A special guide to New Year's Eve parties in Hyderabad
Since his debut single in 2006, German DJ Thomas Gold has come a long way. Though his initial productions were in trance style, he later moved on to compose progressive house and tech house music. With four single releases this year, Thomas gears up for a gig with special SFX and audio-visual setup in the city. Along with him, city-based DJ Lil D will also be performing.
Tickets: Rs.3,999 and above. 8 pm onwards. At Rendezvous.
Pump it up
British DJ Dan O’Donnell, also known as DOD, will be behind the deck this Sunday at Block 22 Club. The 29-year-old record producer has been a part of international dance music festivals including Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival and is widely known for his 2013 EP More Cowbell, which topped the Beatport charts. The night will also feature Israel-based Mr Black (Yaniv Biton) who has performed alongside the likes of Steve Angelo, Avicii, and Diplo.
Tickets: Rs.6,999. 7.30 pm onwards. At Block 22 Club.
Let’s rock again!
If you’re a fan of Guns n Roses or Pink Floyd, Tabula Rasa is the place to be this Sunday. City-based Shiv Menon, who is one of the popular one-man-bands in town, will be performing with his three-piece band, Red Green Blues. The evening will be followed by in-house DJ Vishwajeet on the decks.
Tickets: Rs.6,500. 8.30 pm onwards. At Tabula Rasa – Cafe & bar.
Rock of ages
Formed in the city just a year ago, Shawn Trio has managed to create a niche for themselves in Hyderabad’s music scene. The three-piece outfit featuring Shawn Pereira DoCarmo (vocalist and guitarist), Rajiv Venkataraman (guitarist) and Anupreeth Choudhury (pianist) will enthral the audience with covers of Pink Floyd and Deep Purple, among other classic rock and retro tunes.
Tickets: Rs.4,499. 8.30 pm onwards. At Heart Cup Coffee, Jubilee Hills.
Feel the beat
Beats Per Minute is hosting Ritual of the future, a music festival for the new year’s eve. The night will feature Dutch DJ duo 16 BIT LOLITAS – Ariaan Olieroock, Peter Kriek, who gained recognition with tracks like Murder Weapon and Nobody seems to care. Apart from the duo, the lineup includes a few Indian DJs like Delhi-based Kohra, Midnight Traffic and Arjun Vagale.
Tickets: Rs.6,300. 5 pm onwards. At Beats Per Minute.
Dance all night
Put on your dancing shoes and dance the night away as DJ Ayush plays the best of Bollywood tunes at Head Quarter’s Bollyboom Timeout. From Tamma Tamma to the Breakup song, the Odisha-based DJ has it all in his set.
Tickets: Rs.1,699. 7 pm onwards. At Head Quarters Rest-o-bar.