Wairarapa Music in the Country 2023 Announced!
The Wairarapa Country Music Festival is BACK! We're are all systems go for Friday 6 to Sunday 8 January 2023 – and we’ve secured each of the 13 acts from our 2022 line-up.
There’s just one change – we’ve rebranded… welcome to Wairarapa Music in the Country! It’s the same great live music, atmosphere and experience you’ve come to know and love, just with a different title. This name change is part of our expansion of the festival and enables us to add some extra artists into the mix in future, and make the weekend even more memorable!
Your 2023 Wairarapa Music in the Country line-up:
- The one and only Jackie Bristow, back from Nashville
- Barry Saunders, lead singer of The Warratahs and NZ legend
- Melissa Partridge (overall winner of the 2021 Gold Guitar Awards) joins us as part of the extremely talented and soulful duo, Melissa & The Dr
- Dolly and Kenny take the stage in the hugely entertaining one-of-a-kind-show, The Dolly Parton Experience; Always the life of the party
- Shenanigans will light up the stage with a celtic twist
- Kevin Greaves combines classic country music with his comedic flair.
Joining these country music legends will be outstanding entertainers, JamesRay; Our weekend MC and Granddaddy of Country Music, Wayne R. Heath; Cooper's Run; Karen Davy; Paula Story; and our talented up-and-comers, Maddy Bean and Rererangi Twaddell, who will be onstage Sunday morning.
It’s going to be a stellar weekend and you’re invited – so get your tickets now!
Passes start from just $20 and kids aged 16 and under are free!
Three day pass: $50 per person
Single day passes: Friday $30 per person | Saturday $40 per person | Saturday – Premium Grandstand Seats $60 per person (limited availability)| Sunday $20 per person
Kids 16 and under are free!
Weekend package for two: $130, includes a three day pass per adult with motorhome or caravan parking for three nights
Premium weekend package for two: $170, includes a three day pass per adult with allocated grandstand seating on Saturday, and motorhome or caravan parking for three nights
Weekend package for one: $80, includes a three day pass with motorhome or caravan parking for three nights
Premium weekend package for one: $120, includes a three day pass per adult with allocated grandstand seating on Saturday, and motorhome or caravan parking for three nights
Tent sites are also available for $15 per night. Festival passes need to be purchased separately.
Gourmet picnic-style platters are also available for Saturday afternoon.
To find out more details & ticket info, click here!
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