All of us are missing the weekend parties that used to happen in the city. From western pop, to jazz, to commercial Bollywood, to independent, Delhi-NCR has to offer a great live music experience catering to all sorts.
We’ve listed out our favourite venues to go out and enjoy the live music as per your genre and vibe :
The Piano Man Jazz Club
Located in South Delhi ( Safdarjung Enclave) & now in Gurugram, the brainchild of ARJUN SAGAR GUPTA, TPM has the best independent music to offer in the town. It hosts a variety of independent artists from all across the country (and if you’re lucky, some international acts too). Sip on a cocktail and hum to the soothing music of Jazz, indulge in European and Pan-Asian cuisine in their fine dining section.
Famous Acts : BollyJazz, Sharvi Yadav, Chezin,Bawari Basanti,Gero Korner, Abhilasha Sinha,Pakshee
Auro Kitchen and Bar
Auro is a new age modern Indian restaurant and as the name suggests is paying homage to Aurobindo market.
Not your regular indian cuisine place, they make sure that the music and the cocktails are specially handcrafted for their customers.
Situated at the beginning of Aurobindo Market, this place has an open terrace as well with a colonial feel.
Famous Live Acts : Lifafa, BlackstratBlues, BLOT!, Ape Echoes
One of the best places to visit on a weekday. The place where Chris Martin randomly showed up one day, and started playing . You might find different acts every weekend here, but TUESDAYS are super fun at this place. They have a band playing along with a comedy lineup(hosted by Manik Mahna) for 30 mins in the break(wooo hoooo)
Live Acts : Chizai, Be Right Back, Raftaar(surprise acts)
Hard Rock Café, Delhi
There’s one in every big city in the world, Hard Rock has lived upto the expectations of the music lover everywhere. It is a fantasy for every independent artist to play on the Hard Rock stage.
Live Acts : The Local Train, Think Floyd,Naalayak
The Uber cool place situated in South Delhi and soon opening in Gurugram, MIC DROP is a place to go and enjoy live music from Wednesday to Sunday. Occasionally, they also host one of the biggest independent acts of the country.
Famous Live Acts : The Local Train, Naalayak, Suryaveer Hooja, aswekeepsearching
Situated in Delhi and Gurugram, the funky Caribbean lounge which pays tribute to the legendary talents of Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Cliff among others.Hosting Karaoke nights and some crazy love acts, this is a place to go and let yourself free.
Live Acts: Eschersknot, Sitar Metal, Jaypei, LIFAFA, NashJr.
A Rooftop with live music? Sounds awesome, right? Well, Uncultured has made this available for you all! Friday Nights are housefull here, and they’ve got the best of commercial bands performing your favourite Bollywood numbers!
Live Acts: Tarkash, Sahil Syndicate, Bismil etc
Imagine sitting in an open-air courtyard, enjoying your favourite tree and listening to your favourite song played by the band under a tree? Don’t stress too hard and visit this place. Live Acts: Peprico, All India Permit, Swarrveda
Rejuvenating fresh place for West Delhi folks, Banter gives you a good live experience with a fresh vibe. A Go-to place for the youth as well as families, Banter caters to the music tastes of every age, from Sufi, to Pop, to modern Bollywood.
Live Acts: Pallavi Live, Prayaag
I Sacked Newton
One of the few venues in Noida, satisfying your urges of western music, I Sacked Newton is undoubtedly a must-visit. Just like the name, it stays true to the kind of music experience that they deliver. Apart from music, comedy nights and karaoke sessions are also on the weekly calendar. So, sing your heart out at this beautiful place in Noida.
Live Acts: Queeny Andrade, John Oinam, Chizai, Aditya Paul etc
Rajat Singhal is the A&R Head at Yours Eventfully.
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