If you’re in Bengaluru, there’s plenty of music for you to enjoy in February. Check out our list while planning your nights out this month.
Zakir Hussain, Jayanthi Kumaresh and Kumaresh R
A tribute concert to honour sitar player Bimalendu Mukherjee, featuring two sets of performances: Zakir Hussain on tabla, Jayanthi Kumaresh on Veena, and Kumaresh R on violin; and sitar player Budhaditya Mukherjee with Soumen Nandy on tabla.
When: Sunday, February 16 at 6pm.
Where: The Forum Shantiniketan Mall, Whitefield Main Road, Thigalarapalya, Krishnarajapura.
Udupa Music Festival
Listen to such distinguished musicians as composer and drummer Ranjit Barot, percussionist Taufiq Quereshi and vocalist Kaushiki Chakraborty and Cameroonian bassist Etienne Mbappe.
When: Thursday, February 20 at 7pm.
Where: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, 16th Cross, Malleswaram.
Watch the renowned Israeli psytrance duo of Erez Eisen and Amit Duvdevani perform at the opening of electronic music gig Future Sound.
When: Saturday, February 22 at 4pm.
Where: Pebble, Princess Academy, Palace Ground.
The Grub Fest
Aside from all kinds of grub, this two-day food fest has performances by a fun line-up of musicians.
When: Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23, from noon.
Where: Jayamahal Palace Hotel, Near Cantonment Railway Station Road.
A concert featuring LV Mukund, one of Karnataka’s premier flautists.
When: Sunday, February 23 at 5pm.
Where: Courtyard Koota, Good Earth Tarana, Good Earth Malhar, Kambipura.
The Bollywood singer, who has sung hits such as ‘Channa Mereya’ and ‘Tum Sath Ho’, will take the stage.
When: Saturday, February 29 at 9pm.
Where: Chamara Vajra, Chamundi Hotel Private Limited, Jayamahal Main Road, Jayamaha.
The first edition of this music festival features two bands: veteran Indian rockers Indian Ocean and The Yellow Diary, an alt-rock band from Mumbai.
When: Saturday, February 29 at 6pm.
Where: 46 Ounces Brewgarden, Electronics City, Phase 1.
For more music in Bangalore, see here.