Shotover Sunshine Festival: February 9th, Queenstown
Written by Admin on January 29, 2013
On Saturday February 9th The Wakatipu Basin will once again resonate with the superlative sounds of top-shelf Aotearoan music for the 2nd biennial Shotover Sunshine Festival (SSF). Event organisers are hard at work engineering a vibe like no other, bringing together an awe-inspiring line up to a majestic location that aims to blow the senses and shower sunshine on the people of the Southern lands.
“The festival is a celebration of the many things for which we are thankful. Awesome NZ music, culture & landscape, Waitangi unity, and the birth of Bob Marley”
– Simon Hendi aka Downtown Brown
Located in the bosom of Godzone itself, the festival will take place on beautiful grasslands next to the famous Shotover River, only 10 minutes from central Queenstown. Shotover Sunshine Festival prevails in its ability to organically draw together New Zealand’s finest musical whanau delivering nothing less than a live music spectacular.
The heavyweight lineup includes; KORA, THE BLACK SEEDS, TIKI TAANE (acoustic), LADI6 , THE UPBEATS, SOLA ROSA, AHORIBUZZ, THE PEACEKEEPERS (FEAT. P-DIGSSS, BORA & NICKY RESEARCH), SUNSHINE SOUND SYSTEM, MC TALI, FUNKOMMUNITY, RHYTHMONYX, SOULSYSTEM, K+LAB and more, hosted & toasted by MC KPz
“I can’t wait to come down and party with all you beautiful people! The most amazing setting, the most wicked music, awesome family and friend vibes, this is the bestival of the year, my favourite, favourite festival. Believe!”
– Tiki Taane.
Earlybird and first release tickets have sold out, but final release tickets are onsale from www.shotoversunshinefestival.co.nz
For more information on buses, maps, VIP tickets and upgrades, artist profiles and more visit www.shotoversunshinefestival.co.nz.
Also jump online and ‘like’ SSF at www.facebook.com/shotoversunshinefestival2013 to keep up to date with regular news, pics, vids, and prize