Here’s a list we put together of all the fun activities happening in Bengaluru this weekend.  For more on things to do in Bengaluru, visit BookMyShow.

COMEDY

The Weekend Backyard Specials

Comedians Shamik Chakrabarti and Joteen Patro will try their best to get you to laugh.
When: Saturday, September 22 at 8 pm.
Where: Cup Shup, 1189-C Sai Darsan Road, HAL Second Stage, Indiranagar.

Abijit Ganguly Trying Naya Maal

Comedian Abijit Ganguly will test new ‘maal’, that is, material on the audience (not the stuff that first comes to mind).
When: Sunday, September 23 at 8 pm.
Where: BFlat Bar, 776,100 Feet Road, above Kotak Bank, Indiranagar.

For more comedy, see here.

EVENTS

Parasailing

Take a thrilling parasailing ride organised by Aero Adeventures. Participants are harnessed to a parachute-like wing, which is towed by a car.
When: Until September, 30, 7.30 am to 5.30 pm on the hour.
Where: Jakkur Aerodrome, Yelahanka Post, NH 7, near Deccan Aviation.

PettinOut

Pamper your pooch at this day-long festival, which offers pet food stalls, grooming activities, workshops and even an inflatable pool for your four-legged pals to splash about in.
When: Sunday, September 23 at 11 am.
Where: Byg Brewski Brewing Company, Sy. No. 22 and 125, Byrathi Village, Hennur Bagalur Road, Visthar.

For more events, see here.

MUSIC

Ziba

The five-member world music band from Kolkata will play a set. Comprising Amyt Datta on guitar, Arko Mukhaerjee on vocals, Aakash Ganguly on bass, Ritoban Das on drums and Deboprotim Baksi on percussion, Ziba channels sounds from the Middle East to Bengal.
When: Saturday, September 22 at 9 pm.
Where: 
Blue Frog3, Church Street, opposite MG Road metro station.

Fandom x Mixtape: Pablo Valentino and Synths Back

Groove to tracks by multi-genre French music producer Pablo Valentino and the retro, synth-heavy sounds of DJ Synth Back aka Abhishek Chanda.
When: Saturday, September 22 at 8 pm.
Where: 
Fandom, First Floor, Gilly`s Redefined, 100ft Road, next to Ezone, opposite Sukh Sagar, Koramangala.

Jazztronics By Floyd`s Jam Band

Catch a set of jazztronica aka nu jazz, a combination of jazz and electronic music by Floyd’s Jam Band, comprising keyboardist and singer Floyd Santimano, Shrey Sinha on guitar and vocals, Avik Lahiri on bass and vocals and drummer Shivam.
When: Saturday, September 22 at 6 pm.
Where: 
The Circular Square, No. 24, Doddakalasandra, Gubbalala Gate, Kanakapura Road, next to Sravanti Mantap and Lakshmi Vilas Bank.

For more music, see here.

PLAYS

‘Lights Out’

A couple and their friends are compelled to take action when they witness a horrific incident taking place outside their home. In the process, attitudes towards violence against women are revealed. The English play is written by Manjula Padmanabhan and directed by Pranav Patadiya.
When: Saturday, September 22 at 4 pm and 7.30 pm.
Where: Atta Galatta, 134 KHB Colony, Fifth Block, Koramangala.

‘Romeo and Juliet’

Shakespeare’s romantic comedy is performed by The Handlebards, a British touring theatre company that travels with props, costumes and everything that goes into making plays, on cycles. An all-women cast will perform ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in English.
When: Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 at 3 pm and 6.30 pm.
Where: Jagriti Theatre, Varthur Road, Ramagondanahalli, Whitefield.

Image by Gaétan Clément – Lyon Photographe from Pablo Valentino’s official page.