The Lab Stage, located at Upper Frank Kitts park on the waterfront provides awesome viewing over the lagoon side and plenty of dance floor space in an intimate setting which allows everyone a close up view of the action on stage. Amenities, some food stalls and handy access to the bars means everything you need is available without needing to leave the party!

FULL LINE-UP 2019

  Broods

Broods

Multi-award winning brother-sister duo from Nelson has 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 cleaned up at the New Zealand Music Awards!!! Yes we have them! Everything is looking peachy 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 he 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. 

  Mitch James

Mitch James

From the streets to the stadium with Ed Sheeran, we welcome back Mitch James.  Ever since returning from Europe to sign a record deal with Sony Music Worldwide in 2016 the sky has been the limit for this talented singer-songwriter who now has so many streams you lose count! His debut single 'Move On' was #1 on the NZ Airplay charts & soared as high as #12 on iTunes. His voice is the reason he reached 20 million streams in one Year! Watch his brand new spanker '21'      

  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 you worry bout it' that went gold & spent 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' 

  Savage

Savage

Big man, Big voice, HUGE talent. Savage has sold more than 2 million records and is breaking all the dance music rules. The voice behind the FOUR times platinum selling dance record Swing, with Joel Fletcher and viral radio smash hit Freaks with Timmy Trumpet (100million+ plays on Spotify!) he has an appetite for success bigger than Godzilla. 2018 sees the release of his new single 'Turn Up' with Joel Fletcher & Reece Low

  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 of a sure to impress live act. Listen: 'Basketball Court

  P Money

P Money

Always drawing a massive crowd, P-Money is back, our aim is not to disappoint. 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'  

  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 artist 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'   

 

  Jess B

Jess B

"Just yo favourite female flame spitta" bursting onto the male dominated hip hop scene! Rapping since high school JessB's influences include Missy Elliot & 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  

 

  Heist

Heist

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 performances at Homegrown 2017 and 2018. We are more than happy to have him back again. This elector's energetic, multi-genre sets are not to be missed.

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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.