To welcome back people into the CBD we are celebrating!
But not just any celebration… 4 events rolled into one!
4pm CREATIVES MARKET
4 pm BRIDGE CITY STREET ART BATTLE w/ DJ’s and Thiefofbaghad
4pm FREE LUNCH STREET THEATRE HUMAN STATUE
5pm SAW WAVE MUSIC CONCERT
We have some of our finest NZ and local bands!
MOPPY + RAIZA BIZA +LOUISA NICKLIN + BITTER DEFEAT
RAIZA BIZA: having spent the last decade touring Australia, Europe and China, Raiza recently signed to Australian label Low Key Force. Raiza has worked with producers such Mike Elizondo (Emimen, Kimbra, Sheryl Crow), alongside playing festivals Splore and Sister Cities concert (China). @raizabiza
Joining Raiza will be live visuals by street mural artist @Magic.Darts
MOPPY: Thom Burton from Moppy is no stranger to NZ Music Scene. The multi-talented musician is one part of Guardian Singles and SoccerPractise. Thom's solo music combines electronic elements to form ambient beats and synths. Ever creating, we have heard Thom's new Moppy songs will be different from previous incarnations. He recently released his new single "Everything Sort of Swung Around". He will also be performing with his own live visuals.
LOUISA NICKLIN: Auckland singer-songwriter Louisa Nicklin has made waves over the last several years in the NZ Music scene. Her warm, lush voice combined with ethereal folk-influenced sound has seen her touring the country and performing on RNZ. A graduate of Te Koki New Zealand School of Music - having studied with Michael Norris and Professor John Psathas. Louisa was previously known for her classical compostion work. Louisa has now cemented her place an established solo music artist, mixing genres and with her own alternative folk rock.
BITTER DEFEAT: having recently released their latest EP Minor Victory (2021) to critical acclaim, the band saw their EP receiving great feedback from music media critics both within New Zealand and abroad. The band's music made it to BBC Radio and saw them supporting respected Flying Nun bands The Chills and The Bats. @bitterdefeatnz
Many thanks to these INCREDIBLE sponsors:
Love the Centre, Hamilton Central Business Association, Hamilton City Council, Creative Communities Scheme Creative NZ, Trust Waikato, Wel Energy Trust, The Hum, Free FM, Phantom Billstickers, and high fives NZ Music Month.
Presented by Hamilton Live Music Trust and Never Project Space.
Poster design @boneugly.
We are looking for creatives who are interested in selling their creatives wares.
All within a creative supportive environment celebrating Kirikiriroa’s original art and music communities.
Contact Sandra for a stall: Sandrajensen99@yahoo.com