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23 Mar 2019
End your summer on a high note with Wellington's epic festival of homegrown Kiwi music.
Saturday tickets have now SOLD OUT but Pre-Party tickets for the Friday night with Salmonella Dub feat. Tiki Taane + Katchafire, L.A.B and Soulware are still available.
Just as summer starts to cool off, Wellington will heat up as Jim Beam Homegrown takes over Wellington’s waterfront.
Spread across multiple stages in a stunning central waterfront location, Jim Beam Homegrown features rock, dub 'n' roots, reggae, electronic, pop and R&B music. The energy of Homegrown takes over the entire city as festival goers converge on the waterfront for a day and a night of Aotearoa’s finest beats.
The 2019 Line-up:
The grassy expanse of Waitangi Park plays host to the biggest stage featuring; Shapeshifter, the mighty Kora, chart toppers Sons Of Zion and a feast of reggae including, Katchafire, Three Houses Down ft. General Fiyah, House Of Shem, and thanks to Sunshine Sound System and DJ Sir-Vere, the Dub & Roots Stage will be serving up some serious summer vibes.
Just opposite Waitangi Park, you’ll hit the Electronic Marquee featuring the biggest electronic line-up Jim Beam Homegrown has ever hosted. With extended capacity, this stage will feature the biggest names in NZ dance music including, Quix, Montell2099, Lee Mathews, Chores and Jon Lemmon who will be joined by Aroha ft. MC Tali, General Lee and Cymbol. Plenty of bass in the place will keep the tent heaving across the day.
As you stroll down the waterfront promenade, past the carnival rides and food vendors, you’ll find the new outdoor Rock stage where the sound will be cranking for the most talked about reunion in Kiwi Rock, Blindspott is back together and will tear it up alongside Devilskin, Villany, The Feelers, Racing, Dead Favours and Skinny Hobos.
A little further along you’ll find the always popular Lab Stage, boasting a mega line-up in 2019 where Broods, Stan Walker, Kings and Home Brew will play alongside Mitch James, P Money, Savage, SWIDT and JessB.
Make it a Homegrown weekend
For the very first time, Jim Beam Homegrown is extending the good times in Wellington with the Jim Beam Homegrown Pre-Party on Friday 22 March. The Pre-Party will be headlined by Aotearoa’s dub ‘n’ bass pioneers, Salmonella Dub featuring Tiki Taane, alongside L.A.B and Soulware.
Check out our guide to Jim Beam Homegrown weekend in Wellington, including the best places to eat and drink, where to stay and what to do for fun. We've also gathered together 15 dining deals, exclusive to Jim Beam Homegrown and Pre-Party ticket holders.