A star-studded first wave of international and national acts have been confirmed for this year’s New Year’s Eve music festival Rhythm & Alps in Wanaka.
US rapper, reality TV star, author and talk show host ACTION BRONSON will play prime time on NYE along with acclaimed electronic duo BICEP, from Northern Ireland. English record producer, remixer and DJ WILKINSON makes a return after heavy demand from his southern fans.
Rhythm & Alps 2018 has also secured top Kiwi acts including THE BLACK SEEDS, who are performing as part of their 20 year anniversary tour, plus JULIA DEANS brings her band to Wanaka hot on the heels of her We Light Fire tour. Homegrown electronic rising star BAYNK returns to R&A with his immaculately presented show and Christchurch band-of-the-moment THE BUTLERS play for the first time. Wellington band ORCHESTRA OF SPHERES, who channel ancient future funk, orgasmo brain wave and costume rock will welcome party revellers also on NYE.
Also joining the line-up on December 30 are UK vibe master NIGHTMARES ON WAX and US funk musician D M-FUNK, who both play at the festival for the first time.
Jurassic 5 DJ NU MARK and LTJ BUKEM add a touch of professional old-school warming up at R&A’s infamous pyramid-designed stage.
Bass addicts will be stoked to see FRED V & GRAFIX, LTJ BUKEM, DJ YODA, THE UPEATS, TRUTH, TREI, SPECTRASOUL, DBRIDGE, DJ STORM, KAHN AND NEEK, GORGAN SOUND play varied and tight sets at the festival.
Australian indie-electro trio CROOKED COLOURS play Dec 30 and UK big bass and big hair MC and singer EVA LAZARUS plays for the first time.
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