ‘Sandunes’ Ardeshir on keys and Jivraj Jiver Singh on drums. Dualist Inquiry has made a strong impact in the live electronica scene. The band seems to promise us a future for live electronica acts. Each of the band member come in with their distinct music sensibilities and backgrounds, making this band tick and create a powerful effect on the minds of the audience.

As We Keep Searching

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As We Keep Searching was founded on September 8, 2013.  The 4-member band consists of Uddipan Sarmah, Shubham Gurung, Robert Alex, Gautam who perform under the record label – OML Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. It is a Post-Rock/Experimental band. Their music is all about narrating their emotions, life experiences, and different feelings in the form of instrumental music with some banger vocals.

Cinema of Excess

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The acoustic trio Anirudh Ravi, Bharath Kashyap, and Abheet Anand make up Cinema of Excess. The band plays music that is a careful curation of Western Folk, Indie Folk, and Country music. Artists like The Milk Carton Kids, John Mayer, Damien Rice, Jack Johnson, and Iron & Wine have influenced their musical choices.

VENUE: GMC Balayogi Stadium, Gachibowli, Hyderabad

DATE: 19th January, 2019 
TIME:  03:00 PM
POWERED BY: Insider.in
COST: Rs 249 onwards

How to reach:  Hyderabad has an airport in the city itself. Hyderabad’s international airport is well-connected with major cities like Bangalore, Pune, Kolkata, and New Delhi. One can hire a cab or any private vehicle to reach the venue directly.

If you are looking to experience a multi-genre festival with the best music, then Bacardi NH7 Weekender is the one for you!

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