Monthly Archives: August 2017

Ruapuke Roots Festival

When: 9 – 11 February 2018

Where: Ruapuke Motor Camp – 1510 Whaanga Road, Raglan

Ruapuke Roots Festival returns in 2018 to the same beautiful spot for 3 days of outdoor sound system culture and a big line up of international and local performers.

More info:
Ruapuke Roots website

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The Selecter & The Beat (UK) Australasian Tour

Auckland, Wed 24 January @ The Powerstation

Wellington, Thu 25 January @ The Opera House

Brisbane, Sat 27 January @ Triffid

Sydney, Sun 28 January @ Metro Theatre

Melbourne, Mon 29 January @ Forum

Adelaide, Wed 31 January @ The Gov

Perth, Thu 1 February @ Astor Theatre

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Sister Nancy & Legal Shot (FR)

Raglan: Friday 17 November @ Yot Club with DJ Atmosphere, Red Robin & Lion Rockers

Auckland: Saturday 18 November @ Galatos with Lion Rockers (full sound & crew) & Ras Stone

Tickets from Dash Tickets

 

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High Explosion Wellington Reggae Festival

When: Saturday 4 November

Where: The Grand – 69 Courtney Place, Wellington

Midday till late, koha entry

Featuring:
Surrey Boudit (Auckland)
Battle Ska Galactica
Ras Judah
Danny Lemon
Marty Vital
Rudie Bam Bam
Steve the Hat
Skaman

Reggae | Market stalls | Jamaican food | Reggae University | Projections + music more

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Lutan Fyah – Things Are Not The Same

(Bent Backs Records, 2017)

Digital! What an amazing time in reggae music the digital era was. And the first thing that got me on this riddim was the fire digital sound. A collaboration between Brooklyn label Bent Backs Records and Paris-based riddim-maker B-No, it has an authentic sound accompanied by the conscious lyrics of the one like Lutan Fyah.  (more…)

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Afro Delight

When: Saturday 21 October

Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington

With your hosts The Audio Mechanics & special guest Steve the Hat!

Roots Reggae | Afrobeat | Dancehall | Jungle | Soca

9pm – 3am

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Black Seeds Fabric Release Tour

When: Friday 6 and Saturday 7 October

Where: San Fran – 171 Cuba Street, Wellington

With Tunes of I, Israel Starr & Duke Willis

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