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Southern Amp 2008

When:

Sun 9 Nov 2008, 12:30pm

Where: Horncastle Arena, Jack Hinton Dve, Addington, Christchurch

Ticket Information:

  • Earlybird: $79.50
  • Additional fees may apply

Four more acts have been added to the Southern Amp line-up . . . DIRT – aka Daniel Urquhart – aka The Rhymestone Cowboy, AUDIO EMPIRE, THE KLAP, DJ INSOMNIAC.

The South Island’s biggest music festival, taking place on Sunday 9 November at Westpac Arena Festival Park in Christchurch from midday, now comprises FOUR live music stages with loads more international acts than before as well as a solid line-up of Australian, NZ and local Christchurch artists.

Each live stage at Southern Amp 2008 will be completely UNDERCOVER with the event having a strictly limited capacity of just 9000 live music fans!

Earlybird tickets SOLD OUT in just two weeks and demand is stronger than ever before. Promoters advise that all remaining tickets are expected to sell out well in advance of the concert date so fans should purchase tickets as soon as they can to avoid missing out.

Please see the playing times and event map in the gallery.

The full Southern Amp 2008 line-up per stage is:

MAIN STAGE (Inside Westpac Arena – Starts 12.30pm, Ends 11.15pm)
SEETHER (US) / THE LIVING END (AUS) / THE DANDY WARHOLS (US) / THE CHARLATANS (UK) / GYROSCOPE (AUS) / WETA / JORDAN LUCK BAND / AUTOZAMM / GOODNIGHT NURSE

MINISTRY OF SOUND STAGE (Mega-marquee outside the Arena – Starts 1.30pm, Ends 11.15pm)
THE POTBELLEEZ (AUS) / DJ GOODWILL (AUS) / TIKI MC DJ / CONCORD DAWN / STATE OF MIND / THE ASTON SHUFFLE (AUS) / PITCH BLACK / DJ GENERAL LEE

NZ MUSIC STAGE (Big top circus tent outside the Arena – Starts 12.15pm, Ends 11.00pm)
LITTLE BUSHMAN / FUR PATROL / DIE! DIE! DIE! / DIMMER / MIDNIGHT YOUTH / THE VALVES / TIGER TONES / CAIRO KNIFE FIGHT / CLAP CLAP RIOT / TAINTED / THE EXILES / THE DECEIVERS

CHRISTCHURCH MUSIC STAGE (Marquee outside the Arena – Starts 12.15pm, Ends 7.00pm)
MINISNAP / THE L.E.D.s / OAKLEY ‘OG’ GRENELL / LINDON PUFFIN / THE EASTERN / ED MUZIK / HERA / ANNEKA THWAITES

Performance times to be confirmed.

Tickets are on sale through Ticketek, Real Groovy and Play It Again Records, which also includes a Premium Reserve Seating option in the main Westpac Arena closest to the stage allowing those fans to keep the same seat all day, wander around the festival site and other stages outside the Arena and return to see the acts they want at their leisure and in comfort, with access to Premier bar facilities close by.

The festival site will be built around the outside of the Westpac Arena with thrill rides, market stalls and plenty of bars, beverage and food outlets.

Southern Amp 2008 will once again be held at the start of NZ Cup and Show Week, the busiest carnival week on the Canterbury calendar.

Southern Amp 2008 is R15 restricted. We care for our environment. Be Green, Be Clean, Be Safe!

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