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Ziro Festival of Music Announced for September 25-28

Sep 03, 12:36pm

One of India's premier outdoor music festivals - Ziro Festival - is back with an expceptional line up of bands from across the country, to be held from September 25-28. We spoke to organizer Anup Kutty about the upcoming edition.

Ziro Festival of Music – one of the best outdoor music festivals the country has to offer – has been announced to be held from September 25 to 28 at the Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh. That’s right, the festival is going to be held for four days as opposed to the three day festival it has been in the past. “We just wanted one day of more local activities,” organizer Anup Kutty said. “For the first day we’ve decided to make it a free entry for everyone. Also, to include a few more performances with the local acts. So I believe the first day is dedicated to the people from Ziro.” Past editions of Ziro Festival have featured artists like  Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley from Sonic Youth, singer songwriter Lou Majaw, Mumbai’s Sky Rabbit, Delhi’s Peter cat recording Co, among others; filling the cool air of the valley with amazing music and creating the ideal experience for the music lover and traveller.

The upcoming edition of the festival boasts of performances by disco punk duo Madboy/mink, electro ambient band Tankbund, folk rock outfit Imphal Talkies, and many more. “I’m looking forward each of the acts,” said an excited Anup. “In particularl I’m looking forward to the Supersonics; and Superfuzz will also be playing.” The festival expects a bigger and better experience for it’s audience this time around, having a bigger crowd camping on ground for the coming edition. “That’s what we’re tryin to achieve,” Anup said. “Have a festival where people can stay on the festival grounds. Come with an open mind, enjoy the good vibe, and go back home with a story to tell all of your friends.”

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