Alt rock fever
October 1 I Hard Rock Cafe Catch the wildly popular Kansas City-bred American alt-rock band Puddle of Mudd as they stop by Bengaluru. On a five-city India tour, their all-time hits include Control, and Blurry. Opening for them is dance rock band Best Kept Secret, formerly known
as One Nite Stand. 7.30 pm. Tickets (Rs.1,500 upwards ) on bookmyshow.com.
Look who’s here
September 30 I Online
British fashion brands Topshop and Topman make their way into India via lifestyle e-commerce portal Jabong. Featuring in the launch are Topshop and Topman’s Autumn Winter 2015 collections. Hello, retail therapy.
September 29 I Yauatcha
Yauatcha invites you to sample new vegetarian delicacies from on their a la carte menu. Try out the crystal dumplings and fried turnip cake with vegetables. The mains include Singapore fried noodles and Szechuan mabo tofu, while desserts on the menu are Mandarin tarts and chocolate hazelnut mousse. Noon to 11 pm. On MG Road. Details: 9222222800
September 28 | Kynkyny Art
Titled Flame of the Forest, the show features father-daughter duo Paresh and Aditi Hazra. On till October 14, the exhibition displays Paresh’s rich tapestries of gods and mermaids, and Aditi’s striking, fluid, disjointed female forms. On Infantry Road. Details: 40926202
September 27 | Alliance Française
Called Rainbow’s End, this is an exhibition by self-taught artist Nilofer Ibrahim Kazim who is showcasing her paintings, which display a range of colours. Mangalore-born Kazim is a math teacher who is rekindling her passion for art. At Vasanth Nagar. Free entry. Details: 4080 8181
September 26 | The Humming Tree
Founded in 2010, France-based Chill Bump is an alliance between Miscellaneous (MC) and Bankal (Beatmaker), and brings in a wide range of music influences. Their second album Ego Trip, a collection of 11 songs, is a study in creative distinctive-ness. 8.30 pm. Tickets (Rs.600) on insider.in.
Loud & clear
September 25 | blueFROG
One of the city’s all-time favourite bands, folk-rock outfit, Swarathma will perform live this evening. From songs about corruption, child abuse to religion, the band, through their second album Topiwalleh, has taken up the mantle of voicing issues they feel strongly about, all the while keeping their signature folk music style intact. 8.30 pm. Tickets (Rs.500) on bookmyshow.com.