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Newtown Festival 2005 - Festival Fair - March 6

Newtown Festival 2005 - Festival Fair - Sunday 6 March - DJ Stage

A new initiative of the 2005 Newtown Festival fair day will be the DJ stage. Located in Constable Street, Anand Naran, a local DJ with friends will be keeping the music going in that area of the fair site. You can expect to hear music ranging from Reggae - Hiphop, Jazz to electronica.

"ART OFFICIAL (a.k.a. DJ ART or Anand Naran) is your DJ and coordinator for this gig showcasing a variety of Wellington DJs, many from Newtown itself.

DJ's programme from the DJ Stage includes :

10:00 am DJ ART - "ART OFFICIAL (a.k.a. DJ ART or Anand Naran) has worked professionally as a DJ contributing to various projects supporting Wellington's growing music scene. From DJing, to coordinating gigs and events, broadcasting on radio, and making music, he has pursued many musical paths and brings to the Newtown festival a range of tunes covering Jazz, Funk, Hiphop and Reggae, blending in local tunes from some of Aotearoa's best.

11:00 pm Rhysface From the infamous 'Amplifier' show on Radio Active, Rhysface will cook up reggae, hiphop, and other goodies to warm up the DJ stage

12:00 pm Carlita DJing professionally in Wellington for several years, Carlito brings an eclectic mix to of electronic beats and blends to the Newtown Fair Day

1:00 pm Kerb (Hiphop) One of Wellingtons best Hiphop DJs, Kerb will showcase technical skills and mix up a range of Hiphop music which plays an important part in Newtown's youth culture.

2:00 pm Misteek (Dancehall) Showcasing Dancehall music from Jamaica and beyond, Misteek will drop Dancehall hits and favourites from Wellington's Yardwise Session nights.

3:00 pm Duke Willis (Reggae) Reggae selector from the 'Roots and Culture' and 'Homebass' radio shows, Duke Willis, will nice up the area with solid roots and reggae riddims to wrap up the performances at the DJ stage

4:00 pm Finish

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