Not long ago did Coldplay and Justin Bieber make the whole Indian audience tap toes in sync to their songs. Well, the list of foreign artists performing in India does not just end there. Here is a compiled list of upcoming tours in India by global artists, so make sure that you put these on your bucket list!
1. Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran's arrival in India is confirmed! It is dated 19th November 2017. The upcoming trip to India is a part of his Asia tour, he will be performing in the Jio gardens in BKC, Mumbai. He is planning the tour to gather support for his third studio album, Divide. The ticket counter has already opened, so make it a point to grab yours too.
2. Armin Van Buuren in Enchanted Valley Festival (EVC)
Enchanted Valley Festival is a trance music festival taking place in Aamby valley city, Pune, Maharashtra. It is a multi-genre event with an artist lineup consisting of Arwin Van Burren on 16th December and Arijit Singh on 17th December. The tickets start from Rs. 1750 onwards. EVC Pune organizes a campsite at the venue as well! They are also planning to expand to other cities with various club events. Click here for more.
That's right metal lovers! The 80s glam metal band NITRO lead by Michael Angelo is coming to India, that too with performances lined up in 4 cities! They will stop by in Bengaluru, Kochi, New Delhi, and Mumbai between 22nd and 28th September. They will be accompanied by powerhouse vocalist Jim Gillette, Lamb of God's drummer Chris Adler, and bassist Matt DeVries. After their India tour, they will head to Nepal for a show.
4. Dream Theatre
The Dream Theatre have planned their upcoming tour in India slated at 8 October in MMRDA grounds in Mumbai. It will be a part of their Images, Words and Beyond 25th anniversary world tour. The organizers are Opium Events who have been quoted as saying that the Dream Theatre are carrying 9000 kg of their own gear and for the performance as they want to leave no stone unturned in pleasing the audience!
American DJ, record producer, and musician, Niles Hollowell-Dhar was popularly known as DJ KSHMR is going to be live in India. His upcoming tour in India will comprise of travelling in 6 cities, starting from October 20. These cities are New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Mumbai DJ KSHMR lives in California, having his roots in Kashmir. He is currently ranked Number 12 in the list of world's top 100 DJs released by DJ Mag. He will be donating the money from the Delhi event to the organisation Child Rights and You (CRY).
6. Jason Derulo and Martin Garrix in Timeout72
Timeout72 is a music festival kicking an upstart from the beaches of Goa. It has been approved and is being supported by the government of Goa. It stretches till three days and three nights and provides its audience with a wide range of musical genres. The tickets have been selling like hotcakes since the counter opened on the 18th of September, so grab yours too in order to see John Derulo and Martin Garrix perform live!
7. DJ Snake and Martin Garrix in Sunburn Festival
Grammy-nominated producer DJ Snake is going to be live in the 11th edition of the Sunburn festival in Goa! Martin Garrix will be seen in the festival too on the 29th of December. DJ Snake will be performing on 31st December in the very famous festival which has turned into a brand in itself, with millions of people waiting for it every year.
8. Jonas Blue
Jonas Blue made his debut with the track 'Fast Car' in 2015. He is a songwriter and a DJ. In June 2017, Jonas blue reportedly said that he has upcoming tours in India planned for next year! He also said that India is one of those places where he would love to travel and play his music. Let's hope that by the start of next year, there is an official confirmation from his side regarding his India plans.
After a ton of global artists have planned on making upcoming tours in India, rumours have it that Rihanna would be performing at a very large scale event organised in India in 2018. There is no official confirmation, but there must have been some fire to give way to this rumour. One of the rumoured organizers is Mr Shailendra Singh.
These are some of the confirmed and yet to be confirmed upcoming tours in India. Bookmark it so that you don't miss any one of their rocking performances!