Rock music lovers can rejoice as Harley Rock Riders – Season V returns this year, on November 15-16 in Mumbai, with a power-packed line-up of some of the biggest names in Indian rock music. With the sheer number of different genre music festivalsin the country, rock music fans have lately been left wanting for a festival that centers only on rock music. Harley-Davidson India and Only Much Louder will bring to fans India’s most definitive rock music festival over two days featuring 20 bands on two live stages along with hundreds of roaring Harley-Davidson motorcycles. The mayhem of music and motorcycles will take place in the heart of Mumbai at the iconic, Richardson & Cruddas foundry at Byculla.
Anoop Prakash, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India said, “Harley Rock Riders is not just a music festival. It is a way for all of us at Harley-Davidson to celebrate and support independent rock music in India and welcome enthusiasts seeking a taste of the Harley-Davidson lifestyle. This year, we are proud to enter into a partnership with Only Much Louder to produce Harley Rock Riders and create a two-day eventthat will set a new benchmark for rock festivals in India.”
Pallavi Singh, Director Marketing, Harley-Davidson India added, “Paradise City was the first ever song that Guns N’ Roses licensed to a commercial – Harley-Davidson’s iconic Black Sheep TV spot. Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Billy Idol, the list of Harley-Davidson’s rock rebels rolls on. Harley Rock Riders is a festival that brings rock music and motorcycle lovers together,bothbound by their burning desire for self-expression.Over the last 4 years, Harley Rock Riders has emerged as a festival that promotes indigenous rock bands and gives them a platform to showcase their talent.We can’t wait to see what Season V has in store for us!”
“For me, this feels like going back to my roots. Most of us got initiated into live music through rock concerts and for some reason it’s been overshadowed by other genres off late. Along with Harley-Davidson India, we are officially bringing rock back in the scene. Not only will this be the loudest concert this year, it will be a coming together of rock fans from across the country. Rock fans have never had a full-fledged festival to call their own, not for too long though. We promise you, it will be loud.” said, Vijay Nair, CEO, OML Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Entry tickets will be available in two formats – a season ticket at Rs 1,500 that provides access to both days and a single day ticket at Rs 999 either for day one or day two. Tickets will be available on www.insider.in and at the Seven Islands Harley-Davidson dealerships in Bandra & Turbhe, Mumbai and Two-Rivers Harley-Davidson dealership in Pune starting September 29, 2014.