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From Jazz to Rock - Breathe Music At These Gigs, Concerts & Festivals in Bangalore (2018)

By magicpin

Updated - Oct. 25, 2019 9 min read

If you breathe music and would love to be a part of the best gigs and concerts happening in Bangalore then you've got to see our curated list of music events in 2018. We've got it all covered for you from music festivals to concerts, music launches to gigs, live music events to Weekenders. It's high time you figure out a plan and book your tickets to these offbeat events meant for real music lovers.


1. Bass Camp Festival '18, Kitty Ko | Bengaluru


India’s only festival dedicated to bass-heavy sounds, Krunk’s Bass Camp Festival 201 is back with a 10-city festival in association with Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey & Vh1 India. Founded in Feb 2010, Bass Camp Festival is now in its 8th Year, and is India’s first and only Bass heavy electronic music festival, Promoting cutting edge Electronic Music like Drum ’n’ Bass, Dubstep, Trap, Footwork, Garage, Jungle, Glitch Hop, Future bass and all genres with heavy emphasis on Bass.Bass Camp Festival is a KRUNK Property. 


DATE: 4th November 2018 18:00-01:00  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: Kitty Ko - Bangalore, Kumara Krupa High Grounds, 


ENTRY: Rs.500 onwards


2. Future Sound [DAY] Festival ft. Astrix 

FUTURE SOUND - One Day Festival Experience , a crew that put together some of the best shows last 2 years with big names such as Vini Vicii , Ajja that had about 4000+ plus people making History in the Indian Psy-Trance world apart several editions including massive acts such as Ace Ventura by Yoni Oshrat , Liquid Soul (official), G.M.S, 1200 Micrograms Zen Mechanics module virus, Burn in Noise , Spinal Fusion and a lot more, Future Sound is prepared to set the city on fire for its Festival edition[11], with the king of Trance 'ASTRIX' and a lot more acts to be announced in the next few days , scheduled to take place on Nov 06 2018 at an Exotic Outdoor venue ! Attracting music lovers from across India with its Cool Concepts , famed staging, visual production, Fire Performances and lineups packed with the biggest names in the electronic music spectrum. 


DATE: 3 Nov at 12:00 – 4 Nov at 01:00  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: Eyeball Entertainment Inc., Bangalore, India 560024


ENTRY: Rs.1399


3. Echoes Of Earth Festival

Echoes of Earth continues to be India's only ecologically crafted music festival. Nestled among 150 acres of green vistas, the festival presents a stellar line-up featuring over 40 International and Indian artists performing on 4 uniquely designed stages, celebrating one Earth. This is a festival that assembles people from all walks of life and unites them with a celebration of great music and culture, all the while upholding the Earth-to-Earth philosophy entailing a deep commitment to the sustenance and preservation of the Earth. 


DATE: 1st to 2nd December - 15:00 onwards  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: Embassy International Riding School 


ENTRY: Rs.1770


4. Fandom presents Guthrie Govan, Gino Banks & Mohini Dey | BLR

Guthrie Govan is arguably the hottest guitarist on the international music scene today, and his 2006 solo album Erotic Cakes was widely recognized as an instant classic. His top-level touring experience (Asia/GPS, Steven Wilson) complements his busy schedule as one the most in-demand guitar clinician/educators in the world, and he was featured on the cover of Guitar Player Magazine in July of 2011. Guthrie is currently on the World Tour with legendary composer Hans Zimmer. Gino Banks has been fooling around with the drums since he was 8 years old and took it up seriously at the age of 15. Gino is a versatile player, this trait leads him to performing and recording with artists and bands of all types of genres, artists like his father Louiz Banks, Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia; to Bollywood sessions and gigs with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Salim-Sulaiman, Vishal-Shekhar, Pritam, ; to fusion groups SILK, Yuva, Niladri Kumar’s Sitar Funk, Rakesh Chaurasia, Amaan & Ayaan Ali Khan and Bala Bashkar; to rock bands like Helga's Fun Castle, Gary Lawyer, Skinny Alley, Joe Alvares and Zero. Mohini Dey daughter of bass player Sujoy dey has been described as prodigy by many acclaimed musicians. Mohini dey has been already making waves in music..she started learning bass guitar at the tender age of 3 and never looked back since having worked with people like Ranjit Barot, AR Rehman and Steve Vai.


DATE: 4th November 2018  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: Fandom At Gilly's Redefined, 1st floor of Gillys redefined


ENTRY: Rs.1800



5. Raftaar Live in Concert - The Un-Defeated Tour

For the 1st time in Bangalore-O3 Events in Association with Sowparnika brings you the Biggest Craze and Bollywood Sensation, The Singer-Songwriter, Rapper, Hip-Hop Star Raftaar Live in Concert at Phoenix Marketcity Bangalore at 2nd Season of Phoenix Festival on November 10.


DATE: 10 November 2018 from 18:00-22:00  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: Phoenix Market City Whitefield Road


ENTRY: Rs.589 onwards



6. BlueFROG Presents - 6 Undercover

“6 Undercover" is a Classic/Melodic Rock band from Bengaluru which was formed in 2015. Band is inspired by some of the Legends of Rock and Metal music such as Deep Purple, ACDC, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Metallica, etc. The amazing journey of this band, started with jam sessions in a friend's garage - similar to many bands that have hit the road. Since then, they have done several Live gigs and Television appearances. These guys are very passionate about what they do and they bring that out for their audience with covers and orginal compositions.


DATE: 3rd November 2018 21:30-00:30  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: Blue FROG Bengaluru, Church Street



7. Bipul Chettri & The Travelling Band live in Bangalore

Bipul Chettri's debut EP 'Sketches of Darjeeling' was received by listeners with huge appreciation by critics and listeners alike. Subsequently, he released the first Single ‘Syndicate’ from his follow-up album at the end of Jan ‘15 and climbed up to No. 1 after only two days on India’s top Indie retail site, OKListen.Com. He was the 'Top Selling Artiste' for 2014-15, and was in the Top Ten for 2015-16 on the same platform. He released his full-length album ‘Maya’ in 2016 and has since been one of the Top Ten Sellers on the same site yet again. Two brand new singles, ‘Basant’ and ‘Gahiro Gahiro’ were released in 2017 and 2018 respectively. In less than two years into the music scene, he won the 'Pop-Rock Album of the Year' for 'Sketches of Darjeeling', 'Best Pop-Rock Composition of the Year' & 'Best Male Pop Vocal Performance of the Year' for his song Syndicate at the Hero Hits FM 91.2 Awards.


DATE: 3rd November 2018 20:00-00:30  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: The Humming Tree, No.949, 12th Main Road


ENTRY: Rs.499 onwards


8. Bacardi NH7 Weekender x Fandom: West Thebarton & sleepmakeswaves

Bacardi Nh7 Weekender & #AustraliaFest in association with Australia in India and Fandom present West Thebarton & sleepmakeswaves. Sydney instrumental post-rock/prog quartet sleepmakeswaves have had an amazing run since the release of their debut album "...and so we destroyed everything." Over the past six years of touring, their busy schedule has included 12 Australian tours, 4 European tours, touring North America, Asia and New Zealand twice, tours with scene giants Karnivool, Underoath, Cog, Devin Townsend, 65daysofstatic and Opeth - and an unprecedented two nominations for an ARIA Award (Australia's equivalent of the Grammy's). West Thebarton are a seven-headed rock hydra from Adelaide, South Australia, yet another example of the resurgence of artists from the Southern Hemisphere. They are an amalgam of Adelaide based, national touring bands – a super group headed by The Rev, the gravel voiced soul brother who, somehow, writes super catchy choruses about suicide, unrequited love and pure loathing. 


DATE: 9 December 2018 from 20:00-00:30  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: Fandom At Gilly's Redefined


ENTRY: Free (Cover Charges Apply)


9. Fusionight - Ft. Raghu Dixit

The Raghu Dixit Project is here, head over to witness an Indian Folk Rock Musical Night. A true music fan of Raghu Dixit should definitely not miss out on this thrilling events. It's time to breathe in the most beautiful songs sung by this talented artist accompanied by Sunny Leone and DJ Hassan.


DATE: 3rd November 2018  17:00-22:00  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: White Orchid Convention Center Bangalore


ENTRY: Rs.999 onwards


10. Afro Caribbean Xplosion!

A founding member of New Delhi based group Reggae Rajahs, General Zooz is a stage entertainer who is equally comfortable as an MC or DJ. He has been active in India for the last 9 years, appearing at festivals like Sunburn, VH1 Supersonic, NH7 Weekender, Sulafest and Ziro Festival amongst others. General Zooz has performed in over 20 countries and has opened for acts like Snoop Dogg, Major Lazer, Shaggy, UB40 and Apache Indian. He is a co-founder of India's largest reggae festival, Goa Sunsplash. While reggae and dancehall remain his musical weapons of choice, Zooz's foundations were made strong by an early love of hip hop. His immersion into Jamaican music and culture has also led Zooz on a journey to include soca, afrobeats, jungle and some heavy bass elements into his sets. Inspired by the incredible energy of the Caribbean, General Zooz pays special attention to entertainment value and audience interaction in his performances. Swing to the beats of dancehall music and dance away to the rhythms and steps of these talented artists which includes Kartika Nair, Nandipa Precious Kurebwaseka, Lethal A & Afrontāl.


DATE: 2nd November 2018  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: The Humming Tree, No.949, 12th Main Road



11. White Music Festival

To all the lovely people out there, Ananda Dhwani Presents #WhitefieldMusicFestival 2018 as twenty eight renowned musical maestros take over Inner Circle Ground-Whitefield on 17th to 18th November. Join us to celebrate the festival of music. “Where words fail, music speaks” -Cordially inviting you to come and lose yourself with the nuances of Indian Classic Music.



DATE: 17 Nov at 17:00 – 18 Nov at 22:00  (Dates Are Taken From An Online Source - Subject To Change)

VENUE: Inner Circle Ground-Whitefield



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