With over 25000 fans on ground, the first-ever OnePlus Music Festival brought together a range of mesmerizing performances that blew audiences away.
Held at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, the festival kickstarted with India’s very own Indie bands AsWeKeepSearching and The Local Train followed by the country’s most celebrated composer Amit Trivedi. As the sun began to set, the crowds cheered as pop icon Dua Lipa took center stage.
Keeping the momentum going, India’s Hindustani EDM music prodigy Ritviz got crowds singing along to his most acclaimed single ‘Udd Gaye’. The true roar came when it was time for global pop superstar Katy Perry to walk on stage.
Getting adrenaline rising was the eclectic and theatrical performance backed by Katy’s powerful vocals. Taking the evening to a crescendo Katy Perry wrapped up her performance with her hit single Fireworks accompanied by a stellar pyrotechnic show; leaving crowds cheering for an ‘encore’.
A night to remember, OnePlus delivered on its promise and commitment, giving its largest community in the world a celebration of the best that music has to offer. For its biggest community engagement experience yet, the brand chose nothing but the best to ensure an evening worthy of its community. The set featured over 550 moving lights, 280 acoustic sound speakers, 4500 running feet of trussing coupled with incredible artist production making for a larger than life experience.
Speaking on behalf of the festival, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India said, “After months of planning, we were delighted with the response of our community to the first-ever OnePlus Music Festival. The community is at the core of everything we do. This festival was also conceptualized to give our users an immersive experience off the screen, beyond tech and there was no better way to celebrate than with the gift of music. This is a strong start for us, and we hope to continue building on this.”
Tilen Pigac, Head of Community, OnePlus India said, “The Community has always been our most valuable asset. It is so heartening to see the response we have received to the first-ever OnePlus Music Festival globally. Music is a beautiful language that connects everyone together and there is no better testimony than the turnout we have witnessed. Our endeavour was to deliver an immersive experience, and we feel the OnePlus Music Festival has succeeded in creating an ever-lasting memory in the minds and hearts of all communities that converged together tonight. This only motivates and encourages us to do more each time to provide a platform that will transcend towards creating brand loyalty and strengthening our connect.”
Performing at the first-ever OnePlus Music Festival, the international and local talent shared their thoughts on the fans and the vibe of the festival:
Katy Perry – “I was overwhelmed with the energy and love I felt as I performed. I had goosebumps when they sang along with me to their favorite songs. I could not have asked for more. Mumbai and the OnePlus Music Festival have left an everlasting memory with me.”
Dua Lipa – “The show tonight was absolutely amazing. This was my first gig in India and the vibe and energy of the fans blew me away! I can’t wait to come back soon.”
Amit Trivedi – “Events like the OnePlus Music Festival prove that music is truly a universal language. We had talent across music genres share the same stage, speak to the same audience and connect with them in our own individual styles. I have admired Katy Perry’s performance style and to share the stage with her was simply amazing.”