Pune: With stellar performances and a line up spanning nearly every genre, the sixth edition of India’s largest multi-genre music festival, Vh1 Supersonic opened big. The festival left the crowd dancing their hearts to the beats of top-notch headliners and other power packed performers.
The first day of the festival marked Jaden Smith’s debut performance in India. The crowd came in huge numbers to witness the youngest and the most popular rapper, Jaden Smith perform live. His entry with the Indian flag was a moment that will be edged in the hearts of every single person present at the festival.
Rudimental DJ, known for taking London’s underground music scene by storm, left the stage blazing with his bleeding edge beats. A stellar performance by the indie rock band from Ireland, Two Door Cinema Club, also made its mark in a manner that it will be remembered for years. In addition to them, the performances by TroyBoi, Paul Ritch, Broken Glass and others set the souls free with their sensational music.
Speaking about the overwhelming response on day one, Saugato Bhowmik, Business Head-Integrated Network Solutions and Consumer Products, Viacom18, said, “It has indeed been a terrific start to Vh1 Supersonic 2019 with the crowd surpassing all our expectations. The performance by the very talented international rapper, Jaden Smith upped the energy level of the crowd and we take immense pride in having him perform in India for the first time on our platform. We promise that the second day will have even bigger surprises in store for all the music lovers.”
Vh1 Supersonic concluded on an all-time high with stellar performances from Marshmello, Bonobo and some of India’s favourite artists taking over the stage on Day 2.
Day two of the extravaganza lit up with multi-genre music along with marvellous experiences for the festival goers. The return of Marshmello to Vh1 Supersonic 2019 was much awaited and he took the festival by storm by performing to some of his biggest hits.
The Downtown Electronica King – Bonobo also created an electrifying atmosphere with a surreal performance. Indian Sensation Prateek Kuhad took over the stage with fans singing along to all their favourite songs.
On popular demand, Arjun Vaghale performed yet again at Vh1 Supersonic and stole the show with his display of soulful music. Tech Artists Ash Roy and Tuhin Mehta also won over the fans with their rhythm.
The day only got better by performances from Lost Stories, BLOT!, Kohra, and Zaeden present at this edition upping the mood of the festival. The star attraction at the festival was not just the line-up of ravishing artists, it was also the experiences curated for the audiences to have a memorable time.
The Superflea, the food market and the dynamic Beer Garden were popular and always filled with fans. While artworks by college students that were displayed at the festival venue added to the vibe, the De-Stress Zone gave them a reason to take a break from the hustle.
Speaking about the phenomenal turnout on day two of Vh1 Supersonic 2019, Saugato Bhowmik, Business Head- Integrated Network Solutions and Consumer Products, Viacom18, said, “The response in this edition was incredible, and the love received from the music lovers across the country has given us million more reasons to come back. The experiences curated especially for everyone to live through this festival received a tremendous response and we couldn’t be happier. We conclude the sixth edition with a delight and a promise that next season will be bigger and better.”