Windsong Music Festival - An Alternate, Original Indian Live Music festival concluded on December 25 amidst much fanfare at Baga Grounds, Goa. Twenty two Indian Bands performed to alternate, live world music genre categorized into Plugged and Unplugged section on December 24 and 25. The first day of the festival offered an experience that left the music lovers craving for more. Day one not only offered the best of what the Indian sounds and talent had to showcase but also a state of the art technology that made it a visual delight par excellence. The whole idea was to create a platform to showcase the outstanding talent and attract multiple audiences. The first day was a visual treat for music lovers who had come together from all over the world to witness the festival. In the Plugged In section artists like Lucky Ali , Rabbi Shergill, Shkabang, Thaalavatam,Rhythm Rush,Shefali Alvares,Soulmate ,Strings, Agnee ,Mister Printer ,The Ska Vengers,Shaa’ir + Func ,Papon & The East India Co.Remo and The Microwave Papadums enthralled the audience.
In the UnPlugged section Aazin Printer, Neel and The Lightbulbs, The Naina Kundu TrioAirport, Elvis Lobo, Remo Fernandes, Shantanu Pandit, Suman Sridhar, Clayton Hogomeer, Ankur and Sidd MenwhoPause played.
The Festival started with the sweet, not-so-soft jazz vocals from Naina Kundu and the other two member of her trio, on the unplugged stage. Lead singer Anuhska Manchanda got straight to it, asking the crowd, “Are you ready to daaaance ???
Bangalore boy Lucky Ali touched the hearts of every fan in the crowd. The singer with the most anticipated song of the entire festival, Rabbi hit the stage next. Opening strong with Bula Ki Jaana, and with full-on energy and full-on passion, Rabbi followed it up with an ethereal, operatic rock number with powerful lyrics from Christine.