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7 Upcoming Outdoor Music Festivals In India You Defo Need To Experience

When it comes to partying and grooving to foot-tapping music, there’s no stopping us. And since winters are coming up, we thought a trip to the mountains or the beach with a pint in hand is something you might be interested in. There are tons of music festivals happening all over the country which will make for the perfect getaway with your buddies. So, take your pick and plan your musical sojourns!

1. One Plus Music Festival (16th November)

A music festival by One Plus? Yep, fellas, that’s a thing now! And you just won’t believe who’s gonna be there at the festival. The music festival will feature Grammy-winning Katy Perry and international sensation Dua Lipa who’ll be gracing the stage in Mumbai. Katy’s known for her hits like‘Roar’, ‘Hot N Cold’, ‘Teenage Dream’ & ‘Dark Horse’ and Dua for ‘New Rules’, ‘One Kiss’ & ‘No Lie’. These two will be performing on 16th November and the tix are selling like hotcakes. We just can’t wait to see them lighting the stage on fire. So grab yours before they’re sold out.

When | Saturday, 16th November
Where | DY Patil Stadium - Sector 7, Sion Panvel Highway, Nerul, Mumbai
Timings | 2 PM Onwards
Distance From Delhi | 1,417.6 Km
Entry | Rs 3,500 Onwards
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://insider.in/oneplus-music-festival-nov16-2019/event
Here’s Their Website | https://www.oneplus.in/musicfestival
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/490862188128019/

2. Mahindra Kabira Festival (22nd - 24th November)

Amidst all the contemporary music and Western influences, we’ve almost forgotten our own roots. Well, at this festival, Kabir’s philosophy, exponents of the Benaras Gharana, folk traditions, ghazals and more will help you reconnect with the lost art of Hindustani and traditional music. Mahindra Kabira Festival will feature artists such as Omprakash Nayak, Ustad Kamal Sabri, Flute Symphony - Pt. Ajay Shankar Prasanna and many more in India’s oldest city AKA Varanasi from 22nd - 24th November. 

When | Friday - Sunday, 22nd - 24th November
Where | Shivala Ghat - Varanasi
Timings | 6 PM Onwards
Distance From Delhi | 820.1 Km
Entry | Rs 13,000 Onwards
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://insider.in/mahindra-kabira-festival-2019-nov22-2019/event
Here’s Their Website | http://mahindrakabira.com/
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/2803336913019183/ 

3. BACARDI NH7 Weekender Pune (29th November - 1st December)

NH7 Weekender, quite simply, is the king of all music festivals in India. This musical celebration has featured artists like A.R. Rahman, Nucleya, and Vir Das’ Alien Chutney and at the same time, has given the space for upcoming bands and artists. The NH7 Weekender is a music lover’s riot, with multiple stages and genres of music, a huge giant wheel, flea markets and food stalls to tickle your taste buds! The artist lineup is huge and will feature Ritviz, Kanan Gill, Zakir Khan, Raja Kumari and a whole lot more acts that’ll keep you enthralled. So, just hold your breaths and welcome it with open arms!

When | Friday - Sunday, 29th November - 1st December
Where | Mahalakshmi Lawns - Nagar Road, Near Kharadi Bypass, Opp Lohagaon-Wagholi, Octrol Naka, Lohgaon, Pune, Maharashtra
Timings | 3 - 11 PM
Entry | Rs 3,000 Onwards 
Distance From Delhi | 1,435.2 Km
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://insider.in/bacardi-nh7-weekender-pune-2019-112919/event
Here’s Their Website | https://www.nh7.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/nh7weekender/
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/1530372257118448/

4. Road To DON'T LET DADDY KNOW (30th November)

This famous festival which has previously been conducted in cities like Madrid, Manchester and more is finally back in India, specifically in Hyderabad with a mind-blowing list of artists and performers. Their stunning line-up includes performers such as Afrojack, Brooks and Semi Vox. Besides, India’s renowned DJs like Greff, Gaurav Mehta, Ronik & Rish will be making their audiences feel alive with their energetic performances. The music festival is happening on 39th November, so mark your calendars and head over. 

When | Saturday, 30th November
Where | Boulder Hills, Madhav Reddy Colony, Gachibowli, Khajaguda, Hyderabad, Telangana
Timings | 5 - 11 PM
Distance From Delhi | 1,585.7 Km
Entry | Rs 499 Onwards
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://bit.ly/330eW6x
Here’s Their Website | https://dldk.com/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/dontletdaddyknow/
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/1183100161899665/

5. Echoes Of Earth 2019 (7th & 8th December)

With a line-up of 40 international artists like Shigeto Live Ensemble from the USA, Maksim Dark from Russia, Hang In Balance ft. Daniel Waples & Flavio Lopez from the UK, La P’tite Fumee from France to name a few amongst so many more, the 4th edition of Echoes Of The Earth is back with a bang. This festival is about the sounds of live electronica, world fusion, underground techno, house and Indian folk fused with an idea of sustainability. Sounds interesting right? Well, then fly down to Bangalore and explore all the adventures they have in store for you!

When | Saturday & Sunday, 7th & 8th December
Where | TBD
Timings | 3 - 11 PM
Distance From Delhi | 2,177.2 Km
Entry | Rs 1,770 Onwards
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://bit.ly/2BTz1jd
Here’s Their Website | http://echoesofearth.com/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/echoesofearthfestival/
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/675564609521840/

6. Magnetic Fields Festival (13th - 15th December)

This cray AF 3-days music festival is an amalgamation of Rajasthani heritage along with the contemporary culture in a 17th-century palace. With innumerable adventures to unfold, this festival is going to virtually transport you to a different place altogether. And with artists such as The Black Madonna, MadStarBase, Ross From Friends, Delhi Sultanate, SICKFLIP and many, you’re in for an unforgettable time. 

When | Friday - Sunday, 13th - 15th December
Where | Alsisar Mahal, Rajasthan
Distance From Delhi | 424.3 Km
Timings | 12 Noon - 12 Midnight
Entry | Rs 13,350 Onwards
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://tickets.magneticfields.in/event/magnetic-fields
Here’s Their Website | http://magneticfields.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/magneticfieldsfestival/-festival/
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/410829299569366/

7. Sunburn Festival 2019 (27th - 29th December)

Well, if you’re the one who lives for music, then this is something that you just can’t miss out on! This epically popular music fest is coming to Goa and this time you can catch The Chainsmokers and Martin Garrix performing live at the festival! Imagine dancing your hearts out to sick beats on a beach with a pint in hand. The tickets are out so, grab ‘em before they’re sold out. 

When | Wednesday - Friday, 27th - 29th December
Where | Vagator Beach, Latehar, Goa
Timings | 3 - 11 PM
Entry | Rs 7,499 Onwards
Distance From Delhi | 1,883.7 Km
Book Your Tickets Online Here | https://in.bookmyshow.com/events/sunburn-goa-2019/ET00104928
Here’s Their Website | https://sunburn.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/SunburnFestival/
RSVP On FB Here | https://www.facebook.com/events/832376333811991/

So, pack your bags and head over with your pals in tow.