The Lab stage has moved to a new spot on the Waterfront to provide a lot more room and open up viewing over the lagoon side. The lineup includes David Dallas, Kings, Sachi and Savage just to name a few...it's guaranteed to be gold.
FULL LINE-UP 2018
David Dallas has sold out shows across NZ, Australia and the US, released 3 chart-topping albums, and opened for Eminem's NZ Rapture Tour. His Platinum status single 'Running' had a whopping 3.8 million views on YouTube, and he now brings the new album 'Hood Country Club' rolling in with rave reviews. From sonic influences as broad as UK 2-step and Trip-hop to straight up samples over dusty drums, David Dallas continues to push boundaries. Listen: Fit In
With an appetite for success bigger than Godzilla, Savage has sold more that 2 million records and is breaking all the dance music rules. The voice behind the 4 times platinum selling dance record 'Swing' with Joel Fletcher and viral radio smash hit 'Freaks' with Timmy Trumpet (70+ millions views!) Savage is the big man with the big voice and even bigger talent. 2017 sees the collaboration with Kronic and Far East Movement on their single Push
When Stan Walker took to the stage at Homegrown 2016 his performance shook the foundations and he could be felt all over the Wellington Waterfront and the people came running to find him! He jumped up on stage unannounced at the last Homegrown to perform his brand new single and the crowd went off! He's got plenty of new and old songs to get ya moving. Watch the video to his song New Takeover and you will understand why.
Zane Lowe premiered Sachi's single 'South Central' feat. Duckworth worldwide on Beats1 Apple Music. It went to #1 on Jamz SupaNova chart on BBC radio 1Xtra and #1 on the iTunes electronic charts. This electronic duo have been raising roofs and running with them since the release of their EP 'Lunch with Bianca'. After their successful debut at Homegrown 2017, the boys have swapped stages and will now be hitting it large on the Lab stage. Watch Hold on
Kings has been full throttle forward since his 1st official release 'Promise to you' a collaboration with General Lee chosen to be on the Ministry of Sound SessioNZ 2013. Picked up by 2 major labels Warner Music NZ & Ministry of Sound Australia, single 'Don't worry 'bout it' reaching Gold & spending over 8 weeks as the No 1 NZ song in the country, Kings walks home this year with Highest Selling Single 2017 as well as Radio Airplay Record of the Year 2017 at the NZ Music Awards. Check out Kings remix of Nicklebacks Photograph
Mitch James is one talented 21 year old singer-songwriter from Auckland. Returning from Europe, Mitch signed a record deal with Sony Music Worldwide in 2016. 'No Fixed Abode' quickly raced to 4 million streams and his debut single 'Move On' was #1 on the NZ Airplay charts and soared as high as #12 on iTunes. If his first two releases are anything to go by, the sky is the limit for this go-getter! Check out Wont bother me
Always drawing a massive crowd, P Money is back on the Homegrown bill. He is the man! Only a handful of DJs can create both a great live mix and produce amazing original songs, move a dancefloor in the smallest club and knock out a main stage festival sets of legendary proportions. He has opened for the likes of Public Enemy and 50 Cent, and DJ'd alongside some of the world's finest. P Money has skills and talent to burn. Turn it up and click here The King
Deadbeat, the alter ego and musical concept of creative Shelton Woolright; founding member of Blindspott and I Am Giant. High energy 'Drum DJ' set delivering conviction, layering live drums over eclectic cross genre mash up of the biggest party tunes on the planet. Shelton's performance, not just a DJ set but a visual experience, an audio assault, a collection of credible music and samples uniquely mashed together to bring us a live experience like never before.
Kiwi singer Theia is a star on the rise. She caught the ears & eyes of music lovers around the globe when she burst onto the music scene in 2016 with her smash hit Roam. She went on to release her first self-titled EP, which debuted at #3 in NZ & drew critical acclaim. The young Chch-born artist - who writes her own material - toured Oz, the US and Asia in 2017. She opened for Sia recently and will release her debut album this year. Listen Treat you (Sean Turk remix)
Straight outta Cambridge hip hop artist who once performed at the Cambridge Town Hall now performs on stages around the world. Diaz Grimm has toured with Six 60 and was nominated for hip hop album of the year at New Zealand's Music Awards. His track 'Foreigners' is produced by Mike Elizondo - the man behind Eminems 'The Real Slim Shady' and 50 Cent's 'In da Club' and it sounds That Good! See you at the Lab Stage checking out this guy. listen Foreigners
Hailing from the capital, Heist is no stranger to a packed dance floor. Having supported acts such as Slow Magic, Sweater Beats, Whatsonot and Vince Staples along with appearances at Ohakune Mardi Gras and Rhythm & Vines and the much welcomed performance at Homegrown 2017. We are more than happy to have him back again this elector's energetic, multi-genre sets are not to be missed.
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 if you get there a little early.
Homegrown reserves the right to change the line-up as required due to accident, illness, travel problems, force majeure, legal dispute or any incident beyond the control of Homegrown Events Ltd.