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Rhythm & Alps Reveals 2020 Play Schedule

Wednesday 7 October 2020

Rhythm & Alps Reveals 2020 Play Schedule

The South Island's biggest New Year's festival have revealed their 2020 play schedule and sees Rhythm & Alps celebrate 10 years as the premier summer festival with a 100% local lineup.

Home-grown talent is where it's at this year and Rhythm & Alps festival couldn't be more stoked to welcome to the Cardrona Valley some of the world's highest-regarded artists right now, all proudly hailing from Aotearoa.

“We’ve carefully hand-picked these acts from around Aotearoa to highlight the diverse talent that New Zealand has to offer," Rhythm & Alps festival director Alex Turnbull says. “This is a one-off quintessential Kiwi all-star festival".

The festival, which welcomes 10,000 partygoers and more than 5,000 campers to the stunning Wanaka area, is immeasurably proud of its decade-long reign as the ultimate New Years party.

“We are elated to be celebrating our tenth year anniversary with possibly our best line up yet, immaculate stage production set in a stunning and relaxed atmosphere. This year, we’re more proud than ever to be able to deliver a world-class festival in Wanaka’s spectacular Cardrona Valley," Turnbull also added.

The 2020 festival will feature an exclusive NZ summer festival performance from the highest New Zealand ticket selling artist and ultimate live band SIX60.

Opening the three-day music and camping festival on December 29th will be Chaos In The CBD and K2K.

Internationally regarded as one of the world's finest live draws Fat Freddys Drop return to Rhythm & Alps alongside New Zealand's best live rock band Shihad and the unapologetically Kiwi international pop superstar Benee.

These world-class acts will be joined by one of New Zealand's most accomplished indie-rock acts The Phoenix Foundation and internationally renowned electronic producer Quix.

Musician, rapper, writer and artist, mentor and activist Coco Solid makes her long-awaited Rhythm & Alps debut and Kiwi rap scenes next big thing Wax Mustang will perform at this years summer festival.

A very special 'WĀHINE Toa Log Cabin Club Take Over' presenting Amandamania, C:She, Dolittle, Mamadafunk, Hey Lady & MissB is a new and exciting development for the festival, not to be missed!

Reb Fountain, 2020's breakthrough songwriter will be delivering her standout much-loved album with the full band and premiere rock n roll band Racing will make a very welcome festival appearance.

Beat & Path and Bassfreaks are set to showcase the finest talent and musical whiz kids. Party-rocking DJs Truth and international leader in the drum and bass scene strong Trei join the line-up.

The Queen of New Zealand's roots and dancehall scene Rubi Du and folk-pop singers The Swan Sisters are two welcome additions to the 2020 festival.

Get ready to get down with drum and bass artist Fairbrother, the finest producer of trap and sad girl music Ferby, the indie-pop-dream-folk of There's a Tuesday and the bass-heavy beats from Benthamism.

From when the gates open on Tuesday, December 29th until the last act finishes Thursday, 31st December 2020, the stunning site of Rhythm & Alps will be filled with thousands of happy people for the hottest kiwi summer indulgence in Aotearoa music, food and celebration.

Tickets to the three-day festival have SOLD OUT.
Limited GA tickets to December 30th are still available.

Don't miss out - buy your tickets now!