Summer's already bulging at the musical seams, but it just go even busier with confirmation that a new one-day festival is coming to Mt Maunganui.

The line-up for Bay Dreams, being held at Bay Park Stadium on January 2, includes Pendulum, DJ Premier, Chali2na, The Black Seeds and Concord Dawn.

Also named on the one-day festival bill are Homebrew, LAB, Virtual Rio, Barely Alive, Dodge and Fuski, Astronaut and Dubloadz.

Drum N Bass act Pendulum will be performing a DJ set, while rapper Chali2na will appear with his band The House of Vibe.


The festival takes place in a summer packed with festivals, including New Year's events Rhythm & Vines, Northern Bass and Rhythm & Alps, as well as new Bay of Plenty festival McLaren Falls from January 10-12.

Other events include Soulfest in October, Laneway, Splore and Raggamuffin in February and Auckland City Limits in March.

Tickets for Bay Dreams are on sale from October 15, with earlybird tickets going for $69 and $99 for a camping ticket.

They'll later rise to $99 and $139 respectively. For more information visit