For five years in a row, Bacardi NH7 Weekender has been helping fans check must-see artists off their bucket lists and creating moments that they’ll cherish for their entire life. With top-notch headliners, unparalleled production values and that inimitable festive vibe, the music extravaganza has grown into an inclusive experience that's as much about the people as it's about the music.
With the excitement for the Delhi edition going up, we check out 7 acts to look forward to:
Mark Ronson- Well, this Uptown Funk guys need to reason to check him out. Having worked with the biggest names internationally, from Amy Winehouse to Bruno Mars he is one hot property to check out this year.
A R Rahman- Our home grown Grammy Award Winner- Rahman needs no introduction. Performing for the very first time at a music festival, he has something crazy in store for his listeners and insists its something never done before.
Flying Lotus- Flying Lotus is known not just for hs crazy music skills but his even crazier visual experience. If history is something to learn from, we can expect nothing less than a meteor shower of white light with every sonic detail of the track making it an experience like never before!
Vishal Dadlani- Surprising the audience yet again, Dadlani pays tribute to the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan., "Ustad", a tribute to the eternal supreme being of Sufi music, this special set will feature some of the best musicians in the country paying homage to the Ustad's inimitable vocal style and music!
Dhruv Vishvanath- As a solo percussive acoustic guitarist, Dhruv has ushered in a new genre of music in to the Sub-Continent with his flamboyant style and is now one of the most talented youths in the music scene in India. With the ability to sing, play and drum all at once, being a one man band isn't easy but rest assured when you see him perform at this year’s Bacardi NH7 Weekender, you will appreciate his unique playing style and agree his title is well earned.
Noori - Pakistani pop rock band Noori are considered by many to be pioneers of the Pakistani rock music scene. Formed in 1996, the band is comprised of two brother Ali Noor and Ali Hamza who eschewed a traditional career path to play rock music. The band has release two studio albums and are gearing up for the release of their third, possibly later on this year.
The Clameens- The Clameens are one of the fastest rising prospects to emerge from the Northern Irish music scene in recent times. The Band made up of four friends including a set of brothers have set a brand of honest and infectious indie pop rock which has been noticed by media and industry everywhere, with BBC Radio 1, Music MTV, RTE Other Voices and more all paying keen attention. Having recently been selected as one of MTV's Unsigned bands of 2014, they’ve even supported acts such as The Strypes, Professor Green & Pete Doherty, as well as performed at the 2014 The Great Escape Festival, Liverpool SoundCity, MTV Crashes, Electric Picnic, recently performing at their label's ( 25 hour Convenience Store ) showcase in London. The band are set to release their new EP in September with Tour plans set for UK and Ireland, with support slots for Wilko Johnson and Libertines penciled for the coming months.