Calling All Music Lovers – You Need to Head to these Indian Cities to Sing Your Heart Out!

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If you’re a music lover, you probably already have your favourite list sorted. From Carnatic, Classical, to Trance, India is one such land that is unique and diverse, be it in any field. With plenteous instruments that have originated in India, right from veena, tabla, and sitar, Indian music has marked a benchmark across the world. So if you want to seek something different in your travels, and if music is an important element of your life, you’d not want to miss out on tuning into these popular cities meant for music buffs!

Carnatic Music - Chennai

Carnatic music is one of the oldest forms of music and has its origins from South India, specifically Chennai. No other city probably showcases its musical history as proudly as Chennai does, and hence, they take their music very seriously. Classical and Carnatic music lovers can attend Carnatic concerts where a number of Carnatic singers perform all year round.

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Best musical season: Mid-December to Mid-January

Flight cost from Mumbai: Rs. 4600 (Approx.)

Manganiar Singing - Jaisalmer

Rajasthan is blessed with a diverse range of musician castes such as Bhopa, Jogi, Sapera, Langas, and Manganiar. Furthermore, there are two different types of musicians – the Manganiars are known for having a liberal approach, and the Langas who outdo Muslim styles and audiences exclusively. If you’re keen about witnessing a musical paradise with an eye-striking cultural reflection, you should attend the Manganiar Folk Music Festival at Jaisalmer.

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Best musical season: Mid-November to Mid-January

Flight cost from Mumbai: Rs. 4000 (Approx.)

Indian Classical Music – Pune

Besides being an educational hub and a place of opulent heritage, Pune is home to a number of music concerts and cultural festivals. Pune is known for boosting Indian classical music, so much that a lot of music enthusiasts prefer to study Indian classical music and Instruments there. Besides this, over the years, Pune has also attracted pop enthusiasts, rock and metal lover’s, with the commencement of mega-venues like blueFROG.

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Best musical season: December

Flight cost from Mumbai: Rs. 3200 (Approx.)

Rock Music - Bangalore

While Bangalore aka Bengaluru has always been in the spotlight for housing some of the best nightclubs and vivacious house music, the locals of Bangalore have diverted their focus to rock music. The overwhelming love of the audience has attracted some of the most renowned international artists to re-perform in Bangalore! Sure, some of it consists of jazz, pop, and minute improvisation, but more so the actual focus remains on rock. Hence, various music festivals, mainly – Fireflies Festival of Music, Storm Festival, NH7 Weekender, etc., take place in Bangalore every year.

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Best musical season: January to April

Flight cost from Mumbai: Rs. 1700 (Approx.)

Rabindra Sangeet – Kolkata

Originated by one of the finest poet’s and the Noble Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, Rabindra Sangeet is the most popular type of Bangla music. This musical form features cultural treasures of Bengal and expresses different categories of human emotions. In some of the songs, you can experience the entwined views of philosophy, sacrifice, devotion, love and all other forms of human emotions.

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Best musical season: November to February

Flight cost from Mumbai: Rs. 3500 (Approx.)

It’s time for you to go the extra mile and experience something different, and these places around the country are sure to bring out the music lover in you!

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