Bengaluru Delights: Top Events This Weekend

From seminars to film screenings and musical evenings, find out the best events to head out to this weekend in Bengaluru
Vidhan Soudha, Bengaluru
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Bangalore is a bustling city that hosts a variety of events throughout the week, particularly over the weekend. The city offers diverse cultural, culinary and recreational options, making it a hub of excitement. You can explore busy markets that showcase exotic spices and artisan crafts or enjoy the pulsating nightlife, including trendy clubs, cosy pubs, and live music venues. The city's rich heritage is reflected in its many historical landmarks, such as majestic palaces, ornate temples, and lush gardens, that offer a multifaceted experience that embodies Bangalore's dynamic spirit. Whether you seek vibrant festivals, shows, performances, film screenings or speed dating, Bangalore welcomes you with its endless possibilities and unending delights. Find out all the exciting events which you can head over to this weekend.

Spend A Nostalgic Event Dedicated To Linkin Park

An old performance by Linkin Park
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Though after the untimely demise of Chester Bennington, the craze of Linkin Park may have simmered down, the band has surely been a rooted element of people's childhood. The band continues to resonate deeply with fans worldwide, not only for their groundbreaking fusion of rock, hip-hop, and electronic elements but also for the raw emotion and introspective lyrics that spoke to a generation grappling with issues of identity, mental health, and societal pressures. Their iconic albums like "Hybrid Theory" and "Meteora" remain timeless classics, serving as soundtracks to countless memories and moments of personal growth. Moreover, Linkin Park's enduring legacy extends beyond their music, as they've been staunch advocates for mental health awareness and charitable causes, further solidifying their place in the hearts of fans as more than just a band but as a source of inspiration and solace. Towards such a long-lasting legacy, join fellow enthusiasts for two hours of power-packed tribute at Anthracite. The event promises to take you down memory lane and fill you with that priceless nostalgic feeling.

Dates: February 10, 8 pm

Venue: Fandom at Gilly's Redefined

Address: 4th, Block 413, 100 Feet Rd, off Gillys redefined, KHB Block Koramangala, Koramangala 4-B Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560034

You can secure your tickets on their booking website.

Enjoy An Evening Of Electronic Music

A view of DJ playing electronic music
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Get ready to be swept away by the electrifying atmosphere of Sunburn Union Bengaluru. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the legendary Bulgarian DJ, Christian Craken, as he showcases his mastery in the techno music scene. With over a decade of experience, this seasoned artist is sure to deliver an unforgettable performance. Christian Stoynev, better known as Christian Craken, is a DJ, producer, and label owner from Bulgaria. He began his electronic music journey in 2010, marked by the release of numerous DJ podcasts on the renowned Bulgarian platform, Vibes Radio.

Dates: February 10, 7:30 pm

Venue: Sunburn Union

Address: Passport Office, Mantri Avenue, next to Koramangala, KHB Games Village, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560047

You can book your tickets on their booking website.

Enjoy A Serene Sunday Of Sound Therapy

A sound therapy session in progress
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Head out for a peaceful Sunday evening and indulge in the magical sounds of Tibetan singing bowls. Experience the calming yet powerful effects of sound therapy for stress relief, mental clarity, and a sense of balance. Prachi Garg hosts this workshop, which includes gentle yoga, yoga nidra, sound therapy with Tibetan singing bowls, and tarot reading, and concludes with tea and a closing circle. The studio is inside Hotel Ajantha, next to the reception, with parking available. You are advised to arrive 5-10 minutes early or on time to avoid interruptions and bring your own yoga mat (available for purchase if needed). You can also bring comfort items such as an eye mask, pillow, towel, or shawl. Most importantly, you must approach the session with an open mind and leave all judgments at the door.

Dates: February 11, 6 pm

Venue: HeyBrewty Wellness Studio

Address: Hotel Ajantha, 22/A, Craig Park Layout, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

You can book your spot on their booking website.

Enter A Milestone Event Of Live Performances

Celebrate the 13th anniversary of 1522 the Pub with a captivating evening of fun and frolic. Enjoy a thrilling performance by The Raghu Dixit Project, one of India's most electrifying live acts. With over 1500 concerts in more than 30 countries, this talented ensemble has gained a diverse global fan base and collaborated with some of India's finest musicians. Do not miss this eventful evening if you are an enthusiast of live performances.

Date: February 11, 8 pm

Venue: 1522 The Pub Malleshwaram

Date: 1522, 17th Cross Rd, A Block, Milk Colony, Subramanyanagar,2 State, Malleshwara, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010

You can book your tickets on their booking website.

Join An Evening Of Prescient Talks

A seminar in progress
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Head out for an event of talks and seminars. This event fosters stakeholder collaboration, which is vital for advancing climate biotech and alternative material startups. This event will address founders' challenges and pave the path for commercialisation. The event comprises four panels, networking sessions, and ten material explorations, providing attendees with knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities. The distinguished speakers from academia, policy, startups, corporations, and venture capital firms will lead insightful discussions with ample networking opportunities. Attendees will also have the chance to explore the Material Exploration corner for mini-demonstrations and product displays. Notable figures from India's alternative materials and climate biotech space will be speaking at the event, including representatives from Third Derivative, Activate, Ginkgo Bioworks, Zerocircle, Canvaloop, Theia Ventures, Omnivore, Terra Bioware, Dharaksha, Avaana Capital, BIRAC, Good Food Institute, and Grow Everything.

Dates: February 10, 3:30 pm

Venue: Swissnex in India, Consulate General Of Switzerland

Address: 26, Rest House Cres Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

You can book your tickets on their booking website.

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