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Soundwavez: CANCELLED


Sat 5 Feb 2011, 11:00am–8:30pm

Where: Trafalgar Park, Trafalgar St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Earlybird: $31.00 ($29.00 + $2.00 fees)
  • Under 12s: $0.00
  • GA: $41.00 ($39.00 + $2.00 fees)
  • Gate sales: $52.00 ($50.00 + $2.00 fees)
  • Additional fees may apply

A collection of Aotearoa's hottest acts join together on the green of a revamped Trafalgar Park,
outdoors in sunny Nelson for a celebration of summer sounds. The inaugural Soundwavez: from heavy dubsteppin' to infectious grooves to world music to dirty rock n soul to roots reggae to scratched-up breakbeat to pumpin' drum n bass... Get your groove on the green & spend the day with a picnic, friends & family... All ages welcome, under 12 free, tickets only $29 if you get in early... Bring ID if you want to partake of the licenced bars... Loads of food stalls... Wicked sun & bass.

Early bird tickets (released 6 December): $29 + booking fee, from Everyman Records, Hardy St, Nelson; Cyberworld Café, Motueka; or online : ; tel 03 5483083.

Full price tickets (from 20 December): $39 + booking fee.

Gate sales on the day $50 from 11am.

Fully licenced bars.
A large variety of tasty foodstalls.
Coffee vendors.
Shade/shelter in the seated grandstands.

All ages permitted: under 12 free; ID required to purchase alcohol. No BYO; no glass; no passouts; no dogs

The Black Seeds -

The Checks -

Concord Dawn -

Organikismness - Organik_ism_ness

Wicked Draw - Wicked Draw are Nelson's premier dub/reggae/roots live band that have played numerous major outdoor festivals including the Kaikoura Roots Festival, Raglan Roots Festival, Nelson Arts & all of the Phat Festivals. Led by vocalist Lil Jah who was originally from Chch's seminal outfit Dubwise, the band have recorded one album & one EP but are known best for their rocking dancehall inspired live sound.

Pacha Atma Sound System - Pacha Atma - loosely translated as "Spirit of the Earth". Live, evolving dance music flavoured with rootz, world, funk, house and Latin influences. "Musik up!" -

One Vibe - Led by the original African born vocalist Judah, One Vibe have established a reputation for sweet authentic roots reggae.

Aunty Ethyl -

Lil Jah - Reggae and dance hall flavours, yum!

Prota - Nelson's own up and coming dubstep producer.

The program:

Noon : One Vibe
1pm : Lil Jah
1.30pm : Pacha Atma Sound System
2.30pm : Aunty Ethyl
3pm : Wicked Draw
4pm : Prota
4.30pm : The Checks
5.30pm : Organikismness
6pm : The Black Seeds
7.30pm : Concord Dawn

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