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Splore Festival 2019 First Acts Announced

Splore Festival 2019 First Acts Announced

Photo by Bas Van Est / Thursday 5th July, 2018 12:19PM

Auckland's annual Splore Festival has lifted the lid on a "teaser lineup" of artists that will be playing in 2019. English electronic artists Dub Pistols, electro swing duo The Correspondents and Copenhagen-based DJ Courtesy are all returning to the beach-side festival, to be joined by Australia’s Haiku Hands who will be performing in Aotearoa for the first time. The long-running event will take place again at Tapapakanga Park, this year's iteration was a hoot-and-a-half with attendees still buzzing about musical weekend's unforgettable vibes. This is just the tip of the iceberg as more artist announcements are on the way, here are the details...

Splore 2019
Featuring... Dub Pistols, Correspondents, Courtesy, Haiku Hands
Thursday 21st February to Sunday 24th February - Tapapakanga Park, Auckland

Here's Dub Pistols' anthemic single 'Back to Daylight' feat. Ashley Slater...

Watch a video for UK electro swing duo The Correspondents' recent tune 'Inexplicable'...

Press release:

The stage is set for another stunning Splore festival with two of Splore’s most popular festival acts returning to the beachside festival!

The high energy Dub Pistols and the totally unique Correspondents will provide a major party vibe when they appear at Tapapakanga Park between 21- 24 February.

John Minty, Splore Festival and Music Director says “Both of these acts regularly appear in European festivals because they are two of the best live acts on the circuit. They are total crowd pleasers and they love returning to our New Zealand summer, citing Splore as one of the best festival sites in the world”.

The Correspondents will perform two shows, one on the Main Stage and the other in the Living Lounge cabaret zone. The Dub Pistols will also bring their high energy show to Splore’s Main Stage, with frontman Barry Ashworth adding one of his legendary DJ sets.

Also returning is Copenhagen’s premier club and festival DJ - Courtesy, who will play one of her blistering two hour DJ sets late into the night.

Also joining this teaser line up is Australia’s acclaimed Haiku Hands. Making their NZ festival debut this genre-bending unconventional pop, dance, electronic group are outrageous, bold and ruled by fun choreography.

Splore organisation is well underway, with more music, performance and art to be announced over the coming months.


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