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Homegrown 2012 Final Line-up Announcement

Homegrown 2012 Final Line-up Announcement

Tuesday 1st November, 2011 9:28AM

Homegrown have caped off their 2012 line-up with seventeen more acts announced yesterday...

Press Release:

Jim Beam Homegrown drops Fat Freddy’s and 16 others!

Jim Beam Homegrown is the stand out gig of the summer, proudly showcasing the cream of New Zealand music. A further 17 acts have just been announced to grace the 7 stages set along the beautiful Wellington waterfront.

After 4 consecutive sell-outs Homegrown’s plans for the 5th year are bigger and better. The February 18th festival features a new free to the public stage, a new collaborative stage - The Red Bull Lab and a huge line-up of bands and DJ’s.

Each of the stages has its own flavour. The largest of them, the Vodafone Dub and Roots stage boasts a truly epic line-up with Fat Freddy’s Drop making their first Homegrown appearance amongst a who’s who of headline acts, including Kora, Six60, The Black Seeds, 1814, Sola Rosa and Sunshine Sound System.

The Jim Beam Rock stage line-up see’s Kiwi rock gods Shihad headline alongside Blacklist, The Feelers, Opshop, Black River Drive, The Thomas Oliver Band, Shotgun Alley and The Checks. The new Red Bull Lab provides a platform for our richest talent to collaborate and jam. Jon Toogood’s brain child The Adults are joined by AHoriBuzz with guests Dallas Tamaira (FFD), Fran Kora (Kora), LA Mitchell (Dukes) and TikiTaane. There’s a DJ sound-clash with Concord Dawn taking on P Money, Nick D featuring Yewala Sound System, Tiki will perform an acoustic set and Minuit will be joined by Asian percussionists Gamelan. The evening will finish off with an old school mash-up from the masters…King Kapisi, Che Fu and Manuel Bundy.

The Vodafone Pop and RnB stage is packed with talent including heavy weights David Dallas, Smashproof, P Money, K.One and Homebrew. Also Kidz in Space, pop princess Zowie, Computers Want Me Dead and crowd favourites Kids of 88 are coming to the party.

The Electronic stage offers a hedonistic super-club environment with dubstep pioneer Optimus Gryme, Bulletproof with Jesse G, State of Mind Live, Kids of 88 with a DJ set and just announced MayaVanya, Karn Hall and Dick Johnson.

Last but not least, free to the public Amphitheatre stage features the country’s premier 3 on 3 breakdancing competition with a mix of DJ’s throughout the day.

Whatever your taste Jim Beam Homegrown has it covered; every Homegrown festival has sold out, don’t miss out. Tickets are $95+bf, go to

Full Line-up Announcement

Jim Beam Rock Stage
The Feelers
The Checks
Black River Drive
The Thomas Oliver Band
Shotgun Alley

Vodafone Dub & Roots Stage
Fat Freddy’s Drop
The Black Seeds
Sola Rosa
Sunshine Soundsystem

Redbull Lab
The Adults
Tiki Taane (acoustic)
King Kapisi, Che Fu, Manuel Bundy
Concord Dawn Vs. P Money
Minuit featuring Gamelan
Nick D

Vodafone Pop and RnB Stage
Kids of 88
David Dallas
P Money
Kidz in Space
Computers Want Me Dead

Jim Beam Electronic Stage
Optimus Gryme
State of Mind Live
Kids of 88 (DJ Set)
Karn Hall
Dick Johnson



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