| 22 Jun 2024
LIVE Viacom18 is all set to unite 'you' with its much awaited music festival 'Vh1 Supersonic'

MUMBAI: Our window panes have started fogging up, hot chocolate is taking over the Café counters and every city’s gearing up to officially become tinsel town. But far away from the brouhaha of this world is a tribe of people with headphones around their necks, ready to throw some deodorant, comfy boots and neon bands on, because it’s neither December nor Christmas time for them. It’s time to #GoSupersonic! It’s time to turn Candolim beach into India’s party capital from 27th to 30th December.

India’s definitive dance music experience Vh1 Supersonic has pumped up its beats to bring together some of the world’s best artists on a common platform, and pay an ode to all the loyal music lovers.

From the legends of house, to masters of techno, to the lords of psychedelic trance, Vh1 Supersonic 2015 will transport you to an unparalleled world of unadulterated music and dance against the backdrops of sand, surf and EPIC fun.

You are Vh1 Supersonic. You are the theme

Because you were the curator of Vh1Supersonic 2015 and you announced the line-up. But that’s not all. This time the Vh1 Supersonic Live stream will also be hosted by you! How? Jim Beam Music CDs  and Vh1 Supersonic have launched a VJ Hunt, where fans get a chance to be the face of Jim Beam Vh1 Supersonic this year and make history. You can participate online by sending Vh1 Supersonic ( a 30 second video showcasing your VJ skills. After a week of selection and training, the winner will get a chance to be the face of Jim Beam Vh1 Supersonic this year. Fancy, right? But there’s more. Nearing to the days of the festival, Vh1 Supersonic and Hungama will also launch a digital contest where a few lucky winners will get a chance to be a part of the HungamaSuperBus road trip. The bus that leaves from three cities - Bangalore, Pune and Mumbai, will be loaded with a lot of fun, craziness, great music and will drop you straight to the festival. How exciting us that?

Vh1 Supersonic- Now in your phone

We know how much you love your phone. So we found a place for ourselves in it. The Vh1 Supersonic app for all you iPhone and Android users has also been revamped so that you are forever up-to-date with the details about Vh1 Supersonic Goa, the cool after parties and the Arcade – from the line-up to music played to the location. Keeping you in mind, we have designed the app in a manner that it with act as the single source of everything related to dance music. So download it now and explore new artists, new music and get details of other dance music festivals taking place around the world.

But who’s performing?

Headlining acts at this much awaited music festival include English electronic music duo Disclosure, Swedish DJ, remixer, record producer and owner of Axtone Records, Axwell, American EDM artist Deoro, Canadian electro music duo Zeds Dead and the Russian-German mammoth of a DJ Zedd. The biggest name is undoubtedly the king of house music and the former superstar of Swedish House Mafia- Axwell whose work in progressive and electro house, besides winning awards and accolades, has ruled our hearts for ages. Accompanying this house music virtuoso and coming to India for the first time is ‘Disclosure’, a name known to all in English electronic music scene. This year’s edition will also see the immensely talented Russian-German musician, music producer and DJ of the lector house – ‘Zedd’ whose enrapturing tracks won him the American Music Awards this 2015 spin his vinyl to crowds. Adding to this exciting line-up will be artists like Franky Rizardo, Don Diablo, Jon Van Pol who are set to unleash their magic at the festival stages.

It’s going to be epic

We know what you like. Hence, we have designed a spectacle for you. Upping the excitement further, Vh1 Supersonic is partnering with the best ensemble of techno from Holland, The Awakening. Considered as one of the best ‘Techno festivals’ in the world, this year they will be seen curating the techno stage at Vh1 Supersonic Goa festival. The Main Stage is being hosted by the one and only MC Stretch, along with India’s favourite Nikhil Chinapa, Rohit Barker and Sgt Pokes. Unequivocally voted the most amazing stage by Supersonic lovers last year, the UKF & Arm House promises to be back again this year to satiate the yearnings of drums and base followers. Continuing with its successful partnership with UKF & Arm House, this time the music festival plans on giving drum and base fans an enthralling experience by curating the Drum and Bass Stage at Vh1 Supersonic.

It’s you first

A festival that has always been about the people will continue to focus on its core principles of creating an experience that is safe and fun. Women’s safety remains a top priority for the Supersonic team, and free water will be provided at the venue to make sure people stay safe, hydrated and energetic.

Excited about the third edition of Vh1 Supersonic, LIVE Viaocm18 senior EVP and business head Jaideep Singh said, “Last year was fantastic. We felt so connected with our fans who attended the festival and the bond will only grow stronger this year. Building on last year’s success where approximately 100,000 dance music fans surrendered to the enigma of dance music at Candolim beach, we have been inspired to make this year’s edition of Vh1 Supersonic a much grander affair. Our vision at LIVE Viacom18 is to provide dance music fans with a holistic experiential experience thereby igniting the collective passion for dance music and fulfil the needs of devoted music lovers. The 3rd edition of this festival with its exciting line-up of artists and association with the global music fraternity will be an experience that fans will remember for a long time to come.”

Against a backdrop of blue skies, swaying palm trees, and atop the pristine sands of world famous Candolim beach, Vh1 Supersonic Festival will be all about you! It’ll offer all music lovers, backpackers and globetrotting destination travelers a unique musical experience that is to stay longer in their memories than the four days of their visit to the mega music festival.

So here’s to the nights that will turn into mornings and the friends that will become family. Here’s to you.