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MON 28 Tue
The blueFROG Bar Night is an evening devoted to the blueFROG community. Regulars as well as newcomers can come over every Tuesday for a night of mingling, bonding and chilling out. Make it your weekly hangout zone where people become familiar, prices are great and the music is always upbeat and recognisable.

We start the night with a hilarious Stand-Up comedy routine and then move into some groovy tunes.

There are great deals on F&B including quarters all night (starting at Rs. 500 plus taxes), beer buckets (starting at Rs. 650 plus taxes) and cocktail pitchers (Rs. 1500 plus taxes) plus wine at retail prices (i.e. same as wine shop prices). Also check out our range of Craft Beers from Gateway Breweries.

In music we're going old school and commercial with popular cover band Jukebox. So come on down to the blueFROG Bar Night. Make it YOUR night! 
09:00PM-12:30AM
Retro
The blueFROG Bar Night The blueFROG Bar Night
29 Wed
Mr Woodnote & Lil Rhys
Mr Woodnote & Lil Rhys smashed it on the European & Russian 'Cause & Fx Tour' featuring Dub Fx, The Flower Fairy, Cade & Snareophobe. Over the winter they have been perfoming live shows across europe from underground clubs to mountain ski slopes.

Vivek Rajagopalan
If world music today is a melting pot of cultures & genres, then Vivek’s music is a drop of spicy red curry in the concoction. It combines Carnatic, Hindustani, jazz, folk, electronic, and drum n bass and creates sound-scapes that are edgy as much as international. The music combines melody (a hallmark of Indian music) with grooves that you’ll hear in various corners of the planet. Together it makes a heady mix of energy and melody - something you’ll find difficult to remove from your head, and stop your feet from tapping to. To sum things up, Vivek’s music is an impression of today’s India: traditional, funky, global, dynamic, and contagiously pulsating.

Sidd Coutto
Sidd Coutto is a singer-songwriter from Mumbai. Coutto has performed in several bands since the late-'90s, most famously as the drummer of alternative rock act Zero and as the frontman of Tough On Tobacco. He released his debut album Sunny Side Up in October, 2011. Coutto is a mult-instrumentalist. A drummer, vocalist and guitar player. He has collaborated with a number of musicians from India and around the country.
10:00PM-12:30AM
Electronic
Loop Fest Loop Fest
Today
Tracing an arc of creative growth that reflects a wide swath of influences, Aditya Ashok has emerged as an inquisitive and versatile drum and bass producer. This year, he brings to you - OX7GEN Live : a collaborative experience presented by various musicians that weave together a seamless live drum and bass set exploring rhythmic energy and dynamicist.

A spectrum of musical interaction amongst - Aditya Ashok : drums and synths / Bradley Tellis : guitar and samplers / Don Bhatt : guitar / Suraj Manik : bass guitar / Rohan Rajadhakshya : keys ; accompanied by a host of versatile voices and Bombay's finest - Siddharth Basrur, Saba Azad, Rohan Mazumdar and Rachel Varghese.Lights, sound and all artistic concepts of the set are carefully cumulated, with an intent to illustrate an aesthetic rendering of melodic post-rock layers, meets big-house liquid funk drum & bass.

Opening Artist Zokhuma 
10:30PM-12:30AM
Electronic
Ox7gen
31 Fri
Having a key role in promoting Hip Hop/Trap music, DJ SA can be seen performing regularly at clubs all around the country. 2013 saw DJ SA playing the NH7 Weekender, Pune to rave reviews. 

Further appearances at the NH7 Shakedown parties as well as his own signature night "Fresh" saw him digging into his roots to get Hip Hop the attention it deserves. He has opened for the likes of Akon, Charmillionaire, Kardinal Ofishall, Sean Kingston, Snoop Dogg (Lion), MIMS and DJ Green Lantern resulting in collaborations with Universal Music to promote all their hip hop albums across India in the past. 

More recently he opened for "DJ Mick" at VH1's signature event "Hip Hop Hustle" as well as provided support to bass music kingpin "Flux Pavilion" further cementing his status as a key player in Indian club culture.
10:30PM-01:30AM
Electronic
MAD STUPID HALLOWEEN PARTY feat DJ Sa
01 Sat
blueFROG Bombay's Saturday Brunch is the perfect way to kick off your weekend. There's a wide barbecue selection from the wood-fired grill, craft beers from Gateway Breweries and signature cocktails plus some chilled out tunes. 

This is YOUR time. So put on those Hawaiian shirts, floaters, sun dresses, leave the kids with grandma and let your hair down!
12:00PM-04:30PM
Food
The blueFROG Saturday Brunch
Nanok
Jai Vaswani, otherwise known as Nanok, is a producer and DJ from Mumbai, who has been a veteran of the club circuit in the city for over 10 years. With the release of his newest album, Death By Shoelaces, in March 2014, Nanok makes a departure from the sound of his previous records, to a dance floor-friendly house/disco/funk vibe that is quickly being recognised as one of the freshest sounds currently emerging from the Indian independent electronica space. 

Born in Queens, New York, Nanok moved to Mumbai at a very young age, and discovered his love for music and began DJing in the city, before travelling to London to study music production at Point Blank where he discovered a range of new sounds. On returning to Mumbai, Nanok became a regular in the clubs and party circuit in Mumbai, and was invited to play at some of the most renowned clubs in the city at the time.

Kumail
Kumail Hamid is a 20 year old music producer, who for four years now has been experimenting with music of genres ranging from rap to dubstep, which has led to his current work in what can only be classified under the ambiguous label of "electronic music". 

His music boldly pushes the level of experimentation of the current "scene" beyond its club friendly confines, exploring the more ethereal regions of sound. Heavily manipulated live recordings coupled withatmospheric synths and meticulously panned rhythm sections form the fundamental characteristics of his tracks. These sonic qualities are moulded together in a variety of structures, a result of his eclectic set of influences. These influences, that range from the likes of Eskmo, Nicolas Jaar, Mount Kimbie and Shlohmo come through in his DJ set with a selection of their more up-beat, jammable tracks providing a dance experience that is rich in sound. 
10:30PM-01:30AM
Electronic
Nanok EP Launch + Kumail
02 Sun
Stretching languidly over 5 hours, the brunch is nothing short of decadent. With over 50 dishes to choose from you would need many Sundays to sample everything on offer. The open bar includes a whole range of cocktails, champagne cocktails, martinis and fruit juices.

Artist Performing: TBA
11:30AM-05:00PM
Food
Sunday Brunch + miniFROG with fun activities for kids
Vipul Goyal
Vipul Goyal is an Electrical Engineering graduate from IIT Bombay. Fresh out of college, he worked as a retail analyst in Adventity Inc. for 6 months, but soon realised that his heart was in H.R. where HR stands for HUMOUR Resources. He mixed Laughs and Entrepreneurship and soon founded the most Unique HR firm "Humorously Yours" which has since been pioneers in Stand Up Comedy & Entertainment Shows. 

Karunesh Talwar
Karunesh Talwar is a writer and comedian from Bombay, who regularly performs at venues around the country. He's the youngest professional comic on the circuit. He's opened several times for Vir Das, and was formerly a writer and performer at Weirdass Comedy and All India Bakchod. He's written on several TV shows as well, including Comedy Nights With Kapil. His comedy is incisive and angry, and includes some musical elements also. He talks (and sings) about things that annoy him and piss him off.

Vikramjit Singh
Vikramjit Singh used to be a nice guy. Then he became angry, and when he couldn’t get any angrier, he became funny. Rich people and the proverbial ‘nice’ people get his angst going, as does India’s obsession with gyms and food. He calls his humour ‘rib-tickling’, and loves an audience that has the stomach for it.
08:00PM-10:00PM
Comedy
THE BEST IN STAND-UP COMEDY: Vipul Goyal, Karunesh Talwar, Vikramjit Singh.
MON 04 Tue
Cloud Control
Dream Cave - Cloud Control’s second album - is the result of periods of seclusion, persecution and exposure to the musically sublime & ridiculous. Like their 2010 debut Bliss Release, the album is filled with classic songwriting and melody. Unlike their debut, Dream Cave sees the band cut loose from their roots and embrace a spirit of experimentation best exemplified by Check Your Head-era Beastie Boys or a Led Zeppelin record.

Money For Rope
If you haven’t been listening to Money For Rope, now is a ripe time to get started. The Money For Rope LP is a stunning production - 9 songs that ooze the taste of Melbourne’s underground. Recorded and mixed by Steven Schram (The Vasco Era, Devastations, Little Red) the album follows years of intense touring across Australia, various festival appearances, and a run of 4 sneaky 7 inches, which are almost all sold out.

Peking Duk
Spark up an electro fuse with a twist of house, blend with a galvanizing slowed down beat, and Peking Duk is served. Catapulting onto the Australian music scene, the Canberra-bred duo of Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles has captivated fans across Australia and the world with their distinct flavour of indie electronica and electrifying live sets.

Appleonia
Appleonia is the singer/songwriter moniker of Jessica Chapnik Kahn. The Sydney-based Argentinian makes music that's equal parts folksy and cinematic, the latter quality being attributable to her work as an actor and director. After beginning her career as a touring keyboardist, Kahn made an AFI Award and ARIA Fine Arts Award nominated soundtrack for the Australian film The Square. This album was followed by the birth of the Appleonia moniker, under which she released an album titled 'OH' earlier this year. Fans of Feist and Regina Spektor will find an interesting variation of that cozy and picturesque sounds in Appleonia's music.
08:00PM-12:00AM
Singer-songwriterRock more
 NH7 presents The Aussie BBQ
Free entry
05 Wed
Chad Valley
Hugo Manuel, better known by his stage name Chad Valley, is an English electronic recording artist and singer. He has released two EPs, various singles and one full-length album, Young Hunger.
Manuel began Chad Valley as a solo project alongside the Oxford-based band Jonquil which he heads. In 2010, he released his eponymous debut EP via Cascine, which consisted of four tracks. His second EP, Equatorial Ultravox, was released in 2011 leading to wider recognition for Manuel. Neil Ashman of Drowned in Sound described this release as "wistful in tone, but it's no nostalgia trip and summer or not it's a consistently blissful and thrilling EP that bodes well for any forthcoming album."

Houdini Dax
Houdini Dax unveil two new tracks “Good Old Fashioned Maniac” c/w “Legs” as a preview for their forthcoming LP, Naughty Nation to be released early in 2015.

Houdini Dax channel the joy of Britpop, the melodies of The Fab Four with the supercharged energy of new wave to create a post-modern mod-ish melodic racket. Championed by the likes of John Robb, Louder Than War and Mark Beaumont, The Guardian HOUDINI DAX’s brand new radio promo marks the band’s first new material since being chosen as winners in the Horizons Scheme an industry led initiative run by BBC Wales in conjunction with Arts Council for Wales. As Horizon's winners HOUDINI DAX are set receive extensive airplay this autumn including a prestigious Maida Vale Live Session scheduled for 29th/30th November. 

The Emerald Armada
The Emerald Armada was brought to life with the soul ambition of creating music from all of lifes little inspirations. The Armada was formed by lead singer Neil Allen with his friend of over 20 years and bassist Gary Lynas. The two became four with the additions of Benjamin Hamilton (Rhythm Guitar) and Dermot Moynagh bringing unique and contemporary bodhrán playing to the forefront. With a wealth of highly energetic home grown songs just waiting to take form, The Emerald Armada was born and soon made its way to a five piece. The last addition came in the form of Lead Guitarist Tony McHugh. Since 2010 the Armada has foot stomped, knees up'd and even the odd crowded surfed around the UK & Ireland. 2013 saw The Emerald Armada support acts such as Newton Faulkner, Frightened Rabbit, Villagers, Admiral Fallow, Hayseed Dixie and other top class acts. Songs such as “Everyone” featured on Channel 4s hit TV Series “London Irish” and numerous festival slots have helped the Armada share their unique brand of alt/irish folk music with the world.
08:00PM-12:00AM
FolkElectronic
NH7 presents UK Showcase
Free entry
06 Thu
The Inspector Cluzo
Delivering a jacked-up explosion of soulful funk-influenced classic rock intensity, THE INSPECTOR CLUZO’s fourth studio full-length, Gasconha Rocks, was recorded in full analog by the band on their old MCI mixing desk on their farm in Mont de Marsan, Gascony. The album’s diverse ten tracks capture the act’s most closely represented recording of their insanely energetic live show. A band who prides themselves on maintaining a badass style of funk without a bass player, THE INSPECTOR CLUZO formed in 2007 when their bassist never showed up for practice, therefore initiating a lifelong goal of abusing and demoting bassists the world over. Boasting a fully DIY attitude and system in every aspect, the duo -- guitarist/vocalist Malcom Lacrouts and drummer/backing vocalist Phil Jourdain -- has handled their own management, booking, label and promotion since inception, even amidst their massively and steadily growing fanbase over the years. Their rampant live performances have been heavily documented online, indisputably ranking them one of France’s most hard-touring bands.

As Animals
“When we start to play a melody, on the guitar, piano, drums or whatever, and it clicks for us, it becomes a mission. Once we start it, we have to continue until we finish, even if it takes hours, days...”

It’s that kind of impulse that drives French duo, As Animals. That and a pressing need to create. 

They could be called indie, pop or dreamy alternative rock. It’s for the listener to decide. 

Putting limits or fitting into one genre has never been of interest to them. With writer/producer Fred leading the way on the music and singer/songwriter Zara writing the lyrics, this first release had to feed their own personal cravings.

Their surroundings and close experiences is what inspires As Animals. The art they admire, films they watch or music they listen to. You can hear the love they have for Bjork, The Knife, Feist and Fiona Apple battling through their sound and their visuals have a taste of the directors they enjoy; Kubrick, Terry Gilliam and Oliver Stone.
10:00PM-12:30AM
Alternative RockFunk more
The Inspector Cluzo + As Animals
07 Fri
Dirty Vegas
When the Grammy Award winning group Dirty Vegas was founded; the mould of the electronic fused bands was broken. Not a mere two turntables and a microphone Dirty Vegas are true musicians. Founded by Paul Harris, Steve Smith and Ben Harris the group has become one of the most recognisable names in EDM.

The band's 2001 debut single “Days Go By” appeared in a now-iconic television advertisement for Mitsubishi and became a benchmark that set a new model for the marketing music in advertising. The single with its magnetic original video catapulted Dirty Vegas to Grammy success winning the group Best Dance Recording in 2003; the first year the award was given in that category.

Of course when Dirty Vegas is not in the studio creating their masterful works they are touring the world. From DJing some of the most famous nightclubs to their live performances at the most prestigious festivals, including appearances at Ultra Music Festival, Coachella and SXSW. A highlight for Dirty Vegas was becoming "unplugged" playing an intimate acoustic performance with a 30 piece Orchestra at the New World Symphony Hall in Miami during the Winter Music Conference.

In a career that started over 10 years ago, the Grammy winning duo of Steve Smith and Paul Harris are ready for the next step in the evolution of Dirty Vegas. They spent the first half of 2013 working on new material, and have completed their next official release; an EP titled Let The Night which released at the end of the year. 

John 00 Fleming
John 00 Fleming is an artist who has achieved international success in a career spanning over 27 years without dishonouring his musical essence or fans. With over 10 million album sales and 30 produced mix compilations, John’s a proven musical pioneer whose essence lies in what his fans call, ‘the J00F sound’. The J00F sound is as unpretentious as the artist, and is best described as deep and textured progressively edged trance, in an electronic dance music style that is an antithesis to what is normally produced within the genre.

In an industry rife in self worship and mirror gazing, John is characterised by a passion and ability to connect audiences by injecting his unique underground musical style, and not his ego, into the mainstream vein. This connection has manifested in ten mix compilations and five singles in the UK Top 40 charts on iconic labels: Virgin, EMI and Warner Music. It has also seen him headline major events worldwide, seeing in over 10,000 appearances at the likes of; Ministry of Sound, Godskitchen, Digital Society and Global Gathering, through to Holland’s Dance Valley, Serbia’s Exit Festival, Brazil’s Exxxperience, Australia’s Future music festivals, Belgium’s Tomorrowland, and the U.S.A’s Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC).

10:30PM-12:30AM
Electronic
Submerge and blueFROG Present Dirty Vegas + John 00 Fleming
08 Sat
blueFROG Bombay's Saturday Brunch is the perfect way to kick off your weekend. There's a wide barbecue selection from the wood-fired grill, craft beers from Gateway Breweries and signature cocktails plus some chilled out tunes. 

This is YOUR time. So put on those Hawaiian shirts, floaters, sun dresses, leave the kids with grandma and let your hair down!
12:00PM-04:30PM
Food
The blueFROG Saturday Brunch
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is Australia’s largest ticketed cultural festival and one of Melbourne's major hallmark events. It is without rival the premier comedy event in the Southern Hemisphere, second only to Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival and consolidates Melbourne as Australia's comedy capital.

With over 6400 performances, a total audienceof over 690,000, free family shows, hundreds of venues and thousands of participants, no other event captures the sense of fun and imagination the way the Comedy Festival does.

The Festival enjoys major international status and plays an influential role in delivering Australian artists to the markets of North America and the UK as well as introducing important performers to Australian audiences. It is seen as the 'must perform' and 'must see' comedy festival.

Setting the Melbourne Comedy Festival apart from other annual arts festivals is the sheer breadth of activities. These include major TV and Radio broadcasts, national training and development and the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow touring to over 80 venues in Australia, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong and four major cities across India.
08:00PM-10:00PM
Comedy
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
A pioneer of the DVJ shows, DJ Oof has performed in 400 audiovisual concerts abroad in museums, film and music festivals ever since 2003. He has remixed some of the most famous French soundtracks on his Cinemax album (Universal Jazz) which he has showcased all over the world from the Festival de Cannes to Montreux and the Burning Man festival. His latest creations are: 4 mashups with the aeronautic archives, some for Walt Disney, 11 with the films of the cult animator Norman McLaren and with J. Tati’s movie: Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot (Technicolor foundation).

10:30PM-01:00AM
Hip/Hop Electronic
DJ OOF (France)
09 Sun
Stretching languidly over 5 hours, the brunch is nothing short of decadent. With over 50 dishes to choose from you would need many Sundays to sample everything on offer. The open bar includes a whole range of cocktails, sparkling wine cocktails, martinis, beer, wine and fruit juices.

The Sunday brunch at blueFROG is the only brunch in town with live music and dancing. It is the perfect place to spend time with your loved ones, over a variety of board games like Monopoly, Scrabble and Jenga. The blueFROG Sunday brunch - a game the whole family can play!

Artist Performing: Carlton Vaz
11:30AM-05:00PM
Food
Sunday Brunch + miniFROG with fun activities for kids
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is Australia’s largest ticketed cultural festival and one of Melbourne's major hallmark events. It is without rival the premier comedy event in the Southern Hemisphere, second only to Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival and consolidates Melbourne as Australia's comedy capital.

With over 6400 performances, a total audienceof over 690,000, free family shows, hundreds of venues and thousands of participants, no other event captures the sense of fun and imagination the way the Comedy Festival does.

The Festival enjoys major international status and plays an influential role in delivering Australian artists to the markets of North America and the UK as well as introducing important performers to Australian audiences. It is seen as the 'must perform' and 'must see' comedy festival.

Setting the Melbourne Comedy Festival apart from other annual arts festivals is the sheer breadth of activities. These include major TV and Radio broadcasts, national training and development and the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow touring to over 80 venues in Australia, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong and four major cities across India.
10:00PM-12:30AM
Comedy
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
MON 11 Tue
The blueFROG Bar Night is an evening devoted to the blueFROG community. Regulars as well as newcomers can come over every Tuesday for a night of mingling, bonding and chilling out. Make it your weekly hangout zone where people become familiar, prices are great and the music is always upbeat and recognisable.

We start the night with a hilarious Stand-Up comedy routine and then move into some groovy tunes.

There are great deals on F&B including quarters all night (starting at Rs. 500 plus taxes), beer buckets (starting at Rs. 650 plus taxes) and cocktail pitchers (Rs. 1500 plus taxes) plus wine at retail prices (i.e. same as wine shop prices). Also check out our range of Craft Beers from Gateway Breweries.

In music we're going old school and commercial with popular cover band Jukebox. So come on down to the blueFROG Bar Night. Make it YOUR night! 
09:00PM-12:30AM
Retro
The blueFROG Bar Night
12 Wed 13 Thu

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14 Fri 15 Sat
blueFROG Bombay's Saturday Brunch is the perfect way to kick off your weekend. There's a wide barbecue selection from the wood-fired grill, craft beers from Gateway Breweries and signature cocktails plus some chilled out tunes. 

This is YOUR time. So put on those Hawaiian shirts, floaters, sun dresses, leave the kids with grandma and let your hair down!
12:00PM-04:30PM
Food
The blueFROG Saturday brunch.
Ross Birchard is the one of the most exciting record producers to come out of Scotland in the last ten years, seducing rap-heads and ravers alike with his neon-lit R&B and warehouse smashing low-end beats. Now, as the unlikely poster boy for a new generation of genre-mangling UK artists, he's touring his live festival and club shows across the globe and producing for chart- topping urban-pop names like Kanye West, Chris Brown and Azealia Banks.

Hip Hop has always been at Birchardʼs beating heart. HudMo, as he is affectionately known, quickly became Glasgowʼs secret weapon; signing album deals from early demos with the gold standard of electronic music Warp Records. Among the ranks of Aphex Twin, Boards of Canada, Squarepusher, Flying Lotus and fellow LuckyMe cohort Rustie, he continues to perfect his sound: classic soul samples siphoned through bombastic air horns, heart-aching top line melody floating above rattling half-time tempos. A truly modern artist belonging to true-hip hopʼs lineage, but equally inspired by the pop/soul hybrids of Quincy Jones. The main room happy hardcore rave and the deep, dark roots of techno are all viscerally acknowledged in this music - even at it's most pop.

Hudson Mohawke has been a name present in hotlists since his first LP outting 'Butter' back in 2009. New credits seem to emerge daily from the highest ranks of the majors. He's tasted the US Billboard charts with one of 2012's best received EPs as TNGHT (alongside Montreal's Lunice). Hudson Mohawke maintains that holy ground between cult DJ and arena-smashing producer. He packs out shows from Shoreditch to SXSW causing avid moshpits and roadblock queues to a young, smart and open minded audience. 
10:30PM-01:30AM
Electronic
Red Bull Music Academy Presents Hudson Mohawke India Tour
16 Sun

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