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Lineup Announced For Newtown Festival 2018 - Earth Tongue, Che Fu, Wax Chattels + More

Lineup Announced For Newtown Festival 2018 - Earth Tongue, Che Fu, Wax Chattels + More

Friday 22nd December, 2017 9:21AM

Wellington's annual Newtown Festival have announced a smashing lineup for March, which will feature fourteen stages spread throughout the free outdoor street event. Highlights from the huge bill include legendary soul artist Che Fu, psychedelic rockers Earth Tongue, sonic travellers Orchestra Of Spheres, X-Files loving Auckland trio Wax Chattels, riotous punks Unsanitary Napkin and lots more. Clock the full lineup below...

Newtown Festival 2018
Sunday 4th March - Newtown, Wellington

Featuring... Che Fu, King Kapisi, Bonaparte, Newtown Rocksteady, Carb On Carb, A Girl Named Mo, Earth Tongue, Orchestra of Spheres, Hans Pucket, Mighty Ukes, Sendam Rawkustra, Dam Dans, Ludus, Namesake, Wallace, Tei., Unsanitary Napkin, Zero Cool, Cumbia Blazera!, Klezmer Rebs, Richard Dada, Wax Chattels, Career Girls, Physical, Momentum, Strange Stains, Onono, Bad Friend, Slow, Motte, Alexa Casino, E/N/T, EDIE, Into Orbit, Jef Minus, Ayn Randy, Fr. Alexey, Anastasia Dolinina and Matias Ceballos, Mehana, Tui Mamaki and Dinyosa choir, Hera Lindsay Bird, Sam Manzanza & African Dance Group, REI, Ras Judah, Clube de Choro, Zamba Flam, Afrikan Quin Tet, C26, SUB:Bass, The Famous Rubberband Boy, Sport Suzie, Kozo Kaos, Pablo The Puzzle, Mr Fungus

Experience the amazing 3D video for Orchestra Of Spheres' rendition of 'Rocket #9'...


Listen to Earth Tongue's recent single 'Pentagram on the Moon'...



Press release:

New Zealand’s largest street fair and free music festival Newtown Festival is back and set to be held on Sunday the 4th of March. This will be Newtown Festival’s 24th year and is set to be one of its biggest with over 450 stalls and 14 stages scattered across the streets of Newtown. Organisers have been working hard to curate a day of music, dance, street parades, world food, amazing crafts and more!

The first announcement of artists includes: Che Fu, King Kapisi, Bonaparte, Newtown Rocksteady, Carb On Carb, A Girl Named Mo, Earth Tongue, Orchestra of Spheres, Hans Pucket, Mighty Ukes, Sendam Rawkustra, Dam Dans, Ludus, Namesake, Wallace, Tei., Unsanitary Napkin, Zero Cool, Cumbia Blazera!, Klezmer Rebs, Richard Dada, Wax Chattels, Career Girls, Physical, Momentum, Strange Stains, Onono, Bad Friend, Stalker, Slow, Motte, Alexa Casino, E/N/T, EDIE, Into Orbit, Jef Minus, Ayn Randy, Fr. Alexey, Russian dancers, Anastasia Dolinina and Matias Ceballos, Mehana (Balkans), Tui Mamaki and Dinyosa choir, Bulgarian Dancers, Chris Berry, Hera Lindsay Bird, Sam Manzanza & African Dance Group, REI, Ras Judah, Sky Canvas, Clube de Choro, Soul Marita, Afrokan Quintet, Afrokan Quin tet, Zamba Flam, C26, SUB:Bass, The Famous Rubberband Boy, Sport Suzie, Kozo Kaos, Pablo The Puzzle, Mr Fungus with more to be announced soon...

Death Ray Record store owner Apa Chappel (boss man) has been curating the much loved Wilson Street stage for the past two years and gives us insight into what we can expect.

“The later Wilson Street goes, the louder it will get. Last stage to finish up at the festival. 14 bands split over 2 stages. Rock n roll, indie pop, rungus punk and psychedelia.”


Links
newtownfestival.org.nz/
facebook.com/newtownfestival/

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