“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” – Maya Agnelou
Do you like music? How do you listen to your favorite tunes? How about camping or while travelling to a new destination? It’s Music Day ! At Holidify.com, we are a bunch of travellers and we also share similar passion for music. We thought you might someone with similar preferences.
Top 9 destinations in India with the best music festivals, best musicians and of course the best crowd to make the place live and vibrant:
Music scene in Shillong: Dylan Festival, super cool culture with even a politician (an ex-minister is an ace blues harp player), Shillong also holds the world record for most number of people playing guitar in sync
Type of music in Shillong: Blues, Jazz, Classic Rock
When to visit Shillong: May
Why visit Goa for music: Sunburn Festival, Supersonic Festival, gigs all round the year, music being played in most cafes and pubs. Nothing much needs to be said about Goa except that it is the coolest place in India.
Type of music in Goa: Trance, Electronica
When to visit Goa for music: December-January
Type of music in Bangalore: Rock, Metal, Heavy Metal, Blues
When to visit Bangalore: Various concerts are organized between the months of September and March
Music scene in Jodhpur: Rajasthan International Folk Festival in the backdrop of the beautiful yet majestic Mehrangarh Fort
Type of Music in Jodhpur: Folk music
When to visit Jodhpur: October
Music scene in Zero: Ziro Festival of Music takes place amidst the serene background of paddy fills on the foot-hills of the Himalayas in the extreme North-East part of India
Type of Music in Ziro: Rock, Pop, Blues, Electronica
When to visit Ziro for music: September
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Type of music in Pune: Rock, Pop,Rock, Metal, Electronic, Dance, Global, Classical
When to visit Pune for music: October – December
Music scene in Delhi: Nh7 Weekender, Sunburn Festival, great music scene in pubs and cafes with Blue Frog, Hard Rock Cafe, Rendezvous Festival, Virasat Festival, Purana Qila Festival, Qutub Festival, International Jazz Festival and several other college festivals
Type of Music: Pop, Rock, Metal, Electronic, Dance, Folk
Mumbai music scene: Mood Indigo festival, Mahindra Blues Festival, Independence Rock, Kala Ghoda Festival, Great music scene in pubs and cafes with Blue Frog, Hard Rock Cafe, several other college festivals with good music
Type of Music: Blues, Rock, Pop,Rock, Metal, Electronic, Dance, Global, Jazz, Classical
When to visit Mumbai for music: October-March
Why Gwalior for music: Annual Tansen music festival is held here in the month of November when prominent musicians from all over the country come and perform various classical shows in the backdrop of the Tomb of Tansen.
Type of music in Gwalior: Classical, Folk
When to visit Gwalior: November
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