Shillong - The Rock Capital of India

Shillong is known for its natural beauty, its delectable local food and its great music. It is fondly referred to as the “Rock Capital of India”, due to its admiration for rock music. There are a number of local bands that have propped up in the northeastern part of India who are now influencing the country’s music scene. Music aficionados from around the country frequent Shillong to witness two major music events that take place during the course of the year, The Woodstock Music Festival and the NH7 Weekender.

Woodstock Music Festival

The Woodstock Music Festival saw its inception in the United States of America. It was held at Max Yasgur’s Farm where almost 400,000 people showed up for the much-anticipated event. It was deemed as a massive success that led to the making of a documentary called “Woodstock”. It filmed some of the most iconic events of the festival.

Woodstock Festival featured an incredible line of performers who captivated its audience with their dynamic stage presence. The event witnessed several top tier artists. The popularity of the music festival skyrocketed when the renowned rock and roll magazine, Rolling Stones, labelled the event as one of the most iconic moments that changed the history of rock and roll!


Shillong, the Rock Capital of India has its own version of the Woodstock Music Festival, where talented musicians from all over the country come together to put on a show for the audience. Our property Woodstock Resort has been built along the lines of the Woodstock Music Festival. It is our ode to the legendary event that showcases our love for music.


NH7 Weekender

NH7 is one of the largest music festivals in India. It started off as a small festival in the year 2010, which gradually grew in popularity. Today, it is one of the most reputed music festivals in India. It brings together star artists such as Vishal Dadlani, Vishal Bharadwaj and others. So indulge in an overwhelming musical experience in Shillong!

The NH7 Weekender takes place twice every year during the months of October and December. It is a 2-day event where several of India’s elite musicians take the stage and provide a foot-stomping musical experience. If you wish to take a break from the mundane events of everyday life then this music festival is the perfect elixir to it.

We look forward to welcoming you to Polo Woodstock Resort, Shillong where we let you partake in one of the best musical experiences in the country!

We look forward to welcoming you to Polo Woodstock Resort, Shillong and helping you partake in one of the best musical experiences in the country.

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