Described by Clash Magazine as “one of the best live reggae acts on the planet,” The Black Seeds legendary eight-piece live show infuses raw energy and good vibes wherever they go, fueling multi-platinum sales and a growing worldwide following. With countless sold out tours behind them and performances at many of the world’s leading festivals, The Black Seeds live show delivers a soul party on time, every time
Named one of the thirteen top global divas by MTV Iggy (US), Iva Lamkum has enjoyed critical support here and abroad. Along the way she’s received nominations for not only the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll, but also the Vodafone NZ Music Awards, and chalked up considerable rotate time on radio playlists across the country.
Latinaotearoa came from the concept of blending local flavours with the colourful cultures of South America.
Brazilian born Auckland DJ Bobby Brazuka brought together Venezuelan singer Jennifer Zea to create a unique live performance. Bobby’s Latin-influenced soul-funk and hip hop selections were layered with Jennifer’s ravishing vocals. Returning to the festival for a second time, this funky act is not to be missed!
DILLASTRATE is a collaborative music project between Henare Kaa and Tim Diver. Born in the dirty south of New Zealand, the duo’s previous collaborative efforts include Ahoribuzz and Soulsystem. From delicate soul to intense electronica and everything in between, Dillastrate never likes to leave audiences waiting for a stylistic change-up.
With home as a hotel room and a suitcase, Mel Parsons built up a solid fan base the old-fashioned way; winning over audiences on the live circuit. Parsons is dynamite on stage and well recognised as one of New Zealand’s established song writing stars.
Solo or with her stellar band, Parsons is at home on stage and renowned as an engaging performer with a naturally emotive voice and razor-sharp wit.