Circle of Love, a Chennai-based independent music community platform that is passionate about developing India’s artistic diversity, presents the first boutique festival of its kind in the city, celebrating some of the country’s top and emerging independent musicians along with food, art and much more. Conceptualised by Sameer Sethi and curated by Manny, the Circle of Love Festival will be held at Radio Room on October 15 th and 16 th 2021.The event will feature 20 artists and two stages, with themed décor, installations, visual art, culinary curations and more, making it a medley of different artistic genres.Among the performing artists on the line-up are Stalvart, Skip, Mali, Nikhil Chinapa, Kayan,Manny, Jbabe, Henny, Bread & Jam, Sharan Nichani, Sneha, Booby, Mitra Visvesh, Aamer Peeran, Blackfern and more.
The festival is Circle of Love’s first major venture since the launch of its multigenre record label Circle of Love Records with two international releases and Centre Stage, a recorded series of performances by popular homegrown acts that was produced and streamed during last year’s lockdown. Circle of Love was founded by Sameer Sethi, an award-winning entertainment innovator with over two decades of experience. Sethi’s work has included leading cultural events such as Sunburn, Sensation India, Filmfare Awards, Mirchi Music Awards, A. R Rahman Live, as well as international performances for artists including Anirudh. The platform is also spearheaded by Manny, renowned undergroundmusic expert and one of the most established DJs in India today.
Speaking on the Circle of Love Festival, Sameer Sethi says, “We’ve always believed that India’s independent music scene deserves major events, on par with other genres, and our boutique festival is the first of its kind to be held here in Chennai. Our aim is to put Chennai on the map as a destination for lovers of indie music, thus creating bridges between the artists and the audiences in the city and those elsewhere in the country.”The festival’s curator Manny adds, “Our work as an organisation is all about building community in the music scene and creating opportunities for talents both established and new. The curation of 20+ artists is an eclectic mix. The audience can enjoy the work of their favourite artists live, while also discovering new gems. its an exciting time for independent music and we are looking forward to presenting a refreshing lineup and format to the audience in Chennai and showcase fresh talent through this festival.”
Circle of Love Festival is a ticketed event with limited passes available, open only to those over the age of 21. All personnel associated with the festival have been fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 and safety protocols are in place. Please contact 9884109074 for tickets and further enquiries.
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