Dehradun Guitar Company with Big Gig!

Dehradun Guitars, the local custom guitar builders have joined hands with our festival this year and are bringing the talented guitarist Ritwik all the way from Bangalore. See him perform at the Acoustic sessions on the 28th Oct at Cafe Ivy! During the early months of 2010, in a small town in the foothills of…

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…

The Nature Trail walks – Jabarkhet Nature Reserve

Step into the wild and connect with a real Himalayan forest this Big Gig. You must sign up for the walks at Jabarkhet Nature Reserve and explore some of the beautiful trails at the reserve. Jabarkhet Nature Reserve, located just five kilometres from Landour is Uttarakhand’s first Private Nature Reserve. This little sanctuary provides a…

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…

How to get to Landour ? Big Gig

    Lets try and help you plan things out better if you are heading up from another town! This is the most asked question and we have been getting numerous enquiries about the same. Here goes! (Cover Photo Credit – Monish John Photography ) How to get to Landour  ? Landour in Mussoorie is…

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,…

Eco-Trail Walk – A walk into the Himalayan wilderness

Have you ever thought of walking into a Himalayan forest? If yes then this might be the best time to explore the Himalayan Wilderness! For the first time, Big Gig in partnership with Jabarkhet Nature Reserve is organising an eco trail walk for those with a bent of mind that admires nature. The Jabarkhet Nature…

Music & Mountains Matter – Lineup :)

When it comes to selecting artists for the festival, we have to keep in mind the word so often used ‘The VIBE’.  Highlands, a small field at the heart of Landour, at 7550ft overlooking the Doon valley, provides a unique setting to experience music. Gates to highlands, Rokeby Manor opens at 3PM and then continues an evening…

Music at 7550ft !! – 3rd May

The wait is now over! You can get your tickets at Book My Show and join us on the 3rd May to experience music at 7550ft. We have already raved about Highlands a lot, though it still falls short of a description. If you haven’t experienced Landour yet then this might be the best way to…