It looks like this is going to be a great weekend, with concerts, stand-up shows and exhibitions lined up. Read on for more things to do in Delhi.


Laughangey Stand-up Comedy Show

Mayank Pandey and Gurinder Singh are both regulars in the Delhi comedy circuit. Mayank Pandey, the winner of 2014’s New Destiny Christian Centre open-mic competition, loves to talk about his school life and movies. Gurinder Singh, on the other hand, is known for his observational humour.
When: Saturday, October 27 at 6.15pm.
Where: Akshara Theatre, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Near Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.

Best in Stand-up

Anirban Dasgupta, Vikramjit Singh and Devesh Dixit are all well established names in the Indian stand-up scene. Their YouTube videos are a testimony to how popular they are among fans.
When: Friday, October 26, Saturday, October 27 at 7.30pm and 9.30pm and and Sunday, October 28 at 8pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, The People and Co., Ground Floor, Cyberhub, Gurgaon.

Nothing Abt Godzilla by Sumit Anand

The man immune to society’s taunts is back in Delhi. His deadpan humour and sarcastic delivery makes his stand-up unpredictably funny.
When: Saturday, October 27 at 8pm.
Where: Ghalib Auditorium, Mata Sundri Women’s College, Mandi House.

Nitin Gupta

After having done over a 1000 shows around the world, Nitin Gupta once again finds himself in the familiar land of Noida. Watch him do his 90 minute set about the things that continue to bother him in life.
When: Sunday, October 28 at 7.30pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Ground Floor, DLF Mall of India, Plot No – M 03, Sector 18, Noida.

For more comedy, see here.


The Grub Fest

Nosh on food by some of the city’s top restaurants and food companies and catch gigs by such acts as Kochi pop-rock band When Chai Met Toast, Manganiyar singer Kutle Khan, Mumbai-based Hindi band Ankur and the Ghalat Family, Delhi rock band Parikrama, Chennai rock band Skrat, Chandigarh-residing folk music duo Hari and Sukhmani and Delhi DJ Mojojojo aka Akshay Johar. For the complete schedule, see here.
When: Friday October 26, Saturday October 27 and Sunday, October 28 at noon.
Where: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Near Lodi Colony, Pragati Vihar, Bhishma Pitamah Marg.

Oktoberfest Delhi

The world’s most widely known beer festival from Germany comes to Delhi this weekend (pictured above, the Munich Oktoberfest). From Hoegaarden to Erdinger, treat your taste buds to the best of German beer while grooving to Die Derbys, a band that has played the Munich Oktoberfest for 25 years, and enjoying great German food. For more information, see here.
When: Friday October 26, Saturday October 27 and Sunday, October 28 at 4pm.
Where: Aerocity, Adjacent to JW Marriott, Near The Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Bollywood Night Featuring Solfege

This weekend, the multi-genre band from Delhi will bring their sufi-rock act to your dinner table at this Bollywood night.
When: Saturday, October 27 at 8pm.
Where: Informal By Imperfecto, Tolstoy Road, Atul Grove Road, Janpath, Connaught Place.

Sunday Brunch Live With Benny and Ritwick Duo

Have an indulgent meal as Benny and Ritwick treat your senses with their  covers of iconic Hindi and English songs.
When: Sunday, October 28 at 12.30pm.
Where: Saints N Sinners, GF-21 Global Foyer, Golf Course Road, Sector 43, Gurugram.

For more food and drinks events, see here.


Dastaan Live

Dastaan Live is the story of Delhi, told by way of music composed by Anirban Ghosh and Sumant Balakrishnan and with poetry by writers such as Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Sahir Ludhianvi and Majaz.
When: Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28 at 7.30pm.
Where: Amphitheatre, India Habitat Center, Lodhi Road.

Sean Kingston Live

The Jamaican-American rapper who gained international recognition with his hit single ‘Beautiful Girl’ back in 2007 is making his way to Delhi.
When: Saturday, October 27 at 10pm.
Where: Roar, Hotel Eros, Nehru Place.

For more music, see here.


‘Laughter Therapy’

What happens when a Hindu, Muslim, Parsi and Christian walk into therapy together? It’s madness for the therapist.
When: Saturday, October 27 at 6.30pm.
Where: NCUI Auditorium, 3, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg.

‘Jis Lahore Nayi Dekhiya O Jamiya Nayi’

Renowned theater director Arvind Gaur will stage, in Hindi, playwright Asghar Wajahat’s famous Jis Lahore Nayi Dekhiya O Jamiya Nayi as a social critique of present times. When a man migrates to Pakistan after Partition and starts living in a haveli allotted to him, he finds that it hasn’t been vacated by the former, Hindu owner.
When: Sunday, October 28 at 7pm.
Where: L.T.G Auditorium, 1, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, opposite Doordarshan Bhavan.

‘Ye Kahani Nahi’

The Hindi drama directed by Shilpi Marwaha is an amalgam of stories by the Punjabi writer Amrita Pritam: ‘Yeh Kahani Nahi’, ‘720 Kadam’, Chhammak Chhalo’, ‘Lal Mirch’, ‘Ek Jeevi, Ek Ratri, Ek Sapna’ and ’25-26 aur 27 January’.
When: Sunday, October 28 at 7pm.
Where: Lok Kala Manch, 20 Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodi Road.

For more plays, see here.