Well, Music. Music. Music. Repeat.
That’s the Bacardi NH7 Weekender for you in one line. The ongoing festival that takes place in cities like Shillong, Hyderabad and Pune, has been topping the charts year after year with an increasing number of registrations and mindboggling performances by renowned artists. So far this year, the festival has charmed us with its aura in the biryani hub, Hyderabad and the rock capital, Shillong, with the finale scheduled at Pune. From foot-tapping tunes to hot fashion trends, have a look at what was crazy about this year’s much-awaited weekend gathering, courtesy Instagram.
5-6th November made space for Hyderabad to rock and roll to the beat and the dhol. Hyderabad witnessed this grand monochrome structure that welcomed the audience in style and created fashion news. With it’s amazing first edition, the weekender definitely promised to be awesome, boasting of a great lineup that included Spud in the Box, Indian Ocean, Fossils, Black Letters, The Raghu Dixit Project and a lot more.
The stage was set on fire (not literally) with a number of celebrities winning the crowd over with their compositions and fantastic beats. We saw faces like Ankur Tiwari, Amit Trivedi, Anoushka Shankar, Saba Sultana Asad-Imaad Shah, Vir Das etc. Well, it’s been five years since the weekender kick started and watching these celebs being a part of it with their quirky skills and uber-cool latest fashion trends made this edition one to remember.
What’s a music show without some placards. The audience went doolally over the performances of their favorite artists, creating a vibe of enthusiasm and vibrancy in the live show. This Instagram post perfectly captures the atmosphere when Wilson hit the stage at Shillong. The picture describes nothing but love, energy and some more energy in the audience cheering in the front row.
Fashion Quotient Check
Not only the performers but the ones that were a part of the festival also turned on the heat with their innovative dressing and style-savvy looks that created fashion trends. The Weekender witnessed everything from offbeat head gears to high floral tiaras, vibrant shoes to dainty chappals, printed jackets to the timeless leather ones. Skirts to shorts and shirts to vests, it was all in there.
Woah! Isn’t that what we call epic? What performance could possibly go wrong on such a resplendent stage? With a number of artists coming together showcasing their spring trends, awe-inspiring music and stand-up comedy, what else does this stage need? Well, an audience for sure and that’s exactly what it had, an audience that went bonkers at the amazing performances.
Games and Play Check
So, Bacardi got it all planned out for your free time between sets. Want to try a hand at this grown-up version of Bacardi Checkers? If you’re bad at this one, try your luck with the board games these guys arranged for your free time. With these twists on classic board games, they made sure entertainment was at a high all the time.
Picture courtesy – instagram.com