C3 Presents and Live Nation have announced that they’re bringing their flagship Austin City Limits Music Festival to… Auckland, New Zealand!?

The Auckland City Limits Music Festival is set for Saturday, March 19th, 2016 at Western Springs Stadium, they’re going to be shooting to deliver the Austin experience to the blokes down under. The announcement was brief but there will be plenty more to report once we see who gets booked.

Auckland promoter CRS Presents, in partnership with C3 Presents and Live Nation Entertainment, are thrilled to announce the inaugural Auckland City Limits Music Festival, which will take place on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Western Springs stadium, the surrounding fields and lakeside park. With a diverse lineup of major international music stars and local talent to be unveiled in early October, this one day event will showcase 40 artists from across a broad range of musical genres as well as feature outstanding culinary options, local artworks, an artisanal market, festival fashion, a kids zone and a new festival forum for speaking on and exchanging cultural and innovative ideas.

Inspired by and aligned with the world-class Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas, Auckland City Limits Music Festival will fuse the best elements of Austin’s premier festival with a New Zealand flavor and spirit to create an event that will celebrate the spirit and heritage of Auckland for years to come.