Universally lauded sitarist Anoushka Shankar and English musician Steven Wilson, along with Indian musicians likeShankar Mahadevan and Farhan Akhtar will be a “Big Scream” at the seventh edition of the Bacardi NH7 Weekender in October 2016.
It is returning with some of the flashiest ecumenical names including Christopher Edward Martin (better known by his DJ Premier stage name), Jose Gonzalez, Vertical Horizon and RAC (DJ Set), affidavit from the organisers said.
Between the Indian contingent, Mahadevan will be acquainting ‘My Country, My Music’, while Papon, Indian Ocean, Skyharbor, Farhan Live, Prateek Kuhad and Nucleya will lead the event.
The festival will begin its journey from Shillong on October 21-22 consecutive its lucrative debut last year. The festival then heads to Hyderabad (November 5-6) for the very first time and to Pune (December 2-4).
Vijay Nair (The Main Lead behind NH7 Weekender) added: “We know that music fans aren’t defined by their love for just one genre, which is why we depict our squad with the hope that not only will you find something you love already, you’ll also ascertain your new idol for the next scanty years.”
The festivals will resurgence with new concepts like Bacardi NH7 Weekender Express and Bacardi NH7 Weekender House bash.
The artist’s to perform in Shillong are Aberrant, Dualist query, Farhan Live, Madboy/Mink, Nucleya, Papon, Steven Wilson, Vertical Horizon from Washington DC, Vir Das’s Alien Chutney and Wild Palms from London, amongst dregs.
In Hyderabad, there will be names likes Alluri from London, Anish Sood, Arjun Vagale, Dualist Inquiry, Farhan Live, Indian Ocean, Madboy/Mink, Parikrama, The Raghu Dixit Project and Vir Das’ Alien Chutney.
Celebrity like Abish + Kenny, Anoushka Shankar, DJ Premier from New York, Jose Gonzalez from Sweden, Papon, and Steven Wilson will tampon in the musical crook in Pune.
Since 2010, over 100 artistes across diverse music genres have played at the fest each year.
The 2015 program sworn for the performances by some of the most acclaimed international headliners and galactic names from the Indian music spot, including A.R. Rahman, Mark Ronson, Megadeth, The Raghu Dixit Project, Nucleya and Bhayanak Maut.