Sinlung /
07 December 2012

9 Bands To Rock For Hornbill Finals

Nine bands- 24 x 7, Pune; Ably, Mizoram; Gingerfeet ,Kolkata; Clueless Attention, Nagaland; Dosser’s Urge, Shillong; Four Fields, Nagaland; Adam’s Apple, Darjeeling, West Bengal; Titans ,Tura ,Meghalaya and Black Rose, Nagaland will battle it out in the finals of Airtel Hornbill National Rock Contest (HNRC), 2012 on Friday evening, which would start at 5 p.m. at IG Stadium, Kohima.

Day 3 of the competition witnessed three competing bands- Black Rose (Nagaland), Reverse Polarity (Mumbai) and Street Stories (Shillong).

As a special act, Divine Connection and Incipit treated the audience with their enthralling performances.

Judges of the contest are Deepak Castelino from Delhi and Thejove Medeo and Andrew Ngully (both from Nagaland).

Further, it has been informed that the sound check would start at 11 a.m. on December 7. On the grand final day, gates will open by 4 p.m. at IG stadium and it will be free entry.  It may be mentioned that altogether 22 bands from across the country has been taking part in the rock contest.

The week-long contest is a part of the annual Hornbill Festivalorganized by the state government’s Music Task Force (MTF), department of Youth Resources and Sports and the event is managed by XL.



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