Beachside Stage · 8:10pm
SIX60 is a five-piece New Zealand band that was formed in 2008 and to date, they remain one of that country’s biggest international touring groups.
Their self-titled debut album was released in 2011 and debuted at number one in the New Zealand charts. It was also certified gold within its first week of release and has since been certified four times Platinum by RMNZ (Recorded Music New Zealand).
Their first two singles Rise Up 2.0 and Don’t Forget Your Roots reached number one and two respectively on the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand singles chart and were both certified double and triple Platinum by RMNZ. At the 2011 New Zealand Music Awards the group received three nominations – ‘Single of the Year’, ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ and ‘People’s Choice Award’.
Their second album Six60 (2) spent 104 weeks in the New Zealand Top 20 chart. SIX60 also received the Vodafone New Zealand Music Award for the most played and highest selling single with White Lines in 2015. The release was also featured in Spotify New Zealand’s Top five albums of most streamed albums for that year.
A seasoned live act, the band has performed at Glastonbury, SXSW, The Great Escape and CMJ in addition to multiple sold out tours to thousands of fans in New Zealand and Australia.
The band continues to perform and is currently working on new music.