BandCamp: Music Under the Stars
BandCamp Season 6 is on! Now enjoy the camping experience every weekend until April’ 2020!
Music Under The Stars is BandCamp's own little way of taking you out of the city hustle on a Saturday night and making you experience great live music in the middle of nature. There is a naturally sculpted amphitheatre at the campsite that's perfect to lay back on and count stars, while listening to bands play your favourite tunes. The music ranges from indie, blues, funk, RnB, jazz to rock and pop! There will also be bonfires, a sundown barbeque, a village sunset walk, and some great food! The campsite has large grounds and they’ve added hammocks, books, and games to ensure that there is something for everyone.
About the site
A stone’s throw away from the city, BandCamp is located off Gorai Beach. Its layout lets you enjoy nature and also have your privacy even though it’s a bustling campsite. Expect tents, sleeping bags and camping goodies, unwind in the main area, or walk around the fishing village down to the sea anytime. Since Uttan is a coastal town (home to the Koli community), meals are freshly made by locals.
BandCamp is best suited for groups, solo campers, families, corporates, couples and pets. Basically, everybody! You can even attend their Movie Nights on Fridays, or weekend workshops on capoiera, photography, fitness, poetry and so on.
Band 1: Arjit Sahai Trio
Arjit is a singer-songwriter that experiments with different kinds of music combining them to create his own unique style. He started out playing and singing in his school rock band in Ooty. After that, he went on to join the merchant navy and take up many other jobs until he finally decided to quit it all to pursue his passion. His music talks about this journey in hopes to inspire people to do what they love. Since his shift to Mumbai he has played his music across many venues and created properties to help promote original artists. He is currently working on recording his ep and making a living doing other things he loves.
Band 2: Joel Padikkal Trio
Bombay based musician, Joel Padikkal began his musical journey in early 2012. After forming Blues - Rock project, The Tripp, Joel went on to play at multiple venues and festivals across the city and country. Joel is also the vocalist and front man for TWEAKD, an experimental Psychedelic Rock band as well as Jazz-Blues-Pop Duo, Joel & Desiree.
- Spacious tent on twin sharing basis
- Foam mattress
- 1 sleeping bag &1 pillow per person
- 1 solar lamp per tent
- White Collar Hippie Goodie bag
- Evening: tea, coffee
- A super barbeque (veg, non-veg & Jain options)
- Elaborate dinner (veg, non-veg & Jain options)
- Hearty breakfast
- Chips, biscuits and other munchies all-day
- Band performance and/or movie screening.
- Clean and well-functional loos and showers.
- House full of board games, books, etc for entertainment.
- Beautiful walks, conversations and memories.
- Bonfire, which you can also help build.
- White Collar Hippie's curated stash of music
Travel to the campsite and back
Alcohol and aerated drinks purchased at the bar. (Outside alcohol not allowed)
Any purchase/extra cost you incur
Any extra meals
Boat ride/swimming pool charges
Things to carry
Personal toiletries and medicines
A shawl or a jacket to keep you warm (full sleeves to ward away the mosquitoes!)
A bed sheet if required
Any munchies or snacks you might want to nibble on
A camper attitude
How to get there
You can drive down to the campsite and put the location as: Bandcamp by White Collar Hippie.
A cab from anywhere in Mumbai will typically cost you ₹ 400-1000 and will get you right to the campsite. Best options: Uber, Ola, Meru. Drop Location: U-Tan Sea Resort.
Take a train to Bhayander, get out on the west side and then a rickshaw (₹ 180) to U-Tan Sea Resort, Chowk, Uttan. Or stake a sharing rickshaw to Uttan Market (₹ 25 per seat) and then another rickshaw to U-Tan Sea Resort (₹ 10 per seat). The campsite is right behind the resort. You can take the Bus No. 1, which will be your cheapest option.
From Borivali, take a ferry from Gorai Creek which will get you to Gorai Village. Hire a rickshaw directly to the resort or take a bus to Uttan and thereafter, Bus No. 1 to the resort.
5 days or more prior – 100% of the ticket price to be refunded
2 - 4 days prior - 50% of the ticket price to be refunded
Less than 2 days prior - NIL
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The BandCamp Vibe
BandCamp, White Collar Hippie Camping Ground
Dongri, Uttan, Mira Bhayandar, Maharashtra 401106