Salmonella Dub 25th Anniversary Featuring Tiki Taane

Legends of the NZ music scene Salmonella Dub' will celebrate their 25th anniversary this summer '17-'18 in Kaipara, Christchurch and Taupo featuring the return of music experimentalist Tiki Taane'.

Update: Aotearoa's finest musicians like Soulware, Sunshine Sound System, Laughton Kora + Dylan C and L.A.B. will be joining Salmonella Dub and Tiki Taane in their 25th anniversary next summer.

These shows mark Salmonella Dub's musical journey with a memorable comeback of Tiki Taane who worked with the band from 1996 until 2006. Pioneers of Aotearoa’s Dub n’ Bass scene, the Kiwi band have always pushed musical boundaries, taking a reggae foundation and fusing it with multiple genres to create a sound entirely their own.

Salmonella Dub undeniably made an impressive imprint to the NZ music history–seven studio albums, three remix albums, a live album with the NZSO, four EP's, and over 161 songs collectively achieving 10-time platinum across a catalogue that has sold over 600,000 worldwide, over 270 festival appearances, five Tui Awards and 12 bNet awards.

From their very first live appearance in 1993 to their forthcoming 25th-anniversary tour, passion, creativity, energy, driving bass beats and pure joy are the signature hallmarks of one of NZ's most iconic bands.

"We are preparing an iconic, audio-visual, bass heavy, back catalogue mash up with a super-abundantly full treasure chest of guests." - Andrew Penman, Founding member

"To be able to help my old bandmates celebrate 25 years of Salmonella Dub is a glorious prospect and probably a once in a lifetime occurrence – no one will want to miss this." - Tiki Taane

Salmonella Dub and Tiki Taane will be joined onstage by Fat Freddy's Drop and Ladi6 in Hagley Park while Ladi6 and Trinity Roots will appear at Owen Delany Park.

Fat Freddy's Drop are internationally regarded as one of the world's finest live draws successfully created a sound that demands to be heard live, a potent mixture of jazz virtuosity and diaphragm-wrecking sonics.

Since its inception, Ladi6 has been a vital part of the NZ hip-hop scene developing her lyrically introspective smoky-soul sound over years of consistent touring with a career embossed with industry awards, considered critical acclaim and countless local and international shows.

Trinity Roots have been described as 'a boil-up of ingredients that seem to embody the very essence of our home, land and sea'. Since their inception, hiatus and reformation in 2010, Trinity Roots have performed sell-out shows locally and globally, building on their reputation as a multi-award winning, platinum selling band.

Don't miss out on what promises to be a truly phenomenal live performance of Salmonella Dub this summer!


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