Splore Festival 2017: Set Times

Splore Festival 2017 is set to be a huge event, with the set times released today, you can start planning your Splore days now!  Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point Grab your tickets here: http://www.splore.net Full line up:  Fat Freddys Drop – Morcheeba – Lady...

Splore 2017 – Strangely Familiar at the Family Reunion

  Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point First artist announcement: 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...

Splore 2017 Earlybirds Now Available

If this cooling weather is getting you down we recommend getting some Splore 2017 earlybird tickets in your life. Sure, that ticket may not warm your toes but being able to look forward to one of summer’s best festivals will definitely warm your soul. For more guaranteed sunshine try...

SPLORE Line Up Update

UPDATED ARTIST LINE UP There have been some changes to the line up as a couple of acts have unfortunately had to pull out. This from Splore: “Due to the late cancellation of Live Industry’s inaugural Secret Valley Festivals in Melbourne and Sydney the Brand New Heavies, Luke...

Brand New Heavies and Luke Vibert to play Splore 2016

SPLORE 19-21 February 2016 Tapapakanga Regional Park Splore Tickets on sale now www.splore.net London-based acid jazz innovators and expert purveyors of funky grooves and soulful harmonies, The Brand New Heavies, have been added to Splore’s 2016 line up. After UK hits “Dream Come True” and “Stay This Way”, the...

Leftfield To Headline Splore 2016

Splore 2016 is getting transported to the 90s with the latest line up announcement – 90’s dance music pioneers, Leftfield. It’s been 20 years since the group dropped Leftism and trailed blazed a new era of dance that mixed dub, house and trance. They now have a fresh...

Nightmares On Wax, Hiatus Kaiyote and more announced for Splore 2016

More artists have been added to Splore Festival’s 2016 line-up including Australian neo soul group Hiatus Kaiyote,  Warp Records’ supremo Nightmares on Wax and UK rising hip hop star, Little Simz.  Hiatus Kaiyote will be returning to  New Zealand for their first festival show after their recent successful, sold-out venue shows in...

Splore 2016 – A Summer Odyssey

First artist announcement includes: Cuban Brothers * The Correspondents * Waxahatchee The Reverend Peyton and His Big Damned Band Dub Pistols * Tkay Maidza * Jordan Rakei * DJ Sarah Love Katchafire * The Supervillains * Tipene * Eno x Dirty * Race Banyon *** Splore Tickets on...

SPLORE 2015 NZ Music Mix

The last few weeks we’ve heard from a lot of music from artists who are appearing at Splore 2015. Mr Scruff, Kid Koala, Roy Ayers and Tinashe all get regular spins by various Base FM DJs and are some of the more well know international artists who we’ll...

SPLORE update: ROY AYERS, KID KOALA and more

Splore keeps giving with more music, performance and visual art announced Splore’s already impressive music line-up gets a further boost with a few more acts including the legendary godfather of neo-soul, Roy Ayers. His classic hits “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”, “Searchin” and “Running Away” are some of the most...

EVENT: Splore 15 (Updated Line Up)

Splore has added to its line up with UK DJ legend Mr Scruff, hip hop supergroup Deltron 3030, renowned party band The Cat Empire and up and coming Los Angeles R&B artist Tinashe. Festival Director John Minty says “This is the first Splore with so many artists presenting...

There’s no place like Splore: lineup announcement

Splore is welcoming Trinity Roots to the 2015 festival staged at Tapapkanga Park on 20-22 February 2015. After last playing the festival in 2004 at the Waharau site Trinity Roots will make a welcome return.  Recognised as the iconic “Home, Land and Sea” group, Trinity Roots also fits...

SPLORE 2015: a little taste of what’s to come

Just seven months from another magical installment of your favourite summer festival, Splore 2015 is taking shape and they’re super stoked to be able to start telling you all about it. The Splore team are working on a heady brew of eclectic artists for 2015. Their policy is to try and secure the acts that they...

Splore 2014

UPDATED: Thursday 28th November A weekend at the beach just keeps getting better with more music, performance and visual artists signed up for an explosive weekend of entertainment. The Splore music and arts festival has rounded off its 2014 programme with a comprehensive line up of classic and new genre-making...