A Thing Called Love

Last weekend was quite epic for Bangalore music lovers.On Friday evening Above and Beyond played in the city for the second time and NH7 Weekender was over Saturday and Sunday – with lots and lots of artists and stages for all kinds of music genres. I made it to the concert on Friday, but couldn’t go for NH7( really bummed that I missed out on The Raghu Dixit Project , Kailasa, Papon and the East India Company and many many more)

Bangalore’s edm scene has been exploding – just this year we’ve had Tiesto, Hardwell , Swedish House Mafia, Paul Van Dyk and Fedde leGrand all perform in the city (the last two were at Surnburn Bangalore) . And popular opinion is that the Above and Beyond concert at Jayamahal last year has been the best so far.  So expectations were quite high for their second stint in the city.

The extremely talented Anoop Nagendra shot these before I left for the concert.


Denim Jacket : Old Navy; Neon Tank : Vero Moda; Necklace : Colaba Causeway, Mumbai
White Shorts : Goa ;   Sling Bag : Cupidity ;   Slippers : Westside ;   Wayfarers : Ray Ban


Here are some pictures from the concert itself :
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With all the concerts coming up (Steve Aoki at Sound Awake this weekend, and Avicii the weekend after that ) , here are a couple of concert wardrobe do’s and don’ts :

  1. Wear comfortable and sturdy footwear : The last thing you want getting in your way is a broken chappal  or a really bad shoe-bite.
  2. Carry a light sling bag : Make sure you have something just for your essentials; it is a pain to lug around a heavy bag at a concert.
  3.  Don’t wear something that can’t get wet/ dirty/soiled : Concerts are full of lots of mud, people spilling their drinks everywhere and if there’s rain, lots of slush. Don’t wear something that will get totally ruined after one wear at a concert ( believe me, I’m speaking out of experience)
Here’s to lots more music in Bangalore :)

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