|Fri 15 Feb 2008–Sun 17 Feb 2008|
Now entering its seventh year, the most respected Eco Reggae festival in New Zealand, the world renowned Soundsplash is hotting up for February 15-17 2008.
The 3 Day Festival will have 40 acts, 2 stages, fat sound production, a bar, 2 campsites, beach access, free parking, 20 beautiful food stalls, an Eco Zone, international guest speakers, workshops, a Kidzone, groundbreaking films, and as always it's all set in a breathtaking location in a sane environment with a zero waste concept.
For those who haven't got in already, Earlybird tickets are now on sale and we are pleased to announce our first line-up which is bulging at the seams. And remember to check out information on our first ever Soundsplash Band Comp.
Soundsplash has always been about supporting our local artists and providing a platform for new and established acts alike.
There are many new home-grown styles and upcoming artists for 2008.
Tanya Stephens (JA), Junior Kelly (JA), Overproof Sound System (UK), The Versionaries (AUS), Katchafire, Salmonella Dub, Cornerstone Roots, Ladi6, Unity Pacific, Little Bushman, Open Souls, Tahuna Breaks, Olmecha Supreme, Sons Of Zion, Native Sons, Goodriders, Mihirangi, Leon, Tenement Yard, An Emerald City, 1814, MC Silvah & DJ Furyus, Grizzly Smooth, Hikoikoi, Grafta, Ras Drulox, 4 Corners, Dubwize Sound System, Safari, Sandy Bay Social Club, Renegade Soundsystem, Jinja Jamboo, Champion Sound, Yardwise, Karioi Rhythm Selection, Sunshine Brothers (AUS), Dubhead, Tropical Downbeat Orchestra, Wicked Draw, Stinky Jim, Dubdoubt (AUS), AK Jugglin Crew, G Corp (UK), Brazilbeat Sound System, Sunshine Soundsystem
Soundsplash Expansion Prizepack
As if there weren't enough reasons already, we've giving you another to head out there and get a ticket to Soundsplash 08! Simply purchase a ticket to Soundsplash 08, email your ticket number to firstname.lastname@example.org and you're in the draw to win...
- two nights accommodation (15 & 16 February) for four people
- $100 grocery voucher for Raglan Four Square
- $100 voucher from Raglan Liquor
- 4 x Soundsplash t-shirts
- 4 x upgrade passes to the Soundsplash VIP tent
- a dozen Red Bull
- a dozen bottles of Good Water
- 4 x meal vouchers for VIP Tent
- $50 worth of drink vouchers from the VIP tent
And if you were a early bird and got your ticket before everyone else, you can enter too. Terms & Conditions apply. Entries close 13 February 2008 at 5pm.
Soundsplash Indigenous Film Festival
That's right, here at Soundsplash it's not just about the music - we've got plenty of things to keep you entertained throughout all hours. The first of these to be announced is the Soundsplash Cinema line-up.
The Indigenous Film Festival will bring recent global works by Indigenous peoples on the forefront of film and video innovation. National and International filmmakers sharing fresh perspectives of their world, will be showcased to the Soundsplash audience in unique tents perfect for watching cinema. And we are extra pleased to present films to be screened in New Zealand for the very first time. Full listing of films include:
- Amandala! A Revolution 4-part Harmony (NZ premiere)
- The White Planet
- Children of the Migration
- Land of My Ancestors
- No Nukes Is Good Nukes!
- Taua (War Party)
- Bro Town 'Go Ask Alice'
- A Crude Awakening
- Lets Live - Skate DVD
- The Bruce Movie - Surf DVD
We invite you to immerse yourself in the Festival experience over this three day event and may these films be an inspiration to act.
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