SUNBURN CITY FESTIVALS TO COMMENCE IN MUMBAI, NEW DELHI & BENGALURU THIS OCTOBER

Sunburn, the Asia's biggest electronic dance music festival kick-started its 12th Season with the announcement of Sunburn City Festivals which makes its comeback after 2 years.

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27th August 2018: Sunburn, the Asia’s biggest electronic dance music festival kick-started its 12th Season with the announcement of Sunburn City Festivals which makes its comeback after 2 years. The mega multi-city festivals, which will be held on 5th October 2018 in Bengaluru, followed by a two-day festival from 6th to 7th October 2018 in Mumbai and Delhi NCR simultaneously. These City Festivals will give the fans a taste of the Sunburn Festival with larger than life experiences and a stellar artist line up along with an array of activities and a curated F&B offering.

The stellar line up includes Above & Beyond who return to Sunburn after 7 years, Yellow Claw who return to India after 2 years, the elusive trap DJ Malaa, with Moksi, and a very special guest – Kristian Nairn, who is famed his character “Hodor” in the series Games of Thrones among a host of other home grown artists. City Festivals are planned as a build up to the much awaited flagship Sunburn Festival 2018 which is slated to take place at the Oxford Gold Resort in Pune from 29th December to 31st December 2018.The festivals will feature cutting edge technology, mind-blowing SFX and state of the art production.

Commenting on the commencement of Sunburn City Festival 2018, Mr. Karan Singh, CEO, Sunburn Global said, “Given the immense popularity of Sunburn and the ever growing demand for more Sunburn events across the country, we’re glad to bring the City Festivals to Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi NCR. These festivals are also an attempt to give fans a taste of the true Sunburn Festival vibe and haven’t experienced previous Sunburn Festival editions or find it difficult to travel outside their city to attend our events. We feel the mix of artists is one that fans have being wanting to watch perform live and represent multiple genres of dance music. It’s a great way to start our 12th season we hope fans come in numbers to experience this memorable event.” The tickets for Sunburn City festival are live on www.bookmyshow.com and tickets start at 1500 INR.

Below are the details of the artists who will be performing at Sunburn City festivals.

Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond is a world-renowned electronic music act. The trio has been consistently ranked among DJ Magazine’s Top 100 DJs Poll, having placed at #6 in 2007, #4 in 2008 & 2009, #5 in 2010 & 2011 and most recently at #27 for 2017. They have worldwide hit records like Sun & Moon, Always, Love is Not Enough to name a few. The trio has performed in every prestigious festivals, clubs and music halls around the globe.

Yellow Claw

Yellow Claw is a Dutch DJ and record production duo from Amsterdam consisting of Jim Aasgier (born Jim Taihuttu) and Nizzle (born Nils Rondhuis). The duo’s music is a mix of a wide range of genres and often incorporates elements from trap, hip hop, dubstep, big room house, hardstyle and moombahton. They currently hold #57 position in DJ Mag top 100. They have major hit singles like Till it hurts, Shotgun, Catch me, DJ Turn it up, Public enemy, Ocho Cinco, Slow Down, etc.

Malaa

Malaa is an electronic music DJ and producer, who is signed to Tchami’s label Confession. He broke onto the electronic music scene through his single “Notorious”, which was the second release on Confession. His identity is unknown, and he appears in the public as a balaclava-wearing man. He is having major releases like Notorious, Fade, Kurupt, Diamonds, Fade etc.

Kristian Nairn

Kristian Nairn is a Northern Irish actor and DJ. He is best known for his portrayal of “Hodor” in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. He is a progressive house DJ and went on multiple tours as “Rave of Thrones” and performed multiple times in famous festivals & clubs around the globe.

Moksi

Moksi is a DJ formation that started in the course of 2014. Sam O Neall and MC DMC together form the group. The style that is mainly played is a combination of different genres, with an emphasis on the newer genre bass house. Moksi distinguishes itself by wearing the same outfits, always with a recognizable hat.

 

ABOUT SUNBURN

Sunburn, a Percept Intellectual Property, is Asia’s Premiere Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Festival, and is ranked amongst the world’s biggest music festivals. Started in 2007 as a 3 day music festival in Goa, Sunburn has grown to become an aspirational lifestyle brand boasting an eclectic mix of music, entertainment, experiences and celebration that has seeded music tourism in India. Over the past decade, Sunburn has brought together renowned International and Indian artists to entertain hundreds of thousands of dance music lovers across the country and overseas, and positioned India as a prime dance festival destination to the world.

The Sunburn Festival, Sunburn Reload, Sunburn Arena and Sunburn Campus formats have enabled a wide geographical and demographic reach pan India and abroad. Sunburn has the distinction of having brought down to India the world’s top 10 DJs, including Swedish House Mafia, Martin Garrix, Tiesto, Avicii, Hardwell, Deadmau5, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Afrojack, Above & Beyond, The Chainsmokers, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Marshmello, Paul Van Dyk, Skazi, Pete Tong, Dash Berlin, and Nicky Romero. Sunburn has also made its successful debut overseas across Colombo, Sri Lanka; Khatmandu, Nepal; Dubai; Muscat; and Melbourne, Australia, thereby creating history to become the first successful indigenous Music IP to cross international shores.

Sunburn is ranked as big as Tomorrowland and Ultra Miami festival as per the IMS APAC Business Report 2014, and has won numerous awards and accolades around the globe including the WOW Awards, BW Applause Awards and Palm Expo Awards.

Sunburn is a Percept Intellectual Property. With capitalized billings of INR 9.35 billion (FY’18), Percept is at an enviable leadership position in the Entertainment, Media and Communications domain with a team of over 400 people and 32 offices across India and the Middle East.

ABOUT PERCEPT LIVE

Percept Live, established in the year 2012, is the live entertainment division of Percept Limited. It owns and manages all the Intellectual Properties created in the Live Entertainment, Sports, Fashion, Digital and Media space.

Percept has been in the ‘Ideas’ business for the past 35 years and has been instrumental in creating many legendary ‘Intellectual Properties’ in the past for its clients. The creation of a dedicated ‘Intellectual Properties’ business was but a further extension to Percept’s existing knowledge and expertise in the Entertainment, Media and Communications domain with a vision to convert path breaking innovative ideas into Assets in order to create long term value for all its Stakeholders.

Intellectual Properties owned by Percept Live:

  • Sunburn – Asia’s biggest and most popular Electronic Dance Music Festival
  • Bollyboom – World’s first and biggest Bollywood Dance Music Festival
  • Eat Play Love – India’s first Multi-Cultural Food, Music & Art Festival
  • Windsong – Adventure Music Festival
  • FLY – International Live Music Festival cutting across multiple genres
  • Fight Night –India’s first indoor boxing bouts between leading Indian and International boxers
  • Champions of the World – A platform that brings together the most celebrated super icons in the arenas of Sports, Cinema, Music, Business Entertainment and Entrepreneurship

Percept Live is a Percept company. With capitalized billings of INR 9.35 billion (FY’18), Percept is at an enviable leadership position in the Entertainment, Media and Communications domain with a team of over 400 people and 32 offices across India and the Middle East.

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