It’s that time of the year again, and the 6th edition of what is being called as the ‘happiest music festival’, the BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender 2015, kicked off its five city tour in the city of Shillong on October 23rd. The hills of this beautiful capital of Meghalaya was the chosen destination for thousands of music lovers from all over Shillong and surrounding cities, who thronged to RBDSA Sports Complex in Bhoirymbong to catch some of the biggest international and Indian acts.
The two-day fest saw the presence of such eminent persons as Mukul Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya. The first day of the festival saw a diverse and incredible line-up of both Indian and international artists. Right from iconic artists like The Wailers, the great Indian voice of Parikrama, the first day of theShillong also had the popular home-grown band Imphal Talkies. Shaa’ir + Func brought thousands to their feet to dance. The second had the likes of metal legends Megadeth along with Indian favourites Lou Majaw & Friends, Kailasa, Bhayanak Maut, Scribe, Swarathama, Nucleya and many more.
This year’s festival also featured the Engrave’s Maker’s Market. This unique Bazaar is a specially curated space for artists, craftspeople, DIYers from across India to showcase their creative products like hand-woven baskets and beaten metalware, to funky tees, fashion accessories, jewellery, bags, art, home décor and more. The other popular attraction was the food.
Over the last five years, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender has gained huge popularity as the country’s most loved musical weekends – representing BACARDÍ India and Only Much Louder’s commitment to unforgettable musical experiences .This year, over 150 artists will play at the BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender’s five editions – Shillong, Kolkata, Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru.
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