Top Music Festivals in India

Top Music Festivals in India

Music is the language of spirit, and it transcends cultural and language barriers. Music is a way for us to relax, get us through hard times, or apprise our hearts’ desires. Whichever way we choose to incorporate music into our lives, the exhilaration of attending a music festival is honestly incredible. Here are some of the top music festivals in India a melomaniac must attend.

Sunburn Music Festival

Sunburn Music Festival

If you are a die-hard fan of electronic music, the Sunburn Festival is the paradise you have been searching for. Held in the scenic tropical haven of Goa, this three-day extravaganza is sure to take you to cloud nine. A perfect blend of appetizing food, music, and shopping, Sunburn Music Festival is one of the biggest music festivals in the World. Attending the Sunburn Music Festival can definitely make your New Year the absolute best.

Summer Storm Festival

Summer Storm Music Festival is held annually (usually in May) in the Palace Grounds of Bangalore. The first Storm Music Festival was held in 2010 and has since been a huge success in attracting music lovers. If you are a die-hard fan of Rock Music, then this is the place to be. The Golden City is the perfect place to be with friends because of its pleasant climate and scenic beauty. Storm Music Festival is regarded as the biggest metal music festival and continuously attracts hundreds of people from different nationalities for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Electric Daisy Carnival

Electric Daisy Carnival, also known as EDC, is the World’s biggest electronic dance music festival. Electric Daisy Carnival had its beginnings in Las Vegas and has since trickled to different countries, including India. Electric Daisy Carnival is known for its beautiful stage setup and environment. It is perfect if you are looking for an all-in-one carnival experience complete with rides, giant Ferris wheels, and fireworks. Electric Daisy Carnival is held annually in Greater Noida and is usually conducted in the month of November.

Ziro Festival of Music

The Ziro Music Festival was first held in 2012 and since then has been held annually in the picturesque valley of Ziro in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Ziro Festival has been hailed as one of the biggest outdoor music festivals in the World and offers an authentic Indian experience to the visitors. If you are a fan of folk music, Ziro Festival is the place to be. The Ziro Festival of Music offers a platform for indigenous artists to showcase their work, and visitors will be able to experience the culture and tradition of Arunachal Pradesh.

VH1 SuperSonic

VH1 Supersonic Music Festival was first held in 2013 and is one of India’s most celebrated dance music festivals. It would come as no surprise that VH1 Supersonic Music Festival was initially conducted annually on the scenic beach sides of the Party City of India, Goa. Since 2017, this festival has moved its nesting from Goa to Pune and is usually held in the month of February, when the climate is the best in Pune. If you are looking for a vibe with multi-genres of music and dance, this festival is the place to be.

Patrick Kerley