Someplace Else (Kolkata)

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Someplace Else - The Park Hotels
Pub
Founded 19 August 1994
Founder Surendra Paul
Headquarters 22°33′15″N 88°21′07″E / 22.554096°N 88.351842°E / 22.554096; 88.351842, Park Street, Kolkata, India
Products Bar, live music
Services Snacks, drinks, lunch, dinner
Profit Increase US$ 325000 (2011)
Owner Priya Paul
Parent The Park Hotels
Website www.theparkhotels.com

Someplace Else (Bengali: সামপ্লেস এল্স), [abbreviated as SPE] is a pub at the Park Street, Kolkata, India. The pub offers various kinds of drinks and food. It hosts live music every night.[1][2] The pub hosts approximately nine hours of live music every day.

Introduction[edit]

Someplace Else hosts live every day, with various kinds of music. Artists also perform with aspiring performers on stage. The pub is situated inside the Park Hotel and is regarded as a heritage spot of the city. The pub also offers drinks, lunch and dinner. Famous bands like Skinny Alley, Hip Pocket, Lou Majaw, Prestorika, Parikrama, Indian Ocean, Krosswindz, Underground Authority, Them Clones and international bands have also performed in the pub.

Open mic sessions[edit]

Open mic sessions are held once a month where any band/artist can perform. It usually starts from 18:00 and ends at 21:00. Many school bands get an opportunity to show their talent at open mic sessions. The session is not restricted to musicians alone but also includes original poetry, stand-up comedy, mime and solo acting. For good performance the band/artist may become one of the regulars at Someplace Else.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rock and Roll - Someplace Else, Kolkata". www.theparkhotels.com. 11 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Park Hotels - Someplace Else". www.theparkhotels.com. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Open Mic Sessions at Someplace Else". The Times of India. 29 July 2010. 

Further reading[edit]

  1. "Someplace Else". www.worldsbestbars.com. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  2. Banerjee, Malini (28 March 2011). "You're the ones!". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, India. 
  3. "PLAY IT AGAIN AND AGAIN, SAM". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, India. 12 February 2008. 
  4. "Midnight's children". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, India. 27 June 2011. 
  5. Gupta, Pratim D. (14 September 2004). "Sounds of protest". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, India. 
  6. Gupta, Pratim D.; Jawed, Zeeshan (30 August 2004). "From vintage music and glam dolls to a wet 'n' wild night". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, India. 
  7. "Band to a different beat". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, India. 7 May 2006. 
  8. Ghosh, Anumita (4 June 2006). "New tunes & black magic". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, India. 
  9. "Music does the talkin'". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, India. 23 September 2009. 
  10. "Pink Noise at Someplace Else". The Times of India. 14 July 2010. 
  11. "Someplace Else hosts talent show". The Times of India. 6 November 2009. 
  12. "A jazz fest at Someplace Else, Kolkata". The Times of India. 11 March 2011. 
  13. "Tripping on music in a Kolkata event". The Times of India. 1 June 2011. 
  14. "A musical do for Kolkata". The Times of India. 2 April 2010. 
  15. "Treat for music lovers in Kolkata". The Times of India. 28 June 2010. 
  16. "Livewire music in Kolkata". The Times of India. 30 August 2010. 
  17. "The Indian Express - Some Place Else". The Indian Express. 28 May 2008. 
  18. "Where's the party tonight". The Indian Express. 31 December 2007. 
  19. "The Happening". The Indian Express. 11 May 2009. 
  20. "Eastern rock". The Indian Express. 22 February 2008. 
  21. "Smoky confines of the hallowed pub Someplace Else.". The Indian Express. 11 March 2008. 
  22. "Magic Fire". The Indian Express. 11 August 2009. 
  23. "Music Makers". The Indian Express. 19 June 2010. 
  24. "Kolkata Calling". The Indian Express. 5 February 2010. 
  25. "The perfect pint". The Statesman. 7 October 2010. 
  26. "Alastair Kay at Someplace Else". The Statesman. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  27. "Transcending tradition spaces". The Statesman. 2 July 2010. 
  28. "Indus Creed at Somplace Else". The Statesman. 19 November 2010. 
  29. "Ehsaan Noorani at Someplace Else". The New Indian Express. 27 July 2011. 
  30. "Hip Pocket at Someplace Else". The New Indian Express. 16 May 2011. 
  31. "Rock on". The Assam Tribune. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 

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