Experience top Indian lineup featuring Anuv Jain, Kayan, Kayoben, Raja Kumari, Ritviz, The Local Train and Taba Chake as well as the best comedians performing at the happiest festival.
BACARDÍ and NODWIN Gaming bring back the 12th edition of BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender, India’s happiest music festival, to fans in Pune, Delhi and Kolkata in February 2022. The festival has announced its highly anticipated lineup of top Indian artists who perform live on several stages installed on the festival grounds. This year, the multi-genre festival will include comedy, art and for the first time, esports and games.
The festival will kick off in Pune with performers like Anuv Jain, Bombay Brass, Raja Kumari, The Yellow Diary and Ritviz, to name a few, who will take to the stage on February 5-6, 2022. The festival will then visit in Kolkata – “The City of Joy” on February 12-13, 2022, with another stellar artist lineup that includes Peter Cat Recording Co., Karshini, Kamakshi Khanna, Taba Chake and Tejas. BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender ends in Delhi NCR giving fans a chance to enjoy electrifying performances from Ankur Tiwari, Kayan, Kamakshi Khanna, Arjun Vagale and Hanita Bhambri, among others. Audiences in Pune, Delhi and Kolkata will be able to attend new performances by artists created especially for the BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender.
For over a decade now, India’s happiest music festival and BACARDÍ have brought together some of the best and most diverse performances by regional and global artists. This year the festival will have a predominantly Indian lineup due to the current world travel situation, and local independent artists will feature prominently in the festival. Upcoming artists as well as established artists from different parts of the country will bring their unique sounds and culture to this mega platform.
From Ferris wheels and photo opportunities to the food and drink available at the venues, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender has something for everyone! Buy your festival tickets now. Tickets will go live in all three cities today (December 21, 2021) on Insider.in. Take a look at the festival here: @ nh7dotin (Instagram).
The festival will prioritize all necessary safety and hygiene protocols and controls. Social distancing, entry for fully vaccinated fans, mandatory use of masks and disinfectants, thermal scanning checkpoints, temperature checks, and more, will ensure a safe and secure atmosphere for fans to enjoy. of the festival.
The event is subject to obtaining authorizations which will not be known until the date of the event approaches, on the basis of the regulations in force at the time. However, NODWIN Gaming will refund all ticket money if canceled due to regulations due to the pandemic.
Here’s a quick rundown of what to expect this year:
Ankur Tewari: A man of many talents – best known as a singer – songwriter, he is also a composer, musical supervisor and poet. He has been making music as a freelance artist since 1998. His debut album, Jannat, was released in 2008 and topped the charts. His work spans from a Side A / Side B double album, a children’s album with Sony Music and many other singles.
Bombay Brass: India’s top horn players perform their reinvention of classic Indian and Western hits. Their music revolves around wind instruments as the main element that unites nostalgia with a vibrant and energetic performance.
The yellow newspaper: The Mumbai-based alternative rock group has made a name for itself in the independent music scene in less than half a decade. The group released six songs in two EPs in addition to performing hundreds of shows across the country.
The local train – They are a Hindi rock band from New Delhi that uses both Hindi and Urdu lyrics to offer an amalgamation of ideas that they want to express through their music.
Ritviz: He is an Indian singer-songwriter, electronic musician and record producer from Pune, best known for his song “Udd Gaye”. The success was featured on AIB’s official YouTube channel after winning the BACARDÍ House Party Sessions 2017, a talent hunting competition hosted by AIB.
Lojal: The creations of the native musician Shillong and Bangalore Lojal are an ever-growing world of emotions and music created in and around the spaces of the artist himself.
Parikrama: One of India’s iconic rock ‘n’ roll groups, Parikrama, still active after 30 years, is known for their highly energetic and infectious performances. Probably one of the few Indian groups that are also known for their artwork and fireworks. The band will perform a special set that will be a tribute to the late band member – Sonam Sherpa.
Parvaaz: The four-member group comprising Khalid Ahamed (Vocals and Guitar), Mir Kashif Iqbal (Guitars and Vocals), Sachin Banandur (Drums and Percussion) and Fidel Dsouza (Bass Guitar) have assimilated several international progressive / psychedelic rock influences but their own expression has a rooting that makes their sound unique. Parvaaz’s sound has often been described as a sound that transcends musical genres, taking the listener to spaces that cross folk, blues and psychedelia, enveloped in an ambient sound that is both familiar and elusive.
Raja Kumari: Indo-American rapper, singer, songwriter and dancer Raja Kumari is a force of nature. She is a fearless and charismatic personality and born storyteller whose mission is to create art that blends her Indian roots with her American upbringing.
Taba Chake: A Nyishi-based finger-style guitarist and singer-songwriter based in Mumbai. His first EP titled “Bond with Nature” was released in 2016, followed by a 10 track album “Bombay Dreams” in 2019.
Sunflower Ribbon Machine: Is the pseudonym and experimental solo project of full-time indie / psychedelic rock, bedroom and shoe-gaze musician Aryaman Singh.
Drum Ani Bass: Imagined by bassist Nathan Thomas and drummer Dhir Mody, Drum Ani Bass evolved from improvised jungle / drum n bass jams to 1403.
Kamakshi Khanna: She is a Delhi-based singer-songwriter who gained recognition with the release of his EP, Much Mellow (2014), and his full album, Cakewalk (2017). Establishing itself in the independent music scene with numerous live performances across the country and collaborations, Kamakshi released in 2020 her first Hindi single, Qareeb, a song about a girl growing up and learning to love herself.
Yung Raja: Revolutionary Singaporean artist Yung Raja has been dubbed as Southeast Asia’s next avant-garde bilingual hip hop artist, known for his tasteful unification of Western and Tamil culture in his lyrics.