Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2015 opens in Shillong!


The 6th edition of the electronic dance music festival - Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2015 kicked off its first chapter this year from the pictures que Shillong today. Thousands of music lovers from all over Shillong and surrounding cities thronged to RBDSA Sports Complex in Bhoirymbong to catch some of the biggest international and Indian acts.

The two-day fest which promised an exciting fare for music lovers was graced by the eminent Mukul Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya.

The first day of the festival in the hills of Shillong saw a diverse lineup of both Indian and international artists. Right from The Wailers who have performed all over the world to the Indian voice of Parikrama who mesmerised the audience with their fusion tunes, the first day of the Shillong leg had it all. Popular home-grown band Imphal Talkies wowed the crowd with their fervour and fresh music. Shaa’ir + Func brought their take in the experience.

Along with music and a breath-taking view, 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. From hand-woven baskets and beaten metalware, to funky tees, fashion accessories, jewelry, bags, art, home décor and more, this smorgasbord of unique products from a variety of makers caught the fancy of everyone present there. One of the other attractions that the festival goer’s fancied is the food!

With Day 1 being admired by music fans unanimously, all eyes are set on Day 2, which has a gamut of experiences to look forward to with the much-anticipated metal legends Megadeth along with Indian favourites Lou Majaw & Friends, Kailasa, Bhayanak Maut, Scribe, Swarathama, Nucleya and many more.

Over the last five years, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender has grown to be one of the country’s most loved musical weekends - representing BACARDÍ India and Only Much Louder’s commitment to giving fans unforgettable musical experiences - a reflection of the untamable spirit of the festival. 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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