Over And Out! Summer 2016.

The summer music festival in Landour is over and we are still recovering from all the fun that lasted the whole weekend. Thanks to everyone who came out in numbers and supported the festival. Its the love and appreciation for the Landour hillside that brings us together to celebrate the summers in the Hills.  …

Sit back, Relax and enjoy! Mussoorie Mobile Cinema.

Mussoorie Mobile Cinema is back for the Big Gig festival and is screening a film about the landmark global musical project called ‘1 Giant Leap’. The film will screened at Cafe Ivy, our new favourite cafe at Char Dukkan around 6.30pm, 14th May.   What is Mussoorie Mobile Cinema?   A local, informal and not-for-profit…

Mussoorie Infinity Walk at Landour by Been There, Doon That?

Join Been There Doon That? at the Big Gig festival as they take you around the chakkar in Landour for a heritage walk on the 14th May. Where : Starts at sisters buzzar ( assemble at the BTDT stall at the flea market ) When : 14 May,  3pm Sign up : sargam_mehra@yahoo.com, ghanshu8@gmail.com The Queen…

You better be Walking in the hills!!

Walks at the Festival The best way to experience the mountains, especially when you are up here in Landour, is to just take a walk. Big Gig always aims to bring this hillside experience and provides options of walks and small hikes. Here is what you have in store if you wish to take one…

Of music, mountains, and momos

Of music, mountains, and momos I’ll never forget the first time I ate a momo. I was 10-years-old and an angelic 6th-grade teacher had chosen to treat the class at recess. I had heard whispers of the momo myth, from classmates well-versed in the finest Tibetan cuisine, of that perfect little combination of dough, meat,…

Soundtrack to a race

Pahari Noises (Or the musical muses of an unmusical fan) – ‘ Soundtrack to a race ‘

Growing up with music

Pahari Noises (Or the musical muses of an unmusical fan) – Growing up with Music

When the mountains sing

Pahari Noises (Or the musical muses of an unmusical fan)
– When the mountains sing;
Karan Madhok / @hoopistani

THE BIG NIGHT

Just being outside at 7550ft above sea level in the Himalayas is an exhilarating experience. Listening to live music at that altitude is a high that can only be experienced, not described. Put 350 people doing just that together and you have magic, something that was experienced at The Big Gig, 2015. It’s not very…

Big Gig Festival – The boutique Himalayan destination festival

  The Big Gig festival is a boutique destination festival that showcases and promotes various local events on the beautiful hillside of Landour in Mussoorie. The core of the festival is music in the mountains, while other events such as the buzzar that promotes local social businesses, heritage walks and nature trail walks, adds to…

Everything You Need To Know About Big Gig 2015

Folks!!! We’re now 1 days away from the Summer Edition of Big Gig 2015!!! This will mark the 3rd Edition of our Summer Music Festival in the Himalayas. This time around, there have been a few changes though, and all for the better. We have added loads of activities to ensure that you have  a…