Rhythm and Alps festival final lineup announced

CHE BAKER
Last updated 05:00 16/07/2014

Relevant offers

Music

Go Womad! Sinead O'Connor heads to Womad Sinead to bring new sound to Womad Demons and redemption The legacy (and the return) of Sleater-Kinney John Legend returns to Auckland Metallica to close BlizzCon this year Lorde enlists superstars for soundtrack The new Neil Young memoir Review: Aloe Blacc

The final lineup of the second Rhythm and Alps in Cardrona has been announced, with Chet Faker, Zane Lowe and London Elektricity joining headliners Bastille.

Once again the headlining acts will perform in Cardrona on December 30 before heading to Gisborne.

Festival organisers have promised more resources and staff on deck to handle the 10,000-strong crowd expected for the festival.

Tickets went on sale last month but it was expected there would be a spike in sales from today with the announcement.

Festival head of marketing Julie Warmington said there were no plans to exceed the 10,000 tickets that were available. "We do expect to sell out again this year," she said.

Organisers had not expected the event would be as popular as it was in its first year in Cardrona after it was moved from Methven.

Complaints were raised about the lengthy check-in times, wait periods for buying drinks and not enough buses heading from the event back to Wanaka, causing long delays.

Warmington said there would be faster entry, fewer queues, more staff and buses, as well as a larger camping area.

Ad Feedback

- The Southland Times

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content