Chugg Launches NZ Festival

Sydney-based Chugg Entertainment will hold the inaugural “GrassRoots – The New Zealand Blues and Roots All Music Festival” over the Easter break.

It is held April 23-24 at the picturesque 200-hectare Puhinui Reserve.

Making one-off exclusive performance in New Zealand are B.B. King, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Eric Bibb and Ruthie Foster, with NZ’s Paul Ubana Jones, Cairo Knife Fight, Ticket, Don McGlashan and Sola Rosa.

More acts will be unveiled by end of January.