Blues is a way of life. The Mahindra Blues Festival is taking place on the 16th and 17th of February. Music festivals in Mumbai have been really good. With artists such as Swedish House Mafia and many more visiting Mumbai, the city is soon becoming a haven for good music.
Blues is one thing that is like an acquired taste. Once you have fallen in love with the blues, you cannot go back. It is a drug you can never resist. Artists such as Jimi Hendrix, BB King, Eric Clapton and many more took blues music to another level. Then came in more modern artists such as John Mayer etc. who kept the blues scene alive. Blues is an essential component of music. It revolves around the 1-4-5 progression with all sorts of changes for more spicy tunes. Guitar players such as Nuno Bettencourt, Jimmy Page, Van Halen and many more have a lot of blues influences in their playing style. Blues goes way back. Blues have taken so many forms and it forms the backbone of music. Whether it is rock n' roll, metal, classic rock and many other genres there is always a blues element.
The Mahindra Blues music festival is a treat for blues musicians as well as blues music lovers in India. The festival features artists and bands who will play blues that will send shivers all the way down to your shoes. The festival features artists such as Walter Trout and The Radicals, Soulmate, Vivienne and many more. Watching blues musicians perform is another thrill altogether. The event is happening at the famed Mehboob studios in Mumbai and a lot of blues fanatics are definitely going to be excited to watch this event.
This show is one of those rare opportunities where budding musicians will get to see talent from India as well as around the world. The Mahindra Blues Festival is not to be missed!