The year 2020 is all set to be a year of massive events. Here are a few you definitely want to check out. The list will be updated as more major events are announced.
Open Air 2020
The Bangalore Open Air metal festival has played host to some of the biggest names in metal for the last six years and has developed a reputation as one of India’s greatest metal fest. Calling all metalheads for a killer gig! Featured on the lineup for this year is Finnish death metal band, Kalmah.
When: Saturday, March 21 at 2pm
Where: Ramada by Wyndham, No 45/2,Honnenahalli, Doddaballapur Rd, Yelahanka, Bengaluru.
The Emmy-winning host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah (pictured above) brings his highly successful stand-up tour, Loud and Clear to India.
When: Mumbai: Thursday, April 9; Delhi: Saturday, April 11.
Where: NSCI Dome, Lala Lajpatrai Marg, Worli, Mumbai. Indira Gandhi Stadium and Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, ITO, Vikram Nagar, Delhi.
Tomorrowland Winter 2020
The three-day festival that celebrates the best of dance music returns for its second edition, this time in the Alps. Afrojack, Martin Garrix, Armin Van Buuren and other big names in EDM will be performing.
When: Sunday, March 15 to Tuesday, March 17.
Where: Alpe d’Heuz, Paganon, France.
Grammy-nominated American pop artist Khalid is set to perform his hits such as ‘Young Dumb and Broke’ and ‘Love Lies’ in India on his Free Spirit Tour.
When: Mumbai: Sunday, April 12; Bangalore: Tuesday, April 14.
Where: To be announced.
Mahindra Blues Festival
The tenth edition of India’s blues extravaganza the Mahindra Blues Festival promises a spectacular line-up including legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Shepard and Keb’ Mo’.
When: Saturday, February 8 and Sunday, February 9.
Where: Mehboob Studio, No. 100, Hill Road, St Sebastian Colony, Bandra (West), Mumbai.
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