The Aussie BBQ Returns To India With NH7 Weekender

20 October 2014

Australia’s contemporary music export initiatives Sounds Australia and Stagemothers have once again teamed up with Only Much Louder to bring you The Aussie BBQ. For the third consecutive year the Bacardi NH7 Weekender will feature exciting, young artists from across Australia, with this year’s edition proudly featuring the critically acclaimed artists Cloud Control, Sarah Blasko, Money For Rope and Peking Duk.

These four artists, first timers in India, are new additions to the Weekender’s already extensive resume of imported acts. The Aussie BBQ has a strong track record for bringing over some of Australia’s best acts to wow Indian audiences. In the last two years they have brought us the likes of Karnivool, Jinja Safari, Big Scary and Spoonbill for quality performances at the Weekender and some unforgetable club sets.

The alliance between the Weekender team, OML and The Aussie BBQ highlights the growing appreciation for Australian musicians in India, as well as the larger, more global, impact exciting indie artists are having on fanbases across the world.

The artists from down under will feature at the Kolkata and Bangalore Weekenders. If you aren’t heading to a Weekender this year, don’t fret. Special gigs for all four bands, with free entry, will take place at blueFROG Mumbai and Summer House Café in New Delhi.

Dates for the acts are as follows:

City: Kolkata
Dates: 1st November 2014 - Money For Rope and Peking Duk; 2nd November 2014 - Cloud Control and Sarah Blasko
Venue: Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Nicco Park, Plaza 3 & 4, Jheel Meel, Sector IV, Salt Lake City, Kolkata

City: Mumbai
Date: 4th November 2014
Venue: Blue Frog, Mathuradas Mills Compund, NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

City: New Delhi
Date: 6th November 2014
Venue: Summer House Cafe, Block C 2, Bhim Nagri, Hauz Khas, New Delhi

City: Bangalore
Date: 8th November 2014 - Money For Rope, Peking Duk and Sarah Blasko; 9th November 2014 - Cloud Control
Venue: Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Embassy International Riding School, 149/2, Tarunhunse Village, Jalahobly, Bangalore

For more details and announcements on the NH7 Weekender be sure to check out their website and follow them on Facebook. You can check out the poster for The Aussie BBQ below.

Words: Aditya Keswani


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