Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

BW Announces Line-up for 2012

- Media release 30-08-12 -

BW Announces Line-up for 2012

The countdown to the ultimate New Year experience has begun… and there’s nowhere better to be than the first city to see the sun. Gisborne’s BW Campground is proud to announce a bigger and better musical line-up than ever before.

In the lead-up to New Zealand’s premiere music festival, Rhythm and Vines, BW’s Jim Beam Soundshell is hosting the largest acts NZ has to offer, plus some quality international artists keeping it fresh. The line-up has something for every kind of music fan and will get the summer partying off to a killer start.

Now in its ninth year, BW has grown into a festival event all of its own. Hosting 15,000+ people across five campsites set right on the beach, it’s the perfect way to get everyone primed for R&V with six full days of fun, sun and entertainment and two big concert nights on the 27th and 28th.

BW’s line-up includes:

Shihad. Six60. Kora. Opiuo
State of Mind(Live). David Dallas(Live).
Tiki Taane (Acoustic). GasLamp Killer
Optimus Gryme feat: MC Tiki Taane
Crushington. Sunshine Soundsystem. Trei.
DJ Downtown Brown. Jupiter Project feat: Jessie G.
Grgfmbrkfstdjs – (aka Nick Dwyer & Dean Campbell)
Dan Aux. Eddie Numbers. Tim Richards
Daniel Farley. General Lee. Beat Mafia.
Jamie White. Tom McGuinness. Pato.
Tommy Gee. Ollus. Tim Livingston.
The Missing Link. Vega. Soul Society
MunchMunchYummyYummy.
Brazilbeat Sound System. Campbell
DJ Sanka. DJ Reesy + many more

BW Director Toby Burrows is excited by the campground’s growth from one camping site into a major week-long event involving five camp sites, and now with a line-up as strong as any other summer festival in NZ.

He says; “We are stoked with the line-up this year. Such a strong list of NZ’s biggest artists, with a couple of quality internationals - GasLamp Killer (USA), and Opiuo (Aus) in the mix it really sets the tone for the start to a massive week.”

Ticket sales for BW 2012 are strong, and it’s looking like it will be another sell-out year for sure. Day tickets will be available for people to attend the concerts even if they’re not camping for the week, but these will be limited so it will pay to get in quick. Burrows would like to see Gisborne locals heading along to the gig to support the many artists from the region.

An important part of the whole event for us is providing a platform for local artists to perform on a stage alongside the country’s best known acts. It’s a great opportunity to put their talents on display to a large audience.” – Burrows

The overall BW experience is unbeatable in terms of having the quintessential Kiwi summer trip. The week can be spent lazing around on the beautiful beaches, surfing, taking day trips to Morere Hot Springs or the Rere Falls water slide, kicking back in the campsite playing sport, or hanging out at local cafes and bars. Then at night, the amazing beachside Soundshell concert is the only place to be.

Many thanks to BW’s sponsors Jim Beam, Skinny Mobile, and Pump for their continued support.

Tickets: http://www.bwcampgrounds.co.nz

Follow us for updates:
http://www.facebook.com/BWcampgrounds
https://twitter.com/campmother

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: Emerald Fennell's Promising Young Woman'


The Guardian needed not one, but three reviews to do justice to Fennell's unsettling approach, which indicates exactly how ambiguous and controversial its message really is. More>>


Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which won the Non Fiction Award at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2009, and has now been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

Howard Davis: The Back of the Painting

Painting conservators are the forensic pathologists of the art world. While they cannot bring their subjects back to life, they do provide fascinating insights into the precise circumstances of a painting's creation, its material authenticity, and constructive methodology. More>>


Howard Davis: Black Panthers on the Prowl

A passionate and gripping political drama from Shaka King, this is an informative and instructive tale of human frailty that centers around the charismatic Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was murdered at the age of twenty-one during a police raid. More>>

Howard Davis: Controlling the High Ground

Stephen Johnson's raw and angry film not only poses important questions with scrupulous authenticity, but also provides a timely reminder of the genocidal consequences of casual bigotry and xenophobia. More>>

Howard Davis: Dryzabone - Robert Conolly's The Dry

After the terrible devastation caused by last year’s bushfires, which prompted hundreds of Australians to shelter in the ocean to escape incineration and destroyed uncountable amounts of wildlife, The Dry has been released during a totally different kind of dry spell. More>>


Howard Davis: Hit the Road, Jack - Chloé Zhao's Nomadland

Nomadland is perhaps the ultimately 'road' movie as it follows a group of dispossessed and disenfranchised vagabonds who find a form of communal refuge in camp sites and trailer parks after the economic contraction of 2008. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland