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World Music Day, which started off as a music marketing event in France in the 1980s, is now observed across the world. Not only do people celebrate all forms of music on June 21 every year, but also observe an entire week of celebrations. From live concerts, album releases to festivals, World Music Week has seen it all over the years.

Bengaluru, as a city, is known for its diverse set of bands and artistes who have enthralled live audience with their eclectic range of music. As we start celebrating World Music Week, let us take a look at the best concerts happening in the city this week.

Skrat and Lucid Recess live

Chennai-based Skrat is known for their energetic live concerts and their punk rock/garage rock music. They are expected to play songs from their 2014 album "Queen" as well as a few new songs.

Guwahati-based Lucid Recess is one band that delivers their brand of alternative metal and progressive rock with high impact. A concert by the band guarantees a power-packed show with a bit of headbanging too.

Venue: Blue Frog

Date: June 21


Stopgap live

One of Singapore's finest independent rock bands, Stopgap has been delivering their indie rock/alternative rock to a live audience since 2011. Their music consists of high-energy rhythms and intricate melodies.

Venue: The Humming Tree

Date: June 23


Big City Harmonics and Murthovic live

Big City Harmonics' style of electronic music is unpredictable and so is the music of Murthovic. Although both of the acts play different styles of electronic music, it will be interesting to see them performing one after the other.

Venue: Ice Bar, Vivanta by Taj

Date: June 24


The Latination live

Kolkata-based The Latination is an Indo-French collaborative effort that focuses on vintage Latin jazz while experimenting with contemporary jazz as well. You can expect to find your feet tapping to their dancey and soulful music in no time.

Venue: BFlat Bar

Date: June 24


Daniel Waples + Thalavattam live

This concert will be a percussion extravaganza. Daniel Waples is known for his music instrument HandPan and Montry Manuel aka Thalavattam, makes music by using waste material such as plastic and metal.

Venue: The Humming Tree

Date: June 25