Selling out shows in under a day! The demand for Shapeshifter is still hot & cooking. Record-breaking NZ tours, appearances at Glastonbury, The Big Chill, Big Day Out, sold-out shows across Europe. Depth-charged soul/drum n bass, Shapeshifter’s electronic textures are barrelling breakbeats set on a bedrock of soul, jazz, and rave. The future-shocked soul outfit from CHCH who bring a sound and visual extravaganza will be taking us out on the Homegrown 2020 Park Stage. Check out the video for ‘Oculus’, it’s awesome!
Flying high all over the nation, if you haven’t caught L.A.B. live, you are welcome, you are in for a real treat! Voted NZ’s Best Live Act in RNZ Music’s highly scientific NZ Music Month poll 2018 is a good reason to haveL.A.Bat Homegrown 2020. Soulful-rock-electronic-funk, mix in some reggae and blues punctuated by exceptional melodies that stick with the listener for days. Twelve genre-bending tracks can be heard on their latest album L.A.B II readymade for your summer listening. Click here for ‘Baby Will You Let Me’
Mitch James draws huge crowds at Jim Beam Homegrown and he knows how to entertain them. From the streets to the stadium with Ed Sheeran, we welcome you 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 we lose count. His voice is the reason for nationwide sell-out shows and why he reached 20 million streams in one year alone! Watch‘21’here.
Fyre up! Katchafire continues to get hotter and they are back to deliver one of the most authentic Reggae shows around. Built on a family movement, hailing from the mighty H-Town (Hamilton) they are a global roots reggae phenomenon. Classic roots reggae with an RnB/funk rub, mashing modern dancehall and slinky reggae pop. Their crowd reaction never disappoints as they play all the favourites with an unmissable clarity of sound. Nobody’s putting out this fire! Watch here: ‘Love Today’
Rising from the dusty rinsed streets of ‘Scarfieville‘ Dunners, and blowing up outta nowhere, Summer Thieves are earning themselves quite the reputation as one of NZ’s best live acts. Bringing sold-out tours a melting pot of reggae, hip-hop, rock & funk. From working with Tiki Taane on their debut album ‘Warped’ to over 1.7 mil hits for their single ‘Love is Lost,‘ Summer Thieves debut at Jim Beam Homegrown is a great way to kick off Park Stage. Listen: Love is Lost