Top 4 Can’t Miss Music Festivals in India

July 30, 2016

India is known for being a party country. If you are travelling there or are a local looking to have an amazing time, check out any of these music festivals.

NH7 Weekenders

This is India’s most popular music festival, with previous artists including Mark Ronson and Sean Kuti. Described as “The happiest music festival”, this event features innovative bands, DJs and various other types of artists. Aside from music, there is usually renowned Indian food that is not to be missed by attendees. This year, the festival will take place in Hyderabad from November 5-6 and in Pune from December 2-4 (as well as other weekends). If you are looking for a weekend getaway, be sure to hit up any of these dates and stay tuned for more details about India’s most famous music festival series as they are announced!

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Sunburn Festival

Happening at Vagator Beach is the annual Sunburn Festival. For four days, experience not just amazing EDM music but awesome activates like bungee jumping, volleyball and camping at what is considered the largest music festival in Asia. Also check out some shopping and food in the area. Enjoy all of this at a destination in India that is known for its dance scene and parties (the city of Goa). This year’s Sunburn Festival (Sunburn 10) will take place from December 27-30.

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This festival is described as a “gourmet music festival”. At this festival, expect an amazing combination of wine, food, fashion, shopping and of course great music. Amazing musicians such as The Cat Empire and Wa-Tec have performed at this festival. The best part of this festival is its location, located in the beautiful open air of vineyards (in a Greek-Style amphitheater!). The next Sulafest will be held from February 3-5 in 2017.

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Magnetic Fields Festival

Happening in December in Rajasthan, this new festival features something for everyone with art, food and great music! Described as a fusion of “contemporary culture with Rajasthani heritage and hospitality”, this festival is as much a visual spectacle as it is a music festival. Expect both new sounds and underground artists. Don’t miss this amazing festival happening from December 9-11 of this year!

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Did we miss any? What are your favorite music festivals? Please share!

Written by Kent Austin

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