Upcoming Music Festivals Where You Should Be Headed

Upcoming Music Festivals Where You Should Be Headed
Representative Image : Audience at a music festival, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

As the year nears the end, the festive spirit kicks in and we have nothing to be disappointed about

Simrran Gill
August 26 , 2019
11 Min Read

It’s that time of the year again. The weather gets better, mood lighter and meticulous planning is in line because you wouldn’t want to miss these upcoming music festivals.
Here’s our guide of the music festivals that you should not miss this year:

MAGNETIC FIELDS, Rajasthan

 
 
 
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Started in the year 2014 at Alsisar Mahal, Magnetic Fields music festival held every year in the month of December. This festival is a celebration of best of international underground music sense essentially centered around techno, drum and base and deep house. Apart from the vibrant music flowing through the desert, the festival also provides various accommodation options right from star gazing tents to a taste of royalty in the palace rooms.
Dates: 13 -15 December 2019
Tickets from: Rs. 13,000

ZIRO FESTIVAL, Arunachal Pradesh

 
 
 
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The Ziro festival has been raging amongst youngsters since the year it started, 2012. A bunch of Indie artists with their soulful, pulsating music in the realms of the valleys of Arunachal Pradesh is straight out of your dream. The serenity of Arunachal and the reverberating music in the valley under the night sky, if not here where are you heading this year?
Dates:  26 -29 September 2019
Tickets from: Rs. 3000

NH7 WEEKENDER, Multiple Cities

 
 
 
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The Wekender needs no introduction. Whether in Delhi, Pune or Meghalaya this music festival is now a household name. Both established and upcoming artists perform at this mega fest along with International artists. A three day event, this festival is on top of music lover’s list. Almost a decade old festival, the Weekender is celebration of life and music under the same roof.
Dates: Pune - November 29 – December 1, Meghalaya - November 1 – November 2
Tickets from: Rs. 2,250 (Pune), Rs. 2,000 (Meghalaya)

RAJASTHAN INTERNATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL, Jodhpur

 
 
 
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The Jodhpur RIFF is an annual music and art festival organized to promote traditional folk music and arts held at Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The festival is timed to match day of full moon of the year. The vibrant culture of Rajasthan comes alive here. The festival has been endorsed by UNESCO as a "Peoples Platform for Creativity and Sustainable Development”. We suggest you head here for the upcoming edition.
Dates: October 10 – October 14
Tickets from: Rs. 100



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