Shillong Edition of Bacardi NH7 Weekender to be held on Oct 27-28
September 2017: As music fans in the northeast gear up for the 8th Edition of BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender in Meghalaya (Oct 27-28), there’s more good news for them in other cities.
The festivalhas announced seven editions of BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender Express, from Oct 07 –Dec 02. These are one-day concerts featuring several artists across genres, tobring the festival experience to new cities across India.
Pune willhost the music festival for three days from Dec 08-10. Besides that, Expresstravels to Kolkata (Oct 07), Bengaluru (Oct 29), Puducherry (Nov 05), Jaipur(Nov 12), Hyderabad (Nov 19), Indore (Nov 26) and Kochi (Dec 02) have also beenplanned keeping in mind the huge fan-base of this festival in these cities.This is the second year for the BACARDÍ NH7 Express editions, which took placein five cities last year.
There areseveral artists across genres playing these editions, from Dutch metal bandTextures (who are on their farewell tour and playing their final ever gig inthe Pune edition of BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender), popular electronic musicianNucleya, trailblazing Malayalam folk-meets-metal ensemble Thaikkudam Bridge,Bangla-rock pioneers Fossils, Chennai rock outfit Skrat, hip-hop icon Divineand several more artists will be performing at these editions.
“As we keepdoing the festival year after year, there are two trends that we see –increasingly, there are people traveling from other cities to come to the mainevents, and there are more and more people asking us to bring the festival totheir cities. It’s bolstered our belief that an audience exists in citiesacross India. The Express editions are a great way of giving this audience ataste of what the full BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender experience is like!”, says VijayNair, CEO and founder of OML Entertainment, that organizes the festival. “Theresponse to the Express editions last year was overwhelming. Hence a decisionto expand to more cities was an easy one to take.”
Tickets toBACARDÍ NH7 Weekender Express are on sale on Insider: https://insider.in/nh7-weekender
The maineditions of BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender will be held in Meghalaya (Oct 27-28) andPune (Dec 08-10) and features the likes of guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, mathcorelegends The Dillinger Escape Plan, Marky Ramone of punk icons The Ramones,Bollywood composer Vishal Bhardwaj, as well as Textures, fusion act IndianOcean, progressive metallers Skyharbor, Carnatic musician TM Krishna, The RamSampath Experience, Blackstratblues and more.