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…

Come support KEEN this year!

Big Gig is a proud supporter of KEEN, the local waste management initiative which stands for Keeping the Environment Ecologically Natural. We have been getting regular updates on KEEN’s progress and wanted to share some information about how they have been slowly progressing. As you read on, you will find out what Mr. Crider has to…

Landour Chukkar Eight by Mussoorie Heritage Center

What better way to relax and unwind than to walk around the Chukkar on an early morning in October and learn about Landour heritage, history and other cool facts! 8.30AM-10.30AM, 28th – 29th Oct. (Pic Credit – Monish John) Mussoorie Heritage Centre is a social enterprise which is an archival centre of Mussoorie’s past and…

Big Gig 2017 Schedule

The 5th edition of this small (contradictory to the name!) but exclusive festival is scheduled the last weekend of October. No better time to watch the Winterline! Not sure what winter line is? Have a look at the image below. The festival will be taking place over Saturday and Sunday, 28th-29th Oct. Here is what…

Almost ‘Landour’ time of the year!

This October our local community festival will be back on the hillside!   The festival would include Nature trail walks, Heritage walks, Handicraft Buzzar and of course lots of Music at Highlands! The weather will be perfect and snow views will be majestic! Oh, we forgot to mention the sunsets!! Great time to plan a…

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…

Waste Warriors – How to keep the mountains clean at Big Gig

Waste Warriors are one of our official waste management partners for the Big Gig as we are as passionate about cleanliness and the environment as we are about music! To compensate Waste Warriors for the time and effort they put in and for all the equipment they bring with them we are offering tickets for…

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…

Brentwood Hotel & Resorts

Still looking for a place to stay in Mussoorie for the festival?  We might have an answer for you, especially if you are interested in living in a tent!! Located in the heart of the town,  Hotel Brentwood provides tourists  with the  opportunity to enjoy all that Mussoorie has to offer. It has 70 rooms…

Summer in Landour – Big Gig 2016

 Big Gig 2016,  14th – 15th May It is almost summer time in the hills and we are so excited! We are all set for this years’ annual festival in Landour and have lots of activities ready for you. Plan your travels now and make sure you will be heading up the hills this May….