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First Bay Dreams line-ups

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Shapeshifter, Home Brew and Katchafire are among the first local acts to be confirmed for next year’s Bay Dreams festivals.

As previously reported, The Edge-sponsored festival will be staged for the first time in two locations, with the ever-popular Mt Maunganui event on January 2 followed by a new concert in Nelson on January 4. Both shows will be preceded by pre-party shows on the day before the main event

Dance icons Shapeshifter will headline the inaugural Bay Dreams South Island festival, as well as playing a pre-party event at the Mount on January 1. They will be joined at the latter by State Of Mind and L.A.B, with more acts to be announced.

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First line-up for One Love

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Aaradhna, Katchafire and Tomorrow People are among the local acts so far confirmed for next year’s One Love Festival.

Now in its fifth year, the reggae fest will once again be held at the Tauranga Domain on January 26-27 and the first line-up announcement is made up of  a host of both overseas and local stars.

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Katchafire: Legacy

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When Katchafire first emerged in early 2000s the concept of ‘BBQ Reggae’ didn’t really exist. These days, they can be seen as godfathers of the scene, although given the negative connotations the term now invokes, it’s an accolade they would probably be reluctant to embrace.

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