|The three day music and camping festival throws open the gates on December 29th with performances by Chaos In The CBD and K2K.
December 30th sees a stacked line up, not to be missed, featuring festival performances from Fat Freddy's Drop, BENEE and Quix.
Six60, Shihad, The Phoenix Foundation, Reb Fountain and Coco Solid are all set to ring in the New Year on December 31st.
These acts will be joined by some of Aotearoa's hottest talent performing across the three days.
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Three days - Four unique stages - 100% Aotearoa line up!
2020 sees Rhythm & Alps celebrate ten years as the premier summer festival of the South Island with a 100% local lineup.
Home-grown talent is where it's at this year and Rhythm & Alps festival couldn't be more stoked to welcome to the Cardrona Valley some of the world's highest-regarded artists right now, all proudly hailing from Aotearoa.
We really look forward to welcoming kiwis from all corners of the country to the region on their summer road trips. Pack the chilly bin full of kai, make sure you've got your jandals, togs, stubbies, whānau and friends and get your summer playlist ready for the roady. This is going to be one sweet as summer... It will be worth the drive. Chur.
From December 29 to 31, 2020 the breathtaking Cardrona Valley will play host to some of the biggest names in New Zealand music.
The 2020 festival will feature an exclusive NZ summer festival performance from the highest New Zealand ticket selling artist and ultimate live band SIX60.
Internationally regarded as one of the world's finest live draws FAT FREDDYS DROP return to Rhythm & Alps alongside New Zealand's best live rock band SHIHAD and the unapologetically kiwi international pop superstar BENEE.
These world-class acts will be joined by one of New Zealand's most accomplished indie-rock acts THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION, internationally renowned electronic producer QUIX and New Zealand's finest exponents of house music CHAOS IN THE CBD.
Musician, rapper, writer and artist, mentor and activist COCO SOLID makes her long awaited Rhythm & Alps debut and Kiwi rap scenes next big thing WAX MUSTANG will perform at this years summer festival.
A very special 'WĀHINE TOA LOG CABIN CLUB TAKE OVER' presenting AMANDAMANIA, C:SHE, DOLITTLE, MAMADAFUNK, HEY LADY & MISSB is a new and exciting development for the festival, not to be missed!
2020's breakthrough songwriter REB FOUNTAIN will be delivering her standout much-loved album with the full band and premiere rock n roll band RACING will make a very welcome festival appearance.
BEAT & PATH and BASSFREAKS are set to showcase the finest talent and musical whiz kids. Party-rocking DJs TRUTH and international leader in the drum and bass scene TREI join the line up.
The Queen of New Zealand's roots and dancehall scene RUBI DU and folk-pop singers THE SWAN SISTERS are two welcome additions to the 2020 festival.
Get ready to get down with drum and bass artist FAIRBROTHER, the finest producer of trap and sad girl music FERBY, the multi-talented artist and techno DJ K2K, the indie-pop-dream-folk of THERE'S A TUESDAY and the bass heavy beats from BENTHAMISM.
PLUS a huge schedule of up and coming kiwi artists to keep festival-goers partying across all three-days.
Artists performing at the three-day music and camping festival
(in alphabetical order)
AMANDAMANIA * AZI FM * BEACON BLOOM * BENEE * BENTHAMISM * BONTEMPO * C:SHE * CHAOS IN THE CBD * COCO SOLID * DASTARDLY BOUNDER * DOLITTLE * FAIRBROTHER * FAT FREDDY'S DROP * FERBY * HENDI* HEYLADY * ILL FIGZ * K2K * MAMADAFUNK * MARCOS ALONSO * MISS B * MOST KNOWN UNKNOWN * NICK MUNDAY * NONCHARLET * OCDJ * OUT OF SORTS * PINO NZ * QUIX * RACING * REB FOUNTAIN * ROULSTON & SKILLATA * RUBI DU * SANOI & RATTLER * SHIHAD * SIX60 * SUBVERT * T-BONE FT. DAVEY DUBMAN * THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION * THE SWAN SISTERS * THERE'S A TUESDAY * TREI * TRUTH * WAX MUSTANG
“We’ve carefully hand-picked these acts from around Aotearoa to highlight the diverse talent that New Zealand has to offer," Rhythm & Alps festival director Alex Turnbull says. “This is a one-off quintessential Kiwi all-star festival".
The festival, which welcomes 10,000 partygoers and more than 6,000 campers to the stunning Wanaka area, is immeasurably proud of its decade-long reign as the ultimate New Years party.
Turnbull says. “We are elated to be celebrating our tenth year anniversary with possibly our best line up yet, immaculate stage production set in a stunning and relaxed atmosphere. This year, we’re more proud than ever to be able to deliver a world-class festival in Wanaka’s spectacular Cardrona Valley.”
From when the gates open on Tuesday, December 29th until the last act finishes Thursday, 31st December 2020, the stunning site of Rhythm & Alps will be filled with thousands of happy people for the hottest kiwi summer indulgence in Aotearoa music, food and celebration.