“If music be the food of love, play on.”

Who’d have thought that the quote is from the great William Shakespeare? But words were his forte and he is right my friend! And so we bring to you not one, not two but FOUR amazing music festivals in our very own Rajasthan:

Jodhpur RIFF, 5–9 October, Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

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The Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) was started in 2007 to promote the folk music and lifestyle of Rajasthan. With Maharaja of Jodhpur as its chief patron and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones as its international patron, around 250 artists and musicians come together to be a part of this celebration.

Highlight: The interactive session which gives you a rare opportunity to converse with the artists and learn more about their music, roots and community.

For more: http://www.jodhpurriff.org/

Magnetic Fields, 15–17 December, Alsisar Mahal, Rajasthan

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Magnetic Fields is for the young at heart featuring India’s best forward thinking musicians with the world’s finest underground stars – all with the magnificent Alsisar Mahal in the backdrop.

Highlight: Laze on lawns, hunt for buried treasure, bring out your inner hippie, dance on rooftops and watch the desert come to life. Their tickets include accommodation in tents…TENTS!

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For more: http://www.magneticfields.in/

Udaipur World Music Festival, 9–11 February, 2018, across Udaipur

Udaipur World Music festival
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The electrifying Udaipur World Music Festival will have 150 artists from 16 countries all performing on one platform. Artists range from first timers to well-established names.

Highlight: Look out for a range of music and international artists against the majestic backdrop of Udaipur.

For more: http://www.udaipurworldmusicfestival.com/

World Sacred Spirit Festival, 16–11 February, 2018, Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

World Sacred Spirit Festival
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Be a part of a sacred and historical musical journey with the World Sacred Spirit Festival. Imagine the glow of a thousand candles, soulful music that takes you back to those pilgrims of the past…it’s magical and inspirational.

Highlight: Embark on a journey of self-discovery as you let Sufi maestros like Rumi and Hafiz take you towards enlightenment of the soul.

For more: http://worldsacredspiritfestival.org/

So go ahead, get clicking and booking!

Suchita is a writer by day, reader by night and a problem solver and creator in-between. She loves to gossip and feel superior in her head. Her biggest achievement has been a comment on her blog that said she has a wicked sense of humour.