SPLORE – Fat Freddy’s Drop & more added

Written by on January 16, 2017

 Splore Festival 2017
17-19 February
Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point

Grab your tickets here: http://www.splore.net

Fat Freddy’s Drop makes a welcome return to Splore. Playing on the beach at Tapapakanga Park will be a magical experience for those who attend Splore 2017.

They performed one of their earliest festival shows at Splore 2002 at Waharau Park with a very memorable set in a geodesic dome brought over from Burning Man. Their song “Hope” was recorded live at the event.


Also added recently to the line-up is NYC legend John Morales (NYC) and DJ Sets from Nico Stojan (Berlin), Barry Ashworth (The Dub Pistols) and local DJ’s Out of Sorts, Murry Sweetpants, DJ Belleville, James Chesterman, Mr Big Stuff & DJ Bobo. These acts, along with the following make up Splore’s Full Line Up:

Morcheeba – Lady Leshurr – Blackalicious – Beardyman
The Maharaj Trio – Sorceress – DJ Tahira – Eastern Bloc – Inky Waves
Chiccoreli – Tali – Cian – Jason Eli – Matt Drake 

Funk Ferret – Randomplay – Gene Rivers – Finn – Adam O – FJ – Guy Johnson
Oaariki – Lauren F – Takas – The Dastardly Bounder – Sampa The Great – Dub Pistols Egyptian Lover – Tall Black Guy Productions – Nickodemus – RaggaTwins Crew – Pitch Black – Weird Together – Latinaotearoa – Carnivorous Plant Society – Yoko-Zuna
VILLETTE – Frank Booker – Dylan C – Aroha
DJ Dubhead – Greg Churchill – Selecta Sam Lockley  

Splore’s enviable reputation as New Zealand’s best boutique music and arts festival means tickets are now at a premium with an expected sell out event.

Second tier tickets on sale $275 + BF – includes free camping

Youth tickets 13-17 years old (must be accompanied by a guardian) on sale $125 + BF – includes free camping

Children 12 and under FREE

  • Thursday night tickets are now available. The gates will open at 2pm on Thursday, tickets to Thursday camping are mandatory. Access to the upper camping fields only
  • Reserved camping and glamping are available from iticket. There are ample free camping sites which is included in the festival ticket price.
  • To minimise greenhouse gasses emissions and to encourage ride sharing every car requires a parking pass. A portion of the pass is refunded for cars containing three or more people.

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