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Shirock 2023

Music Festival

Shirock is a an annual music festival that takes place in the pristine hills of Ukhrul District, Manipur, India.
An exceptional event where music lovers from all over the country gathers in the hometown of the Tangkhul Naga tribe. A small, rusty town that has managed to host international bands like : Nazareth, Extreme, Steelheart and the Monuments in the past years.

With a footfall of more than 30000 music enthusiasts, Shirock is nothing short of the ultimate musical experience, complemented with the scenic beauty of the location and unmatched hospitality of the Tangkhuls.

2023 fan driven Lineup

Unbeatable lineup of classic rock legends and up-and-coming bands

Orphaned Land

From Israel

Bon Giovi

From United Kingdom

Shirock 2023 Lineups


Inner Sanctum




Still Waters

Rosy K & Band




The Family Band

Mumbai, India

Bangalore, India

Assam, India

Pune, India

Kolkata, India

Sikkim, India

Mizoram, India

Manipur, India

Manipur, India

Manipur, India

Manipur, India

& More...

Past Headliners

Monuments (2022)

Monuments are a British progressive metal band formed by former Fellsilent guitarist, John Browne, and former Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza guitarist, Josh Travis. The band has released four studio albums through Century Media Records: Gnosis (2012), The Amanuensis (2014), Phronesis (2018) and In Stasis (2022).

Nazareth (2019)

Nazareth are a Scottish hard rock band formed in Dunfermline in 1968 that had several hits in Canada, the United Kingdom, and a number of other European countries in the early 1970s. The breadth of their popularity expanded internationally, including in the United States, with their 1975 album Hair of the Dog, which featured their hits "Hair of the Dog" and a cover of the ballad "Love Hurts". They have continued to record and tour for more than 50 years.

Extreme (2019)

Extreme is an American rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1985, that reached the height of their popularity in the late 1980s and early 1990s. They have released five studio albums, two EPs (in Japan) and two compilation albums since their formation. The band was one of the most successful rock acts of the early 1990s, selling over 10 million albums worldwide.

Steelheart (2018)

Steelheart is an American glam metal band from Norwalk, Connecticut, that formed in 1989. At the time that their debut was recorded, the band's members consisted of vocalist Miljenko Matijevic, lead guitarist Chris Risola, rhythm guitarist Frank DiCostanzo, bassist James Ward and the now deceased drummer John Fowler. The current lineup contains Miljenko Matijevic, Mike Humbert, Joe Pessia and Marten Andersson.

Queensryche (2018)

Queensrÿche is an American heavy metal band. It formed in 1982 in Bellevue, Washington, out of the local band the Mob. The band has released 16 studio albums, one EP, and several DVDs, and continues to tour and record. The original lineup consisted of guitarists Michael Wilton and Chris DeGarmo, drummer Scott Rockenfield, bassist Eddie Jackson, and lead vocalist Geoff Tate.

Shirock Hall of Fame

The Prophets

Winner of Shirock 2022 – The Prophets, Mizoram


Winner of Shirock 2019 – Nightmares, Sikkim

Reverse Tragedy

Winner of Shirock 2018 – Reverse Tragedy, Mizoram

The Wishes

Winner of Shirock 2017 – The Wishes, Manipur