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Renegade Snares

Renegade SnaresWhen: Saturday 6 August

Where: Moon – 167 Riddiford Street, Wellington

$10 door from 8pm, clash starts 9pm

Jungle Clash | Welly vs. AK

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Illuminati Congo (Chicago)

Illuminati Congo (Chicago)When: Friday 5 August

Where: Bacco Room – 53 Nelson Street, Auckland

$15 on the door

Black Giant Sound System with:
Illuminati Congo
Di General
DJ Orikol

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Israel Starr Single Release Tour

Israel Starr Single Release TourJuly

2nd: Bar 2013, Hastings

8th/9th: With Katchafire, San Fran, Wellington

15th: Cloverlea Tavern, Palmerston North

16th: The Bridge Tavern, Waitara

22nd: Telegraph Hotel, Otaki

23rd: Shotz Bar, Whanganui

29th: Sports Bar, Levin

30th: Fielding Hotel, Feilding


5th: Pap Clubrooms, Auckland

6th: Salty Bar, Paihia

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Katchafire ‘Burn It Down’ NZ Tour

Katchafire 'Burn It Down' NZ TourJuly 1: The Mayfair, New Plymouth 

July 2: The Vibe Bar, Masterton

July 8: San Fran, Wellington

July 9: San Fran, Wellington

July 15: Bedford at CPSA, Christchurch

July 16: Caroline Bay Hall, Timaru

July 22: Sammys, Dunedin

July 23: Loco, Queenstown

July 29: The Local, Hamilton

July 30: Sideline Bar, Napier

August 5: Powerstation, Auckland

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Chief Remedy Sound System

Chief Remedy Sound System Session #1When: Friday 29 July

Where: Purple Rain Retro Bar & Cafe – 403 Princes Street, Dunedin *NB: change of date and venue from poster

A night of reggae, dub & steppas in a sound system style

Session #1 featuring:
Jungle Fari
Fat Controler
Too Tone

More info:
Chief Remedy Sound System Facebook


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Cornerstone Roots

Cornerstone RootsWhen: Friday 29 July

Where: The Dome Room – Childers Road & Customhouse Street, Gisborne

$20 presale, tickets from The Aviary (cash only) and online at Eventfinda

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Culture In The Dance Special

Culture In The Dance SpecialWhen: Friday 22 July

Where: Souledge Music Club – Stresemannstr. 112, 22769, Hamburg

Crucial B
Hawk I

Roots | Reggae | Digital

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NiceUp Reggae Xmas

NiceUp Reggae XmasWhen: Sunday 20 December

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!

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Escape to St Croix Film Screening

Escape to St CroixWhen: Friday 21 August

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.

More info:
Escape to St Croix website
Loop website

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Jacky Murda (Chopstick Dubplate, UK) Australasian Tour

Jacky Murda (Chopstick Dubplate, UK) Australasian TourUK 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!

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