Mumbai: EsselWorld, the country’s most popular and largest amusement park, in association with the much acclaimed Independence Rock hosted a rock band competition – EsselWorld Rock. Much to the delight of the aficionados of rock music, the concert which was held at the EsselWorld premises on September 24, 2016, saw participation from 3 rock bands, out of which Mumbai based ‘Across 24th Seconds’ emerged as the champions.
The winner will get a wild card entry to perform at Independence Rock GRAND FINALE 2016 on October 1, 2016. They will also perform at India’s largest open-air bash at EsselWorld – The BigNite on 31st December, 2016.
Around 30 Rock bands across the country enrolled online with their original songs for the rock competition out of which 6 were shortlisted. 3 rock bands – Across Seconds, Eternal returns and Tripp Pilots were finally selected to perform their gigs at EsselWorld Rock finale.
Judges comprising of Mr. Shankar B, Ms Barkha Kaul and Mr. A. Thyagraj were very much impressed by the heart-touching music played by all the bands and in a stiff competition declared instrumental band – Across Seconds as the winner. Across Seconds were represented by Dhawal Mehta, Karan Mehta, Swar Joshi and Karan Kadadekar.