Bacardi NH7 Weekender reveals details of 3rd edition in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya edition of Bacardi NH7 Weekender will take place at the Jaintia Hills, at ‘Wenfield’ - The Festive Hills, Thadlaskein, Lad Mukhla. The venue located by the Thadlaskein Lake will have festival stages set up in between the hills and promises to provide a backdrop to the festival’s third edition in the state on October 27-28.


To maintain ease of accessibility for fans, shuttles will run from Shillong to the venue on both days of the festival from SRGT Bus Stop, Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium. Post-festival all shuttles will return to SRGT Bus Stop as the final destination. On the return journey, fans have the option of choosing from three routes with stops along the way. Return shuttle tickets from Rs.400 and more details are available here:

The Meghalaya edition of the festival will see guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, metal band Textures, Bollywood composer Amit Trivedi, fusion pioneers Indian Ocean and world music group Karsh Kale Collective perform alongside talent from around the North-East including  Andrea Tariang Band, Dewdrops, Khasi Bloodz, Rudy Wallang Guitar Jamboree and Sarahlee from Meghalaya, Avora Records and Triau Trackx from Mizoram, Polar Lights and Tali Angh from Nagaland , as well as Lateral from Assam.

“This is an exciting time for the festival in Meghalaya. We’re thrilled to not only host established artists who are performing in Meghalaya for the very first time, including Steve Vai, Amit Trivedi, Indian Ocean, Karsh Kale Collecitve, Divine, Skyharbor and Thaikuddam Bridge, but also artists from different states around the North-East. We all know and see how intrinsic music is to everyday life here, and to now bring that talent and new music to the festival is important to us.”, says Vijay Nair, CEO of Only Much Louder, who organizes the festival.

View the day-wise schedule of artists performing at the festival here:

Day 1 - Friday, Oct 27


  • Textures
  • Amit Trivedi
  • Indian Ocean
  • Skyharbor
  • Dualist Inquiry (DJ Set)
  • Thaikkudam Bridge
  • Bhayanak Maut
  • The Local Train
  • Parvaaz
  • Zygnema
  • Goddess Gagged
  • The Ganesh Talkies
  • When Chai Met Toast
  • Aqua Dominatrix
  • Ritviz
  • Hriday Gattani
  • Polar Lights
  • Avora Records
  • Lateral
  • Andrea Tariang Band
  • Mahesh Raghunandan


Day 2 - Saturday, Oct 28


  • Steve Vai
  • Karsh Kale Collective
  • The Rudy Wallang Guitar Jamboree
  • Blackstratblues All Stars
  • Divine
  • Baiju Dharmajan Syndicate
  • aswekeepsearching
  • Paul Dempsey
  • Rhythm Shaw
  • Triau Trackx
  • Faridkot
  • Kamakshi Khanna Collective
  • Dewdrops
  • Mosko
  • Tali Angh
  • Khasi Bloodz
  • Yesterdrive
  • Feyago
  • Sarahlee
  • Rahul Rajakhowa


Tickets to the festival are available here:

Under 21 Season, Phase 1 tickets: INR 1250

Regular Season, Phase 2 tickets: INR 2250

Regular Day 1 (Oct 27, Friday) tickets: INR 1500

Regular Day 2 (Oct 28, Saturday) tickets: INR 1600

Shuttle tickets from INR 400 are available here:

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