Make the most of your weekend with a little help from our handy guide on things to do in Bengaluru. 


Not Getting Wiser by Amit Tandon

Known as the married guy of the Indian stand-up comedy circuit, Amit Tandon will present a set of jokes based on his observation that the number of mistakes he makes every year has not decreased with the passing of time. At 42, he’s stopped trying to get wiser.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 8pm.
Where: MLR Convention Centre, Dyvasandra Industrial Layout, Mahadevapura, Whitefield.

Trying Naya Maal by Abijit Ganguly

In his English and Hindi set, Abijit Ganguly tackles common Indian problems with anecdotes from his own life along with some hilarious mimicry.
When: Sunday, October 21 at 5pm.
Where: That Comedy Club, Second Floor, 46, 4th B Cross Road, Fifth Block, Koramangala.

For more comedy, see here.


DJ Paolo Mojo 

House music lovers can groove to the beats of British DJ Paolo Mojo this Sunday. He will be supported by DJs Clement D’Souza from Bangalore and DJ Mashter aka Manish Mendiratta from Delhi.
When: Sunday, October 21 at 8pm.
Where: XU Fashion Bar Kitchen, Leela Palace, Level C, 23, Old Airport Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Kodihalli.


Listen to covers of popular rock and reggae tracks by Bengaluru band Deaftone.
When: Sunday, October 21 at 9pm.
Where: Blue Frog, Church Street, ppposite MG Road metro station gate 2.


Catch a gig by the Mumbai band Paratra, which combines elements of Indian classical music with rock and electronica.
When: Sunday, October 21 at 9pm.
Where: BFlat, Brookefield Mall, Graphite India Main Road, Kundalahalli, Brookefield.

For more music, see here.


Halloween Bash with Kill The Clowns

The Mexican DJ duo Kill The Clowns, known for wearing clown masks and costumes, will play a set of electro house, dubstep and bass house. 
When: Saturday, October 20 at noon.
Where: XU Fashion Bar Kitchen, Leela Palace, Level C, 23, Old Airport Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Kodihalli.

For more nightlife, see here.



Directed by SN Sethuram, this Kannada play (pictured above) revolves around the social issues that plague India today as seen through the eyes of a man and his granddaughter, whose conversations explore changes in social attitudes after Independence.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 7pm.
Where: Vyoma ArtSpace and Studio Theatre, 126/A, 8th Main Road, JP Nagar, Third Phase.

‘Nangyaako Doubtu’

Directed by Madhusudhan Kanekal, this Kannada comedy is based on the idea that doubt wrecks relationships. The plot revolves around a married couple and young lovers who, go through a period of doubt before earning each others’ trust.
When: Sunday, October 21 at 4.30pm and 7.30pm.
Where: Prabhath Kalapoornima, 1, 5th Main Road, First R Block, NR Colony, Basavanagudi.

For more plays, see here.


‘Pretty Woman’

On Saturday night, cuddle up in a blanket in a green field, under a canopy of stars and watch Garry Marshall’s 1990 romantic comedy starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. There’s popcorn too.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 7.10pm.
Where: Under the Stars DriveIn Cinema, off Sarjapur Road, Muthanallur Cross, Dommasandra, Kachamaranahalli.

For more screenings, see here.


Make Your Own Diya

This weekend, learn the basics of moulding clay. The workshop will teach you to fashion the material into diyas with which you can light up your home during Diwali.
When: Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20 at 3pm.
Where: Clay Station, 383/31, 13th Cross Road, Sadashiva Nagar, Armane Nagar.

For more workshops, see here.


Kinvah Wine Tour

Learn about the history and process of making wine and get your feet dirty stomping grapes. The tour includes snacks, lunch and, of course, a session of wine tasting.
When: Until Wednesday, October 31 at 10.30am and 1.30pm.
Where: Kinvah Vineyard and Tavern, Survey No-55/56, Nagadasanahalli Village, Thimanayakanahalli, Yelahanka Hobli.

For more tours, see here.