This winter, as multi-genre music festival, Time Out 72 gears up to host its first edition at India's most preferred music destination - Vagator, Goa on the December 27, 28 and 29, industry stalwarts and festival goers are in full praise of the noteworthy and well curated artist line-up.
While most music festivals were instructed to leave the state of Goa, Time Out 72 is unanimously the only music festival that has received a principal go ahead to host their inaugural edition in the state, creating a sense of excitement for the millennial generation for whom Goa is the ultimate recreational destination.
For a festival in its' inaugural year it is quite creditable that the promoters who hail from Ahmedabad, Waterlemon Events LLP and Sudarshan Entertainment World have been successful in roping in top grossing revered artists such as hip-hop's reigning king, Wiz Khalifa; multi-platinum recording artist Jason Derulo; World No. 1 DJ, Martin Garrix; future house music titan Don Diablo; Australia's No. 1, DJ Timmy Trumpet and Grammy award winning DJ doublet, NERVO.
Support acts like Sem Voxx, Third Party, Lucas & Steve, and Justin Mylo will join homegrown acts and festival favourites Zaeden and Lost Stories who will be lending their local flavor to the line-up for the Main Stage. While acts like Coming Soon, Vini Vici, Ritmo, GMS, Symbolic and Skazi will perform on the Psy Stage.
Known to be a socially responsible brand, Time Out 72 had earlier announced the participation of 26 year old Delhi-based DJ, Varun Khullar aka AAMISH Underground, who is India's first and the world's second, differently-abled DJ as the official opening act of the festival.
Keeping in sync with their vision of not being run of the mill, the Main Stage will be designed and curated in association with the world's numero uno clubbing concept - Don't Let Daddy Know
Wiz Khalifa states, "India, I'll see you on 12/28 at Time Out 72.!"
Jason Derulo states, "Namaste India. I have heard phenomenal stories about the music, movies, culture and people of the country and I'm extremely excited to be performing at Time Out 72. I'm definitely looking forward to exploring the country on this visit as well as meeting all my fans, up close and personal this December apart from tasting some Indian food and doing some local sightseeing."
Martin Garrix states, "India, I'm very excited to return to your beautiful country. This time it will be extra special since I will be returning to Goa. I missed this place ever since my last show there and can't wait to go back at Time Out 72!"
Don Diablo states, "I am very excited to return to India once again and more so because it's Goa this time. The place is magical and will bring reignite some fond memories I have of India. I love playing for my fans in India. It's been a super crazy summer, so I am taking time off now to finish off a lot of new music that I can showcase at Time Out 72. This is going to much more than a DJ set so I hope my Indian fans are ready, because I am definitely taking things to the next level!"
Timmy Trumpet states, "This is the first time I'm heading to India and I'm very excited to explore the beautiful country and its culture. I have heard many amazing stories and want to experience every bit of it. Come watch me perform at Time Out 72."
NERVO state, "This is our third visit to the magical land of India and we are extremely excited to return. Goa is always magical and it will be no different this year at Time Out 72."
Alex Hes and Essam Jansen, Founders, EA Events state, "We found an ideal collaborator in Time Out 72 that shares our enterprise and hence Don't Let Daddy Know will be debuting in the Indian festival industry through collaboration with them."
"Fans can expect a festival like no other as we gear up to host premium artists and curate bespoke experiences that will present an intense festival experience that will imbibe state of the art experiential zones and phenomenal production, making this an extravaganza of mammoth proportions and maintaining its reputation as a must-attend festival for any music enthusiast," said Vaishal Shah, Founder, Time Out 72.
"We have an excellent set of professionals working on this project which will amplify our vision of becoming category creators within the marketplace. With Aayush Bansal for artist curation, Rahul Merchant for marketing, Ninad Shah and Utkarsh Bansal for sponsorship, Rodney Barnes for production, Jashoda Madhavji for publicity, Param Dhanoa for project management, Khantil Mehta for design, the core management team represents India's very best," added Aayush Mehta, Co-Founder, Time Out 72.
Conceptualised and produced by Waterlemon Events LLP and Sudarshan Entertainment World, the festival will be privy to 3 days of a multiplicity of music genres. Tickets can be purchased on insider.in and bookmyshow.com. The sands of Goa will be set ablaze as 70 of the finest musical act will descend onto the shores of Goa to transform it into "the music heaven". Comprising of eclectic mix of homegrown artists and global support acts, Time Out 72 will blur the lines between technology, music and adventure in a great web of artistry.
Adding a dash of international experience at the festival will be art installations, international emcees, flea markets, solar powered stalls, adventure zones, grafitti panels painted through the festival, chill-zones with the world cuisine. The festival will cater to an assortment of sounds such as pop, rock, indie, live and dance and will feature three stages apart from multiple after parties making it an all-encompassing family friendly festival. This event will also put a strong emphasis on security for women and zero tolerance towards banned substances.