Music festivals are magical experiences, combine them with an adventurous travel and great companion, you are guaranteed to have the time of your life.
With the music scene growing rapidly in India, music festivals are getting bigger and better. From stages, campsites, international artists, these festivals have everything that makes up for a must visit places.
We list down few music festivals that have made their place since their inception in India.
Ragasthan is a culturally diverse festival that pulls in hordes of people every year to the golden sand dunes of Jaisalmer, Ragjasthan. This authentic event entices music lovers as well as travelers due to its unique location and includes an experience of camping out on the sands under the star lit sky, exemplary music, outdoor activities, exotic local cuisines and art.Venue: Jaiselmer, Rajasthan
Dates: 11th- 14th February 2016
- Sula Fest
This two-day annual event held in the Sula Vineyards in Nasik is a mix of Dubstep, Reggae, electronic music etc. with a healthy dose of wine, fashion, leisure and delight. This fascinating music experience of SULA FEST is quite the attraction for concert-starved Mumbai folk. This festival started out as a celebration of the wine company’s 10th harvest, has since grown with the inclusion of exciting music performances. Those visiting the fest also get the chance to camp at the beautiful Sula Vineyard.Venue: Nasik, Maharashtra
Dates: 6th and 7th February 2016
- Enchanted Valley Carnival
This glamorous music festival is a three-day carnival which is held at the breathtaking beautiful Amby Valley City near the popular hill station of Lonavala. This one-of-a-kind music festival pays ode to the cutting-edge music genres like House, Techno, Trance, Drum and Bass .The Enchanted valley carnival is popularly regarded as an adventure in music because it has several camping, adventure activities and an experience of different genres of music all in one festival.Venue: Amby Valley City, Maharashtra
Dates: 18th, 19th, 20th December 2015
- Magnetic Fields
A magical musical carnival where the festivities never end – set within one of the world’s most beautiful festival venue – the historical Alsisar Mahal, in Rajasthan, India. Magnetic fields demonstrates India’s vibrant and forward thinking creative community. Last year, all their guest artists fell in love with the music, the people, the space, the concept and most importantly contemporary and ancient India nestled side by side in this little oasis of magic in the heart of the Rajasthani desert.Venue: Alsisar Mahal, Shekhawati, Rajasthan
Dates: 18th-20th December 2015
- NH7 Weekender
The NH7 Weekender has expanded from its birthplace, Pune, to include festivals in Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata and now Shillong as well. Easily one of the largest music festivals in India right now, NH7 Weekenders visitors a crash course in the Indian indie music scene, and a chance to experience some stellar international acts as well.Venue: Multi-city
- Parvati Peaking
The Parvati peaking Festival is just three editions old and is already considered as one of the biggest psy trance festivals in India. With a line-up that comprises of some of the biggest names from the genre, this festival is a must attend for psy trance fans across the country.Venue: Choch ,Parvati Valley , Himachal Pradesh
Dates: May – June 2016
With a large line-up of electronic music, this festival is one of India’s most successful. Before this year’s festival in Goa, there will be city editions in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Delhi in November.Venue: Goa, Maharashtra
Dates: 27th – 30th December