Set in beautiful Waitangi Park, the Dub & Roots stage provides the perfect setting for a massive day, with a crazy line-up, tasty food, good bars and plenty of grass to kick back on. Plus - this year we're also increasing the grass area by 30% to give everyone heaps more room to move.


What can we say about Six60... they are a monster! They've got a massive fan base, a string of hits and fresh material on the way. Their blend of soul, rock, dubstep and drum and base filled our biggest stage to capacity in 2012 and without doubt they will be one of the highlights of Homegrown 2014!

Fat Freddy's Drop                      
How many superlatives does it take to describe Fat Freddy’s Drop? Too many for this profile. In short...we know they are amazing & you know they're amazing. They're constantly gaining fans from around the world, they always deliver epic live shows and if you miss them at Jim Beam Homegrown, you're missing out. Enough said!

The Black Seeds                      
Their albums are timeless... but then... There's the The Black Seeds Live!
Their on-stage performance is infectious and their ability to get a crowd moving undisputed. With a epic back cataologue & constant supply of skankin new material every Black Seeds performance is always better than the last & always a good time

Performing as a unit for 16 years now Katchafire are in no doubt of their abilities and their union as a Whanau. Captivating audiences around the South Pacific, Hawaii and in the USA with tunes and countless hits from their 4 albums. seeing them on the Homegrown Dub & Roots stage is always a special occasion, no doubt.
Aotearoa’s reigning Queen of hip-hop soul, Ladi6 just keeps getting better. With two albums under her belt, she has just released the highly anticipated 3rd album 'Automatic' and it's already making waves. We can't wait to see the Ladi grace the stage again armed with full band and new material.
Sons of Zion                      
With their fusion of reggae, heavy rock, dub and funk, the Sons of Zion are a six-piece crew based in Auckland. Their live stage presence has captivated audiences all over the country with their infectious sound, a mixture of reggae groove with melodic vocals, phat dubb bass lines and heavily distorted guitar rift.
Sunshine Soundsystem                      
These boys have been rocking big shows in NZ for the last 10 years. With Mr Downtown Brown behind the decks & brother MC’s Kpz and Switch on the mic, Sunshine Sound System are the go-to party starters. They have rocked the last 5 Homegrown parties and there is no way in hell we are leaving them out of this one!                                                                 
DJ Sir-Vere                      
DJ Sir-Vere is not only about the craft of a hip hop DJ but has set out to share his true love, passion, knowledge & understanding of the music genre as a movement, a corporate business & a culture. A household name across Australasia; DJ Sir-Vere will be keeping ya moving between sets.                                                                 

Individual Stage Capacity

Each stage has a limited capacity and during the day access is on a
first come first serve basis

Tickets to Jim Beam Homegrown are strictly limited and we're keeping numbers down to try and make sure everybody can see the bands they want to see, but if you've got a favourite band it can't hurt to get there a little early just in case.

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