5 Best Music Festivals In India You Can’t Miss This Year-End

If you are a music and travel enthusiast, then these music festivals deserve your keenest attention. Traverse the best music festivals in India with this indispensable list. By Nitya Malik

1. Hornbill Music Festival, Nagaland

It is one of the most well known festivals of Nagaland, which is held every year between December 1 to December 10 at the Naga Heritage Village in Kisama. The spotlight of the entire festival is the Hornbill International Rock Festival. Experience the customs, tradition and culture of Nagaland through this festival, along with some great music.

Note: Before you head to Nagaland, make sure to acquire the necessary permit that include the Inner Line permit issues by the Deputy Resident Commissioner, Nagaland House in Delhi or Kolkata; or the Asst. Resident Commissioner in Guwahati and Shillong, or the Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Kohima and Mokokchung.

2.ย Magnetic Fields Festival, Rajasthan

This festival is held at Alsisar Mahal, Alsisar, Rajasthan from December 14 – 16 2018. It recognises the future artists from India and around the world. The aim of the festival is to discover new concepts, music and experiences. Known to be one of the most innovative festivals in India, it is a treat for those who love to party hard in the lap of luxury.

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This year the festival will take place at the Oxford Gold Resort, Pune from December 29 till 31 2018. It is one of the most popular EDM (Electronic Dance Music) festivals in India. Not just music, you can also enjoy entertainment shows and some great food. There are several stages for different performers, so take your pick!

4. Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Multi-city

The Bacardi NH7 Weekender is a multi-city event, which takes place annually.ย  Experience music and artists from different genres take centre-stage to woo the music lovers across all age groups. This year, The Raghu Dixit Project, Poets of the Fall etc. are a part of the line-up. The most popular destination this is expected to be Meghalaya (2-3 November) followd by Pune (7-9 December).

5. Mood Indigo, Mumbai

It is the most famous festival among college students, and is also known as MoodI. Held in IIT Bombay, in December-end every year, it’s considered to be the largest festival in Asia. Every year, the festival takes up a social cause to raise awareness. This year,ย  it will be held between December 27 to 30.