Lyttelton songwriting icon Marlon Williams (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāitai) has joined the jam-packed monthly bill for South Island summer time pageant Rhythm & Alps 2022, supporting usher in the New 12 months together with a various lineup of intercontinental and area superstars. Happening above 3 times and five phases at Wanaka’s Cardrona Valley, browsing headliners for the fest include things like psych-blasting Melburnians King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Sydney digital groovers Cosmo’s Midnight, Zambian-born / Australia-based hip hop artist Sampa The Excellent, soul-pop crooner Dope Lemon, Manchester DJ / drum ‘n’ bass producer Andy C and the just-introduced return to Aotearoa of United kingdom producer / DJ Dimension (who briefly brought about a bit of a stir here in late 2021).
They’ll be acquiring bodies shifting on the dancefloor alongside a modest army of local DJs, with even extra acts announced right now (take note: MIA and Genuine Estate are Ōtautahi DJs, not to be bewildered with the worldwide indie stars) — dive into the up-to-date lineup facts down below…
Rhythm & Alps 2022 Pageant
Thursday 29th to Saturday 31st December – Cardrona Valley, Wanaka
Showcasing… Alice Agnes, Andy C + Tonn Piper, Anima, Aunty El, Becca B, Benthamism, Bou, Boznich, Chase And Standing DJ Set, Concord Dawn, Corners, Cosmo’s Midnight, Cyril Orsen, De-Tu, Deadbeat, Dimension DJ established, DJ Marky, Dope Lemon, Flaxxies, Fleetmac Wood, Foxtrot, Friction, Halfqueen B2B Babyfacekilla, Harriet Jaxxon, K+LAB, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Kings Of The Rollers + Inja, Kink, Kora, Kornel Kovacs, Kravis, Lil Bubblegum, Marlon Williams, MC Jewels, Memphis LK, MIA, Molly Payton, Motez, Moxie, Mr Meaty Boy, Nina Las Vegas, Optics, Paige Julia, Patella, Pino, Pitch Black, Ranz, Rayner, Real Estate, Rouston, Sally C, Sampa The Wonderful, Sinjin, Sofia Kourtesis, Thank You Metropolis, Wattsson, Workforce
Three-working day festival and camping tickets on sale now at rhythmandalps.co.nz
Marlon Williams explores dancefloor decadence in his grooving solitary ‘Don’t Go Back’, from new album My Boy…
Acclaimed Aotearoa singer/songwriter Marlon Williams, scorching off the back again of his 2022 Māori disco bop release My Boy, and a single of the UK’s most special digital songs artists, Dimension, are now announced to execute Rhythm & Alps 2022.
The New Year’s Eve lineup on the festival’s Alpine Stage has also been introduced, and December 31 in Wanaka sees a stacked, not to be skipped programme that includes Molly Payton, Marlon Williams, Sampa The Great, Dope Lemon, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, KORA and Dimension (DJ Set).
This 12 months, the influential festival Log Cabin takeovers will be introduced by Ōtautahi non-binary agency Sugar On Spice on December 30 and Aotearoa’s most highly regarded residence and techno label Conquer And Path on New Year’s Eve.
The 2022 competition sees the infamous Fridge acquiring a makeover and relaunching as the Boombox, even though the electronic Wild Things Phase is getting rebranded as Sonarchy, and the Buddha stage is having a rest. Alternatively, Rhythm And Alps will host New Zealand’s most dynamic new phase incorporating video clip and laser mapping, a first for Aotearoa. This distinctive layout will evaluate 28m broad and 11m substantial, which include efficiency aerialists and pole dancers. Believe a degree of luxurious boarding on debauchery.
The three-working day new music and camping pageant opens in the afternoon on December 29 2022, when 10,000 partygoers and 6,000 campers will stream in over the iconic Cardrona river. From when the gates open up until eventually the very last act finishes in the wee hours of January 1 2023, Rhythm & Alps will be loaded with 1000’s of good humans for the most popular kiwi summer indulgence in audio and celebration.
The 2022 pageant lineup is made up of 40+ incredible and assorted artists, which includes Andy C, Chase And Standing, Harmony Dawn, Cosmo’s Midnight, Dimension, Dope Lemon, Friction, Halfqueen, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Kora, Marlon Williams, Paige Julia, Sampa The Fantastic and far more, making Rhythm & Alps the strongest New Several years line up in Aotearoa.