Jim Beam Homegrown

Celebrate the end of summer with the biggest celebration of Kiwi music on the stunning Wellington waterfront.

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21 Mar 2020


Wellington Waterfront

End your summer on a high note with Wellington's epic festival of homegrown Kiwi music Spread across multiple stages in a stunning central waterfront location, Jim Beam Homegrown features something for every taste with from to rock to reggae, dub 'n' roots to pop.

This much-loved music festival is one of the shining stars in Wellington's summer event line-up and 2020 will make the thirteenth year of Jim Beam Homegrown rocking, grooving and shimmying in the capital. The full line-up for Jim Beam Homegrown 2020 has now been announced and there is, quite literally, something for practically every music taste.

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The grassy expanse of Waitangi Park plays host to the biggest stage and features legends Shapeshifter, L.A.B and chart-topper Mitch James. There will also be a feast of reggae from, Sons of Zion, Katchafire, Summer Thieves and Tomorrow People and Sunshine Sound System and DJ Sir-Vere will be serving up the good time summer vibes.

Opposite Waitangi Park, you’ll come to the Electronic Marquee featuring a seriously solid EDM line-up. This stage will feature the biggest names in NZ dance music including, State of MindMontell2099, Lee MvtthewsFlowidus, Clicks and Concord Dawn will go back to back with P-Money. They will be joined by George FM DJs Dan Aux and Sin who 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 Rock stage where the sound will be cranking for hometown hero’s Shihad alongside DevilskinVillany, Skinny Hobos, Dead Favours, Written by Wolves and Deadbeat. ZED will also be making their Homegrown debut celebrating 20 years of their album Silencer.  

Next stop is the always popular Lab Stage, boasting a mega line-up in 2020 where Stan Walker, Robinson, Kings and Savage will play alongside David Dallas, P Money, Savage and break out artists Church & AP and Illbaz 

With a uniquely relaxed vibe, The City Stage, set amongst beautiful pohutukawa will feature Dragon, Nesian Mystik, Thomas Oliver, Mako Roadnomad and LepaniThey will be joining ever popular acts The Black Seeds and The Feelers. 

Jim Beam Homegrown is an incredible day out in Wellington, but an even better as a weekend. Start your Homegrown weekend in Wellington with a delicious brunch, followed by some shopping to find your perfect Homegrown outfit. On Sunday, go for a Homegrown debrief lunch on Cuba Street and go hang at Oriental Bay beach for the afternoon or if you're feeling energetic, hire kayaks or paddleboards and explore the harbour.

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