Reeling under COVID-19 impact, India's live events giants mull future approach for audience changed by pandemic
In 2019, the live events market in India was valued at Rs 8,300 crores. It was estimated to reach Rs 12,200 crores by 2022. Between January-April 2020, however, the industry was found to have incurred losses worth Rs 40,000 crores, and the numbers have only risen since then
Buddy Guy talks legacy, BB King and more: 'I am trying to keep the Blues alive, and I can’t do it by myself'
Back in India to headline the Mahindra Blues Festival at the Mehboob Studio in Bandra, Buddy Guy spoke with Firstpost about the relevance of the Blues today and the pressure to keep the music alive after BB King’s demise
Mahindra Blues Festival 2020 was filled with stellar performances, but it may be time to retire the all-star jam
It was heartening to see the proceedings being opened by The Homegrown Blues Collective, an ensemble put together to mark the tenth year of the Mahindra Blues Festival.
India now has a legit music festival scene, but events' programming must be as innovative as packaging
According to industry estimates, almost 25 music festivals are held in India, which is not bad for a country which has witnessed festivals for only a decade
Acquaint yourself with the line-up for Mahindra Blues Festival 2017
The Mahindra Blues Festival has grown in talent with every passing year. And just as it gets older, it seems to grows younger as well.
With his second performance at the Mahindra Blues Festival just a few days away, Quinn Sullivan, who stands at the threshold of adulthood, looks back at being called a “child prodigy” and recognises how his transformation to a serious, mature artiste will be a test to come.