Gig Archive

NiceUp Reggae Xmas

NiceUp Reggae XmasWhen: Saturday 13 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!

Featuring: The Audio Mechanics – Sole, Ras Stone, Range, Antsman – Deep Thoughts Crew – Badjah, Squidy, Timbo – Steve the Hat, Rudie Bam Bam, Winston Spliff, Christoph, Dub Koala, & Thief!

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Shakka Sounds – Stack the Yard

Shakka SoundsWhen: Sunday 26 October, 2pm till late

Where: Dragons Den Social Lounge – 357 Colombo Street, Sydenham, Christchurch

Special K (Dunedin/Queenstown dancehall/hip-hop reggae)

Eyes Down Sound & Crew (Christchurch Dub Sound)

Renue, Kang & Dee Jay

Mikey B (Queenstown/Auckland roots/reggae/dancehall/hip-hop)

Labour Weekend 2014 brings us the first ever Shakka Sounds “Stack The Yard” for your long weekend reggae listening pleasure!


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Crucial Vibes Sound Station

Crucial Vibes Sound StationWhen: Saturday 13 September

Where: Schanzenstr 41A 20357, Hamburg

Crucial Vibes Sound System

Highn B
Chalwa Sound (Munster)
Hawk I (NiceUp Crew)
Mighty Howard

Original sound thing!

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Old Town Bashment

Old Town BashmentWhen: Friday 29 and Saturday 30 August

Where: Altstadtchilbi Untergasse 45 – Biel / Bienne, Switzerland

Line Up Friday, 7pm – 2.30am

Teacha Dee Live(Jamaica)
One Aim Soundsystem (Biel,CH)
Lion Powa Soundsystem (Biel, CH)
Ever Living Spirit (Biel, CH)

Line Up Saturday, 4pm – 3.30am

Big Mama Sound(Mannheim,D)
NiceUp Crew (Wellington, NZ)
Ever Living Spirit Sound (Biel,CH)
Root Block Soundsystem (Biel,CH)

Warm up by: Train Yard (Biel,CH)

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Wake the Town

Wake the TownWhen: Friday 3 October

Where: Havana – 32 Wigan Street, Wellington

The Wake the Town Crew are back in session in October! With special guest from Melbourne, champion selectress, Miss Fee. And the revival don, Steve the Hat.

Killa tunes old and new and vibes galore!

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Joe Nice (Baltimore, USA)

Joe Nice (Baltimore, USA)When: Friday 25 July

Where: Understudy – cnr Dixon and Cuba Streets, Wellington

Also featuring Welly heavyweight selectas:
Dirty Red
Deep Thoughts
And mic controller, Winston Spliff

Representing Baltimore, North America’s first and most respected dubstep DJ reaches Wellington for the first time! Rongotai Hi Fi and NiceUp present Joe Nice, as part of his 2014 Asia Pacific tour!

Universally recognised as the ambassador of dubstep in North America, Joe Nice has been instrumental in the growth and success of dubstep for nearly a decade. He is known for his live performances full of vibes, upfront selection, skilful mixing, and his bag of massive 10″ dubplates. (more…)

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Dancehall Nice Again

Dancehall Nice AgainWhen: Saturday 19 July

Where: Afrika – 18 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington

Azbo (Auckland)
Jnr Ranks

10pm start, $5 on the door

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Wake the Town

Wake the TownWhen: Thursday 3 July

Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington

The Wake the Town Crew are back in session in July, this time featuring Steve the Hat, and special guest from Melbourne, Miss Fee!

Killa tunes old and new and vibes galore!

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Wake the Town

Wake the Town - May 2014When: Friday 30 May

Where: Havana Bar, – 32 Wigan Street, Wellington

10pm till late, free!
Musical Discs Coming Your Way!

Join Steve the Hat and Winston Spliff in session, with special guest, Turboflexx from RDP Sound, Adelaide!

Vibes galore!

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RSD (Smith & Mighty, Bristol, UK)

RSD WellingtonWhen: Saturday 17 May

Where: Meow – 9 Edward Street, Wellington

10pm till late, $10 before 12am, $15 after

Profits go towards the rebuild of the Rongotai Hi Fi Sound System lost in the Wellington storage unit fire.

RSD, also known as Bristol bass and drum music stalwart Rob Smith (one half of respected production duo Smith and Mighty), has been pushing bass heavy rhythms for more than two decades.

Under the moniker RSD, Rob Smith produces fresh, innovative bass music that simultaneously pays dues to his deep sound system roots while pushing things ever forward. He remains firmly at the forefront of Bristol’s endlessly inventive music scene.


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