After a successful tour across Aotearoa this year, Good Vibes Summer festival will be hitting the sunny coast of Gisborne in summer 2020.
Presented by Flava, Pato Entertainment, Audiology and Fabrik, the Good Vibes Summer Festival will feature some of Aotearoa’s best live acts, including Stan Walker, L.A.B, House of Shem, Ardijah, Tomorrow People, 1814, Three Houses Down & General Fiyah, Lion Rezz, Swiss and Tree. Joining this incredible line up is international island reggae star Kolohe Kai, hailing all the way from Hawaii and Australian legends Paua.
See below for more details on each act.
Tickets go on sale 7.00pm, Wednesday September 25 from www.goodvibesfestival.co.nz
There will be VIP and general admission tickets available. VIP tickets will include a t-shirt for those purchased in first 24 hours.
Good Vibes Summer Festival will kick off on Saturday January 11, playing at the one and only Gisborne Soundshell.
This is the perfect festival to hit during the peak summer season and is not to be missed.
Kolohe Kai –
Island reggae star Kolohe Kai is an act that loves New Zealand and returns regularly. Hailing from Hawaii, Kolohe Kai took the pacific reggae scene by storm with infectious hits such as ‘Ehu Girl’ and ‘Cool Down’. With his 2018 hit single ‘Heartstrings’ pulling in over 5 million streams, this island superstar is sure to impress.
Stan Walker –
Heralded as one of the finest soul/R&B voices to emerge from Australia/New Zealand, Stan Walker has become Kiwi royalty. Stan has garnered a total of six x gold and four x platinum singles as well as one x double platinum and one x triple platinum single in New Zealand across five studio albums. Opening for the likes of Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Ciara, Jay Sean, Travie McCoy, Ja Rule, Akon and Jessica Mauboy, Stan Walker is an act not to missed. Stan’s latest single, ‘Give’ is currently top 10 at radio in New Zealand.
L.A.B was founded by Stu and Brad Kora, two of the brothers from the already massive Kiwi band, Kora. They have become a fan favourite and continue to make a name for themselves with their exciting live show. With a combination of Reggae, Blues, Rock and Funk, it’s easy to see why L.A.B are so popular. They have just released their latest single, ‘Personified’, with a new album on the way.
House of Shem –
Forming in 2005, Aotearoa based trio House of Shem is well known for their distinctive New Zealand reggae. Fusing tradition and contemporary style of reggae, House of Shem embodies the sounds of Maori, Polynesian, and spiritual roots into their music. With over 100k monthly listeners on Spotify, and their 2008 hit ‘Thinking About You’ reaching almost 5 million streams, House of Shem are a true force of nature.
Forming in Auckland, New Zealand in 1979, Ardijah are well known for their unique style of poly fonk, a form of blending Polynesian sounds such as the Polynesian log drums and ukuleles with funk and R&B. Their 2004 album ‘JOURNEY (AERE'ANGA)’ won the award for best album at the Pacific Awards and the band still pulls in over 90k in monthly listeners on Spotify.
Don’t miss this impressive line-up all in one incredible Summer Festival in sunny Gisborne on Saturday January 11, 2020.
Kolohe Kai, Stan Walker, L.A.B, House of Shem, Ardijah, Tomorrow People, 1814, Three Houses Down & General Fiyah, Lion Rezz, Paua, Swiss, Tree