October 30 | Church Street
A Few Good Musicians – Play for a cause, is a 10-city music tour by celebrated artistes from across India. The concert will showcase classic rock band Parikrama, and artistes such as Ehsaan Noorani, Rudy Wallang and Tipriti Kharbangar (Soulmate), Shilpa Rao, K Mohan and Koco (Agnee), Bruce Lee Mani (TAAQ), Luke Kenny and Suraj Jagan. Rs 1,000 (cover). 7.30 pm onwards.
At blueFROG. Details: 9945511831
Touched by hands
October 30 – November 9 | Indiranagar
A fan of handmade saris? Visit The Ants Store and Café. For the first time, they are displaying a limited edition collection of exclusive, handmade, artisan-designed saris. The collection features eri and muga silks from Assam, kasuti embroidery and ilkal from Karnataka, ajrakhs and bandhnis from Gujarat, and more. Rs 2,000 upwards.
11am onwards. Details: 41521742
Back to the swinging ’70s
October 30-31 | Malleswaram
Have you always been a fan of Grease, the superhit musical created by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey? Then make sure you attend the recreation of the musical marvel from the movie, which featured John Travolta and Olivia Newton John, in the city where Robert Stigwood and his team will perform the hit numbers live. 7.30 pm onwards. At Chowdiah Memorial Hall. Tickets (Rs 350) upwards on bookmyshow.com
Play villain this Halloween
October 30-31 | Koramangala
While we’ve been religiously dressing up as vampires and zombies, TV and characters and superheroes during Halloween, the most iconic villains in the world like Mogambo and Gabbar Singh have been sidelined. Hence Indigo Live Music Bar is hosting a two-day special event ‘Bollywood Villain’ with DJ Vipul Khurana dishing out the best of desi music. It will be followed by the main event on Saturday with spine-tingling beats by DJ Rohit. Rs 1,500 (cover, per
couple). 8 pm. Details: 25535330
The creative corner
October 30-31 | Koramangala
LshVa Trust is hosting a festival that unites dancers, actors, singers, choreographers and of course, art enthusiasts. The LshVa Festival, as it is called, aims to help young, talented artistes find a platform to express themselves. The festival will see contemporary dance, Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Kuchipudi and Kathak performances. Plays, film screenings and panel discussions will also be held. Entry free. 6.30 pm. At LshVa Art Space. Details: 9845407574
Rock n Roll
October 31 | Indiranagar
O3 Events will present a new band, StereoGrind this Saturday. It features the beautiful and talented young vocalist, Neeethusha, who is known for both her English and Hindi songs. Her band will be supported by another band from the city, Troopers. StereoGrind will perform few of their originals and popular pop rock cover tunes while Troopers will belt out classic rock covers. Tickets (Rs 400) available at the venue.
9 pm onwards. At BFlat Bar. Details:41739250
November 1-11 | Old Airport Road
One of India’s most experienced tattoo artists of his generation, Sameer Patange will be in the city for a tattoo festival. Walk into the Hotel Royal Orchid and get a tattoo of your choice done by the master artist and his team. Patange in the past has worked on several Bollywood celebrities, including Kangana Ranaut, Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt, Sushmita Sen, Shruti Hassan, Raveena Tandon among others. It’s time you got one too. Rs 10,000 onwards. 10 am.
Lessons in Odissi
November 3 | Residency Road
As a continued effort to build strong ties with a discerning performing arts audience in Bengaluru, Sanjali Centre for Odissi Dance will hold a lecture demonstration in Odissi. Sharmila Mukherjee and senior dancers of the Sanjali ensemble will walk the audience through intricacies of the Odissi dance, known for its statuesque
poses and grace. Entry free. 6.30 pm. At Bangalore Club Library Auditorium.