Iconic Headliners Announce the Return of Auckland City Limits 2018


Musical icons Beck and Grace Jones  sit atop the lineup released today for the 2018 Auckland City Limits Music Festival.


The festival is back to Western Springs Stadium and Park on 3 March 2018 and headliners also include French acts with incredible festival pedigree in the form of house duo Justice and synth-pop stars Phoenix.


Auckland City Limits today released a first announce line-up featuring:

  • Aaradhna
  • Alien Weaponry
  • The Avalanches
  • Beck
  • The Beths
  • Car Seat Headrest
  • The D4
  • Disasteradio
  • DJ Linda T
  • DJ Tina Turntables
  • Dominic 'Tourettes' Hoey
  • Drax Project
  • Fabulous / Arabia
  • Future
  • George Ezra
  • Grace Jones
  • The Head and The Heart
  • Head like a Hole
  • Heavy
  • Jess B
  • Jon Lemmon
  • Justice
  • Katchafire
  • The Libertines
  • Magic Factory
  • Oh Wonder
  • Peking Duk
  • Phoenix
  • Scott Mannion (Tokey Tones)
  • Sigrid
  • The Staves
  • Swidt
  • Tash Sultana
  • Thundercat
  • Young Thug


Auckland City Limits will announce additional performers as well as details about Auckland Eats, local artworks, an artisanal market, Auckland Kiddie Limits and more soon.

Inspired by and aligned with the world-class Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas, Auckland City Limits fuses the best elements of Austin’s premier festival with a New Zealand flavour and spirit, creating an event that celebrates the spirit and heritage of Auckland.


CRS Music

CRS is one of New Zealand’s most successful and longstanding artist management and event production companies. Since 1994 CRS has managed the careers of many major artists including Brooke Fraser, Bic Runga, The Naked and Famous and Scribe, as well as producing significant live events such as Auckland City Limits, the Auckland Big Day Out, headline artist concerts and co-producing enduringly popular annual tours The Winery Tour and The Church Tour.


C3 Presents 

C3 Presents creates live experiences for millions of fans across the globe, setting the new standard each year for events that are as memorable as they are spectacular. One of the world’s largest music festival producers, C3 is the force behind two iconic multi-day festivals — Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas and Lollapalooza in Chicago and its five international editions — drawing a combined 2 million music lovers annually.


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Media Contacts:

Auckland City Limits Music Festival
Janine Russell 


Austin City Limits Music Festival
Sandee Fenton
Fresh and Clean Media / C3 Presents


Live Nation Media:
Jackie Antas


For more information, visit aucklandcitylimits.com