‘Poets of the Fall’ to perform at Meghalaya edition of NH7 Weekender
GUWAHATI: In its ninth edition, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender, India’s largest multi-genre music festival is heading to the gorgeous hills of Meghalaya on November 2-3 and back to the city it calls home, Pune on December 7-9.
Announcing the much-awaited artist line up for the Meghalaya edition of the festival, organisers of the festival said, “Marking their return to the Indian stage, we bring back the most requested international act - the legends of alt-rock Poets of the Fall.”
The line up also features some very prominent artists from India and abroad, including Switchfoot, Shankar Mahadevan: My country my music, Tripti Kharbangar & the Clansman, Zubeen Garg: Tribute to Bhupen Hazarika, Guthrie Govan, Pentagram, Zero, TM Krishna, Dualist Inquiry, Scribe, Mohini Dey, Ritviz, Sandunes Live, Tiny Fingers, LANDS, Dewdrops, Summersalt.
“This time, the festival is also excited to feature a wealth of talent from the northeast India including Tripti Kharbangar and the Clansmen, Dewdrops, Summersalt and Zubeen Garg, who will also be paying a tribute to Bhupen Hazarika,” an official statement said.
Talking about the Meghalaya lineup, Supreet Kaur, Festival Director commented, “The core of our festival this year is variety and diversity, and the line up is undoubtedly the most diverse it’s ever been. Over 83% of the artists performing at the Bacardi NH7 Weekender in Meghalaya are making their Weekender debut this year and 35% of this year’s festival line up is from all over the NorthEast.”
Since its inception, the BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender has featured over 540 artistes from India and around the world, across a variety of genres, to over 500,000 fans. The festival has evolved to become one of the country’s most beloved musical weekends as thousands of fans and discerning music lovers converge for an unforgettable experience.
The 2017 edition of NH7 Weekender in Meghalaya witnessed performances by some of the most acclaimed international headliners and stellar names from the Indian music scene like Steve Vai, Textures, Karsh Kale, Sky Harbour, Thaikkudam Bridge and Baiju Dharmajan Syndicate to name a few.