EAST.WAV: Kolkata’s first Electronic Music Festival on the HOOGHLY River

Presenting a massive all day event in the middle of the Hooghly River. You know you’ve always wanted to party on a boat, so EAST.WAV is bringing an entire...

Presenting a massive all day event in the middle of the Hooghly River. You know you’ve always wanted to party on a boat, so EAST.WAV is bringing an entire ship!

Starting in the afternoon with laid back music followed by live electronica and sunset disco. The night evolves into a one of a kind celebration under the stars: a first of its kind audio-visual experience on the river.

2 decked super luxury party cruiser totaling over 18000 sq ft. The main deck has an A/C lounge and the sky deck is open for 360° panoramic view of the beautiful coastline of Kolkata.

PERFORMING ARTISTS

SUNJU HARGUN (TH)

One of Asia’s biggest & finest exports, Sunju Hargun, born and raised in Thailand with Indian and Japanese roots. On a quest to share music into the world, you can find him regularly disk-jockeying at clubs around the world or featured in line-ups alongside heavy-weights at festivals like Epizode (Vietnam), Sonar(Barcelona), Wonderfruit and amongst club shows in Berlin, London, Sydney & Melbourne.

STYLE: ACID HOUSE / ELECTRO

KOHRA

Kohra has played at some of the biggest festivals in the country like DGTL, EDC, Awakenings (India & AMS), ADE, and at various venues in Amsterdam, Australia, UAE, Thailand and Mauritius. He’s shared stage with many iconic artists like Pete Tong, Dubfire, Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer, Chris Liebing, Josh Wink, Patrice Baumel, Joseph Capriati and Oliver Huntemann over the last decade as one of India’s leading dance music artists. He’s ranked amongst the top techno dj’s of our country.

STYLE: TECHNO

KINI RAO

Kini is a DJ, producer and mixed media artist whose sets accentuate the sounds she loves and in a broader sense fit into the zones of house and techno. An avid collector of music – she started her career at venues like Zenzi Mills in her hometown Mumbai, gradually playing bigger and bigger floors including after hours sets at bar 25 Berlin and a live broadcast at Boiler Room. Kini’s music vision is to write, play and promote hi-fi music with a generous touch of lo-fi soul.

STYLE: HOUSE / ELectro

Zokhuma

The 27-year-old maverick has a mask for every occasion. Well known in cult progressive metal circles in India for his earlier work song writing and playing guitar for Goddess Gagged before moving on to study music production in the UK, he’s already performed in places like Croatia, Netherlands and Sri Lanka under his new moniker while cherry-picking his way through the best clubs & festivals in India. Recent performances include a live broadcast on Boiler Room, Mixmag Lab & peak time sets at Magnetic Fields Festival.

STYLE: Electro/Techno

DEEP BROWN

Hailing from one of India’s most musically attuned cities, Kolkata – Ankur Kedia started his career at a young age of 16. As Deep Brown he’s been delivering to the dance floor a palette of grooves that emerge from the Chicago house and, Detroit techno era. He has, to date played at leading festivals in India such as Goat and Magnetic Fields Festival, sharing the stage with Ben UFO, Four Tet & Willow.

STYLE: FUNK / DISCO

8-BIT CULPRIT

With releases on Qilla Records, Soupherb Records and the latest on Laark Recordings, 8-Bit Culprit has already been receiving support from many mainstays in the underground dance music scene. During his sets at club shows and festivals, he strives to deliver his signature deep, dark and melancholic atmosphere of intelligent underground music to take people on an unforgettable journey.

STYLE: TECHNO

PALOMA & ADIL

Paloma and Adil have been in the forefront of the live music scene in Kolkata for the past 12 years. They are a duo who make experimental electronic mood music with live guitars and pop/jazz vocal melodies.

STYLE: LIVE ELECTRONICA

SMOKE SIGNAL

SmokeSignal is the alter ego of Nishit Arora, the man behind Smoke Inc, Jamsteady, Thursday Jazz Encounter, Yourlocalscene and Calbunka. He has been sending funky clouds of bass & breaks up and over Calcutta's musical skyline past few years to make contact with his previous alien self. We don't know if they'll connect again but at least we on earth get to hear him bust out tasty jazzy breaks, analog & digital funk, reggae, drum & bass, dub and hip hop.

STYLE: DUB / REGGAE

Event Details & RSVP here: www.eastwav.com | https://www.facebook.com/eastwav/

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