Bay Dreams has rounded off its already massive line-up, adding huge names like Example, Yelawolf and AC Slater.

New Zealand's newest New Years' festival will kick off with a warm-up party at ASB Bay Park Stadium in Tauranga on January 1, with British dance and hip-hop maestro Example headlining.

Joining Example at the warm-up is The Upbeats feat. MC Tiki Taane, The Peace Keepers, Average Rap Band, Earth Tiger and Kings.

But the main event takes place on January 2, with US hip-hop star Yelawolf just confirmed for the lineup. The Alabama MC is a must-see, known as one of the quickest and "lyrically dexterous" rappers in the industry.

Also announced today is LA's AC Slater, a renowned DJ known for his blend of house, garage and rave music.


Rounding off the latest announcement is one of New Zealand's leading drum 'n' bass producers, Trei; Bay of Plenty locals Brutus Powers, Dead Recipe, Booty Brothers, and Troy Kete.

They join the already revealed line-up which includes Shapeshifter, SKREAM, Sticky Fingers, Grandmaster Flash and Bizzy Bone, Ryan Hemsworth, Kilter, Summer Thieves, Herman Saiz, Rory Noble, Katchafire, Kora, Concord Dawn and Home Brew.

Bay Dreams takes place January 2, 2017 at ASB Bay Park Stadium in Tauranga.
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