Big Gig Bazaar with the Community Engagement program at Woodstock school!

The Big Gig Bazaar this year is proudly supporting Woodstock School’s Community Engagement program which is involved in various social endeavors, especially local schools! This year, all earnings from the Big Gig Baazar will go towards tutoring 10th grade children in Kaplani Village in order to help prepare them for their board examinations.  The Community Engagement…

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…

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…

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…

Landour Heritage Walk – Musoorie Heritage Centre

The walk on the 15th by the Mussoorie Heritage Centre is not to be missed especially if you are going to miss the heritage walk on the 14th. Having already done a numerous walks at the chakkar in Landour ( even at Big Gig last year ), MHC is a real rich source on Mussoorie’s…

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…

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…

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,…