Top Picks: Things To Do This Weekend In Bengaluru

From a stand-up comedy show by Varun Grover to a live Indian Ocean concert, check out these top things to do in Bengaluru this weekend
Indian Ocean is all set to perform in Bengaluru this weekend
Indian Ocean is all set to perform in Bengaluru this weekendIndianoceanmusic/Instagram

With the weekend just about here, it is time to take a break and go about exploring your city a little. Luckily, in Bengaluru, there's always something to look forward to. Whether you want to spend the weekend enjoying a stand-up comedy show on your own or get your hands dirty learning pottery with your best friends, the city has it all this weekend. Check out our list of the best things to do this weekend in Bengaluru and get planning.

Indian Ocean Concert

The iconic Indian band needs no introduction. As the name behind a few of the most legendary songs, like "Bandeh," the band has struck a chord with music lovers from every generation. Luckily, this weekend, the band is all set to serenade the Garden City with their melodies with a live concert. Since the concert is going to be in the auditorium and with seating available, it is going to be all magic, without all the pushing around. 

When: January 13, Saturday, at 7 pm

Where: Good Shepherd Auditorium,  Museum Rd, Opp Patricks Church, Shanthala Nagar, Richmond Town

Entry fee: INR 999 onwards; buy here

Nothing Makes Sense Ft Varun Grover

Check out Varun Grover's show
Check out Varun Grover's showVarun Grover/Instagram

If you are in the mood for satire and want to enjoy a good laugh, there's no reason why you should miss out on a live stand-up comedy show by none other than Varun Grover. With his acute observation and a finger on the pulse of everything that's happening in the nation, Grover's set is sure to make you not just roll over with laughter but also think. The seats are filling out fast, so hurry!

When: January 14, Sunday, at 4.30 pm and 7.30 pm

Where: Prestige Srihari Khoday Centre for Performing Arts, Silver Oak Plantation, 25, Mudalappa St, Anjanadri Layout, Konanakunte

Entry fee: INR 1,499; buy here

Pottery Painting

Are you looking for a vase for that one corner of your house? Why not make it this weekend? There's also a better reason why you must check this event out: pottery is therapeutic and makes for a great stressbuster. And if you haven't done it before, there's no better way to spend your weekend than learning something new. So, get your friends together and unleash the artist in you. 

When: January 12-14 at 2 pm

Where: Small World, S.T Bed, Koramangala

Entry fee: INR 599; book here

Lahe Lahe Open Mic Night

At Lahe Lahe open mic poets unite
At Lahe Lahe open mic poets

If you love poetry or shayari, this event is perfect, whether you want to narrate your own creations or hear others. The best part is that anybody can walk up to the mic and share the gems composed by themselves while being surrounded by other fellow poetry lovers. 

When: January 14 at 5 pm

Where: Lahe Lahe, 80 Feet Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Kodihalli

Entry fee: INR 200; book here

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