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. 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!) 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, BECKY HILL, ISOXO, KNOCK2, EMWA
Brace yourself for Day Two of Golden Lights with two of the biggest names in Drum and Bass tipped to close out the festival. WILKINSON has cemented himself as one of the most successful stars in global dance music, and certainly continues to be a Kiwi favourite with hits such as “Afterglow” “Used to This” and his latest anthem “Here for You”. SUB FOCUS has been flying the D&B flag for over a decade, smashing out arena tours and main stage 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. Sub Focus is currently touring off the release of his third full-length solo album - “Evolve”. Combining with his good friend and frequent collaborator Mark Wilkinson, expect an electric end to the Golden Lights festival from two of the best in the business. 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 an unforgettable day with friends and great music. Two Day, Single Day, and special Group deal ticket prices available.
Location Te wāhi
65-67 Central Park Drive, HendersonPlan your route
Getting there Te huarahi ki reira
It takes 18-25 minutes by car to get to The Trusts Arena from the city centre, provided it’s not rush hour. The Trusts Arena is located just off the Lincoln Road exit of the Northwestern Motorway.
Local tip He tīwhiri mō te rohe
Large events often have shuttle buses operate between The Trusts Arena and major transport hubs – check your ticket before planning your trip.