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ALL SET, DELHI?

By MTS Discover | 26th November, 2014

With all the happy madness that November 2014 has been, the NH7 Weekender is all set to make it’s last stop this year. If you’ve been to Kolkata, Bengaluru or Pune you know what we’re talking about. Here we are to give you a little direction because, you know, amidst a plethora of such great artists it does get difficult to decide who you just can’t miss.

Here’s what we’ve got on the MTS Discover Stage this Weekend(er):

ALL INDIA BAKCHOD

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All India Bakchod, or AIB, are India’s edgiest comedy collective. Comprised of stand-up comics Tanmay Bhat, Gursimran Khamba, Rohan Joshi and Ashish Shakya, the group are known for their hilarious sketches on their incredibly popular YouTube channel. At the Pune edition of the festival this year, AIB played their first ever live musical performance and they’re up for their second in Delhi.

LUKE SITAL-SINGH

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British singer-songwriter Luke Sital-Singh emerged on the global music scene when he was announced as part of the BBC’s Sound of 2014 longlist. Inspired by the likes of Damien Rice and Ryan Adams, Sital-Singh released his debut album, The Fire Inside, earlier this month. He will perform at the Pune and Delhi editions of the festival.

FOSSILS

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Fossils is a Bangla rock band formed in Kolkata, West Bengal, India in 1998. The group is considered one of the pioneering rock acts in Kolkata’s Bangla music scene. The band is currently composed of Rupam Islam (lead vocals, acoustic guitar & composer), Deep (guitar, backing vocals & composer), Allan Ao (guitar, backing vocals), Chandra (bass, backing vocals) and Tanmoy (drums, percussion). Their music is a blend of blues, rock and psychedelia, along with Rupam Islam’s vocal renditions of his characteristic psychoanalytical lyrics. They are noted for their social commentary and advocation of
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GOLDSPOT

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A savoury blend of New Jersey and New Delhi, US indie pop act Goldspot have plenty of fans in India. Siddharth Khosla’s band has been described by the Los Angeles Times Magazine as “A hint of George Harrison at his transcendental best”. The band’s music has appeared on several popular TV series and films. Their latest albumAerogramme was released in 2013. The band will play the Pune and Delhi editions of the festival.

There will be a few more bands playing at the MTS Discover Stage in Delhi. More about them in our next post. Stay tuned. Be there at BUDDH INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT Gate no 16, East Zone Jaypee Sports City Sector-25 Greater Noida on the 29th and 30th. And you can buy your tickets here.

Meanwhile, check out AIB below, announcing the line-up for the NH7 Weekender 2014 in their own ingenious  way.

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