#waiotapu #folk #fest 2016 – 22 to 25 April

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The Rogue Stage Presents: Waiotapu Folk Festival 2016WFF 2016 Full program.JPGA great weekend is in store 22 to 25 April. Right here, in the Kaingaroa Forest, off SH5, on the same road as where you find the healing waters of Kerosene Creek, you find Waiotapu – Sacred Waters. ‘Music in the woods’ presented with old fashioned charm, original contemporary NZ & International live music, community art, vocal and dance workshops, children & family engagement and huge doses of love!

A line-up stretching from south island country to glacial pop from Wellington to K Rd slam poetry. Artists like Adam McGrath, The Bollands, Tourettes, Will Wood, Glass Vaults, James Kenyon, Jonny Avery, Monty Bevins, Nikita Tu-Bryant, Scarlett Eden and local Rotorua band, Zen, are all performing their songs live for you to enjoy! Altogether we have 22 acts and 18 hrs of live music over 3 days. For a full list of artists and links to their music, visit the event page here.

The festival will also feature live art from local Rotorua artist, Francis Hamon, playful adventure activities from Warwick Lilley, children’s activities with Ally Rogers (Lantern Ally). Back to back yoga from Jenny Lux & Hollie Beaumont and delicious organic #raw food from Raw Balance NZ. New this year are Vocal and Dance workshops, learning together and creative positive future communities.

Tickets are reasonably priced and it includes all the workshops on offer. Buy your festival passes online by following this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/wai-o-tapu-folk-festival-wff-2016-tickets-22083947682

If Paypal is not your thing, I have loaded it onto Eventfinder to make it easier for you: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2016/waiotapu-folk-festival-2016/rotorua


The Retro Poets

April Nesbit and Ash – False Heights

The Township Kwelas

Dodo Duo

Nikita Tu Bryant


Scarlett Eden

Adam McGrath

Jonny Avery

Heart of Katherine NZ

Tom Cunliffe

Will Wood

Dominic Hoey – Tourettes

The Bollands


Penni Feather

Jerseybob and Our Monika


Tui Mamaki

Looking for Alaska

Monty Bevins

James Kenyon and Luke Richardson

Greg Malcolm

Glass Vaults


WFF 2016 Gate timesAny questions or queries, please contact Karin at theroguestage@gmail.com or phone 02102381057 //  Barry 0226441778.

See you there, big hugs, Karin 🙂

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