Show:

Performers 2013

Agitator

It all began with the “cave” somewhere along the South Coast of Wellington, New Zealand.

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:3rd Mar 2:00pm

Bad Blocks (NZ/Aus)

electronic songs - at the Baobab after party!

Where:Baobab Cafe
When:3rd Mar 10:00pm

Basketball Jones

Basketball Jones started dribbling at a very early age. Then one day he was given a basketball.

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

Beastwars

Beastwars are a band that plays heavy music. Their new album will be released in April.

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 7:30pm

Bec Sandridge (AUS)

Watching Bec Sandridge perform is almost like being privy to a secret

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:3rd Mar 11:00am

Bella Cajon

Wellington’s favourite 8 piece Gyp-Hop Folk-Pop Ruski-Reggae Roots Dance Band!

Where:Community Stage
When:3rd Mar 3:15pm

Brockaflowersaurus Rex and the Blueberry Biscuits

Terribly talented all star band of amazing youngsters taking off in the Welli scene.

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:3rd Mar 5:45pm

Dictophone Blues

Auckland four piece Dictaphone Blues bring a joyous collection of psychedelic pop tunes and a happy-go-lucky live show bound to warm the heart and make the shoes dance upon your feet.

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 5:30pm

DJ Art Official (Newtown Sound)

If you're going to have your own stage why not play some tunes!

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:3rd Mar

DJ Mesala

"I have enjoy playing happy tunes to either getting you dancing or put a smile on your dial."

Where:MesalaGroove Stage
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

Dr Sanchez

Latin Guitar Sensation

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:3rd Mar 4:00pm

Estére

Just a girl with an MPC

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:3rd Mar 11:45am

Fraser Hooper

"Perfect comic timing, Hooper is super." The Sunday Mail Australia

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:3rd Mar 11:30am

House Of Mountain

Four piece rock band from Christchurch

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 12:30pm

Jennifer Zea

The Latin Soul

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:3rd Mar 3:00pm

Kidzone 24 Roadshow

Kidzone24 is bringing the fun to you! Meet Rufus from Pop Up , say "Hi" to the WotWots , and hang out with Kidzone host Morgan at the Kidzone24 Roadshow.

Where:Southern Riddiford St.
When:3rd Mar 11:00am

Klezmer Rebs

Back at the Newtown Festival for the fourth year, the Klezmer Rebs will share their own version of klezmer music.

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

LatinAotearoa

Latin-funk soul & hiphop

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar 1:00pm

Louis Baker

Young soul blues sensation Louis Baker is not to be missed!

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:3rd Mar 12:30pm

Mara and the Bushkas

With a style of songwriting equally as eclectic as her background, Mara delivers an old soul voice with a fresh perspective, supported by an killer band of Bushkas.

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar 4:00pm

Mihirangi

The Queen of Loops

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar 3:00pm

Miles Calder And The Rumours

Earthen country jangle.

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar 12:00pm

Mr Fungus

International Comic Mime

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:3rd Mar 1:00pm

Mr Sterile Assembly

Outsider Punk

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 10:30am

Newtown Rocksteady

Newtowns favourite sons - an infectious combination of mellow rhythms and upbeat dance tunes!

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar 2:00pm

Rio Hunuki-Hemopo

Rio’s infectious and hypnotic live performances were undertaken as a 2 piece with Justin 'Firefly' Clarke accompanying Rio on guitar.

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 2:30pm

Salvation Army

The Wellington South Salvation open their doors and showcase their style of music on their front door step, along with awesome activities for all ages!

Where:Constable St
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

Sam Manzanza and his Afro Beat Band

Taste the hot and spicy rhythm of Africa.

Where:Community Stage
When:3rd Mar 10:15am

Sausage Circus Sound System

"Roll up", for the bicycle powered street theatre extravaganza.

Where:Cnr Rintoul & Riddiford St
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

Sendam Rawkustra

A multi-headed rhythm beast deep from the heart of Newtown.

Where:Community Stage
When:3rd Mar 11:45am

Sharkness

Sharkness [Robin Hinkley] combines elements from previous projects Good Laika and Bleakhouse, but adds new ingredients when no one is looking.

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 3:30pm

Skaman

Skaman is a favourite around the Wellington clubs and cafes supporting some of NZeds top reggae bands

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:3rd Mar

Solid Gold Sound System

Following in the footsteps of Akbar nubian the great Disco Alchemist and mystic

Where:Rintoul St
When:11:00am

Stage - Vital Sounds @ Baobab cafe

New Zealand's Most legit and epic Reggae Sound System plays all day in the Baobab courtyard til 8pm

Where:Baobab Cafe
When:3rd Mar 11:00am

STAGE: Batucada Parade

A massive parade of Samba drummers grooving their way from Emmett St to Constable St

Where:Parade
When:3rd Mar 3:45pm

STAGE: Buskers' Pitch

Come and be entertained by some of the best buskers around! Outside McDonald's Newtown, 190 Riddiford St

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

STAGE: Emmett St Curbside Cabaret

Soloists and bands with a street cafe vibe

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

STAGE: GrooveFM

Wellington Jazz radio broadcasting live from Newtown Festival!

Where:Green St
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

STAGE: Mainstreet

Come one, come all! Some of the finest that the Newtown Festival has to offer are on display.

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar 10:00am

STAGE: MesalaGroove

Check out the MesalaGroove Stage on Green St

Where:MesalaGroove Stage
When:3rd Mar

STAGE: Newtown Community

See some of the best and brightest stars that the Newtown community has to offer! At the corner of Constable and Riddiford St.

Where:Community Stage
When:3rd Mar

STAGE: Wilson St

Newtown's favourite side street; with another bangin lineup for 2013!

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 10:30am

The Shot Band

The Shot Band make friends from strangers every time they step onstage. Energy, caustic wit, sweet harmony and great songs.

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar 11:00am

The Troubles

From the emotive to the absurd

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 1:30pm

Toni Smith

Amazing Hula hoop show packed with laughter

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:3rd Mar 12:15pm

Urban Tramper

We have entitled our music: 'Future folk'.

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 4:30pm

Von Thundersvolt

Fuzzed out apocolyptic blues

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:3rd Mar 6:30pm

Wellington Batucada

Wellington Batucada is a community-based percussion group that brings the flamboyant world of samba from Brazil to Wellington. Parade from Emmett to Constable St.

Where:Parade
When:3rd Mar 3:45pm

Wellington City Shake-'Em-On-Downers

The Swingiest Little Big Band this side of anywhere.

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:3rd Mar

Wellington Youth Circus

A dazzling display of skill and daring.

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:3rd Mar 1:45pm

Womansong Choir

"My overwhelming sense was the joy and fun this group takes in their music"

Where:Community Stage
When:3rd Mar 11:10am

Zach Washer

Zac-Tacular has performed his unique style of juggling, acrobatics and wheel-spinning around New Zealand and the globe.

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:3rd Mar 10:45am