Next year's Splore festival has added some big names to its line-up, including hip-hop duo Blackalicious, and Morcheeba duo Skye and Ross.

Other acts added to the three-day festival, which runs from February 17-19 at Tapapakanga Park, include UK rapper Lady Leshurr and British showman Beardyman.

They join previously announced acts The Dub Pistols, Sampa the Great, Ragga Twins, Tall Black Guy, Nickodemus and Pitch Black.

Skye and Ross are two of the three original members of acclaimed trip-hop act Morcheeba. They'll be performing at Splore on the back of their new, self-titled album.


Indian musicians The Maharaj Trio and local act Sorceress also join the bill today, along with DJs Tahira, Eastern Bloc, Inky Waves, Chiccoreli and Tali.

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