Rhythm & Vines have released their first line-up announcement for the New Years festival with Californian rapper Vince Staples as the headline act.

Performing on New Years Eve, Staples will help festival goers party away the three days at Gisborne's Waiohika Estate.

Joining him is Wilkinson Live, Tchami x Malaa and Flight Facilities.

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Electronica fans are in luck with Duke Dumont, Habstrakt, Sigma, SASASAS, Space Ibiza, Biceo Live and Javi Bora set to perform.

Other international acts include Bob Moses, Whethan, Bontan, Set Mo, Foals DJ Set, Mija, Kink Live, Sonny Fodera and Peggy Gou.

New Zealand's own Drax Project will also be joining the line-up and helping them fly the New Zealand flag will be Baynk, JessB, Montell2099 and L.A.B, Robinson, Che Fu, Dj Sirvere, Soaked Oats and Jack Berry.

The full schedule and final line-up announcement will be made in November.

For more information head to rhthmandvines.co.nz