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32 down and 8 More to go- India's Longest Party Marathon celebrates urban nightlife

Aug 04, 2017

Conceptualised with the aim of redefining and reinvigorating nightlife in India, NEXA presents Baleno Wicked Weekends, was launched September 2016 with an aim to reinvigorate and reinvent urban nightlife and a promise to bring 40 weekends of 40 parties across Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kolkata.

Staying true to its promise Baleno Wicked Weekends has programmed some of the biggest names in the Indian indie music like Raghu Dixit, Parekh & Singh, Junkyard Groove, Donn Bhat + Passenger Revelator, FuzzCulture, Best Kept Secret and electronic music producers like Sound Avtar, Anish Sood, Mojo Jojo, Gurbax and Sartek. Having partnered with the biggest party hotspots in India from Summerhouse Café - Delhi, Todi Mill Socail - Mumbai, High Spirits Café - Pune, Euriska - Pune, Indigo Live - Bengaluru, Bonobo - Mumbai, The Humming Tree - Bengaluru, Someplace Else - Kolkata, Gatsby 2000 - Chennai among many others.

Here is what some of our artists had to say about Baleno Wicked Weekends-

Raghu Dixit from Raghu Dixit Project - "It was a fantastic experience performing for Baleno Wicked Weekends yet again. The crowd only gets better and it was a blast performing in Delhi. BWW is also a big boost for the Indian independent music scene. I hope it becomes big and soon moves out of small performance venues and gets into big festival like venues treating 1000s of music lovers their favorite artists performing their favorite music!"

Best kept secret
- "It's totally wicked how Baleno has come up with these weekends with some of India's best acts. Best Kept Secret is thrilled to be a part of Nexa's campaign and we are excited to have performed in Gurugram!"

Anish Sood - "Baleno Wicked Weekends is one of the coolest parties in the country. I had a great time at the last one and I can't wait to play in Kolkata!"

PAREKH and SINGH - "Baleno Wicked Weekends brings a much-needed sense of quality to nightlife. We share this belief - that a party needs to be done right and with the same attention to detail as any more "serious" daytime activity!"

Nawed Khan - "I love the spirit behind Baleno Wicked Weekends, the idea that you're part of such a huge movement and you're partying to be a part of it, it's amazing!”

Madboy/Mink - "It's a pleasure playing at Baleno Weekends.  Our first show with them was fun and our last show was even better as it was at The Humming Tree, our favorite live venue in the country!"

Blot! - "I'm excited to be playing for the Baleno Wicked Weekends. As a property, it's interesting to see what Baleno is doing with nightlife curation across the country. Looking forward to our collaboration at their first year anniversary in my home city Delhi along with Arjun Vagale."

FuzzCulture - Baleno Wicked Weekends is a great new venture by Baleno and it combines great music, beautiful people and an awesome venue to make for a truly spectacular weekend!

Described as India's Longest Party Marathon, Baleno Wicked Weekends - a collaboration between Maruti Suzuki - NEXA and ZEE Live - has put on 32 shows so far and looks to feature a calendar full of fun live performances for the last 08 shows across the country.

Upcoming Gig details:

Show: Baleno Wicked Weekends featuring Midival Punditz & Riddim Funktion Collective
City: Mumbai
Venue: Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu
Date: August 05, 2017
Day: Saturday
Time: 8:30 P.M. onwards
Entry: Club Rules Apply

Report By: Jai Dev Gupta    
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