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Performers 2014

Jim Wisp

Dreamy soft melodic harmonies.

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:2nd Mar 2:00pm

Jonathan Crayford - Big Band

The most incredible big band you will ever see!

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:2nd Mar 3:15pm

Joshwa

Owner and operator of Auckland based reggae sound system, Lion Rockers Hi Fi, Joshwa is on a mission to forward the best in sound system culture to the people of Aotearoa.

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:2nd Mar 2:45pm

Julie Lamb Band

70's vibed indie art rock.

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:2nd Mar 4:15pm

Kapt 'n' Dirt

Cello and Loopstation

Where:Rintoul St Fringe Corner
When:2nd Mar 2:30pm

Klezmer Rebs

Back for their fourth performance at Newtown Festival - anarchia total will certainly prevail.

Where:Rintoul St Fringe Corner
When:2nd Mar 1:30pm

Kristelle Plimmer

Newtown Festival Poet in Residence. Baobab Cafe on Sat & Debra Tent of Fair day.

Where:Baobab Cafe
When:1st Mar 12:00pm

Lord Echo

Local funk making huge waves Internationally

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:2nd Mar 7:30pm

Mat Enright

He plays, he writes, he eats music. Then sings it back out while playing the guitar!

Where:Emmett St Curbside Cabaret
When:2nd Mar 10:00am

Matiu Te Huki

Amazing vocal skills and energy

Where:Mainstreet Stage
When:2nd Mar 12:00pm

MazRoy

Feel good, nod your head, move ya feet.

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:2nd Mar 3:30pm

Mesala Groove Soundsystem

Check out the MesalaGroove Stage on Green St

Where:Donald Maclean St
When:2nd Mar

Mr Fungus

New Zealand’s Loudest Mime

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:2nd Mar 1:00pm

Mullet Man

The best haircut in the world

Where:Buskers' Pitch
When:2nd Mar 10:00am

Naram

Naram is a reggae fanatic with a penchant for vintage synthesisers, cheesy 80s horror films, Test Match Cricket and dal makanis.

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:2nd Mar 4:15pm

Newtown Rocksteady

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

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:2nd Mar 2:00pm

Newtown Sound

Heavyweight reggae, dancehall, rub a dub, and hip hop from DJ Art, the man behind Newtown Sound.

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:2nd Mar 5:45pm

Niko Ne Zna

Niko Ne Zna is a hot and spicy taste of the old countries right here in the capital

Where:Community Stage
When:2nd Mar 3:15pm

Orchestra of Spheres

Channeling ancient future funk from the IS! Warping spatioelastoplasticity with sound!

Where:Wilson St Stage
When:2nd Mar 6:30pm

Paddy Burgin and the Wooden Box Band

Unofficial kiwi folk - a lyrically uplifting tour of the this country’s vast and sweeping landscapes.

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

Paddy Fred

Hugely Groovy Local Musician! At the Baobab Cafe After Party.

Where:Baobab Cafe
When:2nd Mar 8:30pm

Powershop Family Zone

Powershop Family Zone

Where:Newtown Primary School Grass Area
When:2nd Mar 10:00am

Raiza Biza + Live Band

Raiza Biza is helping usher in the new wave of NZ hip hop. Don't miss the chance to check his blend of jazz influenced hip hop performed with his live band!

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:2nd Mar 5:00pm

Ras Stone

Ras Stone is a multi talented vocalist, percussionist, and radio host who is originally from Nima-Accra Ghana, West Africa, known for his conscious lyrics and unique singjay roots style.

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:2nd Mar 2:45pm

Raw Collective

Sample based, live hip-hop project, fresh from the Evil Mule camp.

Where:Newtown Sound Stage
When:2nd Mar 11:15am

Rhino Boogie

Party Funk! At the Baobab Cafe After Party.

Where:Baobab Cafe
When:2nd Mar 9:30pm

Rosita Vai

Rosita Vai rose to prominence as the winner of NZ Idol 2005

Where:Carrara Park Jazz Picnic
When:8th Mar 2:30pm