Hard Rock Cafe India promotes northeast musicians

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Rock music-themed restaurant chain Hard Rock Cafe India has put the spotlight on Naga bands to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The restaurant has collaborated with the government of Nagaland and is promoting home talent from the region. This is being done as a part of the initiative ‘Music Task Force’, read a statement.

Polar Lights will be doing a special opening act for the Rock & Roll Tribute show by Atul Ahuja at Hard Rock Cafe, Gurugram on November 24. Paper Sky will be doing a special opening act for the band – Fernandes Fusion at Hard Rock Cafe, Hyderabad on Thursday.

Hard Rock Cafe, in association with Indi.com, will identify and provide a platform to aspiring musicians to grab the spotlight through the Rock2Road challenge.

Since the onset of its journey in India, the cafe has been host to bands like Hoobastank, The Aristocrats, Switchfoot, Saving Abel, Puddle of Mudd, Outlandish, The Vamps and artists like Armin Van Burren, Paul Van Dyke, Bob Sinclar and Jay Sean.