The most anticipated Kiwi acts performing at Rhythm & Vines

Known for showcasing some of NZ’s best — RnV have done bloody well for their 2018/19 edition.

It’s Aotearoa’s most kick-ass New Year's Eve festival, so it’s no wonder they book our best acts. Alongside the big international names, each year Rhythm & Vines have done a fantastic job of showcasing the hottest Kiwi talent.
This year is no different, so we’ve picked our favourites who we reckon will have the most talked about set going into 2019.


He’s linked up with 21 Savage, delivered some of the best remixes of 2017/18 for Post Malone, Migos, and Diplo, and consistently comes with some of the most hard-hitting, unique production. He killed his set in the Rhythm Supertop last year so it comes as no surprise to see Montell2099 back for 2018.


As diverse as you can get, the music of JessB can go from fun and colourful to hard as fuck in moments. A lover of unique and tribally influence percussion, everything this woman makes has a bounce to it. Still on the rise, look for JessB to continue climbing the poster to that headline position one day.


Now here’s one from our wishlist! Baynk is another killer electronic producer taking the world by storm. He puts on an amazing live show which is part DJ set and part vocal performance. As you can see in the video above, the man is a visionary, and we can’t wait to see him bring that vision to Waiohika Estate.

Drax Project

These lads have been killing shows around New Zealand for a few years now, and it’s about bloody time their electric performances see the RnV stage. Drax Project have an deeeep pocket of catchy original tunes and creative live mashups to draw from — these guys are NOT one to miss.

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