Goa govt revokes permission for Sunburn 2020; fest to be rescheduled once COVID-19 picture is clearer, say organisers
These latest updates cap nearly a week of controversies for the EDM festival, beginning with Sunburn's announcement on 1 November.
Goa Congress opposes Sunburn fest amid COVID-19; state health minister says stringent safety protocol will be followed
Congress leaders staged a protest outside a hotel in Panaji, where the organisers of the Sunburn music festival were to address a press conference.
As Sunburn 2020 announcement faces flak, course for live music events in post-COVID era seems increasingly unclear
The idea that the Sunburn Festival could go on in this COVID-19 climate — albeit in a truncated avatar — seems nothing short of absurd. Or is it?
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
Coronal holes are dark spots visible on the Sun's surface where the Sun's corona is colder and less dense.
Two tourists from Andhra Pradesh die after collapsing while waiting in line to enter Goa's Sunburn music festival
Two music enthusiasts from Andhra Pradesh who were visiting Goa to participate in the ongoing Sunburn Electronic Dance Music festival died after collapsing near the venue in North Goa district
The Goa tourism department has received a proposal to organise an EDM festival titled Sunburn Classic on 23 and 24 February.
Maharashtra arms haul case: Four suspected right-wing activists remanded to judicial custody for 14 days
A sessions court in Mumbai on Tuesday remanded four suspected right-wing activists in judicial custody in the case pertaining to the seizure of explosives from various parts of Maharashtra last month.
Malaa gained prominence with his house music tunes like 'Kurupt' as well as his remixes of songs from the likes of The Weeknd and Post Malone.
Hodor from Game of Thrones will mark his debut on 5 October as a DJ in India followed by a set in Mumbai, the next day.
Maharashtra arms haul case: Accused from right-wing outfits wanted to target Sunburn festival in Pune, ATS tells court
The Maharashtra ATS said that the arrested right-wing activists were also involved in setting off a bomb outside a theatre at Kalyan where controversial Hindi movie "Padmaavat" was being screened in January.
The business of music: What it takes to bring international rock bands to India, and why Radiohead may never visit
Examining why pop music sensations like Ed Sheeran are more likely to perform in India, rather than rock acts like Radiohead, Tame Impala and Arctic Monkeys
EDM artist Kygo talks about his upcoming India tour, his experiences on the last tour and his collaborations with Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding and more
While Congress has lodged a complaint against Sunburn Festival on the grounds that it is against 'Indian culture', Pune police have raised objections too.
Wiz Khalifa and KYGO are coming to India in 2017. Khalifa will headline Day 2 of the Time Out 72 festival and KYGO will go on a three-day tour with Sunburn.
The debut arena showcase will be premiered by Sunburn Arena on 1 October in Mumbai and the Sunburn Weekender Daman scheduled on 14-15 October in Daman.
This year, the Sunburn fest will be held in Pune from 29 December to New Year's Eve.
Founded in 2010 by Blaise Bellville, Boiler Room evolved from a webcam taped to a warehouse wall to a global broadcaster streaming the best in underground music, from techno and hip hop to jazz and contemporary classical
It was not too long ago that only a handful of music festivals were organised in India. There was Sunburn, and then the NH7 Weekender — the go-to events on every music lover's list. Cut to today, when almost every part of India, today, boasts of a music festival. What's prompted so many fests to spring up?
The Bengaluru concert of David Guetta was cancelled a day ago, reportedly due to security issues