Kolkata’s loudest festival is back with a bang!
THE Festival started off in 2012 with Poets of the Fall taking the crowd of fans into absolute mayhem and have returned this year with an even better line-up this time around.
The eleventh edition will be held at 10 Downing Street in Salt lake City on the 2nd of December with Indo-US progressive rock band Skyharbor as the headliners for the event. The acts performing before them at the event will be Kolkata’s local rock band Alienz, metal heads What Escapes Me, blue grass musicians the Louvat Bros from Belgium and a special performance by Jojo Nathaniel’s new venture Jojo and Shiva. The in-house DJ Rachit will close the set.
In the past, the festival has played to various big names in the music industry like Karnivool, The Aristocrats, Micheal Learns To Rock, Infected Mushroom, ex- Guns N Roses member Bumblefoot and more. Cover charges are Rs. 2,000 including the entry, snacks and alcohol with people under 21 having to pay only Rs. 1,500 for the same.
Skyharbor have been on a role with multiple city tours and a number of awards. The group’s lead vocalist Eric Emery is a Grammy award nominee and the band has won a few Rolling Stone Metal Awards in the past. They have recently launched their single “Chemical Hands” with major Linkin Park vibes circa 2008.