There are various music festivals in the world, but there certain Indian Music Festival that shows dedication to the universal language of music and is devoted to the divinity of music. Here is a list of 10 music festivals that are held in India and one must attend them to experience the best of the music. Here you go.
Sunburn- Electronic Music Festival
Sunburn is said to be the world’s 9th best dance festival. The festival is held every year in December and is a huge party and a blend of music, entertainment, food, and shopping. The festival started in Goa and has been running since years as the best electronic dance music festival in India.
Renowned DJ Nikhil Chinapa and Live Viacom18 partnered to bring together a superb music festival after Sunburn. VH1 Supersonic had the same number of stages but with bigger artists, and better production than its fellow festivals. Like Sunburn, Supersonic too had to shift their location from Goa. They boast an amazing lineup of artists, both national and international and a crowd that you cannot even think of.
Bacardi NH7 Weekender
Where: Bangalore, Pune, Kolkata,
This fest takes rounds and is known as the best-organized indie music festival in India. The Bacardi NH7 Weekender is held in various cities like Jaipur, Pune, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Delhi over three days. It is a mega party having different genres of music and international performances and so much more. Plan for an NH7 Weekender and lean back and relax in the celebration, to get your heart filled with travel, music and good memories.
A perfect blend of electronic music, Dubstep, Reggae, this two-day annual event the Sula festival is held in the Sula Vineyards in Nashik. Grab hold of ultimate wine, fashion, leisure and delight at the Sula Music Fest. The fascinating music experience of Sula Fest is quite the attraction for concert-starved Mumbai folk. It is almost a three-hour drive from Mumbai and is a form of sheer pleasure.
Magnetic Fields Music Festival
The epochal music event, Magnetic Fields is hosted for three days having the best of music, art, and food. This festival takes you to Alsisar Mahal in Shekhawati Rajasthan, where it is held. You get to hear the freshest sounds of the country in a blissful environment. The place is encompassed by Bikaner, Jaipur, and Delhi. The Magnetic Fields is held every year in December.
Udaipur World Music Festival
First of its kind and as its name suggests, the Udaipur World Music festival (UWMF) celebrates world music. It was established as an annual signature event in Rajasthan. It highlights Udaipur as a major destination for World Music Festival in South Asia. Conducted every year in February the festival features music artists from every corner of the world. It is held at two venues in Udaipur itself.
Electric Daisy Carnival
Where: Greater Noida (Delhi NCR)
Insomniac Events, America’s biggest electronic music tour promoter, brought its flagship property Enchanted Daisy Carnival (EDC) to India. It partnered with India’s biggest independent music agency, Only Much Louder and the result was the much acclaimed EDC festival. Top notch EDM artists like Afrojack and R3hab, Alesso, Steve Aoki and Tommy Trash play in EDC. It is held in the month of November every year.
Ziro Valley Music Fest
Where: Ziro Valley
The aesthetically pleasing vicinity of Ziro Valley makes you drown in the sounds of over thirty artists. The Ziro Valley Festival of Music is held every year in the month of September in Arunachal Pradesh at 5500 feet above sea level, encompassed by misty mountains. Surrounded by mountain peaks and serenity, the Ziro Festival of Music boasts of pine trees and rich flora and fauna that leave your souls awestruck.
Enchanted Valley Carnival
Where: Goregaon, Mumbai (2017)
EVC introduced India to a multi-genre electronic music festival. You can find Indian talents playing right next to international performers, promoting music, making both ends meet. It is held at the beautiful Aamby Valley, which makes an excellent weekend getaway for people of Pune and Mumbai.
The Hornbill Festival
Where: Kohima, Nagaland
The fabulous state of Nagaland hosts this one of the biggest cultural tourism festivals in the country. The Hornbill Music Festival has been enticing a multitude of tourists over the years. It is a 7-day cultural carnival and is held amidst the scenic surroundings of Kohima every December.