Festival X Rising Announced For New Zealand!


With the Australian summer shaping up to be a big one, Festival X promoters have announced a brand new addition called Festival X Rising for dance and hip hop fans in New Zealand.

Festival X Rising launches this November as the newest event on the summer music calendar, featuring some of music’s biggest superstars. The inaugural line-up features multiple Grammy, Billboard and Brit Award winner Calvin Harris announced today as the headline act.

Grammy award winning, heavyweight producer, DJ and songwriter Calvin Harris stands as the figurehead for modern dance music, having broken world records and dominated the charts with his many hits.

Joining Calvin Harris will be Juice WRLD, Lil Pump, Tchami, Anna Lunoe and Kiwi DJ duo, the Katayanagi Twins for the one-day event on Thursday 28 November 2019.

Committed to bringing a quality event as well as a safe, friendly and well-priced experience for guests, FESTIVAL X RISING will cater to fans from all genres and styles of music with a line-up which reflects that. Whether you’re into dance, hip-hop or pop – get ready – as this is THE music event to kickstart your summer.

Formed as a collaboration between industry leaders and teams behind some of Australasia’s leading festivals, concerts and events, Hardware (Piknic Electronik, Babylon, Onelove (Stereosonic) and Live Nation (Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival and Download) have partnered to launch Festival X Rising. In its first year, the event will take place at The Outer Fields at Western Springs on Thursday 28th November 2019.


Festival X Rising Lineup

Calvin Harris

Juice WRLD

Lil Pump


Anna Lunoe

Katayanagi Twins

Event Info

Date: November 28, 2019

Where: The Outer Fields, Western Springs New Zealand


Register for Pre-sale tickets online now.