What’s On

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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Three Houses Down & General Fiyah NZ Tour

Taupo: Fri 4 Aug @ Finn Maccuhals Pub

Whakatane: Sat 5 Aug @ Boiler Room

Whangarei: Fri 11 Aug @ Tikipunga Tavern

Kerikeri: Sat 12 Aug @ Homestead Bar

Auckland: Fri 18 Aug @ Stampede Bar

Hamilton: Sat 19 Aug @ The Local Tavern

Wellington: Fri 1 Aug @ The Grand

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Reggae Train

When: Friday 12 May

Where: Poquito – 11 Tory Street, Wellington

Come ride the Reggae Train! 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, very special guests direct from Auckland, Selecto and Selectress! Founders of the much loved Punky Reggae Party series and key in boss NZ reggae band Surrey Boudit. Alongside hometown star selectors, Steve the Hat and Rudie Bam Bam.

Forwarding vinyl and bass music and culture in the Capital!

 

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Who Rule the Dance!

When: Saturday 29 April

Where: The Grand – 69 Courtney Place, Wellington

Jungle vs Reggae Clash!

Reppin Momentum:
Faction
UKNW
Art Vandelay
Manaia Toa
Bambi

Reppin NiceUp:
Antsman
Steve the Hat
Rudie Bam Bam
Dirty Red
Danny Lemon

Hosted by Winston Spliff

Doors 10pm, Clash starts 11pm sharp!

 

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Israel Starr Album Release Party

When: Friday 10 February

Where: Bad Grannies – 195 Cuba Street

8pm till late, $10 door sales

Come celebrate the release of Israel Starr’s new album, ‘The Producers Chair: Dancehall Vol. 1’.

Hometown session and a night of reggae, dancehall, bass music and big vibes!

Also featuring special guests Lion Rezz & Riddim Cartel and Wellington’s finest in support:
Paepae Sound
The Good Taste Selector with MC Wiya
Skaman
Steve the Hat
Antsman
Jnr Ranks
Rudie Bam Bam

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Lighters Up

When: Saturday 7 January

Where: Afrika – 18 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington

With DJ Grafta & Jnr Ranks

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Afro Delight Xmas Party

Afro Delight Xmas PartyWhen: Friday 16 December

Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington

10pm till late

The Audio Mechanics – Ras Stone, Antsman & Range – celebrate Xmas in advance with their end of year session. Featuring special guests NiceUp Crew – represented by Steve the Hat & Rudie Bam Bam.

A night of big, bad bass sounds and modern Afrobeat.

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