New Years Eve GIG Alert
By Mannu Shahi
It’s that time of year again when we take out our party shoes and hit different venues around KTMto look out for live music that get us dancing and quenches our thirst for an entertaining night. Nepali New Year is just around the corner this weekend which means the celebration starts from Saturday evening till the very day on Sundaywith our favorite acts playing across venues in and outside the country to enhance our party spirit more.
Amidst some of the locations organizing a show for the New Years Eve event is Base Camp Outdoor Lifestyle who will be featuring an amazing line-up of artists like Jason & Rhonda from Belgium, Y N Z N. P and Foeseal from Nepal. Celine and Mathilde are two eclectic vocalists and songwriters from Ghent, Belgium who formed the duo Jason & Rhonda since 2018 putting together their interest for live electronics, beats and loops. Similarly, Y N Z N. P is an independent electronic music producer and a singer-songwriter with an diverse range of expressions swaying from left field electronic music to art pop influences, while, Bishal aka Foeseal is an electronic music producer from Kathmandu who has been quite active in the scene for some time now.
On the very day Trishara Restaurant Lazimpat plans out to entertain its audience with the music of DJ Suraj and DJ Bki Kool Dexterous, while, Trishara Pokhara will be hosting DJ Azen and Audiofarm in the house. The 90’s rock influenced group of Nepal, MT. 8848 will be entertaining their crowd with their catchy tunes like Maski Maski and Budheskal Ko Lathi at Kings Lounge, Durbarmarg. While the most celebrated figure of the Contemporary Nepali mainstream industry Bipul Chettri will grace his audience with his special performance at the newly opened Lord Of Drinks, Thamel. Chettri as usual will be performing along with his group Bipul Chettri and The Travelling Band and the pre-sales tickets are priced Rs. 1500 and 2000.
For people in mood for some rock and roll stuff could check out venues like Mojo Boutique Hotel, Baneshwor who will be featuring Monkey Temple, Ai-La Lounge, Kumaripati where Abhaya and Steam Engines will be playing, Hotel Annapurna who are hosting Cobweb for the eve celebration or PurpleHaze where Albatross will be taking over the stage. So wherever you may feel like going all the events sound quite promising and well planned just so that you and your friends may have a wonderful time listening to the kind of music that’ll make your countdown to New Years 2076 a memorable one.
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