Catch a stand-up comedy gig, go for a music concert, attend plays and watch a movie in the open air with your kids. Check out our picks of things to do in Bengaluru this weekend.
Navin Noronha + Neelaksh Mathur + Aamer Peeran
Watch comedians Navrin Noronha, Neelaksh Mathur and Aamer Peeran bring their A-game to Bengaluru this weekend in this hilarious 90-minute show.
When: Friday October 12, Saturday October 13, Sunday October 14 at 9pm.
Where: That Comedy Club, 2nd floor,46, 4th B Cross Road, 5th Block, Koramangala.
8 Minutes To Kill by Hippo Laugh Club
Lend your ears to six comedians as they try out their newest material on the audience while one host tries to maintain order.
When: Saturday, October 13 at 7pm.
Where: Art Blend Cafe, 24th Main, 22nd Cross Road, Sector 2, near Parangi Palya Bus Stop, HSR Club Road, HSR Layout, Garden.
Stand Out Weekend Specials – Third Edition
Three new comedic talents, Neelaksh Mathur, Ramya Ramapriya and Krutikaa Jawanjal, take the stage at this gig hosted by comic Kjeld Shresth.
When: Saturday, October 13 at 7.30pm.
Where: MyBoTree, 3rd floor, 5th Cross Road, 25, 60 Feet Road, KHB Block Koramangala.
Black Dog Easy Evenings featuring Sundeep Rao
Having performed over 1,000 shows across India, the US, Middle East and South-East Asia, Sundeep Rao has established himself as one of the top comedians from Bengaluru. Enjoy his razor-sharp humour at this instalment of Black Dog Easy Evenings.
When: Saturday, October 13 at 8pm.
Where: White Box, Hyatt Centric, 1/1, off MG Road, Swami Vivekananda Road, Ulsoor, Someshwarpura.
Talk to Me: An Improvised Stand-Up Comedy Show
Funny man Daniel Fernandes is not allowed to use any existing material for this show. The entire 90-minute performance is improvised by interacting with the audience.
When: Sunday, October 14 at 5pm and 8pm.
Where: The Humming Tree, 949, 1st Floor, Doopanahalli, Appareddipalya, 12th Main Rd, Indira Nagar.
Jaspreet Singh Live
Stand-up comedian Jaspreet Singh has toured the country with material he developed over the last one year. Now he’s coming to Bengaluru to give the city a taste of his urban Punjabi humour.
When: Sunday, October 14 at 6pm.
Where: Opus Club, No 26, Harlur Main Road, near HP Petrol Station, PWD Quarters, Ambalipura, HSR Layout, Sarjapur.
For more comedy, see here.
The four-piece band from Bengaluru will play a set of country music and rock and roll, covering tunes by Don Williams, The Eagles, Blake Shelton, Zac Brown band and many more.
When: Friday, October 12 at 9pm.
Where: BFlat Bar, 776, 100 Feet Road, above Kotak Bank, Indira Nagar.
Raghu Dixit’s Fund Raising Musical Concert
The WeShareHappiness group collaborates with Raghu Dixit (pictured above) to raise funds for the blind. Expect a night of contemporary Indian folk-rock by the best artist in the genre.
When: Saturday, October 13 at 6pm.
Where: Vega City, Unit No. SF 10, Second Floor Vega Mall Srinivas Industrial Estate, Bannerghatta Main Road, Dollar Layout, Stage 2, BTM.
This alternative hip-hop group from Kerala is known for rapping in a mix of Malayalam, Tamil and English.
When: Saturday, October 13 at 9pm
Where: Blue Frog, Church Street, opposite MG Road Metro Station Gate 2.
For more music, see here.
Writer and director Dayasindhu Sakrepatna’s multi-disciplinary drama combines bharatanatyam, Carnatic music and storytelling to talk about sexuality and gender identity.
When: Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14 at 3pm and 6.30pm.
Where: Jagriti Theatre, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield.
Feisal Alkazi directs this English drama by American playwright Velina Hasu Houston about Japanese brides, who moved to the US with their American soldier husbands after World War II.
When: Saturday October 13 at 7.30pm.
Where: Ranga Shankara, 36/2 8th Cross, Phase II, JP Nagar.
For more plays, see here.
Open Air Movie Nights for Kids
Take your kids to this movie screening (the film is meant to be a surprise) organised by Nature View Outdoor Carnival.
When: Saturday, October 13 at 7pm.
Where: Nature View Outdoor Cinema,Thubarahalli Extention Road, Thubarahalli, Whitefield.
For more events, see here.