India’s Happiest Music Festival – BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender, brought to music-loving audiences by NODWIN Gaming, and presented by BACARDÍ Experiences is back and all set to bring high-energy performances to the bustling city of Pune from the 25th to 27th of November. If you love all things music and have a passion to get out there and do what moves you, come over to Mahalaxmi Lawns and tune into the 13th edition of the iconic festival, and celebrate #13MeraWeekender with your tribe. Read on to know the top 5 reasons you cannot miss BACARDÍNH7 Weekender this year.

Tune into a stellar international and local line-up: From India’s most talented hip-hop, metal, indie and pop artists to jaw-dropping headliners from the global arena, the lineup speaks for itself. This year features a true-blooded music medley with a diverse pool of talent. For metal fans, a mosh pit awaits at the high-energy metal arena with Bloodywood, Kraken, Gutslit, Pacifist and The Down Troddence taking the stage. Those who love contemporary flows will find much to enjoy in the indie acts by The F16s, Yashraj, Hanumankind, Anuv Jain, Parekh and Singh and KRSNA. The festival will also see performances by international artists like American folk rock band The Lumineers, and Dirty Loops, a Swedish Jazz, R&B/Soul, Pop band, along with Berklee Indian Ensemble, that bring to the fore a new sound inspired by the entire spectrum of Indian music, with influences ranging from the hip-hop to Middle Eastern undertones. So buckle up and prepare for an ultimate music-infused weekend for you and your tribe.

Explore the Arena: Take a walk around the venue to discover some stunning art installations, curated pop-ups, photo booths, experiential zones and don’t forget to hop onto the best seat in the house to get a birds-eye view of the lively arena from the top of the iconic BACARDÍ Ferris wheel.

No FOMO for your pet pooch: You no longer need to worry about your furry friends while you’re out all weekend. The doors of the Happiest Music Festival are always open to your four legged pals as well, with a completely pet-friendly festival experience that ensures your pet dog has fun too.

Refuel on delicious sips and snacks: Hit the reset button between performances and choose from a wide selection of food made by some of the city’s most talented homegrown chefs. Grab the iconic tin mug, or a reusable and recyclable cup made out of rice husk; and make your way to any of the bars at the venue to experiment with refreshing white rum cocktails curated especially for the festival. With experts behind the bar, you are sure to be blown away with flavors that truly pack a punch and add a zing to your festive experience

Shop Local: Discover homegrown brands and head to the pop-up stalls where you can find everything from handmade jewellery to decor to clothing that compliments your personality. Take home one-of-a-kind pieces and support the small business community by adding their collection to your wardrobe, home and heart.