Where: Wainui Reserve – Raglan
Where: Moon – 167 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington
$10, doors 8pm, clash starts 9pm
Wellington vs Christchurch Jungle Clash
Strictly Vinly 91 – 96 Selections
Where: Poquito – 11 Tory Street, Wellington
Come ride the Reggae Train!
NiceUp and Poquito present the first session in a brand new series taking you on a smooth and sensational journey through the finest musical landscapes, Ska, Rocksteady, Vintage Reggae and Dancehall!
With your hosts and dub conductors, Danny Lemon (Roots Foundation), Steve the Hat and Lady P.
Forwarding vinyl and bass music and culture in the Capital!
Where: Souledge Music Club – Stresemannstr. 112, 22769, Hamburg
Roots | Reggae | Digital
Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington
Join the NiceUp Crew for the annual end-of-year mash-up, with an all-star line-up and all-crew in session!
4pm till late
Featuring: Steve the Hat, Skaman, Conviction Roots, Dirty Red, James Faction, The Shady Lady, Rudie Bam Bam, Dub Koala, Shaw Shot & Sun Ray!
Where: Loop – 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne
$10 on the door
NiceUp is proud to present the Australasian premier screening of Escape To St Croix, the first documentary, about the culture, history and Rastafari roots reggae movement of the Virgin Islands.
The night will start with the film screening followed by music into the late hours by:
* System Unknown Selectors – Operator Andy, Major Delay & Roots Radikals.
* Two of New Zealand’s finest, Rebel Bass & Hawk I (NiceUp).
* And Jesse I, (PBS FM/Chantdown Sound) playing a very special all Virgin Island reggae set.
Big thanks to ReggaeScape for producing this documentary and allowing the screening to happen.
UK ragga jungle badman, Jacky Murda, hits Australasia for the first time! Co-founder of ragga jungle collective and label, Chopstick Dubplate, who combine classic with new, bringing together foundation dub techniques and reggae with modern jungle and ruff tuff vibes!
- Melbourne – Thursday 21 May @ Grumpy’s – MPE Promotions
- Sydney – Friday 22 May @ Jam Gallery – Foreigndub & Inner West Reggae Disco Machine
- Byron Bay – Saturday 23 May @ Woodys – Heavy Stereo
- Wellington – Saturday 30 May @ San Fran – NiceUp 10 Year Birthday
- Auckland – Sunday 31 May @ Ponsonby Social Club – Nuff Said
- Christchurch – Saturday 6 June @ Dux Live – Bass Factory Sound System (more…)
Where: Dux Live – 363 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch
Bass Factory Sound System – Gooba & Messenjah
9pm start, $15 on the door
Where: Ponsonby Social Club – 152 Ponsonby Road, Auckland
Jacky Murda is part of London Jungle collective Chopstick Dubplate and we are lucky enough to have him in Auckland this Queens birthday weekend. With no work on Monday the lovely folks at Ponsonby SocialClub are staying open till 3am for a proper ragga jungle rinseout!
In support we have reggae don ‘Hawk I’ alongside 2 Junglists who have been spinning the amen since way back in the day. Tommy Flowers & Tobi Jafa.
Free entry and sounds running from 8pm
Where: San Fran – 171 Cuba Street, Wellington
9pm start, $10 before 11pm, $15 after
Come celebrate 10 years of NiceUp!
Killa line-up of UK ragga jungle don, Jacky Murda! Live hip-hop crew, Raw Collective! And heavyweight selectas Hawk I, Winston Spliff, Shaw Shot, DDog and DJ Jaz!