Thursday, January 4th – Friday January 5th 2024 | Fields of The Trusts Arena
The big dance in the bright lights of Auckland just got brighter, with the return of GOLDEN LIGHTS MUSIC FESTIVAL! Held across 2 days on the expansive outer fields of The Trusts Arena. Thursday, Jan 4 2024 and Friday, January 5 2024.
☝️ DAY ONE – THU, JAN 4 2024
PEGGY GOU, FOALS, A-TRAK, HALF QUEEN, AUNTY EL b2b BECCIE B
Day One features a headline NZ debut performance from global superstar, Berlin based, Korean born fashion icon and producer PEGGY GOU. An icon of club culture and fashion, her global hit “(It Goes Like) Nanana” continues to take the world by storm, amassing over 175 million streams on Spotify alone. Fans can expect a full extended set from one of the hottest acts in the world.
UK indie rock heroes FOALS make their triumphant return after their recent sold out Town Hall appearance, bringing their stable (sorry) of hits including “Your Number”, “2am” and “Mountain at My Gates”. A-TRAK will have the Golden Lights dance floor bouncing from the outset. DJ for the stars (Kanye West’s former tour DJ), world champion turntablist and responsible for some of the dance floors most iconic club remixes (Yeah Yeah Yeah’s “Off With Your Heads” I mean COME ON!), his return to New Zealand has been a long time coming. Day one also features local performances to get the day pumping from genre bending HALF QUEEN and a very special set of sets from AUNTY EL b2b BECCIE B.
✌️ DAY TWO – FRI, JAN 5 2024
SUB FOCUS DJ SET & ID, WILKINSON FT MC AD-APT, ISOXO, KNOCK2, EMWA
Brace yourself for Day Two with three of the biggest names in Drum and Bass tipped to close out the festival. BECKY HILL has been added as special guest for the festival, joining WILKINSON and SUB FOCUS for what is to many the dream Drum and Bass headline sets. WILKINSON has cemented himself as one of the most successful stars in global dance music. He continues to be a favourite with hits such as “Afterglow”, “Used to This” and “Here for You”. SUB FOCUS has been flying the D&B flag for over a decade, smashing out arena tours and festival sets across the globe. His first breakout hit “Tidal Wave” sent Drum and Bass music into the mainstream and helped pave the way for many.
With an irrefutable aptitude for writing chart-smashing pop songs and a pioneer in electronic music, BECKY HILL is one of Britain’s most in-demand music artists. Described by David Guetta as “one of the very rare queens of dance of music”, Becky has written/performed on 17x UK Top 40 singles. Including five Top 10 singles and one UK #1, and amassed over 4 billion streams on Spotify alone.
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Big bass and trap breakouts ISOXO and KNOCK2 are also confirmed for their New Zealand debut performances. Electronic music website sums up their performances best. “The high-octane music matched with feverishly charged crowd energy is one thing. But the passion and stage presence these two producers encapsulate is really something else.” Local leading bass producer EMWA will also be performing on the main stage at Golden Lights to round off the massive Golden Lights lineup.
Golden Lights is the gold standard festival experience. Featuring a star-studded lineup that will electrify your post New Years blues with friends and great music. Two Day, Single Day, and special Group Deal ticket prices available.
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Now held over 2 days, Thu, Jan 4 → Fri, Jan 5
Check out the footage from Golden Lights 2023: