Culture listings in Delhi

Now that you have read our story, here is a short list of what's happening in town in the coming days

Bonjour Festival - 21 February - Zorba
Fusion between French and Indian music tastes, in an outdoor amphitheatre in the greens
For bookings, call 011 26801251

jazzDelhi Jazz Festival - 15-17 March - Nehru Park
Entry is free to this three-day Jazz-mela, and bands from across the world are brought in the Capital. You will have Indian Jazz bands there too, by the way!
Entry is free, just land up!

Escape Retreats - 23 Feb - Gurgaon
This is where the bands party before they all head to the camp-out music Escape Festival in Naukuchiataal.
For details & bookings call - +91 9818 400255, or email at

Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival - 21 to 24 February - Kamani Auditorium
Pt JasrajSpread over four days, you can hear the likes of Pandit Jasraj on vocals, Shahid Parvez Khan on sitar, Ronu Majumdar on flute, Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma on Santoor among many others
Entry by invitation passes available at the Bharatiya Kala Kendra from 17 February onwards - 10 am to 5:30 pm

Jahan-E-Khusrau - 1-3 March - Arab Ki Sarai, Humayun's Tomb Monuments, Nizamuddin
More than a decade old, this is the annual World Sufi Music Festival, founded and hosted by Muzaffar Ali.
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NorahNorah Jones in Delhi - 5 & 6 March - Siri Fort Auditorium
Norah Jones couldn't say no, now that her father, Ravi Shankar, wanted her to perform here. And she'll be doing it twice, one day after another!
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Vriddhi: Evolution - 2 march - Zorba
With a Tabla maestro jamming with a Jazz pianist, and Delhi based band Advaita jamming with classical Carnatik musicians, this is an evening of fusion of musical styles by the best in the business
For bookings, call 011 26801251

HoliThe Holi Cow! Festival - on for a month till 27 March, the day of Holi, 11am onwards - Zorba
Bands like Menwhopause, Mob Marley and Soulmate performed here last time. There's enough paccka rang to colour you blues here! Watch out for the cold balloons, though!
For details, drop a mail at or call 09810116460

From HT Brunch, February 17

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