Percept Live, the promoters of one of the world’s largest dance music festivals, Sunburn, have just announced the dates of Sunburn Goa, which has grown into one of the world’s largest music festivals and will now be a 4 day event. The festival will be on the Northern shores of Vatagor, Goa from 27th – 30th of December 2015.
More than just a music festival, Sunburn has nurtured the electronic music culture in India and 2015 will witness a boost in the global fan footprint with devout fanatics pouring in from more than 40 countries. Sunburn has partnered with Viagogo,one of the biggest global ticketing platform as ‘international ticketing partner’.
Another incentive this year is the ticketing policy where fans can avail the payment-in-instalments scheme – 50% at the time of booking and 50% within a period of 45 days. An incentive, which has never been offered by any music festival, making Sunburn once again, a pioneering thought leader in the industry,
Also this year fans can avail 4 days of the festival for the price of 3 days since the net pricing has been kept the same as last year for the fans.
Gear up for another sun soaked year in Goa as the early bird tickets for Sunburn Goa, will go live exclusively on www.sunburn.in on 27th May 2015 from 12 noon onwards. International fans can log onto visit: via.gg/pg1 to purchase their tickets
Sunburn continues to dominate as Asia’s most anticipated and foremost music festival which also got rated amongst the world’s biggest last year by IMS, attracts multiplied audiences year after year from different nations with its’ credibility built on the pillars of massive audience patronage. It has carved an overwhelming position with the music aficionados.
This is the 9th edition of Sunburn Goa which will deliver the world’s best, in technology, music and production in a great web of artistry. The first ever Sunburn festival in 2007 attracted a crowd of 2,000. Last December, Sunburn Goa was attended by almost 3,00,000 people. In 2014 alone, 96 Sunburn events were held across India; overall 7,00,000 people attended them. This year we expect double the attendance on ground as well as our fan base across platforms therefore aiming to make Sunburn, the largest festival globally.
Over the last 8 seasons, Sunburn has hosted some of the most adept artists of our times including Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Axwell, Carl Cox, David Guetta, Deadmau 5, DVLM, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell,Knike Party, Krewella, Nickey Romero, Paul Oakenfold, Sander Van Doorn, Sasha, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto etc.
Music lovers can expect to witness a festival unlike any other as Sunburn Goa 2015 gears up to present an all encompassing experience that will see a cosmic mash of dance music genres, state of the art experiential zones and phenomenal production spanning over 5,00,000 sq. mts. of mountain top venue at Vagator, making this an extravaganza of mammoth proportions and maintaining its reputation as a must-attend festival for any EDM enthusiast.
MASSIVE PRODUCTION: Each stage with its own creative concept and technological innovations, will reflect the mastery of some of the ace production design teams from around the world. And, sure to blow your minds, the main stage will be one of the biggest stages in the world. A super-mega-stage, the Sunburn Goa main stage is set in a beautiful natural amphitheater, redefining – in size, creativity and drama -that’s how India puts on a show for the world. Stage, sound lights and special effects have never looked so good! With numerous artists and over 300 hours of music across stages and events including trance, house, electro, techno, drum & bass, psychedelic, experimental – the list is endless!
FAN VILLAGE: Watch out for meet and greet contests to win a chance to enter the largest Artist Village in Asia and meet your favorite DJs!
FOOD COURTS: Elaborate food courts emanating with delectable local flavors to keep you nourished and ready to dance and reconfigured bars to activate the adrenaline rush. The bars this year will be set up in interesting formats and designs as well as will have exciting cocktails for the fans.
ON-SITE CAMPING: For those really adventurous souls that don’t want to miss a single beat, camping on-site takes the festival experience to the next level.
LEAVE NO TRACE: This activity is undertaken in the interest to keep the city clean and to avoid the harm caused to the natural environment of Goa. Sunburn is all about eco-friendly activities.
40 + EXPERIENCE ZONES: Sunburn Cruises to take a break from the music and catch the beautiful sunset. For those really adventurous souls that didn’t want to miss a single beat, Helicopter Rides will help you catch a breathtaking aerial view of the festival. An 80’ Ferris Wheel for fans to witness a 360 view of the gigantic venue with the music, with a breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea on one side and the hills on the other. Dream Wall for fans to lock their dreams using sticky notes. Bungee Jumping, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Kite Flying, Open Library, Movie Theatre, Sunset Point, Tattoo Making, T-Shirt Printing, Art Village, Tarot Reading, Volley Ball, Football, Stilt Walkers, Go Pros, Spider Cam, Para Copter, Performers-Fire Acts, Jugglers, the catalog goes on. It’s a freaking festival guys! Come outside to play, and come early! Sunburn has added much more to the experience zones this season….
FLEA MARKET: This year, Sunburn Goa will have more than 80 stalls catering to delectable gastronomy and indigenous lifestyle products including giving an impetus to local specialties.
UNLIMITED PARKING: The size of Sunburn’s new Vagator home, allows a guaranteed spot for each and every car, motorbike, bicycle, camel, horse or whatever else you want to ride in on, right opposite the venue! And It’s all pro bono!
AFTERPARTIES: Since we are smack in the center of North Goa, fans will be spoilt for choice with manifold options to choose from. Catch your favorite artists play a surprise set at multiple after dark parties in and around North Goa…
Connecting serious music enthusiasts directly with the artists they love Sunburn is no doubt set to become a sanctuary for forward-thinking music fans looking for life-affirming experiences. Maintaining a healthy balance between popular and underground music, this will be a festival for the true dance music fan, for whom music is a way of life. It’s time to take a break and leave your world behind. Welcome to Planet Sunburn. Be who you want to be. This is your festival.
LIVE. LOVE. DANCE.
For More Information
Sunburn is amongst the world’s biggest music festivals. Sunburn Goa is ranked as big as Tomorrowland and Ultra Miami festival as per IMS APAC Business Report 2014. Started in 2007 as a 3 day music festival, Sunburn is an eclectic mix of music, entertainment, experiences, celebration and lifestyle that has seeded music tourism in India starting with Goa. In the past seven years of its existence, Sunburn has brought together renowned Indian and international artists to entertain hundreds of thousands of dance music lovers through its various formats that reach out to fans across India & Asia. Sunburn caters to a wide Indian and International audience and has positioned India as a prime dance festival destination to the world. Sunburn Campus, Sunburn Reload, Sunburn Arena, and Sunburn Goa, Sunburn Mumbai, and Sunburn Delhi, are some of the live event formats. Sunburn recently also launched ‘Sunburn on Air’; its weekly podcast with special EDM sets created by the world’s top EDM artists.
Sunburn has extended and diversified beyond the festival in Goa into cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai. Other formats under the Sunburn umbrella include arena gigs, club gigs, campus gigs and the newest edition called ‘Sunburn Reload’ which are specially designed and customized to cater to as many dance music fans, giving them a piece of Sunburn in their very own town. Sunburn has brought down no less than 9 of the world’s top 10 DJs over the past couple of years to India, including the likes of Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, Avicii, Hardwell, Deadmau5, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Afrojack and Nicky Romero. Reaching out to all the yearning fans across the nation, Sunburn is all set to give its fans the best experience of their lifetime over and again.
About Percept Live
Percept Live, established in the year 2012, is the subsidiary of Percept Limited. It owns and manages all the intellectual properties created in the live entertainment, sports, fashion, digital and media space. Percept has been in the ‘ideas’ business for the past 30 years and has been instrumental in creating many legendary ‘intellectual properties’ in the past for its clients. The creation of a dedicated ‘intellectual properties’ business was but a further extension to Percept’s existing knowledge and expertise in the entertainment, media and communications domain with a vision to convert path breaking innovative ideas into assets in order to create long term value for all its stakeholders.
Intellectual properties owned by Percept Live:
• Sunburn – One of the world’s biggest dance music festivals
• Bollyboom – World’s first and biggest Bollywood dance music festival
• Windsong – A drive away, camping music festival
• FLY – International live music festival cutting across multiple genres
• Fight Night –India’s first indoor boxing bouts between leading Indian and international boxers
• Champions of the World – A platform that brings together the most celebrated super icons in the arenas of sports, cinema, music, business entertainment and entrepreneurship
Percept Live is a subsidiary of Percept Limited, an entertainment, media and communications company founded in 1984. With capitalized billings of INR 28.15 billion (FY’15), Percept, today is at an enviable leadership position with a team of over 1,000 people and 62 offices across India and the Middle East.