Queenstown Music Festivals To Attend In 2019

Party people, start getting excited if you are planning a trip to Queenstown, New Zealand! There is a number of music festivals lined up and this experience will bring some of the world’s best-loved musicians to you. Being New Zealand’s best kept secret when it involves nightlife and hospitality, do not miss out on the opportunity to sway with the live music as you sip in the vibrant after-dark scene in Queenstown. Check out minibus hire in Queenstown for a hassle-free trip to and from the music events. This promises you a safe and enjoyable experience particularly if you are planning to indulge in alcoholic beverages. Get the party started from the moment you step out of home!

Be it the scale of the event or the type of festival, Queenstown is bringing world class music to you. Ranging from the cool violin competitions to crazy ski mega festival, read on to find out what the musicians that will be hitting Queenstown this 2019!

Estère

An anthropologist by day, musician by night, Estère Dalton is an amazing, beautiful, charming and multi-talented homegrown musician. Her band members include Lola, Toto and Korgi and occasionally an electric guitar. Lola is her music production controller, while Toto is her three-headed analogue drum kit and Korgi, her little synthesiser and they produces amazing electric blue witch-hop music. Her music production is the amalgamation of electronic, synesthetic experience with a hint of mystic and magical element of music supported by heavy bass and drums. It is a wild combination but widely loved by many.

Estère is a singer-songwriter who also produces her own music, play all her instruments, choreograph her music videos. As though her talents were not impressive enough, she released a music album titled “ My Design, On Others’ Live” and has opened for the likes of Erykah Badu, Grace Jones and John Cale.

She will be making her presence on 5 April 2019, do not miss the chance to her performance and be prepared to be blown away!

Lawrence Arabia’s Singles Club

Another homegrown star, Lawrence Arabia, whom is also described as the connoisseur of classic songwriting,” is back with a tour to celebrate his latest album, “Lawrence Arabia’s Singles Club.” Behind the name of James Milne, he is an extremely gifted musician who has released several albums and awards under his belt. A musical guise of indie of pop indie music, he has also been invited on extensive tours through Australia, North America and Europe with shows with Crowded House, Beach House and Feist. He was also a member of a pop group “The Brunettes”, it is not too late to mark your calendar to catch his live performance on 6 April 2019!

Finn Andrews (The Veils)

A familiar name, Finn Andrews is a solo artist, lead singer and song writer of a London based group – The Veils. Fueled by the end of the relationship, Finn Andrews is doing an extensive tour around New Zealand with the release of his debut solo album “One Piece At A Time”. Performing live on piano, with the company of live band and string players, you can catch this New Zealand-raised musician before anyone else does on 7 April 2019 in Queenstown!

Through The Valley

Another reason to rejoice during the Easter weekend, “Through The Valley” is an inaugural day long festival organized by Music for Our People, featuring a top of the line sound system amidst the scenic landscape in Gibbson Valley at Cargo Brewery, Waitiri Creek. The music line ups includes New Zealand’s favourite musicians and bands such as Dave Dobbyn, Fly My Pretties, Rhythmonyx, The Butlers and local DJ legend – Foz. The music selections ranges from contemporary to rock to indie music.

Guests are able to enjoy a full range of amenities including a selection of food vendors, a full bar and craft beer from the host brewery. There will also be dedicated kids’ zone for little groovers aged 11 and under when pre-registered with a parent or legal guardian. On top of this, you may purchase VIP tickets which promises you the best view of the stage, a reserved seating and of course, food and beverages. That is not all to the luxury packages, return helicopter transfers are also available. There is no excuse for missing out on this music festival, bring your family, friends and loved ones!

Michael Hill International Violin Competition

We do not play favourites, so does Queenstown. Over four days from 31 May to 3 June 2019, Queenstown is playing host to the first two rounds of Michael Hill International Violin Competitions. Sit back, relax and feast your senses to the top 16 of the world’s finest young violinists as they perform heroic masterpieces for the competition. On top of that, audiences can experience the thrill of the competition and judge for themselves who amongst the best will emerge to the finals.

Snowboxx Winter Edition

How do you make the best out of the ice-cold winter weather? Spending the cold days skiing, snow boarding and partying? Snowboxx brings all of these to you, Europe’s biggest ski festival is coming to Queenstown after 8 years of tearing European Alps. Imagine a ski holiday and music festival rolled into one giant ball of fun and that is what you are getting! Although Queenstown is not a mountainside ski resort, event organizers will be setting up stages on ski slopes outside of town to simulate similar ski festival vibes. Focusing on bring the fun to the people, Snowboxx in Queenstown will be emphasizing on the music elements, large scale DJs and acts. This is definitely something to keep you hot and excited for

Winter 2019 in Queenstown!

The people you meet, the vibes and the experience for each music festival cannot be duplicated. It is indeed an opportunity of a lifetime and it should not be missed or risked by taking unfamiliar routes or when you are under the influence of alcohol. Book minibus hire in Queenstown to get you and your loved ones to the parties and home safely. Ride safely and enjoy your party fully!

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