We hit 2014 and how
Often said that your experience at the dawn of New Year’s is quite the script for the rest of the year ahead. Be it greatness of the food, the groove of the awe-inspiring music, or the beauty of the location where you are. The patrons at Escape’s Countdown Festival made sure that Delhiites take good time into 2014. The festival ringed in the New Year with the Ska Vengers performance at the Skinner stage while breathtaking fireworks lit the sky up. The Vibe stage on the other hand pumped up the trance rhythm as the clock struck 12.
An offshoot at Manesar – one of the coolest destination music festivals of the country – Escape-The Countdown Festival was the perfect year ender to unwind, the festival had 3 stages – Skinner, Vibe and the Boiler Room experience which featured spectacular music, along with art exhibitions, international cuisine alongside activities such as nature walks, mountain biking and rejuvenating spa treatments.
The countdown festival showcased some of the finest musical performances from across the globe. The line-up at the festival had names like Antariksh, Big Bang Blues, Rusty Nails, The Ska Vengers, Aditi-Veena, Prateek Kuhad Collective, Jassb’stards, Jagramogara, Ectogasmics, Tadayan, Vaeya, Vipers vs K.T, Buffapirate, Frame / Frame, Shantam, Kumbhkaran, Blueorb, Curtain Blue, Guy called Sid Sal, Tech Panda, Post Modern Pandit, Uncoded followed by a new year’s brunch.
Speaking about the Escape- The Countdown Festival, festival director L Tochhawng, said, ‘Simply put, how I wanted to bring in the New Year? With great music, non-stop festivity starting the 30th, going till the 1st noon, immersed in various genres of music, great food and a picturesque venue. It was a good start with a new festival to ring in the New Year. The last few years have made one thing very clear, we love our music festivals, so why not bid goodbye to the year gone by and bring in the New Year with a Mini Music Festival.’