Waiheke Summerfest 2019
January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm$45
Gates 4pm – 9pm (Gates Open 2pm).
DJ’s/Music/Food Trucks/Alcohol Available on Premises Only / No BYO.
Rain date: Sun, Jan 27th
Amongst the setting of beautiful Rangihoua Estate and Olive Grove we have the Waiheke Summerfest 2019 on Auckland Anniversary Weekend.
We’ve got some friends coming to play onstage under a summers evening we have the following acts:
The Waiheke International Soul Orchestra
7 piece Electronic – Soul, Percussion Collective The Waiheke International Soul Orchestra (W.I.S.O.)The 7 piece live band have shared the stage with NZ acts such as Yoko Zuna, Sorceress, Latin Aotearoa, P-Diggs and Sunshine Sound System, headlined nights at The Christchurch Jazz & Blues Festival for The Blue Note Series, Okere Falls Strong Bier Fest and Sun Sets Festivals.
They’ve just released drum’n’bass single ‘INLOVEWITHMYENEMY (featuring Nikki Ngatai on vocals) and you can view their new video.
This is music for an intergalactic future!
Respected around the world with an underground cult status, New Telepathics is about communication and pushing the boundaries. Drawing from soul, afrobeat, punk, electronica, jazz, dub and the avant-garde, New Telepathics takes you through a journey to protest the suffering and to celebrate the joy.
They were mainstage at Splore 2018 this year and are a powerhouse of intense groove, New Telepathics’ 12 piece line up is fronted by Darryn Harkness (Aotearoa), Nuel Nonsu (Nigeria), Phodiso (Botswana) and Sandy Mill (Aotearoa). With the rhythm and horn section’s featuring some of New Zealand’s finest musicians.
The Sandy Mill Band
Sandy is well known for her generosity as a musician and her breadth of talent and accomplishments. She is as proficient performing sixties pop melodies and harmonies for New Zealand super-troupe, The Bellbirds (with Victoria Kelly, Don McGlashan, Sean Donnelly) as she is improvising, using her voice as an instrument to recreate gregorian monk chants (with producer Flood reworking of Gary Numan’s Cars album), and across layered irregular time signatures in celebrated 90’s avant-garde, free jazz / dance quartet, Spacesuit.
“Basement Jaxx asked me to scream and yell a lot. Not much singing went on in that session, but I learnt another way of approaching the recording process”, she laughs – This multi genre spanning artist has a wealth of New Zealand musician friends and fans that have rallied to shine a light on her incredible talent. Her debut album “A Piece Of Me” contained some incredible material.
Check out this interview with Sandy here:
DJ Mark Swann
Waiheke local Mark has many tracks in his album of life, Mark stepped behind the decks in the early 2000’s, with a unique mixture of Dub, Kiwiana, house and (many) regular obscurities.
Before semi-retiring to the island, Mark notched up an impressive repertoire; A resident of many (in)famous local events including Deep, Hard N Funky Festivals, Lazy Sundays, The Supper Club (RIP) and appearances ranging from the depths of Ink bar to the chilled out Sunday vibe of Sale St.
DJ Sebastian Selkam.
DJ Darryn Harkness.
Lee Catlin / Nikki Ngatai & much much more.