Backdoors Festival 2018: Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Wolf Alice, DIVINE to perform in Mumbai

FP Staff

Feb,09 2018 16:46 14 IST

Backdoors Festival 2018, which puts a spotlight on indie artistes, will be held in Mumbai for the first time on Wednesday, 14 February.

Organised by The Humming Tree, the fest aims make space for great live music to be enjoyed within a creative and appreciative environment.

Backdoors Festival 2018 will also be held in Bengaluru for the second time on 17 February, read a statement.

The line-up includes names like the alternative rock quartet Wolf Alice; indie-folk singer Mahesh Raghunandan; rapper, singer, drummer and producer Anderson.Paak with his band The Free Nationals; hip-hop artist Watsky; English drummer Danny Goffey; indie singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad; hip-hop act DIVINE; and folk-rock band When Chai Met Toast.

Ellie Rowsell of Wolf Alice/Image from Twitter.

Ellie Rowsell of Wolf Alice/Image from Twitter.

The Humming Tree is presenting this edition in collaboration with Amnesty International India.

"We're thrilled that our second edition is bigger than the first. We aim to provide a platform that pushes bands and artists that we feel really need to be heard," said Nikhil Barua, Founder, The Humming Tree.

"We know our Bengaluru audiences are hungry for good music, and this year it's great to be expanding the festival to Mumbai," Barua added.

Published Date: Feb 09, 2018 16:46 PM | Updated Date: Feb 09, 2018 16:46 PM