7 Places In Delhi Those Are Hot On Live Music Scene
Live music scene is growing at a supersonic speed in Delhi. And if you are a fan of live gigs, then probably this is the best time to enjoy going to pubs in the city. Whether it’s the old classic rock or the newly minted EDM style of music that you are a fan of, we have got you covered with our list of hottest venues in town that you can hit for an evening of fun, good food and drink and of course the kind of music that gets you high.
1) Hard Rock Café (DLF Place Mall, Saket)
The big daddy of pub culture, Hard Rock Café continues to bring the best in local and international rock music to the rock hungry people of Delhi. Fully equipped with a live set, the place has been host to international names like Imogen Heap and Wolfmother in the past.
2) Out-of-the-box (Hauz Khas Village)
If you are a music fan then you can’t miss out on their The Cool Off Tuesdays and Sunday Sundowner where they usually feature upcoming house and techno music talent. Past music acts have features artists like Ashish Nagpal, Switch and Lifafa. If good music and good food is your idea of a perfect evening, then this place is not to be missed.
3) Blues Café (Connaught Place)
Perfect place for classic rock, country and of course blues music fans. An evening here will transport you to the good old days when Bon Jovi and Aerosmith were hailed as the gods of rock and soulful melodies of Eagles, Phil Collins and Bee Gees were the toast of the town. The food menu here is extensive and one can choose from a wide array of dishes ranging from Indian, Asian, Continental and Italian.
4) Imperfecto (Hauz Khas Village)
A cool place to hang out with your buddies and perhaps the best way to beat away those blues by listening to their terrific line-up of live music. It is the kind of place where you would like to hit in the middle of the week, sip in a bottle or two of cold beer, enjoy a delicious grub, listen to some awesome music and in the end realise, life is afterall is not as bad as you think of it.
5) Blue Frog (Mehrauli)
It is not just a restaurant but the hottest platform for live music. The place brings everything, from international DJs to Indian and Indie artists to Sufi singers, all under one roof; and musicians perform here six nights a week giving its patrons an experience that is unrivaled.
6) Raasta-The Caribbean Lounge (Hauz Khas Village)
Founded on the lines of Rastafarian culture, Raasta is a place you’d love to hit for an easy and fun night out. Perhaps one of the few bars that has a set calendar most of the week, the kind of music they promote ranges from Reggae ton, Dance Hall, Dub and old school Hip-Hop. Some of the regulars at the place include names like Reggae Rajahs, Nucleya and Rohan Solomon (the front man of Cyanide).
7) Summer House Café (Aurbindo Market)
Yes, the place where Chris Martin gave an impromptu performance!
From hip-hop to electronic and from dub to acoustic, the place is home to some really wide range of music genres. Summer House is also now the venue of choice for Hang Loose sessions, featuring a different artist and genre every week. This place is big on promotions, so one can always expect to make the most at the ladies or cocktail special nights or other happy hour offers that the place keeps promoting.
So, if you are not in a mood to getting lost in the hustle-bustle of the busy neighbourhood of HKV, Summer House Café is the perfect place to hit.