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Percept launches ‘Windsong Music Festival’ to promote Alternate, Original Indian Live Music
11 December, 2012

 ~Be a part of the most awaited alternate music festival this Christmas in Goa~ ― Windsong scheduled on December 24 and 25 in Goa ― Windsong Goa will witness popular artists such as Lucky Ali, Strings, Rabbi Shergill, Agnee, Monica Dogra (Shaa’ir n Func), Anushka Manchanda (Shkabang), Ankur & Sidd, Soulmate and Papon & The East India Co..

A forerunner in the evolution of the Indian Music Festival scenario Percept’s latest offering Windsong in association with Yellow Festivals Pvt Ltd, is aimed to support & grow the Indian Live Music Scene, Indian Bands & Indian Talent.
Windsong will bring to you the finest and most renowned artists from the world of alternate and independent music such as Lucky Ali, Rabbi, Strings, Ankur Tewari, Anushka Manchanda (Shkabang), Soulmate, Mohan Kannan (Agnee), Monica Dogra (Shaa’ir n Func), The Ska Vengers and Papon amongst many others. The two day festival will be held on December 24th and 25th, 2012 on the pristine beaches of Baga, Goa.
22 Indian Bands, 2 Stages, 2 days – an alternate live world music categorized into Plugged and Unplugged. Music lovers will witness a plethora of Folk, Jazz, Rock, Funk, Blues and Soul music all at one festival. The festival begins at 2 pm and promises to offer an experience that will leave music lovers craving for more. The highlight of this festival is a road trip to Goa that will begin its trail from Mumbai and goes through Pune to Goa making the festival all the more enthralling and special.
The festival not only offers the best of what Indian sounds and talent have to showcase but also state of the art technology & effects that makes it a visual delight par excellence. The whole idea is to create a platform to showcase the outstanding talent and attract multiple audiences. It promises to be a visual treat, and expects to see music lovers from around the country for an ultimate music experience like never before.
Mr. Shailendra Singh, Joint Managing Director, Percept Ltd said, “I am delighted to be partnering with Mr. Sameer Bhayani, MD Yellow Festivals Pvt Ltd. We are very happy to launch Windsong music festival, at Percept live we are trying to create live entertainment properties mainly in music to cater to the large burgeoning youth population. We are the only company that has successfully run its own indigenous IP Sunburn for the last 5 years, which has also been a commercial case study for Indian live entertainment market. We feel that we have amazing talent producing fantastic original music. What is required is giving the Indian music scenario an appropriate environment and format. Hence Windsong! We are very happy to bring to you the first edition of the festival scheduled at Christmas in the Goa.”
Mr. Sameer Bhayani, MD Yellow Festivals Pvt Ltd adds “The Independent music industry has been incubating for the last five years and today we have iconic bands and artists with cult followings who are ready to take on the global stage. The idea is to give the hottest bands in the country the coolest platform to showcase their enormous talent. And it doesn’t get any more locally global than being in Goa on the Christmas weekend to spread Joy and Cheer! Today, Goa … Tomorrow, we take on the World!”
Manuj Agarwal, CEO, Percept Live says “Windsong Music Festival is very important to the Percept Live Entertainment business. We see the growing demand for the new alternate, original Indian live music, we have a powerhouse of talent & this festival is our first step towards strengthening our Live Music business.”