Friday, June 17

Music

blueFROG Anniversary Weekend

blue frog anniversary event

Source: Blue FROG Bangalore

BlueFROG turns one this week and they’re going all out to treat you to some great music! With an entire weekend of gigs and performances featuring the likes of Dhruv Ghanekar, Pearl and Nikhil Chinapa, and Dhruv Singhari, this one’s not to be missed. While you’re at it, you can also get yourself a bucket of beer or a couple of IMFL drinks at INR 365! Read more about it here.

When: Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19

Where: 3, Church St, Beside Matteo Coffee Shop, Ashok Nagar

Price: INR 500 upwards

Timings: 7pm-9pm

Contact: +91 7090600009, +91 9620321613

Buy tickets for the gigs here.

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Talk

Discover Cotton 

shopping the registry of sarees traditional weaving

Source: The Registry of Sarees

Ever wondered about how cotton gets converted into the trendy, comfy clothes you wear? Discover Cotton, a talk organised by The Registry of Sarees {a community that connects weavers to customers} will tell you all about it. While you can learn more about the evolution of the fabric from Vijayalakshmi Nachiar {co-founder of Ethicus, an ethical fashion brand that offers handcrafted organic cotton sarees} and Rajib Debnath {an expert on Muslin Jamdani sarees}, there will also be an exhibition and sale of sarees for you to check out. Read more about it here.

Where: 13th Floor Lounge, MG Road

Contact: +91 9686354864

Timings: 10.30am-4pm

Find the event on Facebook here.

Saturday, June 18

Music

The Hum Hip Hop Project

Add some hip hop to your weekend with an evening of upbeat music {marking World Music Day} by The Hum Hip Hop Project, an initiative by The Humming Tree and Smokey The Ghost {city-based hip hop artiste} to promote Indian hip hop. Look out for the lineup which includes artistes, Prabh Deep, 3rd Degree, Bijju, G’Nie, Smokey The Ghost and SU.1.

Where: The Humming Tree, 949, 12th Main Road, Indiranagar

Price: INR 500 {cover}

Contact: +91 9886618386

Timings: 9pm

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Sunday, June 19

Literature Festival

Under 25 Lit Fest 

Source: Under 25 Club

Source: Under 25 Club

A whole day of talks {by authors like Jeet Thayil, Jaishree Mishra, and journalist, Vasanthi Hariprakash, among others}, book swaps, open mic sessions, pop-up libraries and workshops is what you can look forward to at this literature festival by The Under 25 Club {a city-based initiative to encourage and engage innovators below the age of 25}. Read more about it here.

Where: The Humming Tree, 949, 12th Main Road, Indiranagar

Price: INR 500 for participants under 25 years, INR 1,000 for participants above 25 years

Timings: 10.30am-10pm

Contact: +91 9980282382

Buy tickets for the event here.

Find the event on Facebook here.

Fitness

360 Degree Wellness Festival

Fitness takes centrestage at this one-day festival, celebrating World Yoga Day. Kicking off with a free session by Anushkaa Parwani {celebrity yoga instructor}, the event will also have workshops {think Mixed Martial Arts and boxing} and competitions to keep you busy. And, with organic food and lifestyle stores like Buffalo Back and Urban Yoga making an appearance, there’s something for shopaholics, too. Read more about it here.

Where: UB City, Vittal Mallya Road

Timings: 10am-10pm

Find the event on Facebook here.