College bands, Parx Hunt Season 2 is coming to your city


Much awaited Parx Hunt – India’s Best College BandsTM    second edition has started again by Parx, the premium casual fashion lifestyle brand from the house of Raymond, setting the stage for yet another Grand Finale with the country’s top 4 college bands from across four zones (East, West, North and South) for the top spot. With last year’s competition having experienced overwhelming participation from 150 bands from over 60 colleges across India, Parx Hunt 2018 expected to double the count, this year.

College bands will be evaluated on criteria’s like the quality of music, style, entertainment value and stage presence At Parx Hunt – India’s Best College BandsTM. They will be judged by nationally recognized names on the music scene, during the regional rounds as well as en route the Grand Finale. Raising the bar a notch higher, this year’s edition will give the finalists a once in a life time opportunity to be mentored by these renowned musicians before the run up to the Finale, for a unique musical extravaganza.

Some key points in this years festival :

ü  Actor, Singer, VJ, Music Composer, Luke Kenny to be the lead Host of Parx Hunt 2018

ü  All finalists to be mentored by renowned musicians 

ü  Regional finalists to compete at the Grand Finale in Mumbai in October 2018

ü  Bands can register on

On this exciting initiative, Luke Kenny, the lead host at Parx Hunt 2018, said, “I have been associated with Parx Hunt since the past two years. In the days to come, I am looking forward to a fierce competition between college bands across the country. This year, the competition is tougher and has newer elements like mentoring sessions. This will see industry stalwarts mentor shortlisted college bands, before the run up to the finals. Here’s to kick-starting a new season of this exciting musical journey.”

After the first round, these college bands will battle it out in the regional finals slated to be hosted in Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Kolkata and Hyderabad, in order to emerge as the Regional round winner/finalist. Four regional winners will then face their regional competitors in the Grand Finale at Hard Rock Café in Mumbai on 4th October 2018.

Pragati Srivastava, Brand Head, Parx, mentioned, “Parx Hunt as a concept is gaining traction with every passing year and the college youth is now increasingly seen resonating with this musical extravaganza. Now, in Season 2, the reach of Parx Hunt- India’s Best College BandsTMis getting 2x. From 80 colleges last year, we are reaching out to 120 plus colleges this year, through the length and breadth of the country. Touching base with around 5 lakh college students, we look forward to a hyper-competitive music fest, as we invite entries from college bands to participate in Parx Hunt 2018. “

Popular Mumbai based band “Across Seconds” from Thakur College bagged the title last year. Kolkata-based alternative rap/rock group ‘Underground Authority’ took to the stage as the headliner band for the Grand Finale.

Lets experience one of the most power-packed music festival of the year. College bands can register their entries at

At Parx Hunt 2017, top finalists were…

City Band Name Genre
Mumbai Across Seconds Experimental/progressive rock
Delhi Lost Icons Punk/alternative rock
Delhi (Wild card entry) Knight Shades Hard Rock n’ Roll
Kolkata Yajnyavalkya Experimental/alternative/Nu Metal
Hyderabad Metallers Revival Metal

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