SULAFEST 2015 – February 7th& 8th:
The country’s most gorgeously situated; eagerly awaited Gourmet World Music Festival is back with the line-up of the year.At last year’s sold out festival, over 10,000 fest-goers had a weekend to remember and this year promises a grander production and even more amazing memories.From 12:30 pm onwards, SulaFest partygoers can expect a mega mix of great music, wine, drinks, food, fashion and shopping in the idyllic environs of the winery’s beautiful open-air, Greek-style amphitheater.
VERO MODA is back as the presenting sponsor and will be launching its Spring Summer Collection 2015at the fest. An additional treat this year is a super cool fashion show with plenty of surprises in store.
This year’s artist line-up befits a true ‘World Music Festival’ with the freshest acts – as always a mix of nationwide and internationally celebrated artists.
Headliner YOUNG THE GIANT – who opened for Kings of Leon’s worldwide summer tour – are getting ready to transport you to indie-rock heaven. On the main stage: YOUNG THE GIANT (USA -Indie Rock), GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB (UK -Dub, Reggae, Dance), WILL AND THE PEOPLE (UK-Indie, Ska, Alt-Rock), NUCLEYA (India -Dub Step, Electronic), YES SIR BOSS (UK -Desert Blues/Mariachi Rock), CUBAN BEATS ALL STARS (Cuba, France, Spain -Latin, Hip hop, R&B), SPEED CARAVAN (France, Algeria -Oriental Rock, Electro, World), LUCKY ALI (India -Free Form, World), SWARATHMA (India -Folk, Fusion), BOMBAY BASSMENT (India, Kenya -Hip Hop, Reggae, DnB),KEFAYA (UK, Italy –World),SANDUNES (India -Live-electronic, Multigenre), HAMZA FEAT. MANU IDHRA (India, Portugal -Live-electronic, World) and RODNEY BRANIGAN (UK -Progressive Folk Fusion, Acoustic Rock, Texas Blues).
Back and way bigger this year is also the Atmasphere stage where super cool DJs will be spinning some incredible house and techno. Watch out for Monkey Brothers (SP),Steve Rachmad (NL), Peter Schumann (DE), Sashanti&Mescalito (RU), Raimund (DE), BabaRobijn (NL) and Christ Burstein (ARG)amongst others.
World-class audio L’Acoustics K1 PA system and 3D visuals are set to enhance your audio and visual experience at the fest.
Cecilia Oldne, Sula Vineyards’ Global Brand Ambassador says “I remember our first ever SulaFest in 2008 with 300 fest-goers. Wow – we have come a long way since! It’s exciting to be part of this one-of-a-kind event that delivers the highest quality in music and experience – keeping the audience in mind. Look forward to seeing you at the vineyards!”
Jehan Johar, Head of Music Programming, Blue Frog stated: “We are proud to stand along with Sula and announce this diverse and power packed line-up of amazing bands. Over the past few years, we’ve strived to bring amazing international and Indian talent to the Sula stage, and this year we feel we have surpassed all expectations and we are very happy to announce the most unique live music line-up of the year. SulaFest 2015 – here we go!”
Commenting on the association with SulaFest, VineetGautam, Country Head, VERO MODA said: “VERO MODA has always catered to the sensibilities of fashionable women and we’ve been constantly looking at interesting ways of engaging with this audience. Today, style is not just about outfits, it’s a lifestyle. Our association with SulaFest is a perfect testimony to us acknowledging this trend. Also, the wine, music, art and colors bring alive our Spring Summer collection in a very captivating setting.”
Spicing up the weekend will be the SulaFest Bazaar with a selection of fun items for sale. Foot massage, tarot reading, grape stomping, and a variety of other activities is sure to add to that fest-feel.
The popular Tasting Room and the new rustic Tasting Cellar is expected to be exciting as always, with special tours and tastings to be given to wine enthusiasts.
Apart from wines from the vineyards of Sula, fest-goers can also enjoy a wide choice of libations from around the world by Sula’s import arm Sula Selections. Hardys are on board as a wine partner and Asahi Beer, Cointreau, Grant’s and Sierra Tequila will all make sure no one goes thirsty.
The likes of Café Zoe, Woodside Inn, Maroosh and Busagowill serve up great food to go with the wine. At the recently launched Soleil by La Plage, Chef Morgan has prepared a menu with organic produce from Sula’s very own farms, offering a sit-down gourmet dining experience for the first time.
Last year, Tent City – where you can camp out amidst the cool vineyards, was a huge hit and so we’ve doubled the size!
And once again, SulaFest is associating with BlueFROG, India’s leading live music pioneer, as music partner, bringing to you the best festival line-up of the year.
As always, SulaFest goes out to help locally-based and national NGOs and non-profits. Back again are NGOs such asiMAD, Sharan,andPrabodhini among others. This aligns with Sula’s long-standing commitment to give back to the communities and causes in need.
For all festival-related information such as artists, tickets and others – visit www.sulafest.net
For last year’s highlights, check out this YouTube video: http://bit.ly/1GxBt9Y
Are you ready? Let’s do this.
SULAFEST 2015 – February 7th& 8th
Regular: INR 1,900
Regular: INR 3,000
VIP (Limited passes and only 2-day available): INR 5,000