Gig Archive

Crucial B (Crucial Vibes Sound System, Hamburg)

Crucial Vibes Sound SystemWhen: Saturday 25 January

Where: Laundry Bar – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington

Featuring: Crucial B, Steve the Hat and Winston Spliff

9pm start, no cover charge

Crucial B from Crucial Vibes Sound System – the original sound outta Hamburg, Sankt Pauli – touches down in Wellington for the first time! (more…)

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Dancehall Nice Again

Dancehall Nice Again Jan14When: Saturday 18 January

Where: Afrika – 18 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington

Featuring: Jah Red Lion, DJ Art and DJ Dozen

$5 on the door, 10pm start

Dancehall Nice Again returns for another night of red hot dancehall business, this time with special guest, Jah Red Lion.

Born in Chile and based in Auckland city, Nico ‘Jah Red Lion’ Reyne is a reggae singer with a conscious message, combining high melodies full of soul, with huge stage presence. (more…)

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Wake the Town

Wake the Town January 2014When: Saturday 4 January

Where: Havana – 32 Wigan Street, Wellington

10pm kick off, free!

The Wake the Town Crew are back in session for 2014, this time featuring NiceUp selectas, Conviction Roots (direct from London Town) and Winston Spliff spinning killa tunes old and new!

Vibes galore!

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NiceUp Reggae Xmas

NiceUp Reggae Xmas 2013When: Friday 13 December

Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington

9pm till late, free!

Join the NiceUp Crew for the annual end-of-year mash-up, with an all-star line-up and all-crew in session!

Featuring: Art Official, Steve the Hat, RedRobin, Ras Stone, Rudie Bam Bam, Max, Winston Spliff, Christoph, The Shady Lady, Range, Antsman and Skaman!

Big thanks to Laundry Bar and Peoples Coffee!

 

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Dancehall Nice Again

Dancehall Nice AgainWhen: Saturday 9 November

Where: Afrika – 18 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington

$5 on the door, 10pm start

One of Aotearoa’s hottest dancehall talents, Lock Steady, reaches Welly to link up with DJ Art and Israel Starr from the NiceUp Crew.

Red hot dancehall business!

 

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More Fire 152 – Melbourne

More Fire 152When: Saturday 12 October

Where: Mercat Cross Hotel – 456 Queen Street, Melbourne

Get ready for musical fire once again, as Chant Down Sound blaze it up in the Mercat Cross Hotel basement for Australia’s longest running reggae and dancehall night.

Residents Ras Crucial and Jesse I will be joined in October by guest selectors Hawk-I (representing New Zealand’s Nice Up crew), Kid Militan’, and Basenji-Dog. Plus ‘I Love Dancehall’ MC contest winner, A-Mac The Don, performing live.

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Wake the Town

Wake The TownWhen: Saturday 21 September

Where: Havana Bar – 32 Wigan Street, Wellington

10pm kick off, free!

The Wake the Town Crew are back in session for September, this time featuring NiceUp selectas, Steve the Hat, Paradox and RedRobin spinning killa tunes old and new!

Also a farewell session for Paradox before he leaves NZ, and a welcome home to RedRobin, back from Europe with a load of big tunes!

Vibes galore!

 

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Soundclash

SoundclashWhen: Saturday 14 September

Where: Dux Live – 363 Lincoln Rd  Addington, Christchurch

Bass Factory Sound system in association with RDU and The Dux Live, will once again host one of the biggest bass culture events of the year!
 
Representing the true essence of sound system culture,
last years winner KINDRED SOUND SYSTEM will go head to head in a 3-way sound battle against SUBTLE SOUND SYSTEM and the BASS FACTORY SOUND SYSTEM.

All three systems will compete on a round by round basis before a panel of judges. They will be judged on who brings the biggest sound, the biggest vibe, and the biggest tunes. (more…)

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