Friday, 23rd October
Bengaluru Dasara Habba (Event Page)
What: A star studded lineup of performances and also plenty of lights, merry-making and mirth.
Where: Phoenix Market City
When: 22nd Oct – 24th Oct, 06:30pm – 09:00pm
Whoa: On 23rd it’s Vikku Vinayakram, a Padma Shri and Grammy Award- winning Indian Percussionist and on the 24th none other than Ravi Chary (first Sitarist to have emerged from Goa) who’s performed with some of the best Indian musicians like Ustad Zakir Hussain, Fazal Qureshi and many more such legends.
Wait: Free entry! Come one, come all.
United States of Bangalore (Event Page)
What: Comedian Matt Davis has stops over in the city during his India tour.
Where: B Flat, Indiranagar
When: 9pm till 11pm
Whoa: Local boys Sanjay Manaktala and Praveen Kumar will be there too.
Wait: Entry is 400/-
Saturday, 24th October
Open Sky Slam (Event Page)
What: Open Sky Slam is an initiative that intends to convert every possible space in the city into a performance stage. The dead spaces are being turned into places where artists can perform and hold the rapt attention of the audience.
Where: Church Street Social
When: 12pm till 10pm
Whoa: Performance poetry and nuggets to pen down a poem by Mr. Sushil Cherian will be the first. The second is Art of Story-telling talk and workshop by Mr. Sourish Ghosh. Finally, a debate on social causes with Music by band saMcara will sum up the evening.
Wait: Entry is Rs.100/- only
Black & Gold Party by ABSOLUT & VKP (Event Page)
What: A classic Viren Khanna party, to get you pumped up pre-halloween!
Where: Hyatt Hotel
When: 8 pm onwards
Whoa: Complimentary drinks from 8:00 till 9:30 for members of Bangalore Expat Club – RSVP for guest list
Wait: Instead of taking out the funniest/weirdest/scariest costumes take out those black ties, stilettos and LBDs and DRESS TO IMPRESS.
Sunday, 25th October
The Cyclepaths (Event Page)
What: Join cyclists and enthusiasts from Go Green Club, Southfire and Bangalore Cyclists Group to help make your city greener! For each cyclist that participates, one sapling will be planted by VR Bengaluru in association with GOGreen.
Where: VR Bengaluru mall, Whitefield (next to Phoenix Market City)
When: 6 am sharp
Whoa: At 8.30am, once you reach VR Bengaluru, there will be a cool down Yoga session for all partcipants.
Wait: Bengalurians can join the Cyclepaths at either Koramanagala or Cubbon Park (Main Gate) and cycle their way to VR Bengaluru.
Breakfirst Shift (Event Page)
What: The Breakfast Shift with Hannah from Clown with a Frown
Where: Monkey Bar, Indiranagar
When: 11am to 1 pm.
Whoa: Her peppy style will raise your spirits and you can hear all the cover versions of Jessie J, Sara Bareilles, Coldplay, James Brown, Cee-Lo Green and Michael Jackson to remind you of the good ole times!
The Great Gig In The Sky (Event Page)
What: A music festival of sorts. This time, with 8 of Bangalore’s talented Rock acts will take the stage to ensure that no ear remains unsatisfied. Bands listed on event page (above).
Whoa: The fest will also include a mini-flea market where artists of any sort could pitch a stall. Be it hand-made, machine-made, food and beverages, clothing or anything of the sort at a very reasonable price.
Happy Luru weekend xx