The Lab Stage, located at Upper Frank Kitts park on the waterfront provides awesome viewing over the lagoon and plenty of dance floor space allows everyone a close up view of all the action. Amenities, food stalls and handy access to the bars means everything you need is available without needing to leave the party! And what a party it will be!

FIRST LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT 2019

  Broods

Broods

The multi-award winning brother-sister duo from Nelson have had HA-UGE success worldwide. Sold out shows in Britain and the US, opening for Ellie Goulding, appearing on The Late Late Show with James Corden, major festivals such as Lollapalooza and Coachella and cleaning up at the New Zealand Music Awards!!! Yes we have them! Everything is looking peach now! Broods will be seeing The Lab stage out in style 2019. Listen to their new single: 'Peach'

  Stan Walker

Stan Walker

When Stan Walker took to the stage at Homegrown 2016 his performance shook the foundations and it could be felt all over the Wellington waterfront. People stopped in their tracks and came running to find him! Fast forward to 2018 the crowds were all ready and waiting. Stan has been intoxicating crowds and sending shivers down our spines with his vocal gift since way back when. Listen: 'Thank you' an ode to Stan's mum. 

  Kings

Kings

Kings 2nd studio album has been clocking 1 million streams a month on Spotify since it was released earlier this year. Homegrown 2019 you get to sample it along with the favourites including the number one single 'Don't worry bout it' that went gold and broke all records spending over 8 weeks as the #1 NZ single. Chosen to be on the Ministry of Sound SessioNZ 2013, major label deals with Warner Music NZ & Ministry of Sound Australia, Kings is the real deal. Check out 'Temporary Me' 

  Home Brew

Home Brew

Laid back rhymes and jazzy backing tracks, distinct feel-good sound and lyrics relevant to NZ culture but not for the faint hearted. NZ Music? Home Brew are Kiwi az! A smooth refreshing ale with fun and often satirical hip hop, their well-rehearsed flows and crafted beats on top of their reputation make them one of the funnestist live acts ever! Listen: 'Basketball Court

  SWIDT

SWIDT

This group is not slowing down anytime soon, 2018 sees SWIDT hit full throttle releasing two EP's, a collection of B-sides and 'The Most Electrifying EP' (their 2nd EP for the year) which premiered via a Fortnite online listening party; the first act to premiere new music via Fortnite. This rap group from Onehunga had more nominations than Lorde at the 2018 NZ Music Awards! Be sure to check them out. Watch: 'Who run it'   

 

  JessB

JessB

"Just yo favourite female flame spitta" bursting onto the male dominated hip hop scene! Rapping since high school JessB's influences include Missy Elliot and Timberland. She's stamped her mark over the airwaves receiving spins across all major urban, dance and tastemaker stations. Kicking off her debut performance JessB we welcome yo! Get down & dance. Watch 'Take it down' feat. Rubi Du produced by P-Money  

 

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Individual Stage Capacity

Please note: each stage has a limited capacity, access is on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis. Ticket sales have been limited in an effort to ensure everyone can see the bands they want to see, however-we suggest you get to the stages early to see your favorite bands. Homegrown Events Ltd. reserves the right to change the line-up where required due to accident, illness, travel issues, force majeure, legal dispute or any other issues beyond our control.