SunLive – New venue for Juicy Fest Tauranga

Tauranga’s ultimate R&B and hip-hop celebration is set to amplify, with a bigger venue confirmed forthe city’s Juicy Fest show this summer.

The Juicy Festival 2023 line-up includes some of the biggest R&B and hip-hop stars from the ’90s and 2000s, including Nelly, Ne-Yo, Ja Rule, Mya, Chingy, Lloyd, Bow Wow, Xzibit, Pretty Ricky and Twista.

From January 5, 2023, these artists will tour New Zealand and Australia, including Tauranga on January 6.

Originally set for the Wharepai Domain, it was clear to organisers that a new venue was needed when the Bay of Plenty show sold out soon after going on sale.

Now confirmed for Trustpower Baypark, promoter Glenn Meikle is looking forward to providing a bigger and better show for Tauranga’s festival-goers.” People from all around New Zealand flock to Tauranga over summer. 

Confirming this new venue means we can increase the capacity for Juicy Fest Tauranga and ensure all those visitors wanting to attend this event have more opportunity to do so,” says Meikle.

“We’re expecting Juicy Fest Tauranga to be one of the biggest shows of the tour and one of the most popular music events in Tauranga this summer.

“If you’ve already snapped up your tickets for our Juicy Fest Tauranga show, your tickets remain valid. Anyone yet to purchase their tickets may want to get in fast to avoid missing out,” he says.

Those at the new venue are just as excited.”Trustpower Baypark are pumped add Juicy Festival to our summer offering of concerts and events, which is on track to be one of our busiest summers yet!,” says Bay Venues event operations manager Jade Bosman.

Juicy Festival, or Juicy Fest as it’s colloquially named, is a R18 one-day festival scheduled for five shows across New Zealand this summer including Tauranga, Napier, Palmerston North, Auckland and Whangārei. The Australia leg of Juicy Fest 2023 begins on January 13.

Tickets will be sold on a first-in, first-served basis and are expected to sell fast. To purchase tickets, go to www.juicyfest.co. Payment plans are available.

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