Beervana Road to Beervana

Each year we team up the the brains behind CubaDupa & Coastella to rally the best of the best for your entertainment each Beervana. Are you not entertained?!?!?!

T-BONE TRIO

T-Bone bring their own brand of zydeco, old-time, blues and bluegrass to Beervana. Featuring a line up of talented musicians playing fiddles, double bass, banjos and guitars, these lads will dazzle you with a powerhouse of harmonies and unparalleled musicianship. Guaranteed to have toes tapping - they will bring out the hillbilly in you. Music for drinking beer!

BILL HICKMAN

Bill Hickman's music combines lyrical intensity and alt-country influences backed by some of Wellington's finest musicians. A gravel dragged voice telling tales of modern outlaws, lost lovers and endless miles. Live performances range from pin drop intimacy to the ring of feedback and shots fired. Beervana will see Bill performing both as a duo(featuring Paddy Burgin) and as a lean mean trio(featuring Adam Crawford and Tom Joass). 'A magical craftsman of songs, He will leave you spellbound.' Chris O'Shea, Radio Active.

THE RUMBLE

Miles Calder (Miles Calder & The Rumours) and Chris Armour (Vincent Vega Trio) team up to deliver a hard-hitting, stripped-back mix of raw Proto-Rock'n'Roll, Blues and Rockabilly!

SUPER BLUE BLOOD MOON

Super Blue Blood Moon perform high energy raw blues, rock n’ roll and surf-rock. Be prepared to dust off the old dance moves as well as invent a whole lot of new ones. Led by local guitarist/singer Tyson Smith with Steve Moodie on bass and special guest Ricky Boyd on drums.

HANNAH FRASER TRIO

SHABBY SALON

Hello dolls! We're here to give you a new glam doo.
The stylists of the Shabby Salon, at the top of their game, transform average hairstyles & beards into wonderlands of colour and mayhem featuring plastic bouquets, glitter, toys and pizzazz!

Shabby Salon is a pure injection of vibrancy and colour

BRUCE BUILD

THE WELLINGTON SEA SHANTY SOCIETY

Aotearoa-NZ's Most 'Sea Worthy' Shanty Group™ have been belting out traditional and original sea songs from NZ, France, Spain, the UK and more, for 8 years now. Sailors and landlubbers from across the country have been battered by the rousing chorus of this two-man tempest of pure shanty. The W.S.S.S have toured New Zealand and France multiple times and are known for their raucous and participatory live shows. They have performed at Paimpol (one of the world's largest shanty festivals), Splore, and a number of other festivals in NZ and France. They have released two albums (Now That's What I Call Sea Shanties Vol I & Now That's What I Call Sea Shanties Vol II) and recently released their English/French collab Ahoy! with Nantes friends Croche Dedans.

DJ TAKAS & FRIENDS

DJ Takas has been a fan of good music all his life and fondly remembers listening to his fathers selections growing up....listening to everything from Muddy waters right through to Jimi Hendrix ,Prince and beyond. He has been the resident in the past at many venues both here in the Capital and in Auckland ,Ohakune and Abroad. As such he has played along side the likes of Yes King and Mark Rae, The Nextmen and Nathan Haines, right through to Norman Jay and Marky & TY. In a nutshell DJ Takas is a DJ with few boundaries and many styles, if you're lucky enough to be on his dance floor you just might be in for a treat, you're likely to hear long lost faves you love ,blended with new tunes of today.... He is a Regular at Splore, Wearable Arts and Weta Digital wrap parties and their now legendary Christmas Staff Party

LA BETE

A dynamic duo from Wellington playing a mixture of early jazz, swing and gypsy music.

SHARP FOURS

Drawing on the origins of the blues, The Sharp Fours bring you a set of delta blues and Piedmont style finger pluckin' goodness, inspired by the greatest Mississippi blues-men such as John Lee Hooker, Lightning Hopkins, Muddy Waters and many more. The Sharp Fours are regular favorites for blues and swing dancers, and can be found in bars and dance halls, street parties and festivals alike! The Sharp Fours are: Mat Enright - Gat/Vox Aaron Stewart - Double Bass Blair Latham - Sax/Gat

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