Highly sought-after music festivals in India
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Highly sought-after music festivals in India

People book their tickets months in advance

Highly sought-after music festivals in India

New Delhi: Once William Shakespeare said, “If music is the food of love, play on.” World Music Day is celebrated every year on June 21. It is also  known as Fête de la Musique. It was first celebrated in France in 1982. The aim behind this was to bring people out of their houses on the streets to enjoy the music.

There are many music festivals which are organised in different parts of the country. But due to the Covid-19, the music festivals have been affected. Nonetheless, these music festivals are highly sought-after and will surely make people enjoy once the situation normalises. CitySpidey brings to you many popular music festivals organised all across the country. The popularity of these music festivals is such that people start booking for it three to four months in advance.

Here are the music festivals which are highly anticipated by the music aficionados:

Hornbill Music Festival

There is no doubt that it is the pride of Nagaland. It attracts people from around the world. Generally, it is held towards the end of the year between December 1 and 10. This festival is organised at the Naga Heritage Village near Kohima. A few notable groups from the country such as Soulmate, Slain and Gingerfeet have featured in the celebrations at this music festival.

Magnetic Hill

It is one of the best desert festivals in the entire Asia region. It is organised in the month of December at the Alsisar Mahal in Rajasthan. The celebration has discovered its place among music  devotees in the country. The event has been drawing in a lot of individuals with its cool lineup of performers. The celebrations additionally offer experience exercises like boating, kayaking rappelling, canyoning, and rock moving around the rich scene of the space. The spiritual beats  delivered by DJs like Mala and lo-fi surrounding music by Nicholson are often attraction of the festival. There is something for everybody in the Magnetic Hills.


It is a three-day festival where the celebrations of arts and music happens at the Lake Resort, Naukuchiatal. This festival retreat features bands, artists, journalists, painters, graffiti artists, tattoo  artists, and potters in a melange of ability and within the sight of a dynamic swap meet.

Jodhpur RIFF

Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) is held at Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. An outside stage hosts acclaimed musicians and artists from India and all throughout the globe in the entirety of  their richness and harmony. Set in the midst of the lovely Blue City of Jodhpur, the festival is a significant vacation spot. You will see that the participants include individuals from practically varying backgrounds and from the world over. This spirit quieting celebration is an encounter that you should have in any event once in a year.

Woods Talk

It is an open-air festival in the lush hills of Rishikesh. Woods Talk was held in the month of March annually. The bank of Ganges gives this groovy festival a sense of adventure. The festival has been drawing in a lot of individuals with its cool lineup of performers. The celebration additionally offers experience exercises like boating, kayaking, rappelling, canyoning, and rock moving.