Towards February, winter has settled in with its rendezvous with Mumbai before it departs as suddenly as it had arrived. It will be the perfect time to be in the city before the humidity begins to climb again. Mumbai’s auditoriums, open-air amphitheatres, viewing galleries, and sports arenas will continue to be choc-a-bloc with events for all ages. Here are five you can attend in Mumbai come February.
Piyush Mishra Live In Concert
When: February 4
Where: Courtyard, R City Mall, Ghatkopar
Piyush Mishra’s band, Ballimaaraan, is a homage to the legendary Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib. The band’s name is inspired by the lanes of Delhi, where he once thrived. Formed in 2016, Ballimaaraan has given performances across the country and received popularity for songs such as Aarambh Hai, Prachand, Husna, Uth Ja Bhau, etc. Piyush Mishra pens the lyrics, and the performance is genre-breaking and free-flowing. Audiences of all ages throng to Ballimaaraan’s concerts, as the music and lyrics reflect the current times too.
Mahindra Blues Festival 2023
When: February 11 and 12
Where: Mehboob Studios, Bandra
Now transformed into a cultural movement, the Mahindra Blues Festival has been around for 11 years. Every year, in the second week of February, the iconic space of Mehboob Studios in Bandra is transformed into the home of the Blues. Lovers of the genre come into Bandra from around the world to participate in the two-day celebration.
Comic Con India 2023
When: February 11 and 12
Where: Jio World Center, Bandra-Kurla Complex
With scores of fans worldwide, Comic-Con has gathered more than its share even in Mumbai. In 2023 they are back to mark a decade of fun with the Mumbai Comic Con. Get your fill of the best comics, movies, tv, anime, merchandise, gaming, and more. The event has a digital audience of over 20 million fans, with a cumulative social reach of over 141 million.
Juhu Kids Carnival
When: February 25 and 26
Where: Pushpa Narsee Park, Juhu
Setting off on its first journey, the Juhu Kids Carnival is highly anticipated by parents and kids alike. It will be the perfect place to spend time with your family and have fun alongside your children. There will be activities, such as workshops, etc. and joy rides, live shows of dance and music, a flea market, and food stalls with the lip-smacking fare.
Azeem Banatwalla – Minor Celebrity
When: February 26
Where: The Habitat, Khar west, and Rule 34, Kandivali west
A multi-city stand-up comedy tour by Azeem Banatwalla is a sure-fire way to have an excellent end to your Mumbai sojourn. His stuff is well-written and all darkly comic, and he has performed at many stand-up events and shows; he gained popularity due to his witty observational English stand-up routine.