11:15am - 12:15pm
Since the release of their debut EP “In Theory” in January this year, the Wellington-based alt-pop crew have quickly garnered a reputation as one of the country’s most exciting up-and-coming acts.
Expect high energy and eccentric adaptations of their clever, observational pop songs as part of a live performance that you are unlikely to forget in a hurry.
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Singing songs runs deep in Edward Castelow’s blood. Before he could successfully climb down from the couch he was festooning atop the family lounge suite singing the theme to The Greatest American Hero for whatever family member would listen.
His love of forward thinking, vintage-leaning song writing has never subsided and across his 10 year career releasing under the Dictaphone Blues moniker, Castelow has played on every stage NZ has to offer, while carving out a niche for himself as one of New Zealand’s true indie voices.
2:15pm - 3:30pm
With a powerhouse voice that’s capable of a primal RnB scream or tear-inducing plea, and a talent for writing deeply personal, stirring songs Louis Baker has spent the past decade evolving his sound from nuanced acoustic ballads to seductive soul grooves.
4:00pm - 5:15pm
The band as individuals have extensive experience both locally and internationally. Two of the members were from the band Cornerstone Roots and performed along side the worlds greats. LTA have been around for just under 2 years, but were thrust into the spotlight through winning Mai FMs big break competition with their debut track Irie. From winning this they have released a debut EP which is just shy of 300k streams on spotify, and over 1,7m streams on youtube.
LTA have been on the biggest stages and some of the biggest acts in NZ. They played main stage at soundsplash 2019 and also have supported artists such as Sons of Zion, 3 Houses Down, Cornerstone Roots, House of Shem and many more.
LTA are about to release their debut album before summer 2019/20 and have the highest quality recordings from Roundhead Studios in Auckland, they even met Ed Sheeran whilst recording there.
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Raw Collective, a ten-piece Hip-Hop, multi-instrumental extravaganza from Wellington.
Weave your way through the sounds of saxophones, trumpet, trombone, bass, guitars and drums resound in a full toned and captivating manner, creative, theatrical and memorable with a solid beat which will get you up dancing from track one.
Rich, complex and velvety sounds combine, like an epic assault on your senses in the best possible way 🙂
Now comes with many more ‘crowd favourite’ singles and a new roster of local talent, every year is a different show!
A mix of the old with the new, a feeling of soulful energy, memorable and honest storytelling to a hip-hop beat, enriched by the sexy sound of a brass section.
Raw Co brings their brand of live Hip-Hop, from Wellington to the world, with a live show not to be missed……