Kendrick, The National, for Auckland City Limits

The inaugural Auckland City Limits, the New Zealand version of C3 Presents’ famous event, announced 10 international and six local acts in its first round of acts.

Altogether, 40 acts will perform March 19 at Western Springs Stadium. The one-date show is in partnership with Live Nation and CRS Presents. Telecommunications company Spark is a partner, widening its move into the music space following strategic tie-ups with Spotify, Live Nation and the Rhythm and Vines festival.

Among those announced were Kendrick LamarThe NationalAction BronsonThe Naked And FamousSturgill SimpsonCold War KidsChe Fu & the KratezTami NeilsonThe Phoenix Foundation and Grace Potter.