What’s On

Bass Factory Sound System

When: Saturday 29 April

Where: D4 – 10 Garlands Road, Woolston, Christchurch

3pm – 11am, $10 on the door

Featuring: 
Dub Terminator
Reality Chant
Goobz
Messenjah
Midnight Dubs
Livity
Dubstarr
Fat Controller

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Naram & SK Simeon with guests

When: Friday 31 March

Where: Laundry – 242 Cuba Street

Naram (Jahtari) & SK Simeon (Ninja Tunes) + Danny Lemon, Art Official, Ras Stone & Red Robin

8pm till late

 

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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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Reggae Train

Reggae TrainWhen: Saturday 29 October

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!

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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

Featuring:
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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