So you think you have got what it takes to play at one of New Zealand’s top music festivals? Click the links to apply to play.

Rhythm & Alps

 29 – 31 December, 2018
Where: Cardrona Valley, near Wanaka and Queenstown
Cost: From$119 + booking fee

So you’re heading to New Zealand’s South Island for New Year’s Eve? Think Big Mountains & beautiful lakes! This is the only 2 day camping festival held in the South Island and is an absolute must! You can buy 1 day tickets or multi-day tickets.

Pre & Post Festival Accommodation: Base Wanaka or Base Queenstown

Apply To Play: Alex@rhythmandalps.co.nz

Queenstown Winter Festival

 21 – 24 June 2018
Where: Queenstown
Cost: FREE

Snow junkie? This is the ultimate New Zealand Festival for you! Not too good on the slopes? Not to worry – Queenstown Winter Fest features a week long array of Events including Film Festivals, DJs, Bands, Hot Tubs, Parties, Fireworks – and of course, some of the best snowboarders / skiiers from across the globe to compete in the Winterfest games.

Festival Accommodation: Base Queenstown

Apply To Play: info@winterfestival.co.nz


 23 March, 2019
Where: Wellington
Cost: $139.90 + booking fee

Probably one of New Zealand’s longest running and popular music festivals with 5 stages and 42 Bands rocking the stages year after year. 2019’s line up will be announced on October 1st – stay tuned! This is the ultimate festival to check local Kiwi music in New Zealand’s very own capital of cool.

Festival Accommodation: Base Wellington

Apply To Play: info@homegrown.net.nz

Rhythm and Vines

 28 – 31 December 2018
Where: Waiohika Estate, Gisborne
Cost: $295 for 3 day General Access ticket.

5 Stages, 120 Local & International Artists surrounded by vineyards and drumroll… the first place in the WORLD to see the SUNRISE! You can buy combined tickets to this plus BW Festival to make the most of Gisborne’s New Year’s festivities. Previous years have seen the likes of N.E.R.D, Kimbra, Franz Ferninand, Six60 and Chet Faker.

Apply To Play: Click Here

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival

 29 January 2019
Where: Auckland CBD
Cost: TBA

One of our favourite NZ Music Festivals – Laneway Festival (also takes place in Australia) is kicking off 2019 with a bang! Previous artists have included Angus & Julia Stone, Banks and Belle & Sebastian. Line up and dates for 2019 to be announced.

Festival Accommodation: Base Auckland

Apply To Play: mark@isaacpromotions.com

Highlife NYE Experience

 31 December, 2018
Where: 2 Queens Street, Northcote Point, Auckland
Cost: TBA

If you are in Auckland on New Year’s Eve bring in the New Year with Fireworks, DJs and views at Northcote Point. Full event info soon to be announced.

Festival Accommodation: Base Auckland

Apply To Play: team@highlifeentertainment.co.nz

Northern Bass

 29 – 31 December, 2018
Where: Mangawhai, 1 hour north of Auckland
Cost: TBA

Set in the sub tropical pleasures of New Zealand’s northland one hour from Auckland – this festival celebrates all things bass – drum n bass, grime, hip hop, boom bap – you name it. The location has a sandy beach lagoon and a beach volleyball court. Previous years have seen line ups including Shapeshifter, Ladi 6, Andy C and more – we are excited to see who brings in the next new year! Stay tuned.

Festival Accommodation: Base Auckland

Apply To Play: gareth@northernbass.co.nz


21 – 24 February, 2018
Where: Takapakanga Regional Park
Cost: TBA

Situated in a beguiling bay on the shores of tapapakanga regional park is a boutique music and arts festival like no other.

This three–day entertainment extravaganza is new zealand’s greatest dress up party. we invite you to embrace the theme and join our mindful tribe of party animals!

Festival Accommodation: www.splore.net/stayinghere

Apply To Play: info@splore.net.nz