Gear Up for Mahindra Blues

The one-stop music event for all blues fans is in its third year and promises to be bigger and better

Published: Feb 14, 2013
Gear Up for Mahindra Blues

Prepare for a weekend of soulful music as the third edition of the Blues Festival is all set to bring to Mumbai some of the best names in the genre. This year’s line-up includes Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Jimmie Vaughan & The Tilt-a-Whirl Band (featuring Lou Ann Barton, Popa Chubby), Walter Trout & The Radicals, Dana Fuchs Band, Big Bang Blues and Soulmate.

And if you are looking for some tip from the greats, queue up for the hour-long workshop by Michael Messer. Get to learn the history of the slide guitar and the basics of playing Mississippi Delta and Chicago-style Blues slide guitars from one of the world’s leading Blues slide guitarists and Blues innovators.

Also, do not miss Gibson through the Lens, a photo exhibition curated by Dave Brolan. It will feature 30 of the world’s most respected music photographers who captured legends with their Gibson Guitars.

What: Mahindra Blues Festival
Where: Mehboob Studios, Mumbai
When: February 16, 17
Details: www.mahindrablues.com ; in.bookmyshow.com (concessional rates for students)

(This story appears in the 22 February, 2013 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from Magzter.com. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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