Festival X Rising Feat. Calvin Harris, Juice WRLD, Tchami & More

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New Zealand are you ready? FESTIVAL X RISING launches this November at Western Springs 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. As one of the most successful artists of all time and the most played Scottish artist of the 21st century, Calvin Harris has collaborated with global stars including Frank Ocean, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Ellie Goulding to name a few. His work has garnered a number of music awards and nominations, including 16x Brit Award nominations with 2x wins this year for Producer of the Year and British Single (One Kiss), 14x VMA nominations, 5x Grammy nominations and a 2013 Grammy Award win in the Best Music Video category for “We Found Love”. Calvin’s single, “One Kiss” with Dua Lipa was the biggest selling single of 2018 in the UK and marked the fastest ascent to #1 in Dance radio chart history. Following “One Kiss,” Calvin released his hit “Promises” with Sam Smith, which spent 14 weeks at #1 on the European airplay chart. His three singles released in 2018 amassed over 2 billion streams. To date, Calvin has over 23.5 billion combined audio and video streams in his career history, making him one of the most viewed artists on YouTube & one of Sony’s biggest streaming artists.

Joining Calvin 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.

First release tickets go on sale at 1pm Friday September 6 from HERE.




My Live Nation presale from HERE: 12pm Wednesday September 4 until 12pm Wednesday September 4


First release: $129.90 + Booking Fee

Second release: $159.90 + Booking Fee

VIP X-Perience: $329.90 + Booking Fee

The VIP X-Perience —

  • GA Tickets to Festival X Rising

  • Access to the exclusive Festival X Rising Platform:

    - Best view of the main stage

    - VIP only bars and food trucks

    - Chill out areas, seating and shade

  • One (1) complimentary drink, redeemable at the bar

  • Exclusive Festival X Rising merchandise item

  • Dedicated merchandise stand (crowd-free shopping)

  • Dedicated cloak room

  • Premium toilets

  • Phone charging station

  • Complimentary wifi

  • Commemorative Festival X Rising laminate

  • Dedicated VIP entry to the festival