A.R.Rahman steals the show at the Weekender

BENGALURU: The NH7 Weekender, an indie music festival was held on 5th and 6th of December at Laxmi Lawns in Magarpatta, Bangalore suburbs.

The much awaited music festival was organised and managed by Only Much louder(OML) in association with Bacardi and Vh1. Wth around 4000 people attending the festival the ambience became lively and energetic.

“It was a one-of-a kind experience, in handling such a huge crowd at once. The artists as well as the attenders were extremely happy and enjoyed to the fullest,” said Payal Jairaj, one of the organisers of the event.

The two-day event had 30 plus artists and bands from all over the world, A.R. Rahman who made his debut at the weekender this year, mesmerized the audience with his classic songs like Dil se re, Jo bhi mein, Rehna tu. The Indian bands like Brodha V, The Ganesh Talkies, Noori, Swarathama,Thaikkudam Bridge and many more were a part of the festival.

“The festival was very well organised, the art installations were interesting and the line-up was just fantastic. Rahman stole the show, the only problem was between the stages and the artist’s line-up which overlapped between stages,” said Dexter, a music enthusiast at the festival.

Music with a conscience was the theme of the weekender festival, which saw famous Bollywood artist Vishal Dadlani dedicating a solid one-hour empathising with the drowning state of the Chennai city. Politics and current affairs were also discussed with music by Vir Das, who wrote songs on the various bans in the country.



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