Pawas Gupta from Germany
What: Border Movement Lounge, in association with t2
Where: Hooghly Jute Mill (9 Garden Reach Road, after Kidderpore)
When: December 17, 8pm onwards
Expect: To be transported to the world of electronic music at Border Movement Lounge, a platform that showcases established and upcoming artistes and producers of electronic music from across South Asia and Germany. Get ready for a lot of power as techno and house genres rule the console. Watch out for Unnayanaa (Prashanth Pallemoni) from Bangalore and Pawas Gupta from Germany, known for their skills on vinyl records. Aneesh Basu and Soumajit Ghosh of Hybrid Protokol and Asvajit Boyle from Sri Lanka will add to the mood with their music. Organised by Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, the event will have a lot of video art by Varundo and lights by Dinesh Poddar.
Entry: Open to all.
What: MTV Bollyland, partnered by t2
Where: P.C. Chandra Greens, Gold Acres (Gate 2)
When: December 18, 6pm onwards
Expect: A time to rejoice for desi music lovers! Bolly’s party voice Neha Kakkar will ensure you get your kala chashma out and sway to her 2016 hit, besides charming with her other tracks like Manali trance, London thumakda and Kar gayi chull. Save your energy for a lot of rapping and Punjabi pop music by Raftaar and Sukh E, a powerhouse performance by Shalmali Kholgade (known for hits such as Baby ko bass pasand hai, Lat lag gayee, Balam pichkari and Daru desi), and Mumbai’s Kiran Kamath who will pump up the beats with his latest mash-ups of Channa mereya, Love you zindagi, The breakup song and Let’s nacho. Of course, city DJs Anshul and Veronica will get the party mood rolling.
Organiser speak: “The last edition of Bollyland was a hit. Bollywood is the ultimate favourite genre of most people. The response has been very good so far,” said Manish Bhojnagarwala, event partner.
Entry: For passes, call 8335001237.