Shapeshifter, Shihad and More to Take Over Jim Beam Homegrown 2023 in Wellington on March 18

As summer draws to an end and autumn gets underway in New Zealand, returning to the gorgeous Wellington Waterfront is another Kiwi music festival with over forty of Aotearoa’s best live performers and musicians. Jim Beam Homegrown comes to the country on March 18, 2023, with acts Shapeshifter, Sons of Zion, Sachi, MC Crafty, SWIDT, Witters, The Black Seeds, Kora, and more! Get your tickets to the festival from The Ticket Fairy.

Touted as “Kiwi music’s biggest party,” Jim Beam Homegrown will boast five stages (City, Lab, Rock, Electronic, and Park Stage) and will be helmed from its mainstay venue, the Wellington Waterfront. At the all-day musical extravaganza, you’ll find hip-hop, reggae, EDM, rock, and dub, as well as stumble upon a buffet of activities for all attendees, including amusement park attractions, plenty of delectable food choices and interactive activities.

Image via Jim Beam Homegrown on Facebook
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The homegrown festival line-up announcement received tremendous praise on social media, with hundreds of people gearing up to watch their favorite Kiwi acts. The City Stage will see the likes of electronic artist Aunty EL, Aotearoa music legend Che Fu and his crew The Kratez, reggae/dub outfit The Black Seeds, and singer/songwriter Gin Wigmore. Veteran musician Dave Dobbyn will bring his slow-rock, acoustic, and pop-rock to the show’s finale on The City Stage.

Tiger Electronic Stage will assemble drum & bass music producer Elipsa, who is known for her solo DJ/live vocal sets, debut performance from musician Fairbrother, DnB team The Upbeats, producer/DJ Witters, and drum & bass duo Lee Mvtthews.

Alternative rock trio Capital Theatre, four-piece alternative metal band Devilskin, and legendary hard rock outfit Shihad will be seen shredding the Jim Beam Rock Stage. Singer Ella Monnery and hip-hop DJ/producer P-Money, future bass electronic pair SACHI have set their sights on the Lab Stage with acts Lost Tribe Aotearoa, Katchafire, Mitch James, and Shapeshifter set to entertain festival goers on the mainstage.

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Jim Bean Homegrown kicks off at 1 PM across all the stages, with each stage equipped with a bar of its own. The venue will be wheelchair accessible and will have accessible restrooms in every location. Tickets purchased for the postponed event in 2022 are also rolled over for this year’s edition.

For tickets and more information on Jim Beam Homegrown, head on over to The Ticket Fairy HERE

Visit Jim Beam Homegrown’s website for the entire artist line-up: HERE
Download the official festival app on: Andriod | IOS 
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Artists performing at the event: Aunty EL | Che Fu | The Black Seeds | Gin Wigmore | Sir Dave Dobbyn | Elipsa | Fairbrother | Witters | Lee Mvtthews | The UpBeats | Capital Theatre | Devilskin | Shihad | Ella Monnery | P-money | SACHI | Lost Tribe Aotearoa | Katchafire | Mitch James | Shapeshifter

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