Gig Archive

Newtown Sound Stage: Newtown Festival 2015

Newtown Sound Stage 2015When: Sunday 6 March

Where: Newtown Ave

11am – 7.30pm

King Kapisi & Teremoana Rapley
Raw Collective
The No Problemos
Iron Dubz (France)
Team Dynamite
Paddy Fred
Chocolate Strings (Aus)
Name UL
DJ Pleez
DJ Art

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Forward Ever with special guest YT

Forward Ever with YTWhen: Saturday 28 February

Where: 24 Moons – 2 Arthurton Road, Northcote, Melbourne

A celebration of sound system culture with special guest, straight outta Britain, YT. Reggae Dancehall Sensation, Sativa Records Label Boss, Sound System Veteran, performing live inna sound system style and fashion on the mighty Adrians Wall Sound System & Rogue Magnetic Sound System.

Coming together in one love and unity!

With support from:
SK Simeon
King Ru
Di Apprentice
Chant Down Sound
Monkey Marc

$20 on the door

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Crucial B (Crucial Vibes, Hamburg)

Crucial BWhen: Friday 27 February

Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington

Crucial B from Crucial Vibes Sound System, the original sound outta Hamburg, Sankt Pauli, returns to Wellington! Alongside Steve the Hat, Antsman, Ras Stone and Dub Koala.

About Crucial Vibes
Crucial Vibes Sound System is one of Germany’s oldest sounds, established on New Year’s Eve 1991.

In summer 1988, long-time music collectors, Selectors Crucial B and Alex, went to the Summerjam Festival. Here they saw Conquering Sound System (Hannover) playing heavyweight sound on oversized speakers, every night. This inspired them to start their own sound system. (more…)

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YT – Christchurch

YT - ChristchurchWhen: Friday 20 February

Where: Dux Live – 363 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch

Presented by Subtle Sound

Red I, Ill-Figz, Gooba, Hendi, Fat Controller


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YT Australasian Tour 2015 – Auckland

YT Australasian Tour 2015 - AucklandWhen: Sunday 15 February

Where: Ponsonby Social Club – 152 Ponsonby Road, Auckland

Jafa Mafia in association with NiceUp present YT!

YT will be coming to Auckland for a Sunday session at Ponsonby’s top spot for sweet reggae shows, Ponsonby Social Club.

His first Album ‘Straight Outta Britain’ set him as one of the UK’s finest new reggae vocalists. His recording with producers such as Mungo’s Hi-Fi, Congo Natty, Necessary Mayhem and many others has proved his versatility and longevity as a recording artist but his live sound system work is not to be missed.

Jafa Mafia will be bringing the valve system to nice up the dance and will be joined by the Sandy Bay crew and guests for a lively session.

No door tax so come early to ensure entry.

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Taniwha’s Den 2

Taniwha's Den 2When: Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 February

Where: 172 Moeraki Road, Hinakura, South Wairarapa

Midday till Midday

Tickets available from Cosmic Corner

Zone One:
YT (UK) Live
Redbird Jnr
Ugly Disco
Mel Hey Lady
The Session vs Groovin Pete
Earl Grain vs Shady Lady
Son of Sesh
+ more

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YT (UK) Australasian Tour 2015 – Wellington

YT (UK) Australasian Tour - WellingtonWhen: Friday 13 February

Where: Moon – 167 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington

Raw Collective (9-piece live hip-hop)
Winston Spliff
James Faction
Badjah (Deep Thoughts)
+ guests

$10 on the door, 8pm

After sell out shows in 2014, Reggae Dancehall Sensation, YT, returns to Australasia, with big vibes, lyrics, and skills!

Do not miss the chance to check one of the world’s leading reggae artists in action! (more…)

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Wake the Town

Wake the TownWhen: Friday 6 February

Where: Havana – 32 Wigan Street, Wellington

Waitangi Day Wake the Town special! With NiceUp boss selector, Steve the Hat, roots steppas soldier, Dub Koala, and revival selectress, Lady P.

Killa tunes old and new and vibes galore!

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