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!
First Line Up announcement 2020
Stan always makes a huge impact and many memories at Jim Beam Homegrown, that’s why we have him back time and time again. When Stan takes to the stage he shakes the foundations and it’s felt all over the Wellington waterfront. Those who are not ready and waiting, stop in their tracks and come running to find him! Stan has been intoxicating crowds with his send shivers down your spine vocal gift since way back when. A genuine New Zealand idol who is loved for his sense of humour, humanity and joy for life. Click here to watch: ‘Give’
Pop bangers mixed with honey-coated lyrics = pop perfection. Championed by Zane Lowe at Beats 1, supported on BBC Radio 1, at just 22 years old Robinson already has a record which went gold in NZ. This Nelson singer-songwriter had more than 300,000 streams on Spotify with ‘Nothing to Regret‘ within 2 days of release, a year later it’s at almost 62 million plays and gold-certified. She is the business and it’s her debut at Jim Beam Homegrown so join her to unwind and dance all your worries away. Listen: an acoustic version of ‘Medicine’
Smashing boundaries between electro, pop & house, SACHI are young, talented and dedicated to music. A rush of house groove and super catchy dance floor beats. SACHI has gained international traction with singles having showcased on Diplo’s BBC Radio 1 and Zane Lowe’s Apple Music Beats. Securing a record deal with Universal Music, they’ve made music a full-time occupation. Brimming with excitement at the release of their ‘sophomore EP‘ Nights with Ruby, uplift yourself with this euphoric experience! Listen here: ‘Shelter‘ ft NIKA from Nights with Ruby
Award-winning musician and producer Kings has been clocking 1 million streams a month on Spotify for his 2nd studio album since it’s release earlier this year. His #1 single ‘Don’t Worry Bout It’ has had over 8 million streams, went gold and surpassed the record for the longest #1 on the NZ Singles Charts. Producer, Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Kings is the real deal and we are honoured to have him back for 2020. New music click here to watch: ‘Super’
Up to David Dallas? Apart from kickin some raps at the Sydney Opera House and masterminding the 64 Bars, a platform strictly focused on showcasing people’s ability to rap which allows deserving artists to grow their fan base. Carefully crafted and expertly executed David Dallas is one of the country’s biggest innovators in hip-hop. He’s supported Eminem and toured with Run The Jewels, along with taking home 2 awards at the 2014 NZ Music Awards for Best Male Artist & Best Urban/Hip Hop Album. Click here to listen to single ‘Probably’
Just 18 & 19 years of age Elijah Manu (Church) & Albert Purcell (AP) make up this staunchly independent rap sensation who currently have the world at their feet. After a whirlwind year that’s seen Church & AP topping the charts and taking over the airwaves with ‘Ready or Not.‘ This duo is undoubtedly one of the most exciting acts to emerge this year in Aotearoa’s rich vibrant music scene. We welcome Church & AP with their explosive live show to Jim Beam Homegrown 2020. Click here to watch: ‘Ready or Not’
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.