For those about to rock, we salute you - ACDC
Saarang is IIT Madras' annual cultural fest. Seeing a footfall of 40k+ students a year, Saarang is one of the biggest cultural fests in the country, offering a variety of events, concerts and lectures for college students to take part in/enjoy. Saarang has a colorful music scene, with 3 huge band events
Powerchords is Saarang's annual Western Music inter-college band hunt. Being one of the biggest Western Music college band hunts in the country, we have loads of colleges participating, fueling the event with genres ranging from rock to jazz to metal.
Powerchords offers the following prizes to the participants:
A total of INR 60,000 as prize money (distributed INR 30,000 to 1st place, INR 20,000 to 2nd place and INR 10,000 to 3rd place)
A performing gig with Unseen Underground, Chennai
Decibels is Saarang's annual Western Music semi-professional band hunt. Well established semi-professional bands from all over the country play at Decibels, making the music played rich and diverse, attracting a large crowd, thus providing ample visibility to bands.
Decibels offers a plethora of exciting prizes to the participants such as :
A total of INR 1.5L as prize money (distributed INR 80,000 to 1st place, INR 50,000 to 2nd place and INR 30,000 to 3rd place) and the chance to open for Saarang's Rock Show (for the winning band), this year headlined by Katatonia. Performing gigs for the winning band(s) at the next edition of Bangalore Open Air and a chance to record at Eleven Gauge Recording, Bangalore.
Tarang is Saarang's annual Light Music inter-college band hunt. Songs in all different Indian languages are performed, and the outreach of the event makes it one of the largest Light Music band hunts in the country.
Participants of Tarang are offered the following prizes:
A total of INR 60,000 as prize money (distributed INR 30,000 to 1st place, INR 20,000 to 2nd place and INR 10,000 to 3rd place). The chance to open for Saarang's Popular Night, this year headlined by Shaan (for the winning band). A chance to record at Eleven Gauge Recording, Bangalore